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NASA Infrared Camera Helps Surgeons Map Brain Tumors

07/17/2004 12:00AM

NASA Infrared Camera Helps Surgeons Map Brain Tumors

Using an infrared video camera developed by researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., surgeons are testing thermal imaging and image processing to see if they can create useful maps of brain tumors.


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  • bruce6874 [Bruce Merrill]
  • 07/19/2004 03:59PM
Thanks for posting this very poignant article that drives home how valuable pure scientific work in space exploration and astronomy is to mankind in daily life and in saving lives on a daily basis. Well done and thanks to the editor for including it! <img class='' src='http://new.astromart.com/astromart/javascripts/sceditor/emoticons/smile.png' alt='smile' title='smile'/>