Micro-Tomography (image) 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) Usage Restrictions Give adequate attribution to the original author Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.