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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
News: Medical

Humans aren’t the only mammals that form long-term bonds with a single, special mate – some bats, wolves, beavers, foxes, and other animals do, too. But new research from Duke...

News: Imaging

NASA estimates there are millions of pieces of space junk in low Earth orbit (LEO) – mostly pieces of old spacecraft and defunct satellites. This debris can reach speeds up to 18,000...

News: Medical

Since the pandemic hit, researchers have been uncovering ways COVID-19 impacts other parts of the body, besides the lungs. Now, for the first time, a visual correlation has been found between...

News: Imaging

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Western Australia have developed a new imaging method to see where antibiotics have reached bacteria within tissues. The...

News: Medical

New research by the University of Kent has found that optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging technology can be used to distinguish between legitimate and counterfeit travel...

News: Medical

As LEDs replace traditional lighting systems, they bring more smart capabilities to everyday lighting. While you might use your smartphone to dim LED lighting at home,...

News: Medical

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumor biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the...

R&D: Photonics/Optics

A research team has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes. The team says the portable skin mapping (imaging) device could be used to assess...

From the Editor: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This year, our two winners both represent new imaging capabilities for medical devices.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
INSIDER: Imaging

A new artificial intelligence platform detects COVID-19 by analyzing x-ray images of the lungs. Called DeepCOVID-XR, the machine-learning algorithm outperformed a team of...

Features: Photonics/Optics
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Blog: Medical

Pulmonology is a field of medicine that deals with respiratory tract diseases, and the medical imaging used by pulmonologists is predominantly chest imaging: CXR,...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The crow-like Confuciusornis, which lived about 120 million years ago, was one of the first birds to evolve a beak. Unfortunately, early beak evolution lacks sufficient study. Using an imaging...

News: Imaging

Just as your skeleton helps your body move, fine skeleton-like filaments within your cells help cellular structures move. Researchers have developed an imaging method that lets them monitor a...

Briefs: Medical
Briefs: Imaging
This form of radiation does not damage living tissues.
INSIDER: Imaging

Researchers have developed remote-controlled, mechanical microdevices that, when inserted into human tissue, can manipulate the fluid that surrounds them, collect cells or release...

Blog: Imaging

A team at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has prototyped a flexible patch containing tiny transducers for monitoring health conditions. When paired with a new algorithm, the...

Global Innovations: Imaging
The camera-like device can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images.
News: Medical

Glenbrook Technologies, based in Randolph, NJ, has been chosen by several institutions to supply its LabScope™ for preclinical medical research. The LabScope is a patented low-dose,...

Briefs: Imaging
The number of colors is not limited by the microscope’s spectral channels or exploiting spectral crosstalk.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.
Features: Imaging
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
R&D: Medical
Scientists have identified a new class of x-ray detectors based on layered perovskites
R&D: Imaging
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
Briefs: Imaging
Advancements have enabled marker bands to be applied more safely and consistently.

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