Laurie Toby Edison

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Photography: Amazingly Beautiful Vegetable MRIs

Laurie says:

I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while.

Over at the blog Inside, Insides, Andy Ellison of Boston University Medical School has been throwing the entire produce aisle inside a Philips 3 Tesla MRI, revealing the otherworldly realms that dwell inside common foods. Here’s but a small sampling of his many see-through delicacies, immortalized as GIFs — my favorite is the broccoli explosion.  i09 We Come From The Future -  Cyriaque Lama  (This is the better link for seeing the images.) The series of slices flow through interior to exterior views.
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Tomato

 

These MRI moving pictures of vegetables are amazing. I know that a trip to the vegetable market is often an aesthetic experience for me.  I have been known to buy beautiful vegetables simply to admire.  For me these black and white visions in motion are totally unexpected in their  beauty.
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Artichoke

The still images are beautiful but  the moving MRI’s are an entirely different experience.
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corn

Also check out the high res still images on Inside, Insides.

 

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