Positron Emission Tomography
A PET scanner uses medical tracers that emit positrons to generate an image of the activity and tissues in the body.
The Scanner: 255 more words
(cover photo above: Pluto surface detail from New Horizons space probe, 2016)
By Mark Marchand
BOSTON — In the city that helped launch the great democracy experiment known as America, scientists from around the world gathered last month to discuss and share their latest research — and to draw battle lines against the ideological, anti-science platform of the new administration in Washington. 828 more words
AUTHORS: LAUREN PULLING
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (NY, USA) have demonstrated the use of an experimental PET tracer in the diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the living brain. 404 more words