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x-ray scanners


Technology to smooth today's travel turbulence

From CNET Magazine: Smartphones, online services and biometric scanners are already easing the way for travelers. Expect even more tech to transform your journeys in the not-too-distant future.

By October 3, 2015


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


Biochemist says 'naked' X-ray scanner may be unsafe

University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.

By November 11, 2010


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


Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014


TSA hopes scanner upgrades reduce privacy worries

A software upgrade to address privacy concerns will be rolled out more broadly but is unlikely to eliminate health and other concerns related to so-called pornoscanners.

By July 21, 2011


Aussie airports to use Kinect instead of 'nude' scanners

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority is considering using Microsoft's Kinect motion sensor technology rather than controversial "nude" body scanners.

By March 31, 2011


Professors: TSA scanners simple to dupe

Two professors at the University of California, San Francisco say the TSA's body scanners do not detect large, irregularly shaped objects because they could be confused with normal anatomy.

By December 14, 2010


Transcript: Senate hearing on TSA, full-body scanners

Excerpts from today's hearing before the Senate Homeland Security committee, during which TSA Administrator John Pistole says new procedures are "there to protect you."

By November 16, 2010


Artist 3D prints his own skeleton

Dutch Artist Caspar Berger used a CT scanner and 3D printer to create a unique self-portrait.

By November 14, 2012