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  • My Brain’s Contribution to Science

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    2 weeks ago

    Last weekend I was on the campus of U.C. Berkeley in order for the researchers there to obtain an MRI of my brain. It was actually the second brain MRI they had done. The first one was a baseline image they took of it about five years ago.

    The experience is an interesting one,...

  • Assessing Ariel Sharon

    April 10, 2013 | 8:45 am

    On the night of Jan. 24, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was transported to Soroka University Medical Center in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba. Secured horizontally and face-up, he was passed slowly through an advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine,...

  • Can MRI save lives?

    By Adam Wills

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In 2003, Leslie Berlin was training six days a week, two hours a day as a figure skater. Two years earlier, while taking lessons with her twin sister, she fell in love with the sport. At 37, she started entering competitions at an age when most professionals hang up their skates....