In September, Florida's West Kendall Baptist Hospital got a very cool (and very important) new tool: The very first "superfast" body scanner designed by scientists at GE. The team at West Kendall just wrapped up a study of the machine—and the images and GIFs that resulted are wild.
Your brain is pretty important. If something's wrong you want a doctor to be able to peer in and see what's going on. But noninvasive scans are probably preferable to letting the spirits out of a little hole in your skull. Still, those scans usually have negative connotations, and Dutch painter Joris Kuipers is using…
A mummy preserved about 2,250 years ago in Egypt suffered from prostate cancer. The mummy tumors were detected using a technology that only recently became available, so it might mean lots more ancient cancer cases will be revealed.
When a headline says "Computer Technology Brings 300 Million-year-old Spider Fossils Back to Life," it's time to run to the hills, and start stockpiling canned food, gasoline cans, and weapons. Plenty of weapons.
A NYC med student decided to use a research CT scanner to take a peek at the innards of stuff he had lying around, including an iPhone, iBook, and electric razor.