Compound Lenses Inspired by the Mosquito Eye

Bionic device could someday find applications in autonomous vehicles, robots or medical devices

Nanolaser Could Function inside Living Tissue

Tiny light source has potential to treat neurological disorders or sense disease biomarkers

Smart Skin Changes Color in the Sun

The hues of chameleon skin rely on arrays of tiny photonic crystals, too

Graphene for Super-Resolution Microscopy

New method measures extremely small distances in the order of 1 ångström with high accuracy and reproducibility

Eye Imaging with Increased Resolution

Optical coherence refraction tomography (OCRT) extends the superior axial resolution to the lateral dimension

Two-Photon-Microscope Smashes Speed Records

A new two-photon microscope captures videos of the brain faster than ever, revealing neurotransmitter release

A Microscope for Automated Live Cell Imaging

CX-A defines a new standard for live cell imaging in 96 well plates for continuous organelle monitoring in cell populations

Laser Light Detects Tumors

New method of multimodal nonlinear microscopy of head and neck carcinoma

Lasers Aim to Replace Scalpels

Instead of using dyes, the new biopsy technique uses pulses of laser light to image a sample

Color Vision Found in Fish that Live in Near Darkness

Unknown proliferation of rod opsin genes for a visual system that allows for color vision in the dark