This mini telescope captures budding disease in 3-D
By Nicole DyerPosted 03.30.2007 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Think sports look amazing in high definition? Forget about Derek Jeter's hair follicles-wait until you see the inside of your esophagus, courtesy of the world's first high-def miniature 3-D endoscope. It captures images of tumors and other diseases in unprecedented detail and perspective, an innovation that may help physicians spot trouble they would otherwise have missed.
Since glass is a solid, how can we see through it? Why can't we see through wood?
We can see through glass because light passes through it. Our eyes only see objects chairs, the phone, your computer, or even tinted glass by processing light waves reflected off the object or absorbed by it.