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Written and photographed by Peter Jansen, Ph.D.

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PETER JANSEN, PH.D. is a postdoctoral researcher who teaches computers to learn language and the founder of the open-source science tricorder project.

BY FAR THE MOST INTERESTING CLASS I’VE EVER TAKEN was advanced brain imaging in graduate school, which introduced me to what I believe are some of the most amazing machines humans have ever built: the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scanners. These are volumetric 3D scanners that allow you ...

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