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Wisdom really may come with age

...we approach 30, right? Well, a new study based on brain imaging of men aged 18 to 76 paints a new picture of what happens...Neuroscientists are increasingly turning to MRIs and other brain-imaging methods to try and identify which structural changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/15/tec_313101.shtml
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Dyslexic men's brains reorganize, compensate

...using other brain areas, the scans indicate. "It was rather remarkable," said Barry Horwitz, chief of the unit on brain imaging and computers at the National Institute on Aging. "It fit nicely with the neuroanatomical findings on the regions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/30/ent_234629.shtml
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University center will monitor addicts' brains

...Colorado Health Sciences Center soon will begin transforming a vacant building into the $4.2 million Center for Brain Imaging and Drug Abuse Research. The center is one of 10 established and funded by the U.S. Office of National Drug Control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/19/tec_320021.shtml
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Device will help in detecting concussions during games

...hoped-for dream would be, let's have a biomarker in brain imaging. If you're to the left of that, you're safe...That's probably a few years out. But functional brain imaging and blood flow are going to be a very important part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-04/device-will-help-detecting-concus
Forrest: Children should be taught reading before first grade

...is the natural and ever-fashionable tendency to pooh pooh high-tech gadgets. So it is not surprising that when brain imaging techniques, such as positron emission tomography (PET), point to changing how we educate our children, there will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/07/op_272032.shtml
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Neural link to smells found

...Pennsylvania School of Medicine's Smell and Taste Center, and team leader for the study. Although mental tests and brain imaging scans can give clues, there are currently no physical tests for Alzheimer's disease. There is no cure. "By tying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/16/liv_408906.shtml
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Six honored for research in nerve signaling, heart drugs and brain

...brain regions receive differing amounts of blood during certain psychological conditions. His work led to current brain-imaging techniques, the foundation said. The $25,000 award for clinical medical research will be shared by David W...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/28/tec_271631.shtml
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Thirty-five years old, Internet remains a work in progress

...developing separate systems that parallel the Internet. That way, data-intensive applications like video conferencing, brain imaging and global climate research won't have to compete with e-mail and e-commerce. Think information highway with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/liv_427014.shtml
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Easing pain with brain implants

...since the 1980s, originating in Japan, but has only lately become an accepted alternative in the United States. Brain imaging is used to identify the target area and plan the approach. A paddle-shaped electrode is then placed above that spot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/tec_343689.shtml
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Good news on an anti-cancer drug

...stimulatory effects in breast cancers, and it was feared that it might do the same thing in the brain. The study used a brain imaging technique to measure levels of the brain chemical, called myo-inositol, in 16 breast cancer survivors who had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/20/tec_339631.shtml
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