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Scientists erase fear from the brain

Newly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain. This is shown by researchers from Uppsala University in a new study now being published by the academic journal Science. The findings may represent a brea ...

Sep 20, 2012
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Imaging the network traffic in our brains

MRI brain scans no longer just show the various regions of brain activity; nowadays the networks in the brain can now be imaged with ever greater precision. This will make functional MRI (fMRI) increasingly ...

Sep 18, 2012
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Combination PET-MRI scanner expands imaging frontiers

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine are using a new imaging device that simultaneously performs positron-emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, producing ...

Feb 16, 2012
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