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Networked microwells grow healthier cell spheroids

A networked microwell array enables effective construction of 3D multicellular spheroids.

Radiotherapy halts deadly heart rhythm

Flash physics: radiation therapy aimed directly at the heart can treat patients with ventricular tachycardia.

Closed-loop controller regulates BBB opening

Use of a closed-loop controller during focused ultrasound-based disruption of the blood-brain barrier enables controlled drug delivery.

After the steel hip, the magnetic tendon

A magnetic cellular patch that acts as an innovative delivery method for stem cell therapy could improve tendon regeneration.

Innovative imaging in the era of precision radiology

Radiologists must be keen to explore, invent, and transform in a continuous effort to reinvent radiology, said RSNA 2017 President Richard Ehman.

Evaluating bioinks for vascular tissue engineering

Screening scheme identifies suitable hydrogels for bioprinting vascularized tissue.

Improving cancer risk estimates in nuclear medicine

Calculating the lifetime attributable risk provides more accurate cancer risk estimates for patients undergoing nuclear medicine procedures.

Breath test could detect drugs and disease

Flash physics: sampling exhaled breath could make testing for drug use and disease in humans far simpler.

Controlling cell polarity could create diabetes treatment

Encouraging stem cells to evolve into insulin-producing cells could provide new treatments for diabetes.

Exploring the visual symptoms of migraine

Characterizing migraine symptoms reveals specific fMRI responses to different visual symptoms.

MRI-guidance may transform prostate radiotherapy

An international collaboration reviews the opportunities, benefits and challenges of MRI-guided adaptive radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients.

PET reconstruction library wins PMB citations prize

A research paper describing the STIR PET reconstruction library has won the 2017 PMB citations prize.

Alzheimer's patients exhibit altered gut microbial composition

Bacterial gene sequencing reveals differences in gut microbial composition between individuals with Alzheimer's disease and healthy subjects.

All-optical ultrasound probe guides heart surgery

Flash physics: an all-optical ultrasound needle probe images heart tissue with high resolution during keyhole procedures.

RSNA: research round-up

The RSNA annual meeting showcased the latest radiology research advances.

Towards a vaccine for Alzheimer's disease

A virus-like-particle is able to generate antibodies that bind to beta-amyloid plaques in mice.

WNT proteins heal dying bone

Amplified WNT signalling promotes bone healing in osteonecrotic lesions.

Hydrogel degradation enables stem cell growth

The maintenance and expansion of neural stem cells relies upon cell-mediated hydrogel remodelling.

Magnesium-containing hydrogel supports bone regeneration

A novel hydrogel, engineered to incorporate and release magnesium ions at a controlled rate, could aid bone healing.

Novel phantom simplifies MRI-Linac QA

Sponsored article: Modus QA is addressing the quality assurance needs of emerging MRI-Linacs with its QUASAR MRID3D geometric distortion analysis system.