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June 26, 2022

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Researchers Develop a Paper-Thin Loudspeaker

Researchers created an ultrathin loudspeaker that can turn any rigid surface into a high-quality, active audio source. The fabrication process can enable the thin-film devices to be produced at ...

Tumors Partially Destroyed With Sound Don't Come Back

Noninvasive sound technology breaks down liver tumors in rats, kills cancer cells and spurs the immune system to prevent further spread -- an advance that could lead to improved cancer outcomes in ...

Joystick-Operated Robot Could Help Surgeons Treat Stroke Remotely

Engineers developed a telerobotic system to help surgeons remotely treat patients experiencing stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick, surgeons may control a robotic arm at another hospital to ...

Ultrasound Gave Us Our First Baby Pictures Can It Also Help the Blind See?

While there are no successful non-invasive therapeutics currently available for the treatment of vision loss, researchers at have come up with a new idea to address this growing problem. Currently, ...
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PICASSO Technique Drives Biological Molecules Into Technicolor?

Pablo Picasso's surreal cubist artistic style shifted common features into unrecognizable scenes, but a new imaging approach bearing his namesake may elucidate the most complicated subject: the ...

3D Bimodal Photoacoustic Ultrasound Imaging to Diagnose Peripheral Vascular Diseases

A research team has developed a bimodal photoacoustic/ ultrasound imaging technology for the human ...

Non-Invasive Examination of Conjunctival Goblet Cells in Live Rabbits

A research team demonstrated non-invasive imaging of conjunctival goblet cells (CGCs) in live rabbit eyes for the diagnosis of ocular surface diseases including dry eye disease ...

Time-Lapse Images as the Living Brain Responds to Experiences

Researchers use manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging to capture time-lapse images of the living ...

Researchers Adapt Technology Made for Astronomical Observations to Biomedical Imaging

Researchers have captured images of multiple radionuclides in mice using astronomy ...

High Performance Microscopy for Non-Invasive Conjunctival Goblet Cell Examination

Scientists have developed a high-speed extended depth-of-field (DOF) microscopy for non-invasive conjunctival goblet cell (CGC) ...

Dual-Mode Endoscope Offers Unprecedented Insights Into Uterine Health

A new endoscope design that combines ultrasound with optical coherence tomography can assess the structural features of the endometrium with unprecedented detail. This dual-mode endoscope could help ...

Blood Vessels Are Guides for Stimulating Implants

A wireless neurostimulator a little bigger than a grain of rice can be put in place alongside blood vessels to treat neurological diseases and chronic ...

Head-Mounted Microscope Reaches Deeper Into Mouse Brains

Researchers have developed a miniature microscope that is designed for high-resolution 3D images inside the brains of living mice. The new, lightweight design could help scientists understand how ...

How Eye Imaging Technology Could Help Robots and Cars See Better

Using lessons learned from the eye-imaging technology optical coherence tomography (OCT), engineers have demonstrated a LiDAR system that is fast and accurate enough to potentially improve the vision ...

Quantum Dots Shine Bright to Help Scientists See Inflammatory Cells in Fat

To accurately diagnose and treat diseases, doctors and researchers need to see inside bodies. Medical imaging tools have come a long way since the humble x-ray, but most existing tools remain too ...

'Off Label' Use of Imaging Databases Could Lead to Bias in AI Algorithms

Significant advances in artificial intelligence (AI) over the past decade have relied upon extensive training of algorithms using massive, open-source databases. But when such datasets are used ...

Engineers Develop a 'Magnetic Tentacle Robot' to Pass Into the Narrow Tubes of the Lung

Engineers and scientists have developed proof of concept for a robot that can reach some of the smallest bronchial tubes in the lungs -- to take tissue samples or deliver cancer therapy. Known as a ...

MRI Innovation Makes Cancerous Tissue Light Up and Easier to See

A new form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that makes cancerous tissue glow in medical images could help doctors more accurately detect and track the progression of cancer over ...

Researchers Map Magnetic Fields in 3D, Findings Could Improve Device Storage Capacity

Researchers have mapped magnetic fields in three dimensions, a major step toward solving what they call the 'grand challenge' of revealing 3D magnetic configuration in magnetic materials. ...

Ultrasound Scan Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer

An ultrasound scan can be used to detect cases of prostate cancer, according to new ...

Making the Invisible Visible: A Clearer ‘picture’ of Blood Vessels in Health and Disease Thanks to New Imaging Approach

Researchers have developed and tested a new imaging approach they say will accelerate imaging-based research in the lab by allowing investigators to capture images of blood vessels at different ...

Light-Based Device Uses a Few Drops of Saliva to Effectively Test COVID-19 Patients

Researchers report on the development of a low-cost, portable, non-invasive device that uses light and saliva to test COVID-19 patients in less than 30 minutes. The results have shown that the ...

Low-Cost, 3D Printed Device May Broaden Focused Ultrasound Use

Medical researchers have developed a method for producing a low-cost, easy-to-use focused ultrasound device that can help open up the blood-brain barrier for non-invasive procedures and ...

A New Tool for 3-D Measurement of the Aorta May Identify Fatal Heart Conditions Earlier

Researchers have developed a novel method of measuring growth in the aorta that may help clinicians to identify potentially fatal heart conditions earlier. The technique, called vascular deformation ...

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