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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]

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]