Tell-tale signs of Alzheimer’s disease - the presence of protein aggregates in the brain called ‘amyloid plaques’. In their research into reducing the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, CSIRO scientists use image analysis techniques to automatically identify, count, and measure these plaques (highlighted in red). The data is part of study aiming to identify food sources that protect us all from the disease.
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For breast cancer research, scientists need to find and measure the ducts in breast tissue. Here a technique for finding clumps of cell nuclei is showing where the edges of the duct are. The nuclei are identified (shown in red) and the lines between them are drawn (in yellow) automatically by imaging software, saving lots of time.
Developed by the CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, the Zebedee technology is a handheld mapping system incorporating a laser scanner that sways on a spring to capture millions of detailed measurements of a site .