Archive for 2014

It’s All About Contrast

Posted on: December 26th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

Mammography depends on the degree of absorption of X-rays by cancerous tissues compared to the surrounding adipose and glandular tissues. When there […]

Please Add Me to Your Network

Posted on: December 19th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

I’m sure most people in the active work force have recently received this request: “I’d like to connect with you on LinkedIn.” […]

Smartphone App Joins War on Cancer

Posted on: December 12th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

This past Sunday the CBS News show “60 Minutes” featured a profile of Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong who is intent on disrupting cancer treatment. Born in […]

Dr Röntgen Comes to Town

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by admin

Fifty thousand delegates – radiologists, physicists, sales representatives, radiographers and business executives – converged on the McCormick Center in Chicago this past […]

Breast Cancer Detective

Posted on: November 28th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

Before Rachel Brem had reached her teenage years, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. As she later recalled, “I just decided that […]

Mobile Ultrasound Saves Lives

Posted on: November 21st, 2014 by admin

In Morocco an astonishing number of 800 women die every day from complications during pregnancy. The problem, apparently, is the distance between rural villages and […]

What’s in a Name?

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

In Romeo & Juliet, William Shakespeare’s lyrical play set in Verona, Juliet Capulet says to Romeo Montague: “What’s in a name? That which we call […]

Imaging by Stimulation of Nanocrystals

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

A team of engineers at Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA has recently described an innovative medical imaging platform that has the […]

Our New Website Goes Live

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by admin 4 Comments

In August 2010 the original CapeRay website was launched and it has served us well over the past four years. However, […]

Materials Make a Difference

Posted on: October 24th, 2014 by admin 7 Comments

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK-based engineering institution whose activities encompass the complete materials cycle, from extraction […]