World's first total body scanner

takes a 3D picture of the entire

human form in just 20 seconds

 

  • The EXPLORER scanner is the first to ever scan the entire body in 3D at once
  • Its inventors claim it will be able to find spreading cancers and track infections
  • The new machine will have 'countless' uses in medicine, the researchers claim
  • It is both faster, higher quality and safer than existing PET and CT scans

EXPLORER can produce higher-quality scans than has ever been possible in medicine, and is up to 40 times faster than existing scanners, taking 20-to-30 seconds to produce a scan of the whole body.

Professor Badawi, chief of nuclear medicine at UC Davis, said he was 'dumbfounded' by the machine.

'The level of detail was astonishing,' he said. 'We could see features you just don't see on regular PET scans.

'And the dynamic sequence showing the radiotracer moving around the body in

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1942

What could be

more American?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 1950s Style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1968 cash

 

 1968

Johnny Cash takes a

smoke break before his

concert at Folsom Prison.

 

 

 

 

 

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Barbed

 

  

We are lucky,

and so thankful,

to be born on

this side of

our border.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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[Thanks Tom Schaefer]

 

 

A PLANE IS ON ITS WAY

TO WASHINGTON DC, WHEN DEMOCRAT OCASIO CORTEZ IN ECONOMY CLASS GETS UP AND MOVES TO THE FIRST CLASS SECTION AND SITS DOWN.

THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT WATCHES HER DO THIS AND ASKS TO SEE HER TICKET.

SHE THEN TELLS THE FUTURE CONGRESSWOMAN THAT SHE PAID FOR ECONOMY CLASS AND THAT SHE WILL HAVE TO SIT IN THE BACK.

CORTEZ REPLIES, "I'M A DEMOCRAT, I'M BEAUTIFUL, I'M SOCIALIST, I'M GOING TO DC AND I'M STAYING RIGHT HERE."

THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT GOES INTO THE COCKPIT AND TELLS THE PILOT AND THE CO-PILOT THAT THERE IS A DEMOCRAT BIMBO SITTING IN FIRST CLASS, THAT BELONGS IN ECONOMY AND WON'T MOVE BACK TO HER SEAT.

THE CO-PILOT GOES BACK TO CORTEZ AND TRIES TO EXPLAIN THAT BECAUSE SHE ONLY PAID FOR ECONOMY SHE WILL HAVE TO LEAVE AND RETURN TO ECONOMY.

CORTEZ REPLIES, "I'M A DEMOCRAT, I'M BEAUTIFUL, I'M SOCIALIST, I'M GOING TO DC AND I'M STAYING RIGHT HERE."

THE CO-PILOT TELLS THE PILOT THAT HE PROBABLY SHOULD HAVE THE POLICE WAITING WHEN THEY LAND TO ARREST THE FUTURE CONGRESSWOMAN WHO WON'T LISTEN TO REASON.

THE PILOT SAYS, "YOU SAY SHE IS A DEMOCRAT SOCIALIST? I'LL
HANDLE THIS, I'M MARRIED TO A LIBERAL. I SPEAK SOCIALIST."

HE GOES BACK TO THE DEMOCRAT AND WHISPERS IN HER EAR, AND SHE SAYS, "OH, I'M SORRY." AND GETS UP AND GOES BACK TO HER SEAT IN ECONOMY.

THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT AND CO-PILOT ARE AMAZED AND ASKED HIM WHAT HE SAID TO MAKE HER MOVE WITHOUT ANY FUSS.

"I TOLD HER, 'FIRST CLASS ISN'T GOING TO DC."

 

 

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   May your troubles be less,
 
May your blessings be more,
 
And nothing but happiness
 
come through your door.
 
~ Irish Blessing
 
 
 
 
 
 
'It wouldn't be Friday
 
without the Follies.'