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soft x-ray tomography

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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015

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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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3D scanning deciphers ancient Hebrew scroll

A fragile scroll discovered in 1970 on the western shore of the Dead Sea has finally been deciphered, revealing it to be part of a Torah scroll.

By July 20, 2015

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The meta-frog: CT scan reveals frog inside another frog

A scientist examining frog samples found an unexpected surprise in one of the frogs: another frog.

By June 11, 2015

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See marvelously detailed images of the body taken by new CT scanner

See 4D images of the human body taken by GE's Revolution CT scanner, which recently completed a six-month trial run at Florida's West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

By January 13, 2015

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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