News tagged with magnetic resonance imaging

Human brains outpace chimp brains in the womb

Humans' superior brain size in comparison to their chimpanzee cousins traces all the way back to the womb. That's according to a study reported in the September 25 issue of Current Biology that is the first to track and compare ...

dateSep 24, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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New insights into placebo effect

(Phys.org)—Mathematical models developed by scientists at the University of Bristol are providing new insights into why the placebo effect exists and when it should occur. Their research is published today in the journal ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Mathematics
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A detector you can wear

Swiss scientists from ETH Zurich have developed the first elastic detector for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The detector in the form of an elastic bandage moulds itself to the shape of the patient's body, which also ...

dateAug 23, 2012 in General Physics
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Brewing the world's hottest Guinness

(Phys.org) -- The positive and sometimes unexpected impact of particle physics is well documented, from physicists inventing the World Wide Web to engineering the technology underlying life-saving magnetic resonance imaging ...

dateJun 27, 2012 in General Physics
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