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Radioactive astronauts: images worth a thousand experiments.

Google Tech TalksApril, 22 2008ABSTRACTCosmic radiation presents a very real threat to astronauts. As partof a NASA funded project to evaluate the cancer risks of a trip to Mars,Dr. Costes' team has been collecting hundreds of gigabytes of 3D and4D imagery showing the traversal of cosmic particles in human cells,and characterizing the DNA damage along those tracks to reveal theexistence of DNA repair factories.In addition to sharing his project with us, Dr. Costes will discusshow they've overcome some of the challenges in 3D image registrationand segmentation, pattern recognition and classification, and storing,organizing and browsing through thousands of images and experimentalmeasurements.Speaker: Sylvain CostesDr. Costes is a principal investigator in the Life Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
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