Imaging

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model...
by University of Kentucky
1:33pm
10.17.2017
By mimicking the eye of the mantis shrimp, Illinois researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive camera capable of sensing both color and polarization.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8:48am
10.13.2017
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A new, low-cost attachment to telescopes allows previously unachievable precision in ground-based observations of exoplanets -- planets beyond our solar system...
by Penn State
2:38pm
10.6.2017
Clinicians managing Zika-affected pregnancies should use magnetic resonance imaging in addition to standard ultrasound because the more detailed MRI images can...
by Children's National Health System
2:52pm
10.4.2017
Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for contributions leading to the culmination of the cryo-electron microscope, seen as a...
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10:04am
10.4.2017
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Sometimes good, even great, research goes unrewarded. There are thousands of researchers who don’t get the grants they deserve—it’s, unfortunately, just how...
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9:48am
10.3.2017
Magnetic resonance imaging appears to be safe for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices, even for chest imaging, according to a new study.
by Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute
12:40pm
9.29.2017
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A study has demonstrated how the latest aerial thermal imagery is transforming archaeology due to advancements in technology. Today's thermal cameras,...
by Dartmouth College
9:33am
9.25.2017
Brain imaging should not be used as a test for chronic pain, researchers from around the world have concluded after a nearly 2-year long evaluation into...
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12:44pm
9.12.2017
Marine microbes play an important role in the productivity and functioning of our oceans but scientists studying their behavior face many challenges....
by University of Technology, Sydney
10:03am
9.11.2017
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Patients emerging from cancer surgery want to know, “Did you get it all?” Now scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons better tell when it’s...
by Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
8:56am
9.7.2017
Scientists have developed an imaging tool that could soon allow doctors to locate and visualize bacterial infections in the body and to rule out other common...
by University of California, San Francisco
9:40am
8.31.2017
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A $2.5 million grant will launch a new initiative to “teleport” specimens from museum shelves to the internet by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making...
by Florida Museum of Natural History
2:00pm
8.30.2017
Taking inspiration from Star Trek’s concept of a holodeck, a team of researchers has created an immersive, 3-D virtual reality system that allows animals to...
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2:51pm
8.28.2017
Scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection, allowing the behavior of individual virions — infectious particles — to be connected to...
by Northwestern University
9:54am
8.21.2017
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Researchers have found a way to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) multicolored to improve disease detection by simultaneously injecting two different...
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1:50pm
8.17.2017
Researchers using unique neutron-imaging and high-energy X-ray capabilities have exposed the inner structures of the fossil skull of a 74-million-year-old...
by DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory
9:16am
8.15.2017
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A new system could make it easier and less expensive to diagnose chronic diseases, particularly in remote areas without expensive lab equipment.
by UCLA Ozcan Research Group
2:47pm
8.14.2017
A research collaboration has for the first time created a three-dimensional movie showing a virus preparing to infect a healthy cell. The research has the...
by University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
2:39pm
8.14.2017
A team of researchers has developed a new mechanism that uses machine-learning algorithms to distinguish between genuine and counterfeit versions of the same...
by New York University
2:18pm
8.11.2017
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Seeing is believing, right? But what if, as a scientist, you couldn’t actually see what you needed to? What if you couldn’t see the miniscule defect on the...
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8:37am
8.9.2017
Researchers have developed a way to produce 3-D images of live embryos in cattle that could help determine embryo viability before in vitro fertilization in...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:09am
8.8.2017
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A new technique for evaluating drug safety can detect stress on cells at earlier stages than conventional methods, which mostly rely on detecting cell death....
by Penn State University
9:36am
8.8.2017
Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have solved the three-dimensional structure of a complex that is essential for the correct sorting of...
by Stowers Institute for Medical Research
11:24am
8.4.2017
High-speed images of a common laser-based metal 3-D printing process, coupled with newly updated computer models, have revealed the mechanisms behind material...
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
8:56am
8.2.2017
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Scientists searching for traces of drugs, bomb-making components and other chemicals often shine light on the materials they’re analyzing. This approach is...
by University at Buffalo
2:19pm
7.31.2017
Surgeons were able to identify and remove a greater number of cancerous nodules from lung cancer patients when combining intraoperative molecular imaging (IMI...
by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
9:29am
7.28.2017
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A quest to analyze the unique features of individual human brains evolved into the so-called Midnight Scan Club, a group of scientists who had big ideas but...
by Washington University School of Medicine
1:37pm
7.27.2017
As the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) smashes protons at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, it creates a rich assortment of particles that are identified through...
by ATLAS Experiment
9:35am
7.27.2017
Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health have produced the first direct evidence that parts of our brains implicated in mental disorders may be...
by National Institutes of Health
1:36pm
7.26.2017
Researchers have captured the first three-dimensional snapshots of the AMPA-subtype glutamate receptor in action. The receptor, which regulates most electrical...
by Columbia University Medical Center
1:46pm
7.24.2017
Using a new imaging technique that can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis much more accurately than traditional tests, researchers have found that the disease...
by University of Chicago
11:18am
7.21.2017
It took two years on a supercomputer to simulate 1.2 microseconds in the life of the HIV capsid, a protein cage that shuttles the HIV virus to the nucleus of a...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8:51am
7.20.2017
Using extremely high-tech X-ray fluorescence, researchers at Cornell University have detected an unexpected trace element in manuscript pages dating back to...
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8:13am
7.20.2017
Using an existing approach, a team has been able to turn samples of heart tissue transparent, revealing the complex networks of tiny blood vessels which supply...
by Imperial College London
9:58am
7.12.2017
Using one of this year’s most popular technologies, a team of researchers with decades of experience has—for the first time—revealed the atomic structure of...
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12:41pm
7.10.2017
Using a specialized microscope equipped with a time-lapse camera to image fluorescence-tagged proteins in real-time, a team has captured a critical step in the...
by National Institutes of Health
8:46am
7.3.2017
When women undergo lumpectomies to remove breast cancer, doctors try to remove all the cancerous tissue while conserving as much of the healthy breast tissue...
by University of Washington
9:46am
6.29.2017
Antiquities analysis requires a balance between scientific inquiry and preservation. Parts of artifacts or artwork can be destroyed by investigative techniques...
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9:16am
6.29.2017
Imagine being able to see the entire Statue of Liberty and a small ant on its nose simultaneously. The drastic difference in size would seem to render this...
by Sandia Laboratories
9:32am
6.27.2017
Scientists can now use brain activation patterns to identify complex thoughts, such as, "The witness shouted during the trial. "This latest research builds on...
by Carnegie Mellon University
2:43pm
6.26.2017
Using the body's own "seismic noise," passive elastography allows more effective imaging deep inside body to assist in tumor diagnosis.
by Acoustical Society of America
9:17am
6.26.2017
Scientists have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates. Using these proteins, the team focused laser beams on the...
by University of York
9:34am
6.23.2017
When patients suffer a stroke, medical doctors often take an MRI to determine location and extent of damage. But due to time and the critical nature of the...
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3:24pm
6.22.2017
Traditional cameras—even those on the thinnest of cell phones—cannot be truly flat due to their optics: lenses that require a certain shape and size in order...
by California Institute of Technology
8:51am
6.22.2017
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