Virginia Tech Launches ‘Next Generation’ Human Brain Imaging Lab
Published in Personalized medicine, Scanners and Imaging.
Summary: Virginia Tech researchers have received a grant to deploy a new brain imaging technology called optically pumped magnetometry which can assist with studying the nuances of social interactions.
Source: Virginia Tech
As you read this story, your brain’s cells are generating electrical currents that emit infinitesimally small magnetic fields. Now, Virginia Tech scientists can measure them using a new brain imaging technique called optically pumped magnetometry.