October 17, 2016

Experimental "stretchy" optical fibers could warn about disease early

mit-stretchy-optics_0 A new type of optical fiber – a channel capable of transporting light – developed by MIT and Harvard Medical School researchers could make it far easier to detect the onset of disease early, or track the progress of healing and treatment. The new "stretchy," rubber-like optical fiber created by the team can be stretched and bent, and is made almost entirely of water in… Read More

Source: TechCrunch