31 Mar 2015

Google mapping the human body

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 31 March 2015

In a world first researchers are using Google's technology to map the human body.

The new imaging technique was announced at a convention in the United States this week. It will allow medical professionals to zoom in to individual cells.

It could have the potential to detect disease earlier and even change treatment methods.

Professor Melissa Knothe Tate is the Paul Trainor Chair of Biomedical Engineering and a Professor at the University of New South Wales.

She talks to Simon Mercep from the Orthopaedic Research Society meeting in Las Vegas.