News tagged with body scanners

New camera makes seeing the 'invisible' possible

( -- The science similar to the type used in airport body scanners could soon be used to detect everything from defects in aerospace vehicles or concrete bridges to skin cancer, thanks to researchers at Missouri ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Engineering
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Electric fish could spark healthcare innovation

( -- Mathematicians in Manchester are hoping electric fish can give them clues to solving a fiendishly complex mathematical problem - which could in turn lead to better treatment for patients with lung problems.

dateJun 19, 2009 in Mathematics
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Gov't says full-body scanners at airports are safe

(AP) -- They look a little like giant refrigerators and pack a radiation dose big enough to peer through clothing for bombs or weapons, yet too minuscule to be harmful, federal officials insist. As the government rolls out ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Health
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