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The World's Strongest MRI Machines Are Pushing Human Imaging to New Limits

Cerebral blood vessels

Cerebral blood vessels glow orange in this picture, generated by a 7-tesla magnetic resonance imaging scanner at the University of Queensland in Australia.

Credit: Centre for Advanced Imaging, the University of Queensland

On a cold morning in Minneapolis last December, a man walked into a research centre to venture where only pigs had gone before: into the strongest magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine built to scan the human body.

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