Radiology & Imaging

MRI images: More efficient, quieter and faster

Magnetic resonance imaging has become an indispensable tool for medical diagnostics. Using metamaterials—printed circuit boards whose properties can be systematically adjusted—can increase measurement sensitivity by a ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pregnancy stress may shape baby brain

Stress levels in mothers—measured by a hormone linked to anxiety and other health problems—is related to changes in areas of the infant brain associated with emotional development, the study suggests.

Oncology & Cancer

New imaging technique doubles visibility of brain tumors in scans

A new three-dimensional imaging technique has been developed that greatly improves the visibility of brain tumors in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. The technique, invented by a scientist at Northwestern University ...

Radiology & Imaging

Tracer molecule may improve imaging tests for brain injury

Researchers have validated a new radiolabeled molecule that can be used with imaging tests to accurately detect and characterize brain injury. The team, led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), recently ...

Neuroscience

What lies between grey and white in the brain

Traditionally, neuroscience regards the brain as being made up of two basic tissue types. Billions of neurons make up the gray matter, forming a thin layer on the brain's surface. These neuronal cells are interlinked in a ...

Neuroscience

Assessing state of the art in AI for brain disease treatment

Artificial intelligence is lauded for its ability to solve problems humans cannot, thanks to novel computing architectures that process large amounts of complex data quickly. As a result, AI methods, such as machine learning, ...

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