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November 2013

Artistic illustration of neurons. Courtesy of Thinkstock.

Going Deep: Brain Imaging with Multi-Photon Microscopy

Ke Wang, Nicholas G. Horton and Chris Xu

As scientists seek to unravel the mysteries of the brain, they will need to delve deeper than ever before in order to image individual neurons and their processes. Multi-photon microscopy is a promising new technology for getting there.


Organic Photonics: Ready for Prime Time

Organic photonics promises to bring both new optical materials and optical systems to the field.

The U.S. National Academy of Sciences Marks 150 Years

Founded by a young nation in the midst of a civil war, a private institution with a public purpose celebrates its sesquicentennial.


Voice for Change

Bolivia Jumps into the Light

James Jeans’ Almost-Atomic Theory

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