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New study evaluates the advancement of ecology from a 2D to 3D science
A new study, published in Bioscience, considers the future of ecology, where technological advancement towards a multidimensional science will continue to fundamentally shift the way we view, explore, and conceptualize the natural world. (2021-02-17)

New microscopy analysis allows discovery of central adhesion complex
Researchers at University of M√ľnster and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have developed a method for determining the arrangement and density of individual proteins in cells. In this way, they were able to prove the existence of an adhesion complex consisting of three proteins. (2021-02-15)

A new perceptually-consistent method for MSI visualization
Skoltech scientists have proposed a Mass Spectrometry Imaging (MSI) method leveraging the unique features of human vision (2021-02-11)

Researchers find a way to increase spatial resolution in brain activity visualization
Researchers from the HSE Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience have proposed a new method to process magnetoencephalography (MEG) data, which helps find cortical activation areas with higher precision. The method can be used in both basic research and clinical practice to diagnose a wide range of neurological disorders and to prepare patients for brain surgery. The paper describing the algorithm was published in the journal NeuroImage. (2021-02-05)

Ba7Nb4MoO20-based materials with high oxygen-ion conductivity opening sustainable future
Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology , Imperial and High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) Institute of Materials Structure Science, discover new Ba7Nb4MoO20-based materials with high oxygen-ion (oxide-ion O2-) conductivities--''the hexagonal perovskite-related oxides''--and shed light on the underlying mechanisms responsible for their conductivity. Their findings lead the way to uncovering other similar materials, furthering research on developing low-cost and scalable renewable energy technologies. (2021-01-25)

A safer, less expensive and fast charging aqueous battery
Researchers have developed a new battery anode that overcomes the limitations of lithium-ion batteries and offers a stable, high-performance battery using seawater as the electrolyte. (2021-01-11)

Evolving the surgical microscope
Ma and Fei explain how surgical microscopes are modified into slightly different optical configurations and equipped with specific imaging modalities and platforms for different surgical applications. (2021-01-05)

'Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' to standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting
A standardized ''Artificial Pancreas (AP) Dashboard'' should provide easy to use single-page hybrid closed-loop system (HCL) reporting for insulin requiring patients with diabetes. The AP Dashboard will help standardize HCL reporting similar to standardized CGM reporting and an electrocardiogram (EKG) and will be likely to help improve glycemic control and reduce hypoglycemia. (2020-12-01)

Story tips: Air taxis, fungi speak, radiation game and climate collab
ORNL story tips: Air taxis, fungi speak, radiation game and climate collab. (2020-12-01)

A sweeping climate model of the Red Sea
An all-inclusive climate model for the entire Red Sea region is supporting Saudi Arabia's plans for a sustainable future. (2020-11-16)

Valves on N95 masks do not filter exhaled droplets
Matthew Staymates, fluid dynamicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is studying different mask types to determine which are the most effective at reducing disease transmission. In Physics of Fluids, he describes exploring the basic flow dynamics of N95 masks with or without exhalation valves. To do this, he generates stunning video from his schlieren imaging, a method to visualize the fluid flow away from the surface of an object, and light scattering. (2020-11-10)

New airflow videos show why masks with exhalation valves do not slow the spread of COVID
Using high-speed video and schlieren imaging, NIST researcher Matthew Staymates created videos that show how air flows through masks with and without exhalation valves. 'When you compare the videos side by side, the difference is striking,' Staymates said. 'These videos show how the valves allow air to leave the mask without filtering it, which defeats the purpose of the mask.' (2020-11-10)

A new method for in vivo plant cell imaging with SNAP-tag proteins
A new method for visualizing in vivo protein dynamics in plant cells has been developed by Nagoya University scientists, offering an important step forward in plant cell fluorescent imaging. (2020-08-21)

