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
MRI

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
Shut Up

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
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
brain

Why Two Decades of Brain Research Could Be Seriously Flawed

A new paper casts doubt on 40,000 studies.
Kate Lunau
7.5.16
africa

Scientists May Have Just Found 600,000 Olympic Swimming Pools of Helium

It could help ease the helium shortage.
Bryson Masse
6.28.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are Stethoscopes Still a Thing?

They were invented when doctors still used leeches.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.5.16
jacked in

The Race to Map the Brain So We Can Upload It Into a Computer

Neuroscientists talk about mind uploading a lot more than you'd expect.
Seung Lee
6.11.15
Science

This Interactive System Lets Doctors See Your Guts in Virtual Reality

A company called EchoPixel hopes to bring medical imaging into the virtual reality era with its True 3D system.
DJ Pangburn
5.19.15
psychology

Studying the Brain at Rest Is Really Hard

Neuroscientist Daniel Margulies studies the brain when it's not really doing anything specific, but still has a lot going on.
Victoria Turk
11.10.14
Motherboard Blog

The Global Helium Crisis Is About To Get A Lot Worse

Time to start stockpiling balloons.
Grace Wyler
9.8.13
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