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MU Brain Imaging Center opens

November 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST
Brain Imaging Center director Nelson Cowan stands by the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment, which is worth approximately $1.9 million. The MRI scanner generates 3 Tesla of magnetic field. Within that powerful field, a monkey wrench can be lifted six feet up in the air.

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