4-D imaging with liquid crystal microlenses
A concentric array of liquid crystal microlenses provides 4D information about objects. Scale bar, 20 μm. Credit: Adapted from ACS Nano 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b07104 Most images captured by a camera lens are flat and two dimensional. Increasingly, 3-D imaging technologies are providing the crucial context of depth for scientific and medical applications. 4-D imaging, which…
A Mosquito-Borne Mind Virus Is Continuing To Abolish People In The US
The number of fatalities rises further as cases of an untreatable brain-swelling virus continue to quietly appear around eastern areas of the US. There have been 36 confirmed cases of eastern equine encephalitis – and at least 14 deaths – in the US this year, according to the latest statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and…
Doctors treating lethal lung disease face a reveal: Some patients lie about vaping
A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThere are two people you should never lie to, Dr. Michael Plisco tells patients, your lawyer and your doctor.The critical-care pulmonologist at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis thinks a patient's lie may have cost his life…
Why your ‘free’ flu shot possible payment your insurer as great as $85 per vaccination
In the Byzantine world of health care pricing, most people wouldn’t expect that the ubiquitous flu shot could be a prime example of how the system’s lack of transparency can lead to disparate costs.The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to cover all federally recommended vaccines at no charge to patients, including flu immunizations. Although…
Taylor Swift Can also now not Maintain Scooter Braun to Assault at AMAs
Taylor Swift Scooter Braun Screws Up Attack Plan at AMAs 11/20/2019 1:00 AM PT Exclusive TMZ/Getty Composite Taylor Swift may be locked and loaded to go after Scooter Braun Sunday at the AMAs, but we've learned she'll be talking to an empty chair because Scooter will be thousands of miles away. Sources with direct knowledge…