Imaging

Seeing Melanoma

Seeing Melanoma

Scientists from Washington University, St. Louis, have developed new technologies that promise to solve one of the most difficult problems melanoma patients encounter. Although few people have this kind of skin cancer, the mortality rate among them is very high. ...

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A Peek at the World’s Thinnest Material

A Peek at the World’s Thinnest Material

Researchers at Northwestern University have recently found an innovative method to see the world’s thinnest material, graphene. Using dye fluorescein – a known chemical, used in many fields and industries – the team introduced a new imaging technique to view ...

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Internal Brain Wave Clock

Internal Brain Wave Clock

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts have discovered that people look for a person in a crowd by scanning the crowd, moving from one face to the next with a set timing based on waves of ...

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The AVENUE Urban Robot

The AVENUE Urban Robot

Researchers at Columbia University in New York City have developed an autonomous robot capable of exploring urban areas and creating site models based on imaging and other collected data with little or no human interaction. Such models, currently created by ...

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Nanolenses for High Resolution Imaging

Researchers at the Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea have developed nanolenses capable of imaging objects too small for conventional lenses. They can also be used for ultraviolet lithography and detecting infrared light emitted by quantum dots. The ...

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SkyFinder Image Searching

SkyFinder Image Searching

Researchers at the Visual Computing division of Microsoft Research have developed SkyFinder, a search engine designed to identify features in images of the sky and allow users to perform semantic searches for specific elements within the picture. Current image search ...

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3D X-Ray Images Get Closer to Reality

3D X-Ray Images Get Closer to Reality

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and several Russian colleagues have made significant strides toward coherent, three-dimensional x-rays that could lead to real-time three dimensional medical imaging. The scientists focus an optical laser into concentrations of gas, causing them ...

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AXON Tactical Perspective Computer

AXON Tactical Perspective Computer

TASER, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based company, has designed the AXON system, a tactical networkable computer that combines advanced audio-video record and capture capabilities worn by first responders. An audio-video earpiece imager, speaker, and microphone integrate into the two-way communications loop between ...

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