Unigamer points out this article from BBC news briefly describing how University of California researchers have successfully used peeling adhesive tape to generate X-rays strong enough to scan a human finger. Cool – homemade X-ray machines can’t be far behind!

Update: See the full video demonstration @

  • Dax

    Let’s call it SEXIEST

    SEXIEST = Super Easy X-ray Imaging Employing Scotch Tape

  • Collin Cunningham

    ha – if those UCLA researchers need a marketing strategy, they’ll know where to turn

  • Freax

    Homemade X-Rays wouldn’t be something new…

  • Collin Cunningham

    … but homemade x-rays using tape would