In the MRI imaging technique, strong magnets and radio waves are used for getting images of inner organs made of soft tissue, compared to X-ray imaging where you get images of hard tissue, like bones and teeth.
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The Nobel Prize
The 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for discoveries concerning MRI - magnetic resonance imaging. Read More »
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