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Why a Woman’s Wrists Glowed with Gold Filaments on an X-Ray

Have you heard of gold-thread acupuncture? Well, we won’t lie, we haven’t until now! But it apparently caused a woman’s hands to glow with gold filaments in the x-ray image above. The glowing threads are clustered around the woman’s wrists … Continue reading

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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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For first time ever, x-ray imaging captures material defect process

For centuries, humans have been changing the properties of materials to build better tools. In modern life, new materials are created to improve today’s items, such as stronger steel for skyscrapers. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National … Continue reading

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2 Products Upgrading X-Ray to This Century

Being able to see into or through something has long been identified as a strong, even game-changing, capability, for law enforcement professionals. Through the use of modern x-rays technology, that capability exists. The possibilities are endless: seeing through the trunk … Continue reading

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Charred Dead Sea Scroll read using X-ray technology

Using X-ray scanning technology, researchers from Israel and the US have managed to read an ancient, charred Biblical scroll discovered in the 1970s in a synagogue on the shores of the Dead Sea. The document, made from carbonized parchment, was … Continue reading

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Honda patents show technology that could give you X-ray vision

Recent patent applications from Honda show technology that will bring us one step closer to augmented-reality driving. The patents involve technology that can show people and vehicles that would otherwise be obscured. The first patent is for pedestrian detection. Rather … Continue reading

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