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MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 14, 2017
The Nobel laureate helped lay the groundwork for today’s ubiquitous magnetic resonance imaging machines.
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
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.
Disorder No More
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2013
Researchers hunt for biomarkers of Asperger's syndrome, a condition that officially no longer exists.
Abdul-Kareem Ahmed | Nov 13, 2013
From determining structures to figuring out functions, brain-mapping scientists are applying new technologies to understand the hub of the central nervous system.
Einstein’s Brilliant Connections
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2013
Remarkably thick connections between Albert Einstein's left and right brain hemispheres offer one possible explanation of his intelligence.
Abby Olena | Sep 30, 2013
The areas corresponding to balance in the brains of trained ballet dancers differ from those of non-dancers.
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.
Dead or Alive?
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists create nontoxic pH nanosensors to assess viability of transplanted therapeutic cells.
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.