Awesome GIFs of Our Insides Made By GE's Superfast New CT Scanner 

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. » 1/12/15 9:16am 1/12/15 9:16am

An Upbeat Take On Brain Imaging

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… » 6/09/13 7:39pm 6/09/13 7:39pm

Egyptian Mummy Had Prostate Cancer; Lots More Ancient Peeps Probably…

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. » 10/27/11 5:00pm 10/27/11 5:00pm

Sony Aibo's Pre-Death CAT Scans and X-Rays Emerge

Four years after the Aibo puppy was discontinued, some CAT scans and X-rays have emerged showing two of the models' inner parts. The CT scans don't appear to show any abnormalities, but then I'm no doctor. Or roboticist. » 3/19/10 6:57am 3/19/10 6:57am

This Is How a 300 Million-Year-Old Spider Looks (Spoiler: Bloody Scary)

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. » 8/05/09 9:20am 8/05/09 9:20am

CT Scans of iPhone: Safer Than Exploratory Surgery

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. » 2/07/09 10:00am 2/07/09 10:00am