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X-Ray Movies Reveal Skeletons Like Never Before

Before the invention of x-ray machines, if you wanted to look inside someone’s body you had to cut them open. X-rays revolutionized modern medicine! But they still have a shortfall: they only create two-dimensional images. However, CT scans are able … Continue reading

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Binder Park Zoo Gets New X-ray Equipment

Thanks to its Michigan community, Binder Park Zoo has some new equipment! They needed new x-ray equipment to help them better treat their animals, and a few weeks ago they were able to get it. The old x-ray machine, which … Continue reading

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Study finds that x-ray technology used in mining industry proves successful for controlling sodium levels in cheese

Never thought that “x-ray” and “cheese” would go together in the same sentence? Us either! But it turns out, there’s no limit to the arenas x-ray technology can be used in and that’s amazing! Researchers from the Wisconsin Center for … Continue reading

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Dog detected in X-ray machine at BWI security checkpoint

A few weeks ago, security screeners at the BWI Thurgood Marshall airport got two surprises at the security checkpoint. X-ray machines detected a semi-automatic handgun and a pet carrier with a small dog inside. Many pet carriers look like duffel … Continue reading

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Home Renovators Get X-Ray Vision with WalabotDIY

WalabotDIY,created by 3D-imaging sensor company Vayyar Imaging, is a compact sensor unit that attaches to the back of Android phones and is able to show home improvers what dangers lurk behind an innocent wall. The device is able to pick … Continue reading

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X-ray pulsars plot the way for deep-space GPS

An interstellar navigation technique that taps into the signals from X-ray pulsars is being developed by a team of scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Leicester. The team is using a small x-ray telescope on … Continue reading

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X-ray detects Lochte’s wallet after alleged robbery

Brazilian police claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte’s wallet was detected in an x-ray scan after he claimed it was taken in an attempted robbery early Sunday. The swimmers, Lochte and Jimmy Feigen, were ordered by a Brazilian judge to … Continue reading

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