Tiny silicone spheres come out of the mist
Technology in common household humidifiers could enable the next wave of high-tech medical imaging and targeted medicine, thanks to a new method for making tiny silicone microspheres developed by chemists ...
New sensor design reveals path to innovative imaging technologies
Researchers at The University of Queensland are a step closer to designing a seamlessly-integrated and more affordable image sensor that would recognise colours much like the human eye does.
Facebook moves to curb spread of terror, hate speech (Update 2)
Facebook said Monday it won't allow the social network to be used to promote terrorism or hate speech as it unveiled a wide-ranging update of its "community standards."
Flight and nuclear safety boosted by sound research
A system for using sound waves to spot potentially dangerous cracks in pipes, aircraft engines and nuclear power plants has been developed by a University of Strathclyde academic.
Physicist whose work helped world see 1st moon walk dies
Physicist Ernest Sternglass, whose research helped make it possible for the world to see the first moon walk, has died at age 91 of heart failure.
One nanoparticle, six types of medical imaging
It's technology so advanced that the machine capable of using it doesn't yet exist.
Philips to buy US medical imaging firm Volcano
Royal Philips NV said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire U.S. medical equipment maker Volcano Corp. for $1.2 billion (around 1 billion euros) in a deal that would beef up its presence in technology which allows doctors to ...
Live images from inside materials
X-rays are a tried and tested way to investigate components and materials. Researchers are now developing an X-ray detector capable of delivering particularly high-quality 3D images in real time. This will ...
Researchers use artificially engineered materials to create breakthrough for sound sensors
University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering researchers have developed breakthrough technology to improve sound sensor capabilities through the use of artificially engineered materials.
All through his childhood, Ramesh Raskar wished fervently for eyes in the back of his head. "I had the notion that the world did not exist if I wasn't looking at it, so I would constantly turn around to see ...
Satcoms fast-tracking breast cancer detection
Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier.
GE, home appliance pioneer, gives up on consumers
General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.
Digital imaging group OmniVision gets Chinese offer
OmniVision Technologies, a maker of digital imaging chips for smartphones and other devices, said Thursday it received a buyout offer from a group of Chinese investors for some $1.6 billion.
X-rays in five seconds
Wanting to replace the medical equipment for taking X-rays, the Mexican Society of Radiology (CMR) created a system of digital x-ray imaging, which replaces the traditional plaque by a solid detector, which ...