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biomagnetism

(bī′ō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The magnetic field created by a living organism.
2. The effect of an external magnetic field on living organisms.
3. The scientific study of these phenomena.
A general term for any allegedly therapeutic effect evoked by special magnets or magnetic fields; magnet therapy has a long tradition in many cultures—e.g., Arab, Chinese, Egyptian, Greek, Hebrew, Roman, and the Indian subcontinent

biomagnetism

Mainstream medicine Biomagnetic therapy The formal study of magnetic fields associated with life activities; mainstream biomagnetism is an intradisciplinary hybrid with roots in quantum mechanics, superconductivity, and bioelectricity

biomagnetism,

n the science of examining the properties of living systems that create magnetic fields.
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SQUIDs are used to measure extremely faint magnetic fields and can be used in magnetic resonance imaging and biomagnetism studies, as well as in the search for gravity waves and magnetic monopoles.
He qualified as professor in 1989 and became a specialist in biomagnetism (SQUID and instrumentation, shielding, noise reduction, medical applications and magnetic source imaging).
After the project started, collaboration was offered by the Department of Biomagnetism, Research and Development Centre for Microtherapy, Bochum, and this enabled a greater number of recordings to be obtained than originally proposed.