Biological Imaging

Biological imaging may refer to any imaging technique used in biology. Typical examples include:

  • Bioluminescence imaging, a technique for studying laboratory animals using luminescent protein
  • Calcium imaging, determining the calcium status of a tissue using fluorescent light
  • Diffuse optical imaging, using near-infrared light to generate images of the body
  • Diffusion-weighted imaging, a type of MRI that uses water diffusion
  • Fluorescence lifetime imaging, using the decay rate of a fluorescent sample
  • Gallium imaging, a nuclear medicine method for the detection of infections and cancers
  • Imaging agent, a chemical designed to allow clinicians to determine whether a mass is benign or malignant
  • Imaging studies, which includes many medical imaging techniques
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a non-invasive method to render images of living tissues
  • Medical imaging, creating images of the human body or parts of it, to diagnose or examine disease
  • Microscopy, creating images of objects or features too small to be detectable by the naked human eye
  • Molecular imaging, used to study molecular pathways inside organisms
  • Optical imaging, a technique to allow cognitive neuroscientists to "see" brain activity
  • Optoacoustic imaging, using the photothermal effect, for the accuracy of spectroscopy with the depth resolution of ultrasound
  • Photoacoustic Imaging, a technique to detect vascular disease and cancer using non-ionizing laser pulses
  • Ultrasound imaging, using very high frequency sound to visualize muscles and internal organs

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