MAR 10, 2015 12:40 PM PDT

Light Technology Sheds Light on Biology

WRITTEN BY: Judy O'Rourke

Imagine being able to manipulate light waves to see through a skull right into the brain, or to use lasers to diagnose a bacterial infection in mere minutes. Technologies enabling these abilities and many others are "coming to light," say scientists at Boston University.
About the Author
  • Judy O'Rourke worked as a newspaper reporter before becoming chief editor of Clinical Lab Products magazine. As a freelance writer today, she is interested in finding the story behind the latest developments in medicine and science, and in learning what lies ahead.
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