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Scan brings brighter outlook for brain injuries

High-definition fiber tracking is new brain imaging technology that processes a brain scan through computer algorithms to show the complex wiring of the brain. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

By Anandhini Narayanan | Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

What seemed like harmless fun riding ATVs with friends took a turn for the worse when Daniel Stunkard was thrown from the vehicle and hit the road. Stunkard wasn’t wearing a helmet at time, and ended up in a coma for three and a half weeks. When he woke up, he was partially paralyzed. “The [...

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