90-channel prototype MRI helmet

90-channel prototype MRI helmet

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You’d wear this helmet during an MRI scan to construct a picture of your brain from the magnetic behaviour of water molecules. Helmets with more channels will capture clearer images.

Source: Lawrence Wald and Graham Wiggins, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

 
Currently on display in:
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Inventory number :
E2009.222.1