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Seeing rice with X-rays may improve crop yields

Most people experience X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanners when they are evaluated for a suspected tumor or blood clot. But in the lab of Dr. Quin Liu, PhD., in Wuhan China, rice plants were the patients in a novel use ...

dateApr 06, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Making CT scans kid-friendly

Ferdousi Dawood was worried. Her daughter's headaches were excruciating, and prescription medicines and natural remedies had failed to make a difference. Now, a doctor at Children's Memorial Hospital was recommending a CT ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Cancer
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Less is more in cancer imaging

When one diagnoses a cancer patient, it's important to gather as much information about that person as possible. But who would have thought an accurate diagnosis would depend on throwing some of that information ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Cancer
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