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“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]

Quantum Dots for Tumor Imaging

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum Dots
If you happen to own one of those new Samsung SUHD televisions, you know the current state of art [MORE]

Polarized Nuclear Imaging Combines MRI and Gamma Ray

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Xenon Imaging
In medicine, xenon has largely been known as a general anesthetic, but two University of Virginia physicists are exploring [MORE]

Thermophotonic Lock-In Imaging for Earlier Detection of Dental Caries

November 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Basic Panoramic Dental X-Ray
Conventional dental x-radiographs do not have the specificity and sensitivity to detect early dental cavities, when they [MORE]

“Atrial 4-D Flow CMR”

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac Imaging
Besides the unsettling fear from an irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation increases a patient’s stroke risk. To gage that risk, [MORE]

First Wearable PET Scanner

November 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable PET Scanner
It must be more than a small problem to do a brain scan of a patient with Parkinson’s [MORE]

Ingestible X-Ray Pill

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Check-Cap Ingestible Imaging Capsule
GE Healthcare and Check-Cap (Isfiya, Israel) are collaborating to create a imaging pill (somewhat similar to Medtronic’s [MORE]

“Deep Mind’s” Automated Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Scans
Google’s “Deep Mind” computational medicine group has partnered with University College London Hospital to automate segmetation of brain scans [MORE]