News tagged with scatter light

The Nanotechnology of Sundew and English Ivy

Fifteen small sundew plants perch on a window sill, collecting sunlight and eating meat in the lab of Mingjun Zhang on the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. Sundew plants are carnivores, consuming insects by capturing ...

dateOct 18, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Light can detect pre-cancerous colon cells

After demonstrating that light accurately detected pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus, Duke University bioengineers turned their technology to the colon and have achieved similar results in a series of preliminary ...

dateOct 11, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Physicists control light scattering in graphene

Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley have learned to control the quantum pathways determining how light scatters in graphene. Controlled scattering ...

dateMar 16, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Securing the nation with fingerprinting materials

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers may have found a way to improve Raman spectroscopy as a tool for identifying substances in extremely low concentrations. Potential applications for Raman spectroscopy include ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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