The field of radiology has a lot to offer undergraduate students, according to a recent column published in Academic Radiology—and it is not just the students who would benefit.

When radiologists decide to take on a leadership role for the first time in their careers, it can be both exhilarating and a bit intimidating. A recent opinion piece in the Journal of the American College of Radiology examined this experience, breaking down several tips for making the transition as smooth as possible.

The duplication or deletion of a small piece of chromosome is one of the most common causes of genetic autism spectrum disorder. Researchers used MRI to examine 331 individuals to identify structural abnormalities in such brains.

CT examinations of Egyptian mummies have been used to study ancient history for more than four decades, allowing specialists to feel as if they’ve traveled back in time. A team of researchers from Germany and Switzerland compiled published findings from 47 such analyses from over the years, exploring the data and publishing their results in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

These are boom times for clinical studies on Alzheimer’s disease, and the unending explosion owes much to the Baby Boom.