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The World’s First Full-Color, 3D X-rays Are Freaking Me Out

A high-contrast, black-and-white image of your bones is an effective tool for spotting fractures or breaks. But after 120+ years, x-ray imaging is getting a remarkable update with 3D, full-color images that reveal far more than just the bones inside you. These images will improve what a doctor can diagnose without cutting you open. Continue reading The World’s First Full-Color, 3D X-rays Are Freaking Me Out

THIS SCREEN TURNS YOU INTO AN ACTUAL 3D HOLOGRAM

Just as teleportation and flying cars will surely be a part of our future, it has also been foretold that 3D holograms will be commonplace occurrences—and we’re not talking about the rainbowy, static, laser-etched kind you find in museum gift shops that change angles as you move, but actual videos and animation that move on their own.

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Scientists create glasses-free 3D for the movie theater

Watching glasses-free 3D on a TV is no longer an outlandish concept, but that hasn’t been true for movie theaters. How are you supposed to create the same parallax effect for everyone, whether they’re up front or way in the back? Researchers at MIT CSAIL and Israel’s Weizmann Institute for Science finally have a practical answer.

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A 3D Tour of the International Space Station For All of Us Wannabe Astronauts

There’s no shortage of footage showing what life aboard the International Space Station is like, but unless you’ve had a chance to spend some time there, the ISS’ sprawling and ever-expanding layout can be confusing. To help make better sense of it, the European Space Agency has created a narrated video tour of the space station—and it’s in 3D.

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These 3D Pavement Paintings Take Chalk Art to a New Level

Painters have canvases. Graffiti artists have walls. But a certain subset of artists finds the pavement beneath their feet more inspiring than anything at eye level. Last weekend, hundreds of chalk artists from around the world made the pavement their playground at the Sarasota Chalk Festival in Venice, Florida.

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