Using computed tomography images, experts have determined that a tiny sarcophagus long thought to be a “mummified hawk” is actually the remains of a human fetus. The discovery, at a museum in Kent, England, could make it one of the youngest human mummies ever discovered.

Experts Stunned By CT Scan of Tiny Mummy - History in the Headlines

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Are you ready to lead? Learn important principles of leadership through the ASRT Leadership Academy online course and attend a graduation event at the 2017 ASRT Educational Symposium in Orlando, Florida. Act now. Applications close Feb. 3.

ASRT Leadership Academy

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It’s time to make a stand. That’s the message from ASRT CEO and Executive Director, Sal Martino, Ed.D., R.T.(R), FASRT, CAE. His column on ASRT’s efforts to defend licensure standards is one of the highlights of the December 2016/January 2017 issue of ASRT Scanner. Members may access the entire issue online.

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#TBT X-ray Department at the People's Institute and Portland Free Dispensary circa 1930.
The Directed Reading Flex Plan allows ASRT members more choice and flexibility in their continuing education. The new plan provides members with full access to a comprehensive library of Directed Reading articles published in the ASRT journals.

ASRT Directed Reading Flex Plan

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Deadline for ASRT Foundation scholarships is Jan. 31. See details below.

Scholarships of up to $5,000 available!

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A health care system in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a full-time radiologic technologist. Visit the ASRT JobBank® to learn more about this job and search for other nationwide positions.

Radiologic Technologist | Health eCareers

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Today marks the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The day celebrates the life of Dr. King and his service to humanity.
A new study using magnetic resonance imaging reveals that women’s brains change markedly during pregnancy. The study was published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.

Study Identifies ‘Pregnancy Brain’

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The month of January is a good time to learn about the candidates in the 2017 ASRT election. Before the polls open Feb. 9, read candidate profiles and position statements to get ready to vote.

ASRT Election

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ASRT members can watch for the January/February issue of Radiologic Technology, coming to mailboxes soon. Along with Directed Readings and peer-reviewed research, look for an intriguing column on the importance of mentoring and collaboration in workplace learning. Members also can go online to access the publication.

ASRT Journals and Magazines

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Three ASRT members will receive up to $4,000 each from the ASRT Foundation to cover conference registration fees and travel costs. Apply by Jan. 27!

Apply for a Siemens Education Journey Award Today!

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If your New Year's resolution is to get a new credential, we offer convenient online bundles that meet ARRT’s requirement for 16 hours of structured education.

Structured Education Solutions

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ASRT members: Our Salary Estimator allows you to check out how your salary stacks up. Use it to compare to other radiologic technologists who have the same job title or find out what you can expect in a new state or at a new job.

Radiologic Technologist Salary Estimator - ASRT

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Was the encouragement of a mentor a critical factor in your career? Post a picture with your mentor in the comments below and tell us how their encouragement made you a better radiologic technologist.
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A new study concludes that magnetic resonance imaging has greater sensitivity than radiography for some low-impact pediatric neck injuries.

MRI Better for Some Pediatric Neck Injuries

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Have you renewed your annual pIedge to Image Wisely®? All commitments made in 2016 expired on Dec. 31. Show your support for this important campaign for patient radiation safety. Pledge today. [ Imagewisely.org Link ]
ASRT members can save on scrubs, lanyards, medical kits and more from Scrubs and Beyond. As part of our Member Perks program, all ASRT members receive a 15 percent discount off regularly priced merchandise, access to online deals and low shipping rates. Find a store near you or shop online.

Scrubs & Beyond

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The first step in applying for an ASRT Foundation donor-funded research grant is submitting a letter of intent. Submit your letter by Jan. 25 to be considered for a spring 2017 grant.

Research Grants of up to $10,000 Available

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A health care system in Fargo, North Dakota, is seeking a full-time radiologic technologist. Visit the ASRT JobBank® to learn more about this job and search for other nationwide positions.

Radiologic Technologist in Fargo, North Dakota | Health eCareers

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