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Articles tagged with: anatomy
We’ve talked about digital subtraction angiography before… taking X-ray images and using a computer to remove everything you *don’t* want to see.
This image, of aortal blockage caused by Leriche Syndrome (the aorta is occluded near the kidneys, causing thigh pain, muscle atrophy, and impotence), was made by Wikimedia Commons user Hellerhoff, who has other images of [...]
Laboratory Equipment reveals how computers can now ID you by watching you walk:
he National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a walking gait recognition system that, in combination with other tools, can help track an individual though a CCTV monitored area by analyzing the way that they walk.
New technology developed by NPL, the Centre for Advanced Software Technology (CAST), [...]
They look even more reptilian from the *inside*.
This image was part of one of those wonderful 19th-century German encyclopedias, but I found it in the New York Public Library Digital Gallery.
Things will get better.
This somber fellow illustrated the “Face” article in Robert Bentley Todd’s Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. He was drawn by Richard Partridge, a (brace yourself) crime-fighting medical doctor of the Victorian era, who learned about illustration from his brother, John Partridge, portrait painter-extraordinary to the queen.
Basically, he seems to have been a steampunk [...]
An angioma is a benign tumor. This one is on a finger.
Image made by Dr. Michel Royon, apparently by using digital subtraction angiography – taking an X-ray of some body part, injecting fluorescent stuff into the vessels, then taking a second X-ray. Overlay the two images, subtract the non-fluorescent stuff, and you’ve got [...]
From the tumblog bequietyellingcat:
museum drawings from last friday. fun fact: the dire wolf was native only to the americas, especially california. so now i’m pretending westeros is south america and ‘winter is coming’ is a reference to the shifting supercontinent cycle of climate change.
wait. ignore me.
I’m having fun identifying which skull is whose. [...]
This is a human embryo, from the first volume of an 1898 textbook for college students. The book was actually first published in the 1840s, meaning it’s probably best if we don’t dwell on where the models for the engravings were obtained.
Beautiful though they may be.