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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
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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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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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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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/2002/04/18/tec_339233.shtml
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With a little help, golden memories get brighter again

...in the golden years, particularly the ability to remember new things and recent events. But scientists are using brain-imaging techniques to discover that, to some extent, the memory system just needs a little kick-start to get back to youthful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/tec_335024.shtml
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MCG doctors' brain study advances autism research

...and more folding, called gyrification, Dr. Casanova said. The next step of research is to look for those signs on brain imaging scans of autistics, Dr. Casanova said. For Becky and her 11-year-old brother, Pete Jr., it is a struggle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/12/tec_333049.shtml
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Dyslexia particularly tough for English-speakers, study shows

...was too small to draw final conclusions about how common dyslexia is among the peoples of the world. He said that brain imaging studies with small numbers are notorious for sampling errors -- statistical flukes that distort conclusions. "For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/17/tec_308065.shtml
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...Singer said. Hypnosis power Are hypnotized people just acting, or has something really taken over their brains? Brain-imaging studies indicate that something strange is going on during hypnosis. The brains of hypnotized people who were asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/07/ent_300176.shtml
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