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General Physics 16 hours ago

Now in 3D: Deep learning techniques help visualize X-ray data in three dimensions

Computers have been able to quickly process 2D images for some time. Your cell phone can snap digital photographs and manipulate them in a number of ways. Much more difficult, however, is processing an image in three dimensions, ...

Astronomy Jul 24, 2021

Image: Hubble views a faraway galaxy through a cosmic lens

The center of this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is framed by the tell-tale arcs that result from strong gravitational lensing, a striking astronomical phenomenon which can warp, magnify, or even duplicate ...

Astronomy Jul 24, 2021

Artificial intelligence helps improve NASA's eyes on the Sun

A group of researchers is using artificial intelligence techniques to calibrate some of NASA's images of the Sun, helping improve the data that scientists use for solar research. The new technique was published in the journal ...

Optics & Photonics Jul 23, 2021

Cascaded metasurfaces for dynamic control of THz wavefronts

Electromagnetic (EM) waves in the terahertz (THz) regime contribute to important applications in communications, security imaging, and bio- and chemical sensing. Such wide applicability has resulted in significant technological ...

General Physics Jul 23, 2021

A curvy and shape-adaptive imager based on printed optoelectronic pixels

Curved imagers that can adjust their shape could have many valuable applications, for instance, aiding the development of more advanced medical imaging tools and cameras. Most existing flexible curvy imagers, however, are ...

Optics & Photonics Jul 22, 2021

An X-ray vision-like camera to rapidly retrieve 3D images

It's not exactly X-ray vision, but it's close. In research published in the journal Optica, University of California, Irvine researchers describe a new type of camera technology that, when aimed at an object, can rapidly ...

Biotechnology Jul 22, 2021

Untwisting DNA reveals new force that shapes genomes

Advances in microscopy have enabled researchers to picture loops of DNA strands for the first time. The images reveal how the human genome organizes itself in three-dimensional space at much higher resolution than previously ...

Biotechnology Jul 22, 2021

DeepMind and EMBL release the most complete database of predicted 3D structures of human proteins

DeepMind today announced its partnership with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Europe's flagship laboratory for the life sciences, to make the most complete and accurate database yet of predicted protein ...

General Physics Jul 22, 2021

Imaging tool under development exposes concealed detonators—and their charge

Behold the neutron, the middle child of subatomic particles. At times overshadowed by its electrically charged siblings the proton and the electron, neutrons quietly play important roles in national security. They start nuclear ...

Environment Jul 22, 2021

Can new technology incentivize farmers to capture carbon in their soil?

The Scenic Hudson Soil Lab is a rather unassuming structure. Sitting atop a hemp farm within New York's Hudson River Valley, the lab is unadorned, and no bigger than a roadside diner. The inconspicuousness of the site, however, ...

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