A new study helps identify the ideal patient to receive selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) to treat glaucoma.
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When scientists moved from manipulating atoms to messing with molecules, molecules started to disappear from view. Professor Kang-Kuen Ni has figured out why.
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A new technique that mirrors how scientists make graphene with lasers uses sticky tape to improve lithium metal batteries.
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A team of physicists, virologists and computer scientists are seeking to develop a coronavirus diagnostic tool that could deliver rapid results.
May 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new method could pave the way for shrinking particle accelerators from the length of Rhode Island to the length of a dining room table.
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A new method can turn any metal surface into an antimicrobial material by changing its texture with lasers, researchers report.
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"Our optical tweezer method lets us take the little machines out of the cell, gently hold onto them, and watch them go."
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Currently, no one test can diagnose concussion. Researchers say a new device that uses infrared lasers could offer the first step in changing that.
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