Google patent for removing biological tissue with a laser

Posted in Business on 28th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

There arent many companies that can attempt to rid people of cancer, among other things, as a side project. Google, well, Alphabet now, is one of them.

NASA is testing CubeSat-based laser communications

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Subsequent tests will help identify new uses for the satellites, from communications systems to new docking solutions.

Laser detects brain tumour cells during surgery

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Surgeons in London have used lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumor for the first time in Europe.

Intracellular microlasers for precise labeling of a trillion individual cells

Posted in Medicine on 4th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The wavelengths of light emitted by intracellular microlasers differ based on size, shape, and composition of each microlaser, allowing precise labeling of individual cells.

Laser device may soon non-invasively monitor diabetics' glucose levels

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

A low-powered laser beam is projected into the finger. Some of that light is absorbed by glucose in the bloodstream, and some is reflected back.