Histopathology

"AI research could pose risk for patients"

Many studies claiming that artificial intelligence (AI) is as good as, or better than, human experts at interpreting medical images are of poor quality and potentially exaggerated.

Morphology: is the future digital?

Biomedical Scientist Team Manager Tahmina Hussain puts a new automated digital analyser to the test.

Obituary: Steve Crane

It is with a sad heart that I have to write this. Steve passed away on 30 December 2019.

Microscaled methods for cancer diagnostics

Using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumour diagnosis, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology, tumour type and the mechanisms of response and resistance to therapy than with conventional approaches.

March: Science news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Delivering real-time PCR in histopathology

Clinical Scientist and Molecular Pathology Lead Siobhan Taylor looks at the experiences of implementing a new platform within a routine histopathology service and the impact it has had on patient care.

Histopathology reporting qualifications

Dr Joanne Horne and Dr Bryan Green look at the Healthcare Scientist Reporting Programme and developing an expert, collaborative histopathology team.

3D model of human liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming the most common chronic liver disorder in developed countries.

Changes ahead

Role development, workforce strategies and professional qualifications... Sarah May looks back at 2019 and forward to the New Year. 

Efficient regulation

A more consistent and transparent regulatory system can only be for the good, writes Sarah May.  

Imaging with LEGO

Researchers have come up with an inexpensive, automated way to image biological samples – using the children’s toy, LEGO.

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