RESEARCHERS WORKING ON REAL X-RAY VISION

If you're old enough, you'll remember the laughable ads in comic books for eyeglasses that promised to give you X-ray vision, just like Superman. Now, scientists at Brown University, in Providence, R.I., are developing a technology that could really deliver on that far-fetched vow. According to a recent statement to the media, a multi-disciplinary team from the college is hard at work on creating a system that would, for example, enable doctors to study damaged bones and tissue in motion to plan the most effective surgical approach to a patient's treatment.