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"The PlayStation 3 's Cell Broadband Engine microprocessor is proving useful in medical imaging applications such as detecting breast cancer.
IBM and the Mayo Clinic are announcing today that the Cell chip has been used in medical imaging applications to register 3-D medical images at speeds 50 times faster than traditional methods. The method helps with image registration, or aligning two different images so that doctors can track the growth of a tumor.
The results will be presented April 12 to 15 at a IEEE engineering conference in Washington, D.C.."
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