Pure Tech 26th January 2017

IVF and beyond: the world of mind-blowing baby tech

These days, there’s cutting edge technology for pretty much every aspect of baby planning, making and care. From wellness apps for expectant moms, to mini-magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines that can scan babies’ brains, to new in vitro fertilisation (...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 11th February 2016

Cancer Imaging in Living Color

Photographs and films have seen a rapid transformation from black and white to color over the last century.  Our x-rays, however, have always remained in black and white. X-rays have been used to look inside the human body since 1895, when ...

by Mariellen Brown

Pure Tech 5th November 2014

This is an X-ray of a lobster

An insatiable curiosity for what goes on inside the human body has driven innovations in medicine and medical imaging for centuries. In 1895, a German by the name of Wilhelm Röntgen accidentally discovered that X-ray waves could pass through flesh, ...

by Brett Kobie