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What It’s Like to Smoke Salvia for Science
I was the final volunteer in the world's first brain imaging study on salvia divinorum.
Why a Helium Leak Disabled Every iPhone in a Medical Facility
The bizarre incident happened during the installation of an MRI machine and was a surprise to everyone except Apple.
Neuroscientists Find That It's Easier to Be a Pessimist
The brain is quicker to judge something as negative, because it’s easier than reframing to positive thinking.
This Is What Your Gross Tongue Looks Like When You Talk
MRI videos of the insides of people’s mouths and bodies are kind of gross, but represent important breakthroughs in medicine.
A Brain Scan Could Help You Choose the Most Effective Depression Treatment
And avoid frustration from not responding to therapy or meds.
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MRIs Say We’re All Needy Attention Seekers on Facebook
Our brains follow a predictable pattern when it comes to sharing stories.
One Woman, 10 MRI Scans, 10 Different Diagnoses
She did it for science.
We Can Now Detect Autism in Brain Scans
A new MRI technique is 80 percent accurate at diagnosing the condition.
Scientists Built an MRI Machine Just for Newborns
The world's first mini-scanner could help improve the prognosis for babies born prematurely.
Virtual Autopsies Help Shed Light on Possible Child Abuse
Radiology techniques are being increasingly used to conduct post-mortem investigations that are less slice-and-dice, more scan-and-shoot.
Here's How Scientists May Soon Be Able to "See" Your Dreams
A new animated short from Future of StoryTelling illustrates how scientists are using MRI technology to tap into the subconscious.
Breakdancing? An Unlikely Sense of Sight for the Visually Impaired
Hip-hop theatre company Rationale discover which dance moves can be seen by those with vision problems.