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New Detector Brings X-ray Scans Into Living Color For the First Time

15:02 EDT 13 Jul 2018 | Discover Magazine

Like Dorothy coming to Oz, doctors might finally be experiencing their world in color. A new scanner, using technology developed by CERN for detecting subatomic particles, can produce color X-ray scans of the inside of the body, allowing doctors to see soft tissues in unprecedented detail. The technology is set for clinical trials in New Zealand soon. X-ray Upgrade Normal X-rays illuminate our insides in shades of grey — hard tissues like bone are white and soft tissues are black. That'

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