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Physics Girl

Are MRIs safe?

Season 1 Episode 10 | 6m 35s

Medical imaging, specifically magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has come so far that we can create high resolution images of the entire body. The technology utilizes a cylindrical cavity surrounded by a giant electromagnet, and the magnetic field though the cavity is used to image body tissue.

Aired: 01/20/16

Rating: NR

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