Nanoscale composites improve MRI by ten times

Posted in Science on 19th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Submicroscopic particles that contain even smaller particles of iron oxide could make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) a far more powerful tool to detect and fight disease.

Researchers close in on the dream of a safe portable brain scanner

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Diffuse optical technology, or DOT, is closing in on the accuracy of the industry standard: functional MRI.

MRI sensor allows neuroscientists to map neural activity with molecular precision

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2014
by Alex Muller

MIT researchers have developed a technique that allows them to precisely track neural communication in the brain over time.

Newly Discovered Brain Region May Be Unique To Humans

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The brain region, called the lateral frontal pole prefrontal cortex, was described today in the journal Neuron, and is linked to higher thinking processes.

A precise new quantitative brain scan measurement method

Posted in Science on 19th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Can quantify the volume of specific brain tissues, a critical measurement of the progression of brain diseases.