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See-through Brains Ready for Study

2015 18 Sep

A new technique for creating transparent tissue has enabled Japanese researchers to visualise brain anatomy in 3D, giving them new insights into Alzheimer's disease plaques. "While Superman's x-ray vision is only the stuff of comics, our method, called Sca/eS, is a real and practical way to see through brain and body tissue," says lead scientist Atsushi... Read more

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Imaging Software for Rapid Breast Cancer Diagnosis

2015 24 Aug

Researchers have tested new software that could speed up breast cancer diagnosis with 90 percent accuracy without the need for a specialist. This innovation could greatly improve breast cancer management, particularly in poor countries where pathologists are in short supply. The study is reported in the journal Breast Cancer Research. "To evaluate fresh... Read more

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First Image Fusion of Mass Spectrometry and Microscopy

2015 16 Mar

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have achieved the first "image fusion" of mass spectrometry and microscopy. This could dramatically improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The paper was published in the journal Nature Methods. Microscopy yields high-resolution images of tissues but does not give molecular information. Mass spectrometry provides... Read more

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