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The Secret Life of the Brain
History of the Brain 3-D Brain Anatomy Mind Illusions Scanning the Brain The Episodes:
Scanning the Brain Explore brain scanning technology:
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) - Tour and MRI machine

Entering the MRI
Entering the MRI

The invention of MRI in 1977 was a major breakthrough in imaging technology. In an MRI, the subject is placed on a moveable bed that is inserted into a giant circular magnet.
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