Archive for 2016

Comics: A Gateway to Literacy

Posted on: December 30th, 2016 by admin 4 Comments

The American cartoonist Art Spiegelman has referred to comics as “a gateway to literacy,” but they can also, of course, stimulate laughter. […]

The Picture Problem

Posted on: December 23rd, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

Twelve years ago Malcolm Gladwell published an article in The New Yorker entitled “The picture problem: mammography, air power, and the limits of looking.” […]

Does Sunlight Protect Us from Cancer?

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 by admin

Two researchers at the University of Sydney, Jacqueline Marshall and Scott Byrne, have just published a paper in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences […]

Animations Bring Ideas to Life

Posted on: December 9th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

A few years ago my wife and I were visiting our daughter and family in the USA and we took […]

Beyond Imaging

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

The theme for this year’s meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), which finished today in Chicago, was […]

The False-Negative Conundrum

Posted on: November 25th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

As we have highlighted previously, a false-negative finding – where a tumour is missed during breast cancer screening – can have devastating […]

Shear-Wave Elastography and Deep Learning

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by admin

It is well known that malignant breast tumours are mechanically stiffer than benign tumours and the surrounding healthy tissues. While […]

AuntMinnie Award for Best Paper

Posted on: November 11th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

Towards the end of each year the online magazine runs a campaign to identify the best and brightest in medical imaging. […]

Growing Cancer Burden for Women

Posted on: November 4th, 2016 by admin

The American Cancer Society (ACS) presented a paper at a congress in Paris this week, warning of an explosion in cancer deaths […]

The Microbiome in Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 28th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

The human microbiome – an ecological community of trillions of bacteria that inhabit our bodies and outnumber our own cells by three […]