10 Amazing MRI Stills of Fruits and Vegetables

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As conscious eaters you know your farmers, and what goes into your food. But have you ever looked inside the food you eat? These fascinating MRI images of all of our favorite fruits and vegetables come from Andy Ellison. He's an MRI technologist at Boston University Medical School and has been posting these images on his blog, Inside Insides, he manually acquires from a research only Philips 3 Tesla MRI he runs.

1. Tomato

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In order to spare your computers, the images below will be stills, but I'll provide you with links so you can explore the insides of more fruits, vegetables, and flowers.

2. Pomegranate

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3. Pineapple

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4. Banana

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5. Onion

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6. Melon

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7. Cucumber

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8. Watermelon

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9. Corn

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10. Heirloom tomato

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Colossal and io9 both alerted me to these wonderful--and sometimes frightening--MRI images, but do check out Inside Insides for the full collection of MRI stills and animated gifs of fruits, flowers, vegetables and plants.

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