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Medicine's new eyes

Armed with powerful new imaging devices, clinicians and researchers can peer into the body more clearly than ever before. What they are seeing is revolutionizing medicine.

A century ago, the modern science of medical imaging was born when Roentgen discovered the X-ray. Now, new methods are revealing the intricate details of function in addition to anatomical structure.

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Navigating the spinal cord

Originating in the brain, stretching down the back and extending its reach through the peripheral nerves to every part...

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Music and medicine

Music and medicine

What was the first human music? A whistled imitation of a bird call? A rhythmic pounding that mimicked a heartbeat or...

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