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soft x-ray tomography

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Scientists capture first super-res X-rays of living cells

While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven't been able to -- until now.

By February 28, 2014

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With X-ray tech, scientists can peer inside cells

Using an imaging technique similar to a CAT scan, researchers are able to build a kind of whole-cell portrait.

By February 21, 2012

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DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By January 12, 2012

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Digital reconstruction restores rare dino skull

A combination of high-resolution X-ray CT scanning and digital visualisation has been used to restore a rare dinosaur fossil.

By November 6, 2014

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Docs turn to silkworms to spin a better bone implant

Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.

By March 5, 2014

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'Blue Waters' supercomputer helps crack HIV code

Researchers say they have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that protects HIV's genetic material and enables it to debilitate the immune system.

By May 29, 2013

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3D scanning shows a butterfly's metamorphosis

What happens when an insect undergoes metamorphosis? Scientists from the University of Manchester used micro-CT scanning to take a look.

By May 16, 2013

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By February 4, 2013

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Tech takes a holiday

Whether you're headed to Bali or Belgium, a good holiday can become a great one with the addition of a few tech items to your suitcase. Here's how to tech yourself to paradise in a few easy steps.

By December 12, 2011

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How video game processors could save lives

Researchers in San Diego unveil CT reconstruction algorithm for GPU platforms that reduce radiation exposure by a factor of 10 or more.

By July 22, 2010