First European hospital receives 3D colour X-ray scanner using CERN technology

MARS Bioimaging's 3D colour X-ray scanner has arrived in Europe to undertake clinical trials that will lead to its medical use.

22 June, 2021

Timepix-based detectors bring particle physics in the classroom

The ADMIRA project uses Timepix-based detectors to help students experiment with particle physics and contributes to transforming STEM education.

29 March, 2021

New 3D colour X-rays made possible with CERN technology

Stunning new images pave the way to large-scale human trials, two years on from the first ever 3D colour human X-ray using CERN Medipix3 technology

18 November, 2020

CERN technology helps rediscover lost painting by Raphael

CERN’s Timepix particle detectors, developed by the Medipix2 Collaboration, help unravel the secret of a long-lost painting by the great Renaissance master, Raphael.

21 September, 2020

MARS Bioimaging is seeking partners to better enable drug development and therapy monitoring for COVID-19

The current standard for definitive diagnosis of COVID-19 is the real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR).

15 April, 2020

Medipix: Two decades of turning technology into applications

The story of how detector components ended up in medical imaging, in art restoration and even in space.

30 January, 2020

NASA, CERN Timepix Technology Advances Miniaturized Radiation Detection

As we prepare to send the first woman and next man to the Moon and on to Mars, NASA, with support from the University of Houston, has been working to develop advanced radiation detectors to better protect astronauts and vital spacecraft systems.

04 October, 2019

CERN Open Days: Technologies that change your lives

What does CERN have to do with 3D colour x-rays and 19th century paintings?

30 September, 2019

20th Anniversary Symposium on Medipix and Timepix

The Medipix2 Collaboration will celebrate 20 years of activity in 2019. To mark the occasion, a special symposium on Medipix and Timepix will be held at CERN on 18 September.

14 August, 2019

More bang from your beam: reimagining X-ray conversion

The X-rays used for radiation therapy, medical imaging and many other applications are produced by slamming an electron beam into a piece of metal.

19 July, 2018