What do fruits and vegetables look like inside an MRI? Short answer: "Whoa."

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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.

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Sunflower

Corn

Pumpkin

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Banana

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Kiwi

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Grapes

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Broccoli

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Tomato

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Cucumber

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Garlic


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DISCUSSION

For some reason, looking at enhanced images of plants really freaks me out (see plant stomata pic, which made me nauseous as a kid).

I'm going to have nightmares about grapes and corn tonight. *shudders* *gags*