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Fluorite. Credit: Rob Lavinsky, – CC-BY-SA-3.0

A “crazy idea” for using fluoride nanocrystals as magnetic resonance tracers could lead to new clinical imaging methods

Zoomed-in xSPEN diffusion data arising from a human frontal lobe (dashed square regions) containing the optic nerve indicated by the yellow arrows

A new MRI method developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science improves our ability to study the brain and other non-homogeneous tissues

Magnetic resonance image of a rat’s brain subjected to a partial stroke in the right hemisphere (black square); the left hemisphere remained intact (green square)

An MRI method for picking up the faintest signals can reveal the workings of the brain

Fluid-filled structures in the placenta: maternal and fetal blood vessels and embryo-derived trophoblast cells infiltrating the mother's vasculature

A new MRI technique reveals how the mother's blood flow and that of the fetus meet in the placenta

Running muscles may be predominantly fast- or slow-twitch

A new MRI-based method can detect metabolite levels in real time

Mapping of size distributions of a mouse’s gray matter by quantum-controlled proton MRI. (l) Brain proton MRI; (c) mean cellular size; (r) distribution peak

From quantum physics to biology, a new approach to magnetic resonance turns protons into “spies”

Prof. Hadassa Degani
Prof. Hadassa Degani studied the mechanisms that supply cancerous tumors with oxygen and nutrients. Using magnetic resonance...
(l-r) Keren Ziv, Vicki Plaks, Prof. Michal Neeman and Dr. Batya Cohen.
A new type of reporter gene expands MRI capabilities
MRI image: High levels of Ferritin show up in red, low levels in blue

A cellular iron storage molecule can double as a spy

Researchers find new method for mapping gene expression in MRI

New findings show an iron storage molecule in the cell can serve as an advanced tool for mapping gene expression. Future gene therapy may use a...