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Photon Imaging through Deep Tissue

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photon Medical Camera
As an endoscopic camera is inserted into the body, scattered light diminishes the image it shows. Researchers at [MORE]

MRI Mapping of Carotid Artery Plaque to Predict Stroke

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Based on T2 Mapping
An MRI scan can determine the size of a plaque in the carotid arteries, but cannot [MORE]

Cell Census

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

T Cells
Big science projects like the Human Genome, the Human Proteome and the Human Brain Atlas, have certain technologies in [MORE]

Mind-Reading Machine

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Activation Patterns Identify Thoughts
Here’s a conundrum to consider: does a comatose person have a privacy right to their thoughts? [MORE]

Europium-Doped Gadolinium Oxide Nanorods for Imaging and Therapy

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imaging Cancer
Reporting in the journal NANO, Indian chemists describe how they made silica-coated europium-doped gadolinium oxide nanorods for dual imaging [MORE]

MRI/PET Imaging Using Dual Agents with Time of Flight Capability

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dual Agent PET and MRI
Two injected radioagents– fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF)—followed by quantitative MRI/PET scanning, produces better [MORE]

Photoacoustic Imaging of Tumor Margins

July 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Surgery
Because breast tissue has relatively high optical contrast, laser light can penetrate deeply to find tumor margins during surgery. [MORE]

“A. I. vs M.D.”

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
Readers of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer or The Gene: An Intimate History” know [MORE]

Do Stem Cells Look Different?

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

RU High Resolution Stem Cell
Here’s an interesting proposition—stem cells, as those used for bone marrow transplantation—change shape depending on their [MORE]

World’s First Portable Whole-Body CT Scanner

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Body Tom Portable CT
As this piece describes it: “BodyTom, the world’s first portable, full-body, 32-slice CT scanner, is a multi-departmental [MORE]

Detecting Infections in Prostheses

January 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hip Prosthesis
Last summer, D. A. Henderson, who led WHO’s Smallpox Eradication Campaign, died from a MRSA infection following a prosthetic [MORE]

“Fingerprinting” the Brain

January 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Carnegie Mellon Hackathon
Quoting directly: “A research team led by Carnegie Mellon University used diffusion MRI to measure the local connectome [MORE]

Watching Memory as It Happens

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuronal Activity
Brain mapping has brought forward several big science projects around the world which all have the same goal—i.e. to [MORE]

Imaging with Particles that Emit Laser Light

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lasers
For several years, lead iodide perovskite has been the preferred compound for manufacturing solar panels. It is a hybrid organic-inorganic [MORE]