MRI contrast agents accumulate in the brain...
Experts have provided new guidance in the use of contrast agents during MRI scans. Emerging research suggests gadolinium-based contrast agents, injected in a patient's veins to brighten tissues in MRI images, accumulate in the brain. More than 300 million
on 2017-08-07 23:46 UTC
New MRI contrast agent tested on big animals...
The top causes of death worldwide, ischemic heart diseases and stroke, together with another major source of illness, that is cancer, require proper imaging of blood vessels. A team formed by the Center for Nanoparticle Research, within the Institute for
on 2017-07-31 15:56 UTC
Brain cells found to control aging...
Scientists have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body. The finding, made in mice, could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan.
Four new short-period giant planets discovered...
(Phys.org)Astronomers have detected four new giant exoplanets as part of the Hungarian-made Automated Telescope Network-South (HATSouth) exoplanet survey. The newly found alien worlds are about the size of Jupiter, but less massive. They transit moderatel
on 2017-07-26 17:07 UTC, Edited: 2017-07-26 17:10 UTC
Moon has a water-rich interior...
Using satellite data, researchers have for the first time detected widespread water within ancient explosive volcanic deposits on the moon, suggesting that its interior contains substantial amounts of indigenous water.
on 2017-07-24 16:54 UTC