MRI

When the Drugs Hit

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.5.19
Apple

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.30.18
Motherboard

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.
Samantha Cole
10.23.18
Motherboard

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.
Samantha Cole
4.27.18
mental health

A Brain Scan Could Help You Choose the Most Effective Depression Treatment

And avoid frustration from not responding to therapy or meds.
Nick Keppler
3.29.17
fun with science

MRIs Say We’re All Needy Attention Seekers on Facebook

Our brains follow a predictable pattern when it comes to sharing stories.
Dene Moore
2.28.17
Holy Shit

One Woman, 10 MRI Scans, 10 Different Diagnoses

She did it for science.
Nick Keppler
2.22.17
Whoa

We Can Now Detect Autism in Brain Scans

A new MRI technique is 80 percent accurate at diagnosing the condition.
Jesse Hicks
2.17.17
Whoa

Scientists Built an MRI Machine Just for Newborns

The world's first mini-scanner could help improve the prognosis for babies born prematurely.
Michael Regnier
1.24.17
Health

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.
Christine Ro
1.16.17
Art

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.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.12.16
Art

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.
Catherine Chapman
10.2.16
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