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Silicon photonics

Can silicon photonics escape the rack?

Having transformed fibre-optic communications, silicon's optical properties look set to spread to applications like chemical sensing and intra-chip communications, finds Andy Extance

Point of care

Bringing care closer

Jessica Rowbury looks at how point of care testing is improving the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease while reducing healthcare costs

Optical coherence tomography

Bringing OCT to the masses

Matthew Dale finds out what it takes to shrink optical coherence tomography equipment, advances that could help combat blindness in developing countries