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A little-known and harmless side effect of MRIs gives us an intriguing way to murder people. Tricking them into getting an MRI would be tough, but afterwards?
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Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technische Universität München have succeeded in a breakthrough for the further development of contrast agents and consequently improved diagnostics with imaging using MRI procedures. 70 more words
Fornical and non-fornical projections from the rat hippocampal formation to the anterior thalamic nuclei.
Our latest paper available for download. We find that contrary to previous descriptions, projections from the subiculum to the anteromedial thalamic nucleus overwhelmingly relied on the fornix, whereas postsubicular inputs to the lateral dorsal part of the anteroventral nucleus, as well as to the anterodorsal and laterodorsal thalamic nuclei, largely proceed via the internal capsule (a non-fornical pathway). 272 more words
MRI. That fancy acronym doctors use, fewer people understand, and even fewer people actually explain. Until recently, I was one of those middle people, not fully understanding what exactly an MRI machine did. 1,029 more words