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Low-cost ‘nano-camera’ can operate at the speed of light

By Maja Bosanac
29 November 2013

mit-imaging-1MIT engineers have devised a nano-camera that can operate at the speed of light. Among other things, this 3D camera could be used in medical imaging, collision-avoidance detectors for vehicles, and for better motion tracking and gesture-recognition in interactive gaming. Aside having good properties, this novel camera is also affordable since its price is expected… »

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An imaging system helps in tumors detection during surgery

By Maja Bosanac
6 November 2013

surgeryA group of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have developed a multispectral fluorescence camera system – a new surgical aid that makes hidden tumors visible during an operation. In near future, this special camera could be integrated into various medical imaging systems, such as surgical microscopes and endoscopes, in order to assist surgeons during tumor… »


Moth-eyes biomimicry may enhance X-ray imaging

By Damir Beciri
6 July 2012

moth-eye-x-ray-improvements-1Using the compound eyes of the humble moth as their inspiration, an international team of physicists from the City University of New York and Tongji University in Shanghai applied biomimicry to develop new nanoscale materials that could someday increase the resolution of the resulting X-ray images without the need for larger radiation dosages which occur… »


Virtobot performs virtual autopsies to preserve bodies digitally

By Damir Beciri
23 March 2010

virtobotEver since the CSI TV series hit the airwaves, everyone knows that forensic doctors use various techniques and high-tech tools in order to reconstruct how the crime or accident happened. We already wrote about interactive 3D virtual autopsy table which serves to show the images, but Virtobot is a forensic high-tech helpmate used at the… »


A step closer to Star Trek gadgets – medical scanner

By Damir Beciri
One Comment17 May 2009

8200_h.jpgComputer engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a device that resembles the medical version of a “Star Trek scanner” – a smart phone-compatible ultrasound probe that can image the human body. William D. Richard, WUSTL associate professor of computer science and engineering, and David Zar, research associate in computer science and engineering,… »