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New Endoscope Offers Non-Invasive Imaging in High Resolution

A research team out of the Center for Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics (CMSD) within South Korea’s Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed a high-resolution...

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Affordable, Portable Imaging Offers Tumor Resection Accuracy

While research shows that removal of cancerous tumors is most successful when surgeons remove a layer of healthy tissue around tumors, it can be difficult to know where healthy...

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Robotic Heart Catheterization Inside an MRI

A team of scientists received a four-year, $3.7 million NIH grant to attempt what they say would be a medical first: performing robotic heart catheterization while the patient is inside a...

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Imaging Combines With ML for Improved Colon Cancer Diagnosis

A cross-departmental collaboration between researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, could lead to better and earlier diagnoses of colon cancer. A research...

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New 4D Flow MRI Cuts Heart Scan Time in Half

Research out of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom, has developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology that can produce 4D flow images of a heart in less...

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Study Tracks, Maps Single Blood Stem Cell With Microscopy

Researchers in a joint study between the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the University of California, San Diego, have developed the first-ever method for tracking single...

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New Center to Break Barriers in Imaging Technology

A new national collaborative — Biomedical Technology Research Resource — will develop label-free optical imaging technologies for medical and biological applications. Researchers...

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Medical Robotics - November 2022

"Millirobots" swimming in your bloodstream...soft robots you can print on demand...cobots hard at work in the test lab. Read about these and other innovative technologies in this compendium of recent articles...

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Inside the OEM: Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medtech companies.

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Pulsed MRI System Could Selectively Deliver Drugs to the Brain

Using an office-based human-sized version of this non-invasive device, it may prove possible to cure Alzheimer’s by delivering drugs and genes to specified tracts in the brain under real-time imaging guidance.

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Hybrid Microscope Streamlines Imaging for Research and Medicine

The new microscope is called a hybrid open-top light-sheet (OTLS) microscope.

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Ceramic Material Could Improve MRIs

A new dielectric material enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines with shorter scan times and higher image resolutions, good news for cutting the cost of MRI scans for the hospitals and for...

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Ultrathin Dental Camera Inspired by Insect-Eye Structure

Using the device, assorted functional imaging was demonstrated to satisfy clinical needs.

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Light-Emitting Tattoo

The OLEDs are fabricated onto temporary tattoo paper and transferred to a new surface by being pressed onto it and dabbed with water.

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Nano-Thermometers for Temperature Imaging

The final product could make temperature measurements that are 10 times more precise than state-of-the-art techniques, acquired in one-tenth the time in a volume 10,000 times smaller.

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New Imaging Technology Reduces Need for Skin Biopsies

Instead of surgically removing a sample of skin, sending it to a lab, and waiting several days for results, your dermatologist takes pictures of a suspicious-looking lesion and quickly produces a detailed, microscopic image of the skin. This could become routine in clinics.

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PTSD Risks and Severity Linked to Hippocampus

While the American Psychological Association has recognized posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a mental illness for more than 40 years, there is still much that remains unknown about the...

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AI Model Uses fMRI to Identify Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia, and Autism Early

Identifying mental health conditions early is key to better treatment and prevention. As advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are paving the way to...

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New Technology Could Make Biopsies a Thing of the Past

MediSCAPE is a highspeed 3D microscope capable of capturing images of tissue structures that could guide surgeons to navigate tumors and their boundaries without needing to remove tissues and wait for pathology results.

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Researchers Demonstrate 40-Channel Optical Communication Link

It achieves 40 channels by combining a frequency comb light source based on a new photonic crystal resonator developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an optimized mode-division multiplexer.

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Stamp It: MIT Looks to Change the Ultrasound Game

The stamp-sized ultrasound sticker technology produces higher-resolution images over a longer duration.

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Designing Lenses for Near-Infrared and Fluorescence Endoscopy

Fluorescence endoscopy is becoming increasingly important in many medical diagnostic tests. Based on the molecular absorption of light, this technique works by revealing...

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New Imaging Scan Reveals Culprit in Cognitive Decline

Advanced imaging technology developed by Yale researchers has helped them confirm that the destruction of brain synapses underlies the cognitive deficits experienced by patients with...

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Hope for Sight Recovery in Stroke Survivors

Researchers have used MRI imaging to map visual brain activity in stroke survivors with sight loss, giving new hope for rehabilitation and recovery.

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Microscope Offers High-Throughput 3D Adaptive Optical Imaging

Microscopes are an important tool in biomedical research because they allow for detailed observation and imaging of tissues. Since biological materials are opaque by nature,...

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Joystick-Operated Robot Could Help Surgeons Treat Stroke Remotely

MIT engineers have developed a telerobotic system to help surgeons quickly and remotely treat patients experiencing a stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick,...

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“Steering” Solves Imaging Scan Problems Caused by Metal Implants

An algorithm that assesses the location of a metal implant and determines the best position of the scanner to avoid distortion.

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A Leap Forward for Terahertz Lasers

Researchers have taken a major step toward bringing terahertz frequencies out of their hard-to-reach region of the electromagnetic spectrum and into everyday applications. In a new paper, the researchers...