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March 11, 2021
October 26, 2020
A scientist and entrepreneur is working to use simple LED light to help determine if certain chemotherapy options will work for specific patients.
September 28, 2020
Neuroscientists distinguish brain regions based on what they do, but now have a new way to overlay information about how they are built, too.
Brain-NET, a deep learning methodology, accurately predicts surgeon certification scores based on neuroimaging data
August 13, 2020
Researchers demonstrated how a deep learning framework they call 'Brain-NET' can accurately predict a person's level of expertise in terms of their surgical motor skills, based solely on neuroimaging data.
February 25, 2020
Medical researchers can now use label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles, which are associated with cancer.
February 18, 2020
By adding infrared capability to the ubiquitous, standard optical microscope, researchers hope to bring cancer diagnosis into the digital era. Pairing infrared measurements with high-resolution optical images and machine learning algorithms, the researchers created digital biopsies that closely correlated with traditional pathology techniques and also outperformed state-of-the-art infrared microscopes.
February 12, 2020
A team of engineers has created an ultra-small, wireless, battery-free device that uses light to record individual neurons so neuroscientists can see how the brain is working.
Scientists invent camera that takes one trillion frames per second to capture 'transparent phenomena'
January 21, 2020
New camera technology that takes up to 1 trillion frames per second is so advanced it can take images of transparent phenomena, U.S. researchers say. The camera builds on previous research, in which the team used the technology to capture light traveling in slow motion.
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January 28, 2020
Doctors need better ways to detect and monitor heart disease, the leading cause of death in industrialized countries. Researchers with support from NIBIB has developed an improved optical imaging technique that found differences between potentially life-threatening coronary plaques and those posing less imminent danger for patients with coronary artery disease.
December 3, 2020
NIBIB-funded researchers used photoacoustic imaging for rapid measurement of metabolic rate of individual cells from breast tumors—information that can help guide treatment strategies.