LSU Health New Orleans team creates better tool to aid COVID diagnosis
An LSU Health New Orleans radiologist and evolutionary anatomist have teamed up to show the same techniques used for research on reptile and bird lungs can be used to help confirm the diagnosis of COVID-19 in patients. Their paper published in BMJ Case Reports demonstrates that 3D models are a strikingly clearer method for visually evaluating the distribution of COVID-19-related infection in the respiratory system. (2020-08-19)

Re-engineering antibodies for COVID-19
Catholic University of America researcher uses 'in silico' analysis to fast-track passive immunity (2020-07-30)

NIH-funded project details the inner workings of the human and mouse genome
The ENCODE project is an NHGRI-led international effort to learn how all of the genome functions, not just genes. With the completion of its latest plane, ENCODE researchers have added millions of candidate DNA ''switches'' from the human and mouse genomes that appear to regulate when genes are turned on and a new registry that assigns a portion of these DNA switches to useful biological categories. (2020-07-29)

WashU-developed holograms help physicians during cardiac procedure
A holographic display developed by WashU researchers improves physician accuracy when performing a procedure to treat irregular heartbeat. (2020-07-21)

Blood vessels communicate with sensory neurons to decide their fate
The researchers, using real-time videos, have discovered that both the neurons and the cells of blood vessels emit dynamic protrusions to be able to 'talk' to each other. (2020-07-16)

Janggu makes deep learning a breeze
Researchers from the MDC have developed a new tool that makes it easier to maximize the power of deep learning for studying genomics. They describe the new approach, Janggu, in the journal Nature Communications. (2020-07-13)

New system combines smartphone videos to create 4D visualizations
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated that they can combine iPhone videos shot 'in the wild' by separate cameras to create 4D visualizations that allow viewers to watch action from various angles, or even erase people or objects that temporarily block sight lines. (2020-07-01)

Using LEGO to test children's ability to visualize and rotate 3D shapes in space
Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a test that uses children's ability to assemble LEGO pieces to assess their spatial visualization ability. Spatial visualization is the ability to visualize 3D shapes in one's mind, which is tied to increased GPAs and graduation rates in STEM college students. (2020-06-18)

Magnesium ductility improvement elucidated thru first principles and molecular dynamics simulation
The mechanism of how stacking faults and basal slips occur was elucidated through molecular dynamics simulations. With this understanding magnesium alloys can be better designed for strength. Other hexagonal close-packed structures can also be better understood. (2020-06-09)

Lighting up cells with genetically-encoded X-ray-sensitive probes
Synchrotron-based X-ray microscopy provides a unique approach for direct imaging a whole cell with its intrinsic nanoscale resolution. However, the lack of appropriate labels hampers its widespread use as compared to fluorescence super-resolution microscopy. A group of scientists in China repurposed peroxidases as genetically-encoded endogenous X-ray-sensitive tags, which allows nanoscale localization of protein-of-interest in mammalian cells. (2020-05-18)

Real-time visualization of solid-phase ion migration
Researchers from University of science and technology of China has shed new lights on the topic of solid-phase ion migration. Researchers demonstrated a unique in-situ strategy for visualizing the dynamic solid-phase ion migration between nanostructures with nanogap at the atomic scale. The research article entitled ''Real-Time Visualization of Solid-Phase Ion Migration Kinetics on Nanowire Monolayer'' was published in Journal of the American Chemical Society on April 29th. (2020-05-06)

Breakthrough in genome visualization
Kadir Dede and Dr. Enno Ohlebusch at Ulm University in Germany have devised a method for constructing pan-genome subgraphs at different granularities without having to wait hours and days on end for the software to process the entire genome. Scientists will now be able to create visualizations of pan-genomes on different scales much more rapidly. (2020-04-23)

Lighting the way to safer heart procedures
In the first study of its kind, Johns Hopkins researchers provide evidence that an alternative imaging technique could someday replace current methods that require potentially harmful radiation. (2020-04-17)

