Fly's-eye view shines a light on disease

日期:2019-03-03 02:11:01 作者:真垛 阅读:

By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich in Jerusalem AN ULTRA-CHEAP optical system based on a fly’s eye is being developed to allow weak laser light to be used for medical imaging. A team led by Joseph Rosen and David Abookasis of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel, has tested the system on harder objects such as bones, and hopes eventually to use it to scan the body’s soft tissues for tumours. If successful, the technique could be an alternative to expensive procedures such as MRI or potentially damaging X-ray mammography,