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Life After Death: Bruno Frohlich

National Geographic April 2014

CT scanners let scientists peer inside objects while keeping them intact. Frohlich has scanned everything from mummies to Stradivarius violins.

For the past 15 years, Frohlich’s office has been the hub of the Smithsonian Institution’s noninvasive study of just about anything nonliving. 43 more words

Science - General

Author Insights: Neuroimaging for Headache is Overused and Provides Little Additional Benefit

Although most headaches are caused by benign conditions, sometimes they signal the presence of a more dangerous condition, such as a brain tumor or aneurysm. To determine if such a condition is present, a physician, often at the request of the patient, will order neuroimaging with computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). 474 more words


In silico Paleoneurology: Testing the untestable?

In a perfect world, science should always rely on the scientific method. That is, any scientific hypothesis should be based on systematic observation, measurement and experimentation. 415 more words