Timepix: from CERN’s galleries to the Moon

The renowned Timepix detector celebrates its 10-year anniversary on the International Space Station by flying to the Moon: the chip features in NASA’s future lunar programme

16 November, 2022

Spectroscopic X-ray imaging now certified for medical use

The CERN Workshops on Medical Applications of Spectroscopic X-ray Detectors have been instrumental in advancing spectroscopic X-ray imaging and bringing it from the lab to the clinic

01 September, 2022

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

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

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

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