83 Percent of Radiologists Didn't Spot the Gorilla Hiding in This CT…

You've almost certainly seen the dancing gorilla video which demonstrates the theory of change blindness—a phenomenon which means we don't see changes we're not expecting. Now, an updated experiment shows that the same may be true of radiologists analyzing CT images. » 2/13/13 4:32am 2/13/13 4:32am

Here's the Exact Part of Your Brain That Thinks About Sex (And Cars,…

If you've ever wondered which part of your brain thinks about a particular object, activity or concept, worry no longer—this interactive brain is about to answer all your questions. » 12/20/12 8:33am 12/20/12 8:33am

Your Deteriorating Internal Organs, Reduced to an Xbox Game

3D medical imagery has always been fascinating to me: generating 3D models from film footage is still a fledgling tech, while medical professionals render guts on a daily basis. And sometimes, apparently, connected to Xbox controllers. » 11/12/09 3:40pm 11/12/09 3:40pm

Scientists Say Virtual Imaging Colonoscopy As Good As Real Thing, With…

According to the results of a new study, a virtual-reality 3D-graphic colonoscopy is about as good as the real thing for screening for colon cancer. The virtual procedure is made by image processing the results of an abdominal CT scan, then a doctor views the results in a sort of first-person-shooter "fly through" of… » 9/18/08 6:59am 9/18/08 6:59am