- The pull of an MRI machine's magnets can be dangerous, and even fatal. A group of scientists made a video that shows why.
- Injuries from swallowing magnets are on the rise, and can cause life-threatening intestinal perforations when they stick in the gut – researchers stress that neodymium ball magnets are not children’s toys.
- Researchers believe that magnets could be used to boost the brain and ward off symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
- Scientists have created magnets that trigger tumors to 'self-destruct' in a breakthrough that could revolutionize cancer therapy.