imaging
Caught in the Act
Caught in the Act
Devika G. Bansal | Nov 1, 2017
Molecular probes for imaging in live animals
Image of the Day: Telling Scans
Image of the Day: Telling Scans
Aggie Mika | Oct 16, 2017
In children’s brain scans, scientists uncovered signs of multiple sclerosis before the kids showed any symptoms of the disease.
Entire Fruit Fly Brain Imaged with Electron Microscopy
Entire Fruit Fly Brain Imaged with Electron Microscopy
Ashley Yeager | May 31, 2017
Synaptic connections and a new neuron type emerge in high-res images, which hold promise for mapping the complete connectome.
Scientists Stretch Neurons to Image Fine Structures
Scientists Stretch Neurons to Image Fine Structures
Kerry Grens | Apr 18, 2017
A double-expansion technique embeds brain tissue in the absorbent material of diapers to stretch out cells for easier visualization.
Scientists Are Building the First Full-Body PET Scanner
Scientists Are Building the First Full-Body PET Scanner
Diana Kwon | Mar 20, 2017
The new technology could allow for new and improved applications in both medicine and research.  
MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 14, 2017
The Nobel laureate helped lay the groundwork for today’s ubiquitous magnetic resonance imaging machines.
Image of the Day: Seeing in 5-D
Image of the Day: Seeing in 5-D
The Scientist Staff | Jan 17, 2017
A new imaging technique helps scientists see the interactions between molecules in this zebrafish embryo.
Capturing Endangered Species in All Their 3-D Grandeur
Capturing Endangered Species in All Their 3-D Grandeur
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 9, 2016
Members of the Digital Life Project are using an array cameras to capture the minute details of endangered species.
3-D Models Capture Endangered Species Before They Go Extinct
3-D Models Capture Endangered Species Before They Go Extinct
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 9, 2016
With the Beastcam, conservation biologists can capture the minute details of endangered species in stunning 3-D models.
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Top 10 Innovations 2016
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2016
This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.