News tagged with magnetic resonance imaging

Nanoparticle pinpoints blood vessel plaques

A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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Manipulating electron spin mechanically

( —Contrary to many textbook illustrations, electrons aren't just balls floating around an atom. In quantum theory, they're more like little tops, exhibiting "spin," and each creating its own tiny magnetic field.

dateDec 04, 2013 in General Physics
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MRI breakthrough for screening liquids

( —Los Alamos scientists have advanced a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology that may provide a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security. They've added low-power X-ray data to the mix, and ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Analytical Chemistry
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