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MRI pioneer and Nobel laureate Sir Peter Mansfield dies

A Nobel laureate who failed his school exams before going on to pioneer body scanning technology has died aged 83.
Sir Peter Mansfield led a team in the 1970s that developed Magnetic Resonance Imaging, one of the most important breakthroughs in modern medicine.

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 Physicist Peter Mansfield, who won the Nobel Prize for helping to invent MRI scanners, has died at the age of 83.

Physicist Peter Mansfield, who won the Nobel Prize for helping to invent MRI scanners, has died at the age of 83.
The University of Nottingham released a statement from Mansfields family on Thursday confirming his death a day earlier.
The London-born Mansfield joined the University of Nottingham in central England in 1964 as a lecturer in physics.

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Sir Peter Mansfield FRS, (9 October 1933 - 8 February 2017) was an English physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
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