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August 31, 2015

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August 31, 2015

Aug. 21, 2015 — Researchers have developed a sensor for the living body that can detect the bio-magnetic field with high sensitivity and high ... read more

Aug. 5, 2015 — A novel high definition 3D lossless imaging system has been developed by researchers. Based on high definition 3D lossless digital imaging technology, the Compound Eye imaging system can acquire ... read more

Aug. 4, 2015 — Researchers are developing a tiny biochemical sensor that can be implanted in cancerous tissue during initial biopsy. The sensor wirelessly sends data about telltale biomarkers to an external ... read more

Imaging Probe Yields Double Insight

July 29, 2015 — An organic dye that can light up cancer cells for two powerful imaging techniques providing complementary diagnostic information has been developed and successfully tested in mice, researchers ... read more

June 30, 2015 — Seeking a better way to identify faulty energy infrastructure before it fails, researchers are using subatomic particles called muons to analyze the thickness of concrete slabs and metal pipes. Their ... read more

June 29, 2015 — A new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor measures 3-D image of your finger's surface and the tissue beneath it -- enhancing biometrics and information security for smartphones and other devices. ... read more

June 24, 2015 — Researchers have made a crucial step toward nuclear spintronic technologies. They have gotten nuclear spins to line themselves up in a consistent, controllable way, and they have done it using a ... read more

June 17, 2015 — Brain surgery is famously difficult for good reason: When removing a tumor, for example, neurosurgeons walk a tightrope as they try to take out as much of the cancer as possible while keeping crucial ... read more

June 16, 2015 — Physicists have validated a novel laser-driven means of generating bright and highly energetic X-ray beams. The method opens up new ways of imaging the fine structure of matter, the researchers ... read more

Radiation Experts Unite to Streamline Cancer Clinical Trials

June 15, 2015 — Regulations on radiation exposure have been a critical bottleneck in starting up new cancer trials, but now radiation experts are pioneering a new streamlined system to reduce the time taken to set ... read more

Miniature Heart Sensor Keeps Heart Failure Patients out of the Hospital

June 11, 2015 — Cardiologists have begun implanting tiny, state-of-the-art microchip sensors in patients with advanced heart failure to better monitor symptoms and reduce their chances of returning to the ... read more

Hybrid Scanner Combines Five Molecular Imaging Technologies

June 8, 2015 — Scientists are taking medical imaging research and drug discovery to a new level by developing a molecular imaging system that combines several advanced technologies for all-in-one imaging of both ... read more

June 8, 2015 — Currently the only test to diagnose bacterial meningitis in babies is through a lumbar puncture, a painful and difficult procedure to perform. For this reason, a group of biomedical engineers decided ... read more

June 3, 2015 — Magnetic resonance tomography images are an important diagnostic tool. The achievable contrast depends on how well the nuclear spins that form the basis of the imaging signals can be controlled. ... read more

Microendoscope Could Eliminate Unneeded Biopsies

June 2, 2015 — In a clinical study of patients in the United States and China, researchers found that a portable, low-cost, battery-powered microendoscope could eventually eliminate the need for costly biopsies for ... read more

Use of Computerized Clinical Decision Support Tools Leads to Small Reduction in Inappropriate Advanced Imaging Studies

June 2, 2015 — The increasing use of advanced medical imaging such as MRI and CT is often cited as a key driver of increasing medical costs. Beginning in 2017, federal rules will require that decision support tools ... read more

June 1, 2015 — A new protocol for estimating unknown optical processes, called unitary operations, with precision enhanced by the unique properties of quantum mechanics has been demonstrated by scientists and ... read more

June 1, 2015 — A mini hybrid gamma ray camera has been developed and is expected to revolutionize identification and removal of tumors and lymph nodes. A ‘hybrid technology’ mini camera combines optical and ... read more

Medical, Magnetic Millirobots Offer Hope for Less-Invasive Surgeries

May 27, 2015 — Seeking to advance minimally invasive medical treatments, researchers have proposed using tiny robots, driven by magnetic potential energy from magnetic resonance imaging scanners. The potential ... read more

Nano-Capsules Designed for Diagnosing Malignant Tumors

May 25, 2015 — Researchers have developed adaptable nano-capsules that can help in the diagnosis of glioblastoma cells -- a highly invasive form of brain ... read more

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