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Philips Recalls MRI due to Helium Explosion Risk

Philips is recalling certain Panorama 1.0T HFO devices in the U.S., involving 150 units, where an excessive build-up of helium gas during a "quench procedure" poses a threat of explosions. Despite one reported explosion event in 22 years, the FDA warns of serious health consequences. This will be positive for helium demand as it may not be possible to recover the helium from the recalled units and there will need to be additional helium sourced for the replacement units.

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A team of researchers from several UK universities, including Lancaster University, University of Oxford, Royal Holloway, and the University of London, have created the world's coldest quantum detecto


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