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Split-Personality Star Baffles Astronomers

Split-Personality Star Baffles Astronomers

01.25.2013
By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 01/24/2013 02:11 PM EST on SPACE.com Scientists have discovered a puzzling spinning star that is spontaneously...
Imaging, Radiation Exposure Up, Even At HMOs

Imaging, Radiation Exposure Up, Even At HMOs

Catherine Pearson  06.12.2012
Money may not be the driving force behind increased medical imaging, according to new research that finds imaging, even when provided through...
Amazing Close-Up X-Ray Photos Of Deep Sea Fish

Amazing Close-Up X-Ray Photos Of Deep Sea Fish

Laura Hibbard  04.16.2012
The deep sea's real-life monsters are getting some extra close-up time in the spotlight in a traveling Smithsonian exhibit called "X-Ray...

Choosing (Medicine) Wisely: Good Answers for Good Questions

04. 9.2012
Make your standard of care better than standard. Be a good boss -- ask good questions, get good answers. By doing so, you can help ensure...
Airport Security and Non-Self

Airport Security and Non-Self

11.30.2011
I'm not going to pretend that security lines and X-rays are now some sort of spiritual experience for me. They still suck, but I have been...
LOOK: $200,000 Of Cocaine In Smuggler's Stomach

LOOK: $200,000 Of Cocaine In Smuggler's Stomach

09.16.2011
A 20-year-old Irishman had a $200,000 lunch -- and now he might have to pay. Security personal at a Sao Paulo, Brazil airport on Monday...
X-Rays Google Doodle Honors The X-Ray's 115th Anniversary

X-Rays Google Doodle Honors The X-Ray's 115th Anniversary

11. 8.2010
Today, Google is celebrating the X-rays' 115th anniversary with a special Google doodle that links directly to search results for "X-rays." X-rays...
How to Look at Mondrian

How to Look at Mondrian

10.13.2010
Our eyes are far too good for us. They show us so much that we can't take it all in, so we shut out most of the world, and try to look...
The Craziest X-Rays Ever

The Craziest X-Rays Ever

06.17.2010
X-Ray vision is such an awesome super power. How cool would it be to see what's going on behind closed doors, or tell how much money is...

Dueling Docs: Are Airport Body Scanners Safe?

02.28.2010
"Just flying in a plane exposes people to many times more radiation from than an X-ray scanner does," according to Johns Hopkins professor...
Scotch Tape Emits X-Rays: Discovery

Scotch Tape Emits X-Rays: Discovery

10.22.2008
NEW YORK — Just two weeks after a Nobel Prize highlighted theoretical work on subatomic particles, physicists are announcing a startling...