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With the growing popularity of mobile phone apps to pay for purchases at cash registers and gas pumps, users would like to know their personal financial information is safe from cyber-attacks. For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a prototype device that can send unbreakable secret keys from a handheld device to a terminal.

The Optical Society (OSA) today announces plans to support the March for Science, which is scheduled for Saturday, 22 April. OSA will join the 100+ organizations which are formally participating in the March for Science. Satellite marches are being planned in parallel around the world and OSA will support members who want to participate, wherever the march is located.

The Optical Society (OSA) expresses concern for the revised 6 March 2017 Presidential Executive Order 13780, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” and the impact it will have on scientific freedom. While OSA welcomes the exclusion of Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens will be barred from entering the United States as well as new exemptions added, we believe this order continues to pose a threat to scientific advancement and international collaboration.

The OSA Biophotonics Congress: Optics in the Life Sciences will play host to a special panel discussion on the challenges faced by medical professionals and their patients, and possible solutions posed by biomedical technology.

The 2017 CLEO Conference and Exposition (CLEO:2017) will unite attendees, exhibitors and more than 2,000 presentations from around the world. Comprehensive, peer-reviewed technical sessions, a cutting-edge exhibition, and market focused exhibit-floor programming, provided attendees an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in a broad range of research, technologies and innovative new products. Hot topics include advances in metaphotonic devices, military applications of high-power lasers, multimodal imaging in biophotonics and optical microcavities for ultrasensitive detection.

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