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This newly upgraded hyperspectral imaging system, being used by biophysicist Moon Kim, takes pictures at different wavelengths simultaneously. Three-dimensional images are created from the process, and researchers can then choose the wavelengths best suited for spotting fecal contamination or cuts and bruises in agricultural products.

Photo by Peggy Greb.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006