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

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]

Lens-Free on-Chip Microscopy for Diagnosing Gout

September 27, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Uric Acid Crystals
If people don’t die before reaching their hundredth birthday, they enter an especially healthy demographic cohort except for [MORE]

“Doc Watson” Building a Practice

July 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

IBM Watson Health
Noting that about a third of US health care expenditures (i.e. $1T of $3T) is inadequate, unnecessary, uncoordinated [MORE]

Luciferin Analog Produces Near Infrared Bioluminescence

July 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

A water soluble, synthesized form of luciferin, known as “AkaLumine-hydrochloride” has been demonstrated to penetrate deeply into mouse lung tumor [MORE]

Photonics Device for Diagnosing Thyroid Cancer

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

A European consortium has developed, and is testing, a new device for diagnosing thyroid nodules which would indicate whether they [MORE]

Terahertz Radiation through a 3-D Printed Lens for Medical Imaging

May 31, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Terahertz Lens
Terahertz radiation exists in the EM spectrum between microwave and infrared. It has several advantages in imaging such as [MORE]