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Fighting obesity with thermal imaging

Scientists at The University of Nottingham believe they’ve found a way of fighting obesity - with a pioneering technique which uses thermal imaging. This heat-seeking technology is being used to trace our reserves of brown fat - the...

New spin-in company to revolutionise cancer detection

The development of novel medical imaging techniques to revolutionise cancer detection and treatment will be the result of a new partnership announced between Queen’s University Belfast and Cirdan Imaging Ltd.

Keyence laser scanning microscope

The Institute for Material Synthesis and Manufacturing Processes develops and researches high-performance materials and innovative manufacturing processes for efficient energy converters of the future. The range of topics includes solid...

‘Loops of light’ promising for optical detection of individual molecules

KU Leuven researcher Ventsislav Valev and an international team of colleagues have developed a new method for manipulating light at the nanoscale in order to optically detect single molecules. By shining circularly polarised light on a...

Siemens introduces Acuson P300 compact portable ultrasound system

New offering provides high performance and reliability in the compact portable ultrasound market Siemens Healthcare expands its ultrasound...

Neural circuitry of first impressions

Neuroscientists have identified the neural systems involved in forming first impressions of others and shows how we encode social information and then evaluate it in making these initial judgements.

Fluorescence Illumination Systems

Prior Scientific has released the most advanced microscope illumination product available - the Lumen 200 series fluorescence illumination systems.

PriorLux MET Metallurgical Microscope

The PriorLux MET Metallurgical Microscope continues the tradition of high quality, robust, convenient to use and highly cost effective microscopes from Prior Scientific Instruments.

BioScope Catalyst Atomic Force Microscope

MIRO software allows optical images to precisely guide AFM imaging and force measurements and creates correlated AFM and optical datasets with flexible offline analysis features.

MM-400/800 Measuring Microscopes

Most parts requiring inspection today are a wide variety of different sizes, shapes and materials and all demand creative new approaches to traditional microscopy.

High accuracy AOI systems

Fully-automated 3D inspection and high accuracy measurement systems. These are full-colour systems capable of high accuracy measurements, defect detection and colour verification.

Brain activity and phantom limbs

Researchers conducted fMRI scans to analyse the patient's brain activity during actual and imagined movements of her healthy right hand, imagined movements of her paralysed left hand and movements of the SPL.

Tracing development of Parkinson's disease

While finding a biomarker for Parkinson's disease remains an elusive goal, researchers have shown that a non-invasive brain scanning technique offers promise.

Neural connect the dots

Researchers discovered that the captured visual information is stored as a series of locations or action plans to reach those locations.

Scientist watch proteins change shapes

The researchers demonstrate the "alpha-synuclein dance" - the switching back and forth of the protein between a bent helix and an extended helix as the surface that it is binding to changes.

First high-resolution images of bone, tooth

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology have for the first time made high-resolution images of the earliest stages of bone formation.

Improving treatments for cervical cancer

Pretreatment MRI and PET/CT for cervical cancer may direct more women to optimal therapy choices and spare many women potential long-term morbidity and complications of trimodality therapy.

World's smallest periscopes

A team of Vanderbilt scientists have invented the world's smallest version of the periscope and are using it to look at cells and other micro-organisms from several sides at once.

RPE cells imaged for first time

A layer of "dark cells" in the retina that is responsible for maintaining the health of the light-sensing cells in our eyes has been imaged in a living retina for the first time.

Decoding short-term memory with fMRI

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, researchers can see just what information people are holding in memory based only on patterns...

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