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X-ray pulses reveal structure of viral cocoon

An international team of scientists has used high-intensity X-ray pulses to determine the structure of the crystalline protein envelope of an insect virus. The tiny viruses with their crystal casing are by far the smallest protein crystals ever analyzed using … Continue reading

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X-ray may be best screening tool for diagnosing knee pain

Have you ever visited the doctor for knee pain or injuries from osteoarthritis? If you have, you’re not alone! This is one of the most common reasons for a visit to the doctor’s office. MRIs are widely used by doctors … Continue reading

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NASA technology used in digital dental x-ray Imager

Did you know that NASA is present when you go to the dentist? Think of the sensor that enables digital x-ray imagery that allows dentists to spot problems. Yup, that’s NASA! That technology had its start looking at planets, stars, … Continue reading

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Your Weekly X-Ray Humor

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X-Ray Your City’s Street Network, With a Bit of Code

A new open-source tool lets users compare the structure of cities around the world. A city’s street network is like its skeleton—a foundation for features like pipes, electrical lines, buildings, and public spaces. Geoff Boeing, an urban planning scholar at … 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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