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CU researchers: Fast MRIs offer alternative to CT scans for pediatric head injuries
Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have released a study that shows that a new imaging method 'fast MRI' is effective in identifying traumatic brain injuries in children, and can avoid exposure to ionizing radiation and anesthesia. (2019-09-18)
Brain imaging shows how nonverbal children with autism have slower response to sounds
Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) used state-of-the-art brain imaging techniques to determine how nonverbal or minimally verbal people who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) processes auditory stimuli, which could have important diagnostic and prognostic implications across the autism spectrum. (2019-09-18)
Every step a cell takes, every move they make -- scientists will be watching
An interdisciplinary team has found a solution to a problem plaguing developmental biology -- long-term cell tracking and manipulation. (2019-09-17)
Studying drivers behind cardiac arrhythmias
Despite advances in medical imaging, the mechanisms leading to the irregular contractions of the heart during rhythm disorders remain poorly understood. (2019-09-17)
Scientists create fully electronic 2-dimensional spin transistors
Physicists from the University of Groningen constructed a two-dimensional spin transistor, in which spin currents were generated by an electric current through graphene. (2019-09-17)
The market in your head
When bidding in a competitive market, our brains use a special type of heuristic to adjust the price depending on the success of previous attempts to buy goods. (2019-09-17)
North Atlantic haddock use magnetic compass to guide them
A new study found that the larvae of haddock, a commercially important type of cod, have a magnetic compass to find their way at sea. (2019-09-17)
Microbiome may be involved in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults
New study suggests the gut microbiome has a role in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults. (2019-09-17)
Study stresses the importance of staying physically active and the negative effects of even short-term inactivity
A new study presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain (Sept. (2019-09-17)
Eco-friendly method for the synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles
Environmentally Friendly Way of Synthesizing Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Was Developed. (2019-09-16)
Vitamin E found to prevent muscle damage after heart attack
Early studies from scientists at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Australia and Jena University in Germany have found Vitamin E could be used to save the muscle from dying during a heart attack. (2019-09-16)
Tomorrow's coolants of choice
Later during this century, around 2060, a paradigm shift in global energy consumption is expected: we will spend more energy for cooling than for heating. (2019-09-16)
Nonphysician providers rarely interpret diagnostic imaging -- except radiography, fluoroscopy
Although Medicare claims data confirm the increasing role of nonphysician providers in imaging-guided procedures across the United States, according to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology, nurse practitioners and physician assistants still rarely render diagnostic imaging services, compared with the overall number of diagnostic imaging interpretations. (2019-09-13)
Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia
An advanced MRI brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-damaged blood vessels helped predict problems with thinking (planning, organizing information and processing speed) and dementia. (2019-09-12)
Study led by NUS scientists show that drinking tea improves brain health
A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers. (2019-09-12)
Researchers produce synthetic Hall Effect to achieve one-way radio transmission
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have replicated one of the most well-known electromagnetic effects in physics, the Hall Effect, using radio waves (photons) instead of electric current (electrons). (2019-09-12)
Why do birds migrate at night?
Researchers found migratory birds maximize how much light they get from their environment, so they can migrate even at night.  (2019-09-12)
Discovering biological mechanisms enabling pianists to achieve skillful fingering
Japanese researchers discovered a sensorimotor function integration mechanism that enables the skillful fingering of pianists. (2019-09-11)
New study points to universal code in our brains for what we find beautiful
A network in the human brain involved in inner thoughts and self-referential mental processing may contain a universal code for whether we find something to be beautiful. (2019-09-11)
Study: Want more investors to your startup? Better make an impassioned pitch
The brains of potential investors are wired to pay closer attention to entrepreneurs who pitch with passion, according to new research from Case Western Reserve University. (2019-09-11)
Lollies, vitamins and fish-shaped sauce containers hit the MRI mark
A study by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia, has identified four common items that could be cheaper and equally effective alternatives to commercial markers for use in MRI scanning to pinpoint specific anatomical areas or pathologies being scanned. (2019-09-09)
Molecule properties change through light
Green light affects this chemical compound in a different way than blue light. (2019-09-09)
Fermilab achieves world-record field strength for accelerator magnet
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Fermilab have announced that they achieved the highest magnetic field strength ever recorded for an accelerator steering magnet, setting a world record of 14.1 teslas, with the magnet cooled to 4.5 kelvins or minus 450 degrees Fahrenheit. (2019-09-09)
Deep magnet stimulation shown to improve symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder
Researchers have found that focusing powerful non-invasive magnet stimulation on a specific brain area can improve the symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). (2019-09-07)
Scientists couple magnetization to superconductivity for quantum discoveries
In a recent study, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have created a miniaturized chip-based superconducting circuit that couples quantum waves of magnetic spins called magnons to photons of equivalent energy. (2019-09-06)
'Resonance' raman spectroscopy with 1-nm resolution
Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy resolved 'resonance' Raman scattering with 1-nm resolution in ultrathin zinc oxide films epitaxially grown on a single-crystal silver surface. (2019-09-04)
Biophysics: Stretching proteins with magnetic tweezers
Physicists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a highly sensitive method for measuring the mechanical stability of protein conformations, and used it to monitor the early steps in the formation of blood clots. (2019-09-04)
Single traumatic brain injury can have long-term consequences for cognition
A single incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can lead to long-lasting neurodegeneration, according to a study of 32 individuals. (2019-09-04)
Seeking moments of disorder
Scientists discover a new, long-hypothesized material state with a signature of quantum disordered liquid-like magnetic moments. (2019-09-04)
ASNC announces multisocietal cardiac amyloidosis imaging consensus
ASNC assembled a writing team of 26 experts in cardiovascular imaging and amyloidosis representing nine societies to author Expert Consensus Recommendations For Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Amyloidosis. (2019-09-04)
Affordable multiferroic material
Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a novel liquid process for fabrication of an affordable multiferroic nanocomposite film in collaboration with an international joint research team. (2019-09-03)
Developed biodegradable anti-cancer treatment micro-robot
DGIST Professor Hongsoo Choi's team developed a biodegradable micro-robot that performs both drug release and hyperthermia treatment into a desired area. (2019-09-03)
Use of medical imaging
This observational study looked at patterns of use for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and nuclear medicine imaging in the United States and in Ontario, Canada, from 2000 to 2016. (2019-09-03)
Medical imaging rates continue to rise despite push to reduce their use
The rates of use of CT, MRI and other scans have continued to increase in both the US and Ontario, Canada, according to a new study of more than 135 million imaging exams conducted by researchers at UC Davis, UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente. (2019-09-03)
An astonishing parabola trick
Prospective digital data storage devices rely on novel fundamental magnetic phenomena. (2019-09-03)
Heart failure patients have similar odds of dementia-type brain lesions as stroke patients
A type of brain damage linked with dementia and cognitive impairment is as common in heart failure patients as it is in patients with a history of stroke, according to findings from the LIFE-Adult-Study presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. (2019-09-02)
How humans have shaped dogs' brains
Dog brain structure varies across breeds and is correlated with specific behaviors, according to new research published in JNeurosci. (2019-09-02)
Number of years in NFL, certain positions portend greater risk for cognitive, mental health problems
Study shows link between longer NFL career and higher risk of cognitive, mental health problems. (2019-08-30)
Better chemistry through tiny antennae
A research team at The University of Tokyo has developed a new method for actively controlling the breaking of chemical bonds by shining infrared lasers on tiny antennae. (2019-08-29)
Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain's blood vessels
MIT engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labrynthine vasculature of the brain. (2019-08-28)
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