Imaging tech captures molecule ‘wobble’ in 3D

Called CHIDO, Mexican slang for "cool," the new technology takes imaging single molecules into the third dimension.

Bob Marcotte-U. Rochester • futurity
Oct. 23, 2020 ~8 min

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More pleasure in hookups with good body image

Unlike lots of other research on sex, a new study looks at pleasure, not dysfunction. The findings link positive body image with greater enjoyment.

Pate McCuien-U. Missouri • futurity
Oct. 12, 2020 ~5 min

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New virtual reality software allows scientists to ‘walk’ inside cells

Virtual reality software which allows researchers to ‘walk’ inside and analyse individual cells could be used to understand fundamental problems in biology and

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 12, 2020 ~4 min

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6 feet may not keep musicians safe during the pandemic

A new study looks at the droplets musicians exhale on stage to figure out how to keep performers and audiences safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jade Boyd-Rice • futurity
Oct. 8, 2020 ~8 min

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6 feet may not keep musicians safe during the pandemic

A new study looks at the droplets musicians exhale on stage to figure out how to keep performers and audiences safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jade Boyd-Rice • futurity
Oct. 8, 2020 ~8 min

covid-19 society-and-culture health-and-medicine imaging-technology musicians

Imaging technique could replace tissue biopsies in assessing drug resistance in breast cancer patients

Imaging techniques could replace the need for invasive tissue biopsies in helping rapidly determine whether cancer treatments are working effectively,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 6, 2020 ~5 min

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Hyperspectral Stripe Projector creates 4D views

With the new Hyperspectral Stripe Projector, "we're getting four-dimensional information from an image, three spatial and one spectral, in real time."

Mike Williams-Rice • futurity
Oct. 2, 2020 ~7 min

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New imaging agent zeroes in on lung inflammation

Doctors haven't had a good way to image early inflammation, but tests with mice suggest a new agent could improve things. It could even work on COVID-19.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Oct. 1, 2020 ~8 min

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New imaging agent zeroes in on lung inflammation

Doctors haven't had a good way to image early inflammation, but tests with mice suggest a new agent could improve things. It could even work on COVID-19.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Oct. 1, 2020 ~8 min

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