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Probing Canine Face Recognition
Probing Canine Face Recognition
Jef Akst | Mar 4, 2016
Dogs trained to stay still in an MRI machine show activity in the temporal cortex when shown a human face.
Jacob Hooker: Weaver of Brain Science
Jacob Hooker: Weaver of Brain Science
Bob Grant | Oct 1, 2015
Director of Radiochemistry, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School. Age: 35
Honorable Innovation
Honorable Innovation
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2014
Runners up in the Top 10 Innovations of 2014 competition
Cerebral Sleuths
Cerebral Sleuths
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 1, 2014
For neuroscientists, experimental results converge to help crack the case of how the brain functions.
Sex in a Scanner
Sex in a Scanner
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jul 1, 2014
Meet Pek Van Andel, who conducted the famous MRI sex experiment, and see his research in action.
A New Way of Seeing
A New Way of Seeing
M. Joan Dawson | Sep 1, 2013
Inspiration and controversy attended the birth of magnetic resonance imaging, a diagnostic technology that changed the course of human medicine.
Book Excerpt from <em>Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI</em>
Book Excerpt from Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI
M. Joan Dawson | Sep 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.
Autism Masculinizes Female Brain
Autism Masculinizes Female Brain
Chris Palmer | Aug 15, 2013
Comparative imaging reveals that the brains of women with autism differ from those of women without it in the same ways that the brains of non-autistic men and women differ.
Bribes for Research Data
Bribes for Research Data
Kate Yandell | May 22, 2013
Three NIH-funded scientists have been arrested for sharing nonpublic data with a company and a Chinese government-sponsored institute.
Start It Up
Start It Up
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2013
Young researchers who left the academic path to transform their bright ideas into thriving companies discuss their experiences, and how you can launch your own business.