Posts Tagged ‘MRI patents’

How Patents Took Center Stage in the Battle for a Nobel Prize in MRI

MRI Patents Using a powerful magnetic field to safely photograph the inside of the human body and help with cancer detection is arguably one of the greatest achievements in human medicine.   It’s also a major source of controversy when considering the invention of the MRI, the patents that supported it, and the Nobel Prize accorded to two inventors around the turn of this century. When Paul Lauterbur and ... Read More