First of no doubt many opportunities to appear in print alongside the UN Secretary-General.

IYOL 2015 events run all year, worldwide. The SPIE-commissioned book picking out 50 of the most significant applied photonics breakthroughs, written by me among others, is part of the rolling roadshow.

Two other recent science articles:

An endoscope that can take decent images of cancerous tumors exploits the kind of diffuse optics that hasn’t been used much for deep-tissue imaging. And then it shoots a laser at nano-sized balloons of drugs for good measure.

Paint-on liquid bandages are commonplace enough to be sold in pharmacies, but this one maps the oxygen consumption in the skin underneath, spotting the signs of cell death almost as soon as it begins.