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The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors approved more than 60 new Senior Members this week at CLEO: 2014. The OSA Senior Member distinction provides well-established individual members with the opportunity to request a designation that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within optics and photonics.

Monitoring a patient’s vital signs and other physiological parameters is a standard part of medical care, but, increasingly, health and fitness-minded individuals are looking for ways to easily keep their own tabs on these measurements. Enter the biometric watch.

The OSA Foundation this week announced the recipients of its student awards and travel grants related to CLEO: 2014.

The organizers of CLEO: 2014, taking place June 8-13 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California, USA, today announced they are seeing a boost in numbers heading into the event next week.

Recently, a team of researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School has developed a new technology that can non-invasively image the human lymphatic system (also known as “lymphatics”).

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