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Making X-ray Microscopy 10 Times Faster

November 20, 2018

NSLS-II’s Full Field X-ray Imaging beamline can image samples in 3-D faster than ever before Microscopes make the…
Hidden Medical Text Read for the First Time in a Thousand Years

March 26, 2018

An influential physician and a philosopher of early Western medicine, Galen of Pergamon was the doctor of emperors…
Imaging technique pulls plasmon data together

March 19, 2018

Rice University scientists have developed a novel technique to view a field of plasmonic nanoparticles simultaneously to learn…
Imaging Technique Unlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists

November 22, 2017

The secrets of 17th century artists can now be revealed, thanks to 21st century signal processing. Using modern…
Cryo-electron microscope to bring life sciences and materials sciences together

November 8, 2017

A new cryo-electron microscope, cryo-EM, that is also a spectrometer will bring life science methods together with materials…
Bringing Atomic Mapping to the Mainstream

September 13, 2017

Mapping the internal atomic structure of small particles just got easier thanks to a new computer algorithm and…
Multispectral Imaging Reveals Ancient Hebrew Inscription Undetected for Over 50 Years

June 15, 2017

Using advanced imaging technology, Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a hitherto invisible inscription on the back of…
Seeing through materials with visible light

June 5, 2017

With yogurt and crushed glass, University of Michigan researchers have taken a step toward using visible light to…
Move Over, Superman! NIST ‘Spectral Fingerprinting’ Sees Through Concrete to Detect Early Corrosion

April 28, 2017

When you suffer a fall, an on-the-field collision or some other traumatic blow, the first thing the doctor…
SAVI camera ditches long lens for distant images

April 19, 2017

A unique camera that can capture a detailed micron-resolution image from a distance uses a laser and techniques…
Graphene Lid Revitalizes Imaging Technique

April 4, 2017

By capping liquids with graphene, an ultrathin sheet of pure carbon, researchers at the National Institute of Standards…
Imaging at the speed of light

March 15, 2017

Tiny micro- and nanoscale structures within a material’s surface are invisible to the naked eye, but play a…
Researchers find that brain imagery shows difference between knowing or reckless behavior in criminal acts

March 15, 2017

Judges and juries always ponder whether people act “knowingly” or “recklessly” during criminal activity — and neuroscience has…
New method for analyzing crystal structure

November 29, 2016

A new technique developed by MIT researchers reveals the inner details of photonic crystals, synthetic materials whose exotic…
Catching Molecular Dances in Slow Motion by Adding White Noise

November 23, 2016

In extreme slow-motion, a molecule of medicine entering a cell receptor would look a little like a Soyuz…
World’s ‘smallest magnifying glass’ makes it possible to see individual chemical bonds between atoms

November 15, 2016

Using the strange properties of tiny particles of gold, researchers have concentrated light down smaller than a single…
Veggie juice that illuminates the gut

July 13, 2016

The pigment that gives spinach and other plants their verdant color may improve doctors’ ability to examine the…
New Technique Improves Accuracy of Computer Vision Technologies

June 30, 2016

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that improves the ability of computer vision…
New Form of Electron-beam Imaging Can See Elements that are ‘Invisible’ to Common Methods

March 1, 2016

Electrons can extend our view of microscopic objects well beyond what’s possible with visible light—all the way to…
Improved medical imaging takes top prize at Innovation Forum

March 1, 2016

Producing better-quality ultrasound images could be as easy as taking a selfie. That was the pitch that Princeton…
Cats’ eyes provide solution for looking inside nuclear reactors

October 12, 2015

Engineers have drawn inspiration from the eyes of cats to create a new camera that can see radiation…
Novel technology may illuminate mystery moon caves

August 17, 2015

It’s widely believed that the moon features networks of caves created when violent lava flows tore under the…
Why use a 2D cursor in a 3D world? Computer cursors are going 3D!

August 12, 2015

Researchers at the University of Montreal have developed techniques that enable computer cursors to interact in 3D in…
TeraSense Develops Promising Terahertz and sub THz Frequency Range Innovative Imaging Equipment

July 28, 2015

Terahertz is a radiation frequency that falls in between the range where microwave and infrared frequencies lie. But…
Breakthrough for Planet Hunters

June 24, 2015

A new optical component developed by astronomers at the UA and Leiden University in the Netherlands pushes the…
Researchers build new fermion microscope

May 14, 2015

Fermions are the building blocks of matter, interacting in a multitude of permutations to give rise to the…
Volcano Loki observed from Earth

May 5, 2015

With the first detailed observations of a lava lake on a moon of Jupiter, the Large Binocular Telescope…
Better sensors for medical imaging, contraband detection

April 7, 2015

MIT researchers have developed a new, ultrasensitive magnetic-field detector that is 1,000 times more energy-efficient than its predecessors.…
Microwave imaging system promises better, cheaper breast images for cancer screening

December 17, 2014

Although currently available diagnostic screening systems for breast cancer like X-ray computed tomography (CT) and mammography are effective…
New Imaging Technique Leads to Better Understanding of Freezing in Plants

October 28, 2014

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agronomist in North Carolina has used an imaging technique he developed to…
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