A robotic microscope brings pathology up to speed

MIT Technology Review | April 24, 2019

Cody Daniel 11 was a high school student looking for intricate pranks to play on his friends when he stumbled upon the history of hacks at MIT. I found the subversive culture of MIT very exciting, and I loved the character of the students, he says. Now, having studied mechanical engineering as one of those students, he is subverting the status quo in a far more serious way-bringing high-volume 3D imaging into the field of pathology, where it has the potential to yield unprecedented scientific insights.
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It was through a late-night, quirky conversation at a Steer Roast party at MIT’s Senior House that Daniel first met Todd Huffman, with whom he would later join forces to start 3Scan, a biotechnology company that is changing the way we understand human biology. He and I got to talking about future technologies, neuroscience, and brain uploading-all these weird, out-there concepts, he says.

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