X-ray
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 8, 2017
Scientists have developed a computer tomography device capable of visualizing objects at nanoscale. 
Atomic-Scale 3-D Images Help Unravel the Mysteries Of Photosynthesis
Atomic-Scale 3-D Images Help Unravel the Mysteries Of Photosynthesis
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 22, 2016
An X-ray laser technique allows researchers to capture each stage of photosystem II—in vivid detail—at room temperature.
Newborn Dinosaurs
Newborn Dinosaurs
Catherine Offord | Apr 22, 2016
The world’s largest dinosaurs were born with adult-like proportions, possibly allowing them independence at a younger age, scientists show.
Beetle Bomb
Beetle Bomb
Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015
High-speed X-ray video reveals how bombardier beetles control their toxic sprays.
3-D X-Rays Catch Insects in Flight
3-D X-Rays Catch Insects in Flight
Kerry Grens | Mar 26, 2014
Using a new approach, researchers capture the in vivo mechanics of a flying fly.  
Repainting Ancient Birds
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2011
Using synchrotron rapid scanning X-ray fluorescence to map the distribution of trace metals in avian fossils over 120 million-year-old, researchers reconstruct the pigment patterns of their feathers—revealing some of the extinct birds' long-lost colors.
Scanning Ancient Animal Mummies
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 1, 2011
A collection of ancient Egyptian animal mummies from the Brooklyn Museum is subjected to the powerful X-rays of a CT scanner in order to peer through the centuries-old packaging. 
Unveiling Animal Mummies
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 1, 2011
Powerful CT scans reveal thousand-year-old secrets from a collection of preserved animals from ancient Egypt.
The First X-ray, 1895
The First X-ray, 1895
Hannah Waters | Jul 1, 2011
The discovery of a new and mysterious form of radiation in the late 19th century led to a revolution in medical imaging.
Color by Number Fossils
Megan Scudellari | Jun 30, 2011
Researchers map pigments in early bird fossils using preserved metallic residues.