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Giant X-Ray Screen Erases Gender, Age, Race To Prove 'We Are All Human'

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.05.2015 | Good News

There are few images more evocative of the human body than a skeleton. But it’s easy to disassociate this image with actual people. In the “Lo...

3 Ways To See The True Self In Others And In Yourself

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 03.21.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Ali Binazir

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpg I propose the following methods which use something weightless (and underutilized!) which you carry around all the time: your imagination. These mental tricks have been working for me for some time, and perhaps they will work for you, too.

The Art Of Radiology

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2014 | TED Weekends
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAll images are not created equal and to image creatively and with passion can be a thing of beauty. Veasey uses ionizing radiation and his expertise to create art. In healthcare, the radiology technologist and radiologist use ionizing radiation and their expertise and training to safely create the image that is the patients' personal 'work of art", i.e. the patient radiographic image.

Thriving With Mindful Visualization

Faisal Hoque | Posted 03.19.2014 | TED Weekends
Faisal Hoque

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI believe our minds have an enormous capacity to connect the invisible dots to guide us to strive for the impossible. This ability to connect the dots comes from mindfully visualizing our path.

Covered In Skin

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 03.19.2014 | TED Weekends
Victor M. Feraru

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgMy mother Elaine and a few other people took an x-ray of my life. They looked beyond the obvious, that I was poorly educated, hardly loved and had lived a hard knock life. For some reason they saw potential where I only saw failure.

The Transformation Of Technology Into Art

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 03.19.2014 | TED Weekends
Michael Rosenblum

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgVeasey has taken a very high-tech field, in which he is an expert, radiography, and turned it into an artform in its own right. What makes it so compelling is that through the use of what was designed as a 'functional technology', he alters the way that we see the world.

WATCH: X-Rays Of Everyday Objects Will Blow You Away With Their Beauty

TEDTalks | Posted 03.19.2014 | TED Weekends

nick veasey busForget broken bones in doctor's offices and suitcases at the airport. Artist Nick Veasey turns his x-ray machine on the whole world, and these pictures will make you see it in an entirely new way.

Is It Time For Airport Security To Come Full Circle?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.07.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Eventually, we will come full circle and airport screenings will devolve to where they were before 9/11. It's only a matter of time.

Blade Found In Man's Back 3 Years After Stabbing

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.23.2013 | Weird News

Billy McNeely was stabbed three years ago, and ever since, the scar has been itchy and sore. He found out Monday that his pain stemmed from the kni...

Sorry, The TSA Still Wants to Scan You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.23.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The TSA seems to have no intention of turning its back on X-ray scanning technology. It's simply switching to a manufacturer that makes better privacy software.

DISCOVERED: Glowing 'Green Bean' Galaxy With X-Ray Punch

Posted 12.05.2012 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 12/05/2012 07:35 AM EST on Astronomers found a green jellybean in space that you'd never want to swall...

New Findings on X-Ray Risks Pose Dilemma for Young Women Prone to Developing Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Last week delivered some disconcerting news for people with a specific, strong inherited high risk for developing cancer.

New Space Telescope Spies High Energy Objects

Posted 07.04.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 07/03/2012 04:20 PM EDT on NASA's newest space telescope has opened its X-ray eyes to take its first pi...

TODAY: Unusual Mid-Air Launch For Space Agency's Black Hole Hunter

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 08.13.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES — NASA on Wednesday launched its newest X-ray space telescope on a mission to shine a light on black holes and other hard-to-see obj...

Astronomers Agog Over Black Hole's Strange Activity

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 05/02/2012 07:13 AM EDT on A NASA space telescope has detected an incredible energy burst from a distan...

Obesity Raises Risk From Common Medical Test, Study Suggests

Posted 04.07.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 04/06/2012 11:04 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Obese people may be exposed to more ...

The Art Of Medical Imaging

Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

The exhibition "Seeing Ourselves: The Science and Art of Diagnostic Medical Imaging" shows that art and science are two means of making images. The co...

37 Magnets Make Toddler's Organs Stick Together

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.05.2012 | Weird News

A 3-year-old Oregon girl underwent invasive surgery over the weekend after she ate 37 magnets, ripping holes in her lower intestine and stomach. Pa...

The Week In Review: Femme Fatales, Hipsters And Dead Disney Heroines

Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts

This week at HuffPost Arts we saw a different side of a few familiar subjects. Some of our favorite historical figures jumped on the hipster bandwagon...

Giant Black Hole May Be Eating Asteroids At Milky Way's Center

Posted 02.10.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 02/09/2012 01:34 PM EST on The gigantic black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy may be devourin...

Laser Scientists Create Most Powerful Beam Ever

Posted 01.31.2012 | Science

Laser researchers at Stanford University's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are beaming over a pair of research papers they've just published. ...

How Shooting X-Rays At Asparagus Keeps It Fresh

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

The traditional wisdom on asparagus says that the springtime delight, like high summer sweet corn, is best consumed immaculately fresh. Cookbooks reco...

Stradivarius Violin Recreated By CAT Scan

Posted 12.01.2011 | Arts

Stradivarius, a name associated with excellence in any field, originated from the finely-tuned instruments that the Stradivari family crafted. They ar...

Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

John W. Whitehead | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
John W. Whitehead

Remember those whole-body, X-ray scanners the government installed in airports across the country and kept insisting were so safe? It turns out that they're not so safe, after all.

Was Goya A Traitor To The Spanish Cause?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

A new painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya has been discovered underneath his portrait of Judge Don Ramón Satué at the Rijksmuseum in Amste...