Predicting the evolution of genetic mutations
CSHL quantitative biologists have designed a new machine learning technique for predicting evolutionary pathways. It could prove a valuable tool for biologists studying rapidly evolving viruses or cancer. (2020-04-14)

Disagreements help team perception, study finds
Team disagreements might be the key to helping Soldiers identify objects in battle, researchers say. (2020-04-07)

Not just for bones! X-rays can now tell us about soft tissues too
A new X-ray imaging technique could identify lesions and tumors before ultrasound or MRI can. (2020-03-31)

New 3D view of methane tracks sources
NASA's new 3-dimensional portrait of methane concentrations shows the world's second largest contributor to greenhouse warming. (2020-03-23)

Researchers develop label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles
The Biophotonics Imaging Lab at the Beckman Institute, led by Dr. Stephen Boppart, has recently published papers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and in Precision Oncology that use label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles, which are associated with cancer. (2020-02-20)

Light-sheet fluorescence imaging goes more parallelized
In pursuit of 3D visualization of cells and organisms with minimal invasiveness and high spatiotemporal resolution, researchers demonstrated a new form of light-sheet imaging, coined CLAM, which allows scan-free, parallelized 3D fluorescence imaging that results in an even slower rate of photobleaching than scanning light-sheet imaging, yet without sacrificing the image speed and resolution. Readily adaptable to the existing light-sheet imaging modalities, CLAM could show promises in long-term dynamical and high-throughput biological imaging applications. (2020-02-17)

Personalized 3D printed models in optimizing cardiac computed tomography imaging protocols
Prof. Zhonghua Sun at Curtin University, Australia, explains the novel applications of personalised 3D printed cardiovascular models for developing cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging protocols with the goal of obtaining acceptable image quality with minimal radiation doses. (2020-02-03)

Anti-carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule antibody for fluorescence visualization
Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 4: The research team's aim was to investigate mAb 6G5j binding characteristics and to validate fluorescence targeting of colorectal tumors and metastases in patient derived orthotopic xenograft models with fluorescently labeled 6G5j. (2020-01-31)

First view of hydrogen at the metal-to-metal hydride interface
University of Groningen physicists have visualized hydrogen at the titanium/titanium hydride interface using a transmission electron microscope. Using a new technique, they succeeded in visualizing both the metal and the hydrogen atoms in a single image, allowing them to test different theoretical models that describe the interface structure. The results were published on Jan. 31 in the journal Science Advances. (2020-01-31)

A better testing method for patients with Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that manifests through symptoms such as tremor, slow movements, limb rigidity and gait and balance problems. As such, nearly all diagnostic testing revolves around how a patient moves and requires the patient to walk for extensive distances and amounts of time. An international team of researchers based in Saudi Arabia and Sweden proposed a new kind of computational analysis based on less physically-demanding testing. (2019-12-25)

Navigating navigating land and water
Centipedes not only walk on land but also swim in water. Researchers at Tohoku University, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, University of Ottawa, and Hokkaido University with the support of the Human Frontier Science Program have, for the first time, decoded the flexible motor control mechanism underlying amphibious locomotion, or the ability to walk on land and to swim in water, in centipedes. (2019-12-09)

Advancement made in the visualization of large, complex datasets
An improvement to the premier data visualization tool t-distributed Stochastic Neighborhood Embedding (t-SNE), called optimized-t-SNE (opt-SNE), shines new light on researchers' ability to view exactly what is in their datasets. (2019-12-02)

Scholars find that irregularly shaped parks reduce mortality risk
Some community parks are square, a reflection of the city block where they're located -- but irregularly shaped parks reduce the mortality risk of residents who live near them, concluded a study by Huaquing Wang, a Ph.D. Urban and Regional Sciences student and Lou Tassinary, professor of visualization. (2019-11-27)

Smart reactions through online design of catalytic pockets
Mapping the three-dimensional structure of catalytic centers helps to design new and improved catalysts. (2019-11-26)

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