Researchers at the University of Leeds say their digital scanning system produces high-res images that can be rotated.
Today, pathologists and researchers must cut super-thin slices of tissue samples to view them on a microscope — a labor-intensive process that renders 3D images created from hundreds of 2D sections prohibitively expensive.
Not to mention tedious to construct. Imagine if a single scene in Halo was presented as a series of 2D images one must perfectly align before getting the lay of, say, a single battleground.
A 3D rendering of cirrhotic human liver tissue infected with hepatitis C.
(Credit: University of Leeds)
Now, computer scientists and medical researchers at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom say they've devised a novel workaround in the form of a digital scanning system that produces 3D views of tissue samples with almost no extra labor.
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