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Pro surfer Kelly Slater shares X-ray of gruesome foot injury on Instagram

And again we say…hooray for x-rays! Last month, 11-time World Surf League champion Kelly Slater was forced to call his run at Jeffreys Bay short Monday after suffering a devastating broken foot. Later that day, Slater showed his impressive break … 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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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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X-ray exhibition marks artist’s return to health after serious illness

Boo Beaumont, an artist known for her use of X‑rays and MRI machines, held her first major exhibition this spring since falling ill three years ago. Her experience gave her a poignant insight and deeply personal point of view into the … Continue reading

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X-ray snapshot of butterfly wings reveals underlying physics of color

At the University of California San Diego, a team of physicists used x-rays to discover two physical attributes that make butterfly wings so bright and colorful. “Over millions of years, butterflies have evolved sophisticated cellular mechanisms to grow brightly colored … Continue reading

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X-Ray Vision Archaeology Reveals Holocaust Escape Tunnel

Seventy years ago, Vilnius, Lithuania was a bustling town home to over 100,000 Jews. But then it all disappeared. From 1941 to 1944, 95% of Lithuanian Jews were killed. Archaeologists are now finding a story of hope and courage hidden within … Continue reading

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