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Posts tagged magnetic resonance imaging

October 6, 2014

 

a tech instructs patient before MRI procedure

How MRI Machines Work

MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is a noninvasive means by which doctors get detailed visuals of the body's interior and are able to detect abnormalities.

March 11, 2011

 

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Why Do Our Brains Choose To Remember Some Details But Not Others?

Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people's names...

November 25, 2009

 

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Exposed While Scanned

Why would people choose to have tests done that expose them to radiation?

May 22, 2009

 

Wine Bottles

A TV Dinner by Candle Light

Experiments support the notion that knowing the price of something before trying it affects your overall experience.

January 22, 2007

 

a CT scan of a persons skull in front of a light

Scans, Scans, and More Scans

MRI, CT, PET... What are all these scans used for and how are they different?

December 26, 2005

 

Thanks for the Memories

Do you remember who won the world series in 1968, but forget where you left your keys? Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people’s names? What our brains choose to remember, and exactly how they do it, has been the subject of scientific inquiry for quite some time. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

MRI

Although dissection remains a staple of medical training, over the years we have developed less invasive ways of peering inside the body. One of the most revolutionary and successful is MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging.

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