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  • New camera gives surgeons a butterfly’s-eye view of cancer

    Inspired by the eye of the morpho butterfly, a new camera that can see both visible and infrared light could help surgeons more easily identify cancerous tissue.

    Images courtesy of Viktor Gruev. Video editing by Liz Touchstone.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Viktor Gurev, email: vgruev@illinois.edu.

    The paper “A bio-inspired imager improves sensitivity for near-infrared fluorescence image-guided surgery” is available from the News Bureau.

    A multimedia gallery is available for download at https://uofi.box.com/v/butterflycam.