optical imaging

Atom’s shadow clicked for first time


July 4th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have been able to click the shadow of a single atom for the very first time -- an unprecedented feat crowning efforts lasting more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lens-less microscope produces sharp 3-D images


April 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A lens-less microscope small enough to sit on the palm of your hand has enough punch to create 3D images of miniscule samples. The technique demonstrates ... Read more...

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Scientists identify key long-term memory change in fruit flies


April 14th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Scientists have identified a change in chemical influx into a specific set of neurons in the common fruit fly that is fundamental to long-term memory."In studying fruit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study finds hemodynamic responses for infant’s facial expressions


November 6th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Japanese research group have found hemispheric differences in the temporal area overlying superior temporal sulcus (STS) when processing positive (happy) and negative (angry) facial expressions in infants.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique creates 3D image of melanoma


August 12th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): With the help of a new imaging technology, scientists say it is possible to create a three-dimensional image of the most deadliest form of skin cancer.Melanoma is one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Memory’s master switch found


July 30th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University have found memory's master switch- GABA (?-Aminobutyric acid), a natural molecule that occurs in the brain, which could be the main factor in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists get closer to imaging cell death


January 30th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the Washington University School of Medicine have made a major advance in using a synthetic probe to target dead and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lifelong memories linked to stable nerves


December 4th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): The ability to learn new information and retain lifelong memories seems to lie in the minute junctions where nerve cells communicate, says a new study by NYU Langone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stable nerves preserve memories lifelong


December 4th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Our ability to absorb new information or to retain lifelong memories seems to lie in the minute junctions where nerve cells communicate, says a new study. New York ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nanoparticles cross blood-brain barrier for ‘brain tumour painting’


August 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have succeeded in illuminating brain tumours by injecting fluorescent nanoparticles into the bloodstream that safely cross the blood-brain barrier-an almost impenetrable barrier that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers capture live images of how bacteria infect host


July 28th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Researchers have developed a technique to capture live images of how bacteria infect their host. While most studies of bacterial infection are done after the death of the infected ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists create first acoustic metamaterial ’superlens’


June 25th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A team of researchers at the University of Illinois (U. of I.) has created the world's first acoustic "superlens," an innovation that could have practical implications for high-resolution ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tumour-targeting nanoparticles may spare patients from toxic chemotherapies


June 17th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Central Florida say that they have created nanoparticles that may someday come to be used for targeting and destroying tumours, marking the end ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, 3-D nanoimaging technique for sharper displays in LCD TVs, laptops


October 23rd, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Images in LCD televisions, laptop computers, and other digital devices will soon be much sharper, courtesy the new three-dimensional nanoimaging technique developed by a physics professor at ... Read more...

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Humans skin capable of seeing colours and shapes


September 12th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Feeling blue? Well, the saying may be more than just a metaphor, at least that''s what a researcher at Tel Aviv University says. The researcher claims that humans ... Read more...

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