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The new scanners that can really get inside your head.

New visions of the brain and body’s detailed operations will be unveiled by a suite of medical scanners being opened this week. The newly refurbished Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre in the University of Cambridge has been equipped with some of the world’s most powerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) scanners and will give its researchers unprecedented power to make images. 28 more words


Meet the Scanner: PrimeFilm XA

After several years of frustration at trying to get decent color scans out of the Canon 8800F flatbed scanner, I finally made the jump to a dedicated 35mm film scanner, the PrimeFilm XA (also known as the Reflecta RPS 10M). 695 more words


Calling All Cars - Social Media Alert!

I guess we all know that police use scanners to receive alerts and messages concerning possible criminal activity or traffic violations in their vicinity. Well now some ingenious entrepreneurs in Chicago have created a social media scanner that will alert authorities to potential “social protests.” I am not talking about Vladimir Putin here (sorry Donald). 217 more words


Save Your Photo Prints From Oblivion With a Rapid Photo Scanner

A lot of people have boxes filled with old photo prints, from back in the days when you stopped in drug stores and handed off little canisters of film, worrying about whether the people developing them actually knew what they were doing. 1,373 more words


Cool artsy stuff with Jade Herriman

A few weeks ago I came across the blog of Jade Herriman. It looked like she was doing something interesting but it wasn’t until this morning that I had time to take a bit of a dive into her blog to see what was going on. 141 more words


Boneshaker High Five #4

Each month Boneshaker Press will bring you a list of 5 things we love. Some entries will be obvious, some obscure, but everything that appears on the Boneshaker High Five will be something that at least one of our members recommends. 777 more words

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