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  • PET Plants: Imaging Natural Processes For Renewable Energy From Plants

    September 19, 2012

    In this 480th Brookhaven Lecture, Goldhaber Fellow Ben Babst talks about how innovating scientists in the Lab's Medical Department are using a technique called positron emission tomography, or PET imaging — commonly used to diagnose cancer and study brain activity — to investigate plants' abilities to make substances for biofuels that could one day power our vehicles, homes, and industry.