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Science behind acupuncture

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Here’s an example of the sort of technology one needs to understand acupuncture’s effect on the body –

brain scan acupuncture points


The labels above each photo is the name of the acupuncture point, e.g. KI7 is “Kidney 7 (Fuliu).” ┬áRed dots show where the point reduces brain activity, blue shows where brain activity is increased.

The article can be read at the New Scientist’s web site: