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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 8, 2017
Scientists have developed a computer tomography device capable of visualizing objects at nanoscale.
Image of the Day: Malaria Hologram
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 5, 2017
Optical engineers have developed a portable field microscope that could aid the diagnosis of diseased cells.
Image of the Day: Neurons Unveiled
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 2, 2017
Researchers have succeeded in mapping the complex paths of 300 neurons in the mouse brain.
Caught in the Act
Devika G. Bansal | Nov 1, 2017
Molecular probes for imaging in live animals
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
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
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
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
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
Staff | Jan 17, 2017
A new imaging technique helps scientists see the interactions between molecules in this zebrafish embryo.