This Impossibly Intricate Dress Was 3-D Printed In A Single Go

Intricate Dress

Nervous Systems is a generative design studio founded by MIT alums known for merging the natural world with 3-D printed fashion. For its latest project, the studio teamed up with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts to create a fairy-like party dress made up of thousands of delicate nylon petals. As beautiful as the so-called Kinematics…

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Radiology trainees tackle digital breast tomosynthesis


Errors from radiology trainees increase when interpreting digital breast tomosynthesis scans deemed to be difficult by expert imaging readers, according to results of a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Tomosynthesis continues to see increased adoption as a breast imaging modality due to its advantages over traditional mammography.…

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Virtual Reality Is Coming to Medical Imaging

Virtual Reality

The medical-imaging industry is about to get a lot more “real.” New technologies coming to some hospitals and medical schools will allow doctors not only to see three-dimensional pictures produced by imaging equipment such as magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound, but to interact with what is pictured—say, a heart or liver—as if it were real.…

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Holoxica wins €1.3m to develop next-gen 3D medical displays


Holographic display developerHoloxica, has secured a €1.28 million grant award from the European Commission’s Horizon2020 “SME Instrument” investment program to develop a prototype 3D holographic video display aimed at medical scanners.The types of scanner that are the objective of the two-year program, which started in January, include CT, MRI or ultrasound systems, the relatively large…

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Surgical Theater Announces Jim Breidenstein as new President & COO of the SNAP Division

Surgical Theater

CLEVELAND, OH–(Marketwired – Dec 7, 2015) – Surgical Theater, a leader in the field of Virtual Reality and Image Guidance software for surgery, further strengthens its leadership team, and further advances its competitive advantage by the recent hiring of start-up medical device executive, Jim Breidenstein. Mr. Breidenstein will serve in the role of President and Chief…

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Evena Medical Launches First Smart Glasses for Clinicians at MEDICA 2015 with Ultrasound for Deep Tissue Vascular Imaging 

evena medical

DÜSSELDORF, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MEDICA 2015 – Evena Medical, a leader in the development of high-quality, high-definition imaging for fast, accurate and precise medical imaging, today announced the launch of its Eyes-On® Glasses 3.0, offering clinicians the first point-of-care wearable ultrasound system for deep tissue vascular imaging. “We are proud of what the Evena team has accomplished…

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Facial Reconstruction with No Scars

Facial Reconstruction

Scar-free facial reconstruction is now a reality. A team led by Daniel Borsuk, a doctor at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont and a professor at the University of Montreal, recently conducted the very first such procedure in the history of plastic surgery in Canada. The hospital is part of the CIUSS de l’Est-de-l’île-de-Montréal health network. In an eight-hour…

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Kavli Foundation Help Fund $100 Million to the BRAIN Initiative

The Kavli Foundation, along with its seven university partners, announced today that it has committed $100 million to neuroscience research. The money will help fund the BRAIN Initiative, which was launched two years ago by President Obama to gain a better understanding of how the brain’s individual cells work together to do everything from creating memories to drawing a…

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