This Cool New Imaging Technique Shows Blood Vessels Like Never Before

Blood vessels are pretty important when it comes to the healthy functioning of the body, and researchers and health professionals need to know as much as possible about where these tiny transport channels are going.   A newly developed 3D visualization technique should help. It’s called VascuViz, and it uses a quick-setting polymer mixture that … Read more

Vaccine development: Process could be fast-tracked using antibody imaging tool

A new imaging approach monitors antibody responses to vaccines more quickly than current techniques, which could accelerate vaccine design 19 January 2022 By Carissa Wong An artist’s illustration of antibodies (red and blue) responding to an infection with SARS-CoV-2 (purple) SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By analysing high-resolution images, a computer can quickly predict the sequence of … Read more

A Portable MRI Makes Imaging More Democratic

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners are the most valuable diagnostic tool we have for assessing brain injuries and disorders. Yet around two thirds of people worldwide do not have access to MRI technology, and more than 90 percent of the devices are located in high-income countries. Expense is the big reason: a typical MRI machine … Read more