Contact: Olivia Poisson
University of Basel
Caption: Conventional micro-tomography using intense X-rays allows for the visualization of plaque (white) and muscle tissue (black). Here, the blood vessel walls are invisible. More sophisticated X-ray computed tomography techniques enable the identification of the vessel walls and other soft tissues. The images show experimental data acquired at the beam-line BW2 (HASYLAB at DESY, Germany).
Credit: (Fig: Biomaterials Science Center, University oft Basel)
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