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Limits to brain scanning technology – Prof Donna Rose Addis

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 13th, 2016.

A proposal to test how reliable brain scans could be in detecting whether suspects knew anything about a crime goes beyond the limits of the technology, says Professor Donna Rose Addis. Writing in the New Zealand Herald, University of Auckland psychologist Prof Addis responded to an article published on June 29 describing the work of ‘The […]

Sir Paul Callaghan wins top PM’s science prize

Peter Griffin posted in on November 29th, 2010.

On Friday last week, in Auckland, the winners for this year’s Prime Minister’s Science Prizes were announced, with Sir Paul Callaghan and his team winning the top prize ($500,00) for their work in magnetic resonance innovation. Callaghan’s company, Magritek, is considered a world leader in the field of magnetic resonance imaging, which has applications in […]

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