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Squid ink provides new dental imaging technology

Improving the accuracy of dental imaging helps patients to receive optimal care. A new imaging method has an unusual material source: squid ink. This helps to improve the clarity and contrast for gum disease inspections.

Forget holograms, try 3-D images floating in 'thin air'

In what's been called 'better than a hologram', researchers have produced 3-D images that appear to float in 'thin air'. This form of projection could lead to a new way of watching images and other content on smartphones.

Scientists place a GIF image inside a living organism's DNA

Harvard researchers have used the CRISPR gene editing technique to put a GIF image file inside a living organism’s DNA. This was a proof of concept study to test the limits of DNA storage.

When analyzing images big data beats the brain

When it comes to viewing and interpreting a series of images it seems that big data computing approaches are superior to the human brain. New findings have implications for the way images, such as those from CCTV, are interpreted.

Google shrinks photo sizes by 35 percent

Google has announced a new open-source software project that can reduce the size of high-quality JPEG images by up to 35 percent. The development will let you save more photos on your phone's storage and help to speed up website load times.

Review: EarthView version 5 produces stunning planet images

EarthView is a desktop wallpaper and screen saver application, which displays beautiful views of the Earth with daylight and night shadows. A new version has recently been launched.

BlackBerry 'Vienna' leaked online, company's second Android phone

Images of BlackBerry's next Android phone have leaked online just days after the company officially launched the Priv. Codename 'Vienna' eschews the Priv's physical keyboard for a fixed one beneath the display and shows BlackBerry is committed to Android.

Facebook's new Moments app highlights photos of friends

Facebook has released a new photo management app that uses facial recognition to detect forgotten pictures of your friends in your camera roll. It then suggests tags, syncs the friends and tags to the photo's subject and shares the images with friends.

Incredibly beautiful images of the Medusa nebula

The Medusa nebula takes its name from a figure in Greek mythology, who would turn you to stone if you looked at her face. However, the most you can fear from gazing at this cosmological phenomenon, is to be struck speechless by its beauty.

Why aliens would know its Christmas on Earth

When Christmas comes the world lights up, literally. Those decorations you've put on the house won't just brighten up the neighbourhood, but they could be sending a message to aliens that a festive season is underway.

Seeing into cells with super-res microscopy

Philadelphia - New super-resolution microscopy allows scientists to see the make-up of cells in more detail than ever before. This allows the observation of many biological structures not resolvable in conventional fluorescence microscopy.

Millions of historic images posted to Flickr

A U.S. academic has created a searchable database of 12 million historic copyright-free images on the photo hosting service Flickr.

The NSA is harvesting millions of images of faces daily

It has been revealed that America's National Security Agency is collecting millions of images of faces from web searches each day.

Amazing video captures insects in flight

Lund - Using a new approach, researchers have capture the internal mechanics of a flying fly. The video gives a view into the inner workings of the flight muscles as a tethered fly is spun in a circle.

Senate candidate feeling heat for posting grisly photos online

Topeka - Dr. Milton Wolf, a U.S. Republican Senate candidate from Kansas, is feeling heat for posting photos of grisly X-Ray images of gunshot fatalities and injuries to his Facebook page.

Video: NASA unveils stunning images of galactic neighbors

NASA, in conjunction with astronomers from Penn State University, has unveiled a stunning set of ultraviolet images of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, the Milky Way’s two closet galactic neighbors.

Op-Ed: The 15 most incredible photos of 2012

Found across the Web, these photos made our collective jaws drop in wonder. Here are Digital Journal's top 15 photos of 2012.

Photo Essay: The outpouring of support for Newtown Connecticut

Newtown - There is an old saying that says "a picture can say a thousand words", and as many around the world struggle to find the words to express their emotions and sympathies for the families of those killed in Newtown, images are sometimes all they have.

The top 8 microscopic images you'll ever see

Every year, Nikon sponsors a contest for microscopic images to showcase "the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope." Here are some of the entrants for this year's contest, from terrifying spiders to awe-inspiring minerals.

The top 30 most memorable photos of 2011

Find out what photos amazed and shocked the world in 2011, from the Japanese tsunami aftermath to the Occupy Wall Street protests to rarely seen photos from Africa. These are memorable images from both Digital Journalists, local media and other sources.

MoMA’s new photography show features six emerging artists

New York - The Museum of Modern Art has announced its 26th annual “New Photography” exhibition, set to run September 28, 2011 through January 16, 2012, with an expanded show featuring six artists from Canada, China, England, Holland and the US.

AP and Corbis team up for ‘unprecedented’ collection of photos

New York - Calling it the “most compelling” collection of photographic images available today, Corbis Images and the Associated Press have announced an alliance of global imaging, making available to its customers more than 10 million images.

Twitter introduces user image galleries

From now on, when you share photos to Twitter, the images you share will be added to your own personal gallery as part of your Twitter profile.

Brazil legislation would increase Amazon rainforest deforestation

Brasil - As new satellite data shows deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest increased almost sixfold in the past year, Brazil's Chamber of Deputies passed a vote which would ease regulations on the Forest Code, allowing farmers to increase deforestation.

World's largest Jesus Christ image rising in Poland

A Roman Catholic priest from Poland is building the world's largest image of Jesus Christ near the Polish-German border in western Poland.

UK Police release images in effort to identify unclaimed bodies

Police hope artist’s drawings of people found dead on or near rail and Tube networks across the UK will help identify some of these people.

Photographer Erik Johansson's playful image manipulations Special

It would be unfair to simply call Erik Johansson a photographer. He rearranges compositions to create unique eye-opening images, bending reality with ease. He spoke to about his creative process and future plans.

fizwoz launches beta, allows users to sell images to the media

fizwoz today launched as a beta product, and allows users to sell their images to the media using an auction system, similar to that of eBay.

Annie Leibovitz images saved by new loan deal

Photographer Annie Leibovitz, who was to be sued by Art Capital Group and an Italian photographer, has had a slight reprieve. She has been given an extension to the time she has to pay the loan back.

First Images from Rejuvenated Hubble Released

The Hubble is one of the most complex space telescopes ever launched. It has recently undergone major surgery but astronomers have declared it completely rejuvenated and have now released the first new images from the 19 year old observatory.
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The stunning Medusa nebula
The stunning Medusa nebula
The use of lidar technology allowed the archaeologists to pinpoint where the lost city lay beneath t...
The use of lidar technology allowed the archaeologists to pinpoint where the lost city lay beneath the forest canopy.
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monochrome image with color
Image of Christmas lights in Northern Europe
Image of Christmas lights in Northern Europe
Our minds simulate past experiences.
Our minds simulate past experiences.
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Timely Christmas scene
Timely Christmas scene
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