- Mid Sweden University Leads Development Of Digital Color X-rays
In the future doctors will be able to find more tumors at an early stage while using a smaller x-ray dose for each examination. Color x-rays offer new possibilities for medical diagnoses. This spring Mid Sweden University is presenting three dissertations ...
Article - News Staff - May 22 2007 - 7:28pm
- Next Generation Forensics- The Virtual Autopsy
MultiDetector Computed Tomography (MDCT) can aid forensics teams in determining if a person has drowned, according to a study published in the June issue of Radiology. MDCT is comparable to conventional autopsy in demonstrating airway froth and sediment th ...
Article - News Staff - May 29 2007 - 1:08am
- Toward A Living Memory Chip
A new experiment has shown that it's possible to store multiple rudimentary memories in an artificial culture of live neurons. The ability to record information in a manmade network of neurons is a step toward a cyborg-like integration of living mater ...
Article - News Staff - May 29 2007 - 8:24pm
- Encryption Breakthrough- Quantum Key Sent A Record 200 Kilometers
Particles of light serving as “quantum keys”—the latest in encryption technology—have been sent over a record-setting 200-kilometer fiber-optic link by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NTT Corp. in Japan, and Stan ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 1 2007 - 3:46pm
- Fiftieth Anniversary Of First Digital Image
It was a grainy image of a baby—just 5 centimeters by 5 centimeters—but it turned out to be the well from which satellite imaging, CAT scans, bar codes on packaging, desktop publishing, digital photography and a host of other imaging technologies sprang. ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 2 2007 - 10:06am
- 3-D Fusion: A Better Way To See Heart Disease
Technically advanced molecular imaging provides a 3-D way to significantly improve the diagnosis of heart disease, according to researchers. "The exciting results of our study show that physicians can use our technologically advanced fusion of anatomi ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 4 2007 - 1:06pm
- Digital Paper That Talks To You
Large boards and store displays already exist as prototypes. They talk to you directly, using digital information embedded in the paper. You simply touch various parts of the display to get information to stream out of printed speakers. ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 5 2007 - 1:38am
- Making Water From Thin Air
An architect pursuing a Ph.D. at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and his colleague have devised a low-tech way to collect dew from the air and turn it into fresh water. Their invention recently won an international competition seeking to make c ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 5 2007 - 9:11am
- Amnesty International Uses Satellite To Monitor Political Hot Spots
Amnesty International USA is using powerful satellite cameras to monitor highly vulnerable villages in war-torn Darfur – the first-ever technological capability by human rights defenders to track possible targets of attack, prevent new atrocities and save ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 6 2007 - 12:04am
- A Bionic Ear For A Rare Genetic Condition
Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have, for the first time, used a “bionic” ear to restore hearing in a patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease. The disease, caused by inheritance of a mutated tu ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 7 2007 - 9:25pm