NASA Technology Could Aid in Interpretation of Mammograms, originally uploaded to Flickr by NASA Goddard Photo and Video.
The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is using the same imaging technology used for space exploration to help improve medical imagery.
Caption: The left image shows an original mammogram before MED-SEG processing. The image on the right, with region of interest (white) labeled, shows a mammogram after MED-SEG processing.
Credit: Bartron Medical Imaging
NASA software used to enhance Earth Science Imagery could one day aid in the interpretation of mammograms, ultrasounds and other medical imagery.