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Knowing one's place in a social hierarchy

When you start a new job, it's normal to spend the first day working out who's who in the pecking order, information that will come in handy for making useful connections in the future. In an fMRI study published December ...

Dec 07, 2016
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Ultrasound to safely measure brain pressure

Elevated cranial pressure, the result of head traumas and brain tumours, is a potentially deadly complication. But although time is of the essence in detecting irregular cranial pressures, conventional diagnosis relies on ...

Apr 26, 2016
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Biopsy robot combines MRI and ultrasound

Researchers at the University of Twente in The Netherlands are working on a biopsy robot that combines the best features of MRI and ultrasound, aiming to improve the diagnosis of breast cancer and muscle diseases.

Jan 21, 2016
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