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No Laughing Matter: The World Is Running Out Of Helium, But It Won’t Hold These MRI Engineers Down – GE Reports

Ever since the 1980s, doctors have been using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to peer inside their patients’ bodies without exposing them to ionizing radiation. But there have been trade-offs. MRI machines explore the body by using powerful magnets and pulsing radio frequency signals. For the magnets to work, MRI manufacturers such as GE use liquid helium …

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