Magnetic Mapping

November 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST
MU’s Brain Imaging Center is home to the only magnetic resonance imaging scanner in mid-Missouri used solely for research. MRI scanners have been assets to doctors and researchers for many years because of their diagnostic capabilities. The scanners use a large magnet, radio frequency waves and three smaller magnets to map out the human body.
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