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Monitoring electromagnetic signals in the brain with MRI

Source: [Anne Trafton | MIT News Office, October 22, 2018] Technique could be used to detect light or electrical fields in living tissue. Researchers commonly study brain function by monitoring two types of electromagnetism — electric fields and light. However, most methods for measuring these phenomena in the brain are very […]


MRI image becomes a tribute to motherhood

[Source: Smithsonian Magazine, November 19, 2015]   MIT neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe steps away from her research and places herself inside an MRI machine, alongside her infant son. The resulting image reflects differences in the size and substance of the two brains but also the universal symbol of love between a […]