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A New Way of Seeing

By M. Joan Dawson | September 1, 2013

Inspiration and controversy attended the birth of magnetic resonance imaging, a diagnostic technology that changed the course of human medicine.

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Book Excerpt from Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI

By M. Joan Dawson | September 1, 2013

In Chapter 6, “The first fruitful weeks,” author M. Joan Dawson describes her late husband’s first steps in the invention of a revolutionary imaging technology.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2013

Rocket Girl, The Cancer Chronicles, Abominable Science!, and The Sports Gene

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2013

September 2013's selection of notable quotes

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You Are When You Eat

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2013

Circadian time zones and metabolism

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Cancer-Associated Viruses Overblown?

By Tracy Vence | August 7, 2013

An MD Anderson study calls into question estimates on the percentage of viruses linked to cancer.

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Book Excerpt from Cosmic Apprentice

By Dorion Sagan | August 1, 2013

In Chapter 9, “Life Gave Earth the Blues,” author Dorion Sagan addresses the planet’s exuberant color palette, evoking the contribution of industrious microbes.

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Capsule Reviews: Summer Fiction

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2013

Crescent, An Empty Land of Plenty, Prophet of Bones, and Equilateral

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Intelligent Life: The Search Continues

By Dorion Sagan | August 1, 2013

Humans continue to scan the cosmos for a familiar brand of intelligence while ignoring a deeper form that pulses here at home.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2013

August 2013's selection of notable quotes

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