imaging

the brain

A Brief and Beautiful History of Neuroimaging

More than one century ago a classical scientist produced 3000 images of the brain. They still inform neuroscience today.
Troy Farah
11.2.17
future medicine

Digital Imaging and AI Mean Fewer Surgeries for Breast Cancer Patients

Advances in medical imaging, coupled with artificial intelligence, may obviate the need for additional surgeries.
Ben Dickson
6.11.17
Exploding stars

A Supernova Was Imaged Just Three Hours After Detonation

“Those are the earliest spectra ever taken of a supernova explosion.”
Becky Ferreira
2.13.17
brain

Scientists Made Mice That Are See-Through, Shrunken, and Glow in the Dark

This new technique gives scientists a whole new perspective on the body's insides.
Bryson Masse
8.22.16
nasa

An Image Processing Trick Shows Mars in Unprecedented Detail

Researchers bring features on the Martian surface into sharper focus—including what looks like the long-lost Beagle 2 lander.
Victoria Turk
4.26.16
Space

A Next-Generation Gamma Ray Telescope Could Help Image the Guts of Mount Etna

It could offer an early-warning for those beneath one of Earth's most active volcanoes.
Michael Byrne
11.18.15
video

Caught on Camera: A Fruit Fly's Whole Nervous System

Scientists tested the new method in fruit fly larvae, and hope it could help shine a light on how the brain and central nervous system work together.
Amber Roberts
8.12.15
video

New Technology Lets Scientists See the Brain with Nanoscale Resolution

A new brain imaging tool allows researchers to probe into every nook and cranny of the brain.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.30.15
Health

This Is What Your Heart Looks Like in High Definition and Real-Time

New software is offering clearer noninvasive cardiovascular tests than ever before.
Kari Paul
7.15.15
NEW

Watch the First 3D Scan of This Ancient Monkey Brain Spin Endlessly in Neon

Today, in science-goes-vaporwave.
Jordan Pearson
7.3.15
video

With Two New Satellites, Canada's Space Station Camera Company is Getting Huge

The acquisition is the third in a string of big announcements from UrtheCast this month, which is trying to establish itself as a key player in the growing earth imaging industry.
Matthew Braga
6.23.15
Health

This Gold Nano-Slinky Is a Cancer-Detecting Hyperlens

The future-optics that may one day save your life.
Michael Byrne
5.24.15
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