According to American brain imaging experts, convicts showing low activity in an area of the brain associated with decision-making and action are more likely to be arrested again.
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The NFL and General Electric (GE) today jointly announced a four-year 60 million initiative to develop novel imaging technology and other tech-based approaches to aid in the prevention, detection and management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and concussions. The overriding theme, announced in an opening video this afternoon at a press conference at 30 Rock in the GE...
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SURGEONS say a brain operation they performed on former Queensland premier Wayne Goss on Wednesday went well.
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An experimental technique is helping surgeons see brain tumors better and remove more of it
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TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Timely brain imaging can detect tiny lesions caused by mild traumatic brain injury or mild concussion, according to a new study. Researchers noted these tiny lesions are different from other types of lesions associated with more severe brain injuries or concussions. They suggested their findings could lead to the development of new...
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April 11 - Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a process that renders an intact mouse brain transparent. By replacing the opaque fatty components in the brain with a transparent hydrogel, the wiring and molecular structure of the brain become clear to see with visible light and chemicals. The research opens a door to new imaging techniques that...
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Today President Obama revealed that he plans to direct $100 million of the 2014 budget to the government’s BRAIN initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies). The Initiative will include a large-scale effort to map the topography of the brain, from cells to circuits, which will first require some more sophisticated imaging techniques.
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The groundbreaking experiment if the first to show a brain to brain interface without having to implant devices inside the brain. Researchers at Havard hope it could pave the way for new therapies for the paralysed.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, spine and associated tissues of patients ages 2 years and older, providing doctors with another option to...
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NEWS of what protagonists hope will be America’s next big science project continues to dribble out. A leak to the New York Times, published on February 17th, let the cat out of the bag, with a report that Barack Obama’s administration is thinking of sponsoring what will be known as the Brain Activity Map. And on March 7th several of those protagonists published a manifesto...
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