News tagged with image processing

Performing blood counts automatically

If a blood count is abnormal, the medical laboratory scientist has to manually perform a differential blood count analysis. This costs time and money. The computer-assisted blood cell analysis system HemaCAM by the company ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Evolutionary bestseller in image processing

The eye is not just a lens that takes pictures and converts them into electrical signals. As with all vertebrates, nerve cells in the human eye separate an image into different image channels once it has been ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Aging process revealed by lactate in the brain

Swedish researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels. Their findings suggest that the lactate ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Medical research
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Molecular imaging 'probes' pinpoint prostate cancer

Molecular imaging has a powerful new weapon in the fight against prostate cancer. Research introduced at SNM's 57th Annual Meeting demonstrates how a novel peptide-targeted imaging agent could help clinicians detect a biological ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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An artificial eye on your driving

With just a half second's notice, a driver can swerve to avoid a fatal accident or slam on the brakes to miss hitting a child running after a ball. But first, the driver must perceive the danger.

dateApr 20, 2010 in Engineering
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