Bio & Life Sciences
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BIOMEDICAL IMAGING: MIT researchers obtain 3-D images of living cells
Nov. 1, 2007
Tomographic phase microscopy can provide detailed images of the activity inside a living cell, without the use of fluorescent markers or other contrast agents that could interfere...
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DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING: OCT takes high-resolution 3-D snapshots of retinal disease
July 1, 2007
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; Cambridge, MA) have developed a new type of optical-coherence-tomography (OCT) system capable of taking high-resolution...
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DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING: IR laser probe detects tooth defects earlier
June 1, 2007
Dentists may soon be able to search for cavities using a painless diode-laser-based technique that can detect cracks or defects at a very early stage and thus help prevent tooth...
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