Imaging

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
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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
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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
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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
Researchers have developed a new optical microprobe able to control brain electrical activity by projecting light on wide volumes or selected portions of the...
by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
1:52pm
6.21.2017
Scientists have developed an advanced new microscopy technique that could revolutionize our understanding of how immune and cancer cells find their way through...
by University of St. Andrews
9:34am
6.20.2017
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Surgeons often operate in the dark. They have a limited view of the surface of the organ, and can typically not see what lies hidden inside. Now researchers...
by University of Luxembourg
12:12pm
6.15.2017
New research has uncovered details about subcellular-level changes in the brain after concussion that could one day lead to improved treatment.
by Ohio State University
10:01am
6.14.2017
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Since the 19th century, collectors have become increasingly interested in weapons from ancient Asia and the Middle East. In an attempt to fight forged copies,...
by Springer
2:52pm
6.12.2017
Functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals changes in blood-oxygen levels in different parts of the brain, but the data show nothing about what is actually...
by Purdue University
2:25pm
6.2.2017
An artistic collaboration between a musician and sound producer, visual artist and researchers has produced an emotive new way for anyone to experience the...
by Babraham Institute
9:27am
5.26.2017
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A Department of Energy laboratory has been allocated $15 million by the state of New York for a new microscope — capable of studying objects and life-forms in...
by Associated Press
2:29pm
5.19.2017
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have developed a laser-based tabletop device to measure carbon-14 (radiocarbon).
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
9:16am
5.16.2017
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Ten years ago, the bones currently in your body did not actually exist. Like skin, bone is constantly renewing itself, shedding old tissue and growing it anew...
by Caltech
2:30pm
4.27.2017
Researchers describe a new method for creating video using single-pixel cameras. They have found a way to instruct cameras to prioritize objects in images...
by University of Glasgow
9:07am
4.24.2017
Researchers have developed a way to make extremely high-resolution images of tissue samples, at a fraction of the cost of other techniques that offer similar...
by MIT
2:06pm
4.18.2017
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A new dye might allow researchers to view natural processes in extremely small components of living cells over a prolonged period of time; a previously...
by Nagoya University
9:23am
4.11.2017
The first images from the Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) instrument aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-16 satellite capture a...
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
9:56am
4.4.2017
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The electron microscope, a powerful tool for science, just became even more powerful. The electron microscope pixel array detector yields not just an image,...
by Cornell University
9:24am
3.31.2017
Using a custom-built microscope, scientists have achieved the closest view yet of working nerve synapses, the junctions between neurons that govern how these...
by Washington State University in St. Louis
2:58pm
3.24.2017
The growth of forensic science and art has allowed a look into the faces of kings, from the famous Shakespearean villain Richard III, to the famed boy-pharaoh...
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2:56pm
3.23.2017
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Ten years in the making, researchers have finally received funding to build a prototype of the world’s first total body positron emission tomography (PET)...
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3:09pm
3.16.2017
Scientists have developed a way to use MRI scans to help identify when HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment. The study shows that...
by University College London
9:25am
3.13.2017
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Liquid droplets are natural magnifiers. Look inside a single drop of water, and you are likely to see a reflection of the world around you, close up and...
by MIT
9:19am
3.10.2017
IBM scientists have shrunk one bit of data onto the world’s smallest magnet, consisting of a single encoded atom. The breakthrough could allow magnetic data...
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3:06pm
3.9.2017
Researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on long-term players of violent video games and found that they had the same neural response to...
by Frontiers
2:35pm
3.8.2017
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