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It's All Relative

I spent the first half of this year reading Walter Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein, which apart from providing a fascinating insight into the man and his work, whetted my appetite to understand better the science.  820 more words

Deep Sky Objects

Looking closer at acute respiratory distress syndrome: the role of advanced imaging techniques.

Bellani, G. et al. Current Opinion in Critical Care. Published online: 30 November 2016

Purpose of review: Advanced imaging techniques have provided invaluable insights in understanding of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and the effect of therapeutic strategies, thanks to the possibility of gaining regional information and moving from simple ‘anatomical’ information to in-vivo functional imaging.

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Imaging of the eye shows individual differences in the shape of the macula

One of our major research areas is in the field of glaucoma, an eye disease that affects the retinal ganglion cells (nerve cells). These cells are most densely located within the central 10° of the retina from the very centre, the region which is called the macula. 275 more words


Matlab code for control of a resonant scanning microscope

For control of resonant scanning 2P microscopes, my host lab uses a software that I have written in Matlab. Due to some coincidences, the software is based on Scanimage 4.2, a version developed few years ago for an interface with a Thorlabs scope and Thorlabs software (DLLs). 632 more words


Image is Everything

I have a couple of audiophile friends for whom ‘imaging’ is very much a secondary hi-fi goal, but I wonder if this is because they’ve never really heard it from their audio systems. 607 more words


We've Fallen Through the Cracks: Johnny's Story

Johnny and his wife worked all their lives, paid taxes, and paid for health insurance expecting it to cover them in times of need. But when those times of need came, the insurance company pulled the rug out from under them and left them struggling to pay for both their medical bills and for the insurance that left them high and dry. 943 more words

Feed-forward synthesis of textures and AWS AMI cloud deployment

The long list of blogs I subscribe to seldom keeps me bored. This morning I didn’t even remember well to have subscribed  ALGORITHMIA Blog, or whether I remembered their well qualified creators’ skill set. 2,410 more words

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