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Indian researchers develop novel technique to burst blood clots using laser

They claim that it can be combined with low concentrations of traditional drugs to reduce life-threatening complications and effectively treat cardiovascular diseases and blood clot-related disorders.

New laser created from jellyfish proteins

New laser created from jellyfish proteins

The researchers filled optical microcavities with this protein before subjecting them to “optical pumping,” where nanosecond flashes of light are used to bring the system up to the required energy to create laser light.  

Scientists control heart cells with laser

"Right now, this result may be very useful for clinical studies of the mechanisms of the heart and in the future, we could potentially stop attacks of arrhythmia in patients at the touch of a button," said study co-author Konstantin Agladze from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Novel laser method to create new-age smartphones

The team adapted the DLW method to synthesise and pattern hybrid nanocatalysts or fuel sources, into complex geometric shapes.

US researchers find new way to make nanowire laser

US researchers find new way to make nanowire laser

The project was led by Peidong Yang, a chemist at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley, according to Xinhua.

Man arrested for repeatedly pointing laser at news helicopter

Authorities arrested Stiven Lopez-Bender on Thursday, a day after a criminal complaint was filed accusing him of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft.

Scientists refrigerate water with laser for the first time

Scientists refrigerate water with laser for the first time

The discovery could help industrial users "point cool" tiny areas with a focused point of light.

Laser can hack driverless cars

A laser pointer kit that costs less than 40 pounds can be used to hack self-driving cars and render them immobile, a security researcher has claimed.

Florida research team sets record for the shortest laser pulse

The creation of the world’s shortest laser pulse by University of Central Florida scientists has offered a new tool to watch quantum mechanics in action – something that has been hidden from view until now.

Soon, laser weapon that shoots lightning bolts at enemy targets

The US Army’s team of scientists are developing a device that will shoot lightning bolts down laser beams to destroy its target.

Ultrafast lasers make mini X-ray device possible

Researchers have generated the first laser-like beams of X-rays from a tabletop device that is likely to revolutionise developments in medicine, biology and nanotechnology.

New type of `superradiant` laser demonstrated

Scientists have demonstrated a novel “superradiant” laser design, which has the potential to be 100 to 1,000 times more stable than the best conventional visible lasers.

Laser ensures food is fresh

The new laser instrument could be used to check and improve how airtight packaging is.

Now, a laser to detect roadside bombs

Michigan State University scientists have developed a laser that could detect roadside bombs – the deadliest enemy weapon encountered in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Laser can revolutionise data transfer, communication

A new laser can deliver error-free data at a record speed of 40 gigabits per second.

Now, laser to cool down molecules

Cooling molecules is much trickier than chilling individual atoms.

Laser-based missile defense for helicopters on the anvil

A new laser technology being developed at the University of Michigan and Omni Sciences, Inc. will protect helicopters in combat from enemy missiles.

US Navy tests laser to shoot down drones

Laser beams have been used for the first time in naval warfare to shoot down aircraft.

Lasers uncover first icons of Sts. Peter & Paul

Twenty-first century laser technology has opened a window into the early days of the Catholic Church.

Laser security system to beat hackers

Israeli scientists have invented
a laser security system which they claim can beat today`s
hackers and the hackers of the future with existing fibre
optic and computer technology.