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Micro-CT image of a Mouse Heart

Micro-CT of a Stained Mouse Heart

Unravelling the intricacies of the heart is an ongoing process for researchers, and micro-CT imaging adds to our understanding of heart tissue. As one looks at the heart it seems to be made of complex muscle fibers and interactions that can appear quite confusing. Yet, if we image the heart with micro-CT …

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SkyScan 1173 from Micro Photonics being used to digitize all species of fish

With more than 25,000 species identified worldwide, fish demonstrate more species diversity than all other kinds of vertebrates. A unique project using a SkyScan 1173 Micro-CT Scanner from Micro Photonics is changing the way scientists, teachers, students, and amateur ichthyologists will be able to study any fish from around the globe. This …

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Dental Micro-CT We are glad to have worked in collaboration with Dr. Gregory Jacobs to provide dental micro-CT images for 3D printing and educational purposes in the dental field. Using the SkyScan 1172 micro-CT scanner, along with our visualization software suite, we were able to create virtual 2D and 3D images. Our …

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Have you ever heard of the Yellowstone Supervolcano?

Micro-CT for Geology Remember in 2012 when the Yellowstone Supervolcano was supposed to erupt into a global catastrophe? Fortunately, the science of predicting eruptions has advanced greatly in the last 25 years, according to scientists at the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. They estimate the probability of another major eruption as 1 in 730,000 …

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Multi-scale X-ray Nano-CT | Micro-CT

Bruker today introduced the SkyScan 2211 Nano-CT

  • 20 February, 2016
  • microphotonics-admin
  • Micro-CT

SkyScan 2211 Nano-CT Bruker today introduced the SkyScan™ 2211, a new high-resolution X-ray nano-CT (computed tomography) system with the widest available range of object sizes and spatial resolutions. With the SkyScan 2211, for the first time one single instrument is capable of non-destructive scanning and 3D reconstruction of internal microstructures of large objects, …

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Have you got the gall?

Could it be that green mutations are not limited to The Hulk? Plant tumors are caused by insect infestation, bacteria, fungi, or viruses. In animals a tumor is defined as uncontrollable cellular division, generally due to DNA mutation. When localized and harmless, the abnormal growth (neoplasia) is referred to as a benign …

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A Hop Toward Oktoberfest

      Image of the Month: Hops Flower   Over 7 million liters of beer are consumed, endless parades are held, delicious specialty foods are consumed, and traditional lederhosen are worn; these are only a few highlights of Oktoberfest, one of the world’s largest festivals. Originating in Bavaria, Germany, the festival also …

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MicroCT of a Seahorse

September 2015 – Bio-Imitation of Seahorse Tail Inspires Innovative Robotic Machinery By Kaamna C. Mirchandani If imitation is truly the sincerest form of flattery, we should find seahorses overjoyed, along with spiders, snakes and sea cucumbers; other participants of the biomimicry effort. Known as the unique equine bony fish of the sea, seahorses …

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Meet the Team

Micro Photonics staff who worked on imaging and modeling the Jamestown reliquary Timothy Sledz President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Sledz was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Micro Photonics in January 2015, after having served as General Manager overseeing its lab for seven years. Now responsible for the vision and …

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How It Was Done

Producing Images of the Jamestown Reliquary and its Contents The silver box brought to Micro Photonics by Jamestown Rediscovery begged the question: What is inside? The box, an important historic artifact, could not be opened without risk of damage to either the box itself or its contents. To find an answer, we …

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