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The Optical Society (OSA) today commended U.S. President Barack Obama for his commitment to science and technology issues—including funding for research and development, and manufacturing innovation—in yesterday’s State of the Union address.

The Optical Society (OSA) has announced that Sean Bagshaw has been promoted to chief operating officer/chief information officer (COO/CIO).

Silk and diamonds aren't just for ties and jewelry anymore. They're ingredients for a new kind of tiny glowing particle that could provide doctors and researchers with a novel technique for biological imaging and drug delivery.

In work that has major implications for improving the performance of building insulation, scientists at the University of Namur in Belgium and the University of Hassan I in Morocco have calculated that hairs that reflect infrared light may contribute significant insulating power to the exceptionally warm winter coats of polar bears and other animals.

The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that Michael D. Duncan will join their staff as a senior science advisor. In this role, Duncan will provide strategic direction on the scientific and technical aspects of OSA’s wide range of programs and services for optics and photonics professionals.

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