Photography

Always the underdog, Olympus engineers show they can play with the alphas

Hillary Grigonis/Digital Trends Olympus launched just a single camera last year, the consumer-focused E-PL9, as three other brands stole the show by venturing into full-frame mirrorless. Olympus now needs to prove that the Micro Four Thirds system, a relatively small-sensor format that often falls short of the resolution and image quality of larger APS-C and […]

Emerging Tech

Transplanted pig hearts show promise in baboon trials. Are humans next?

Walter Brendel Center of Experimental Medicine Transplant surgery has advanced significantly over the past few decades. One problem that’s hard to solve, however, is how to eliminate the organ transplant waiting list, which results in the death of thousands of people every year who die before receiving the organ replacement that they desperately need. One […]