News tagged with technique

Tracking the body's mini-shuttles

The development of a new technique for labelling the body's own transporters—exosomes—could have long term benefits in the treatment of life-threatening medical conditions, including cancer.

dateSep 28, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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Relax or learn? Coping with stress at work

Work stress can lead to a whole host of problems for employees and organizations. While our own intuition and some studies suggest the value of relaxation techniques such as meditation or exercise, there's another alternative ...

dateSep 28, 2017 in Social Sciences
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A way to measure and control phonons

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the University of Vienna in Austria and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has developed a technique using photons for controlling and measuring phonons. In their paper ...

dateSep 22, 2017 in Quantum Physics report
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Carving diamonds for optical components

Thanks to a new technique developed at EPFL, optical diffraction gratings can now be made out of pure diamond, with their surfaces smoothed down to the very last atom. These new devices can be used to alter the wavelength ...

dateSep 05, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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