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Find out how Computed Tomography (CT) scans work and how they have been improved since the mid-seventies.  Compare the CT scan to X-rays to show CT scan's ability to take pictures of the body's soft tissues, like the brain. Check out 3D scans and time-dependent imaging.
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Keywords: cat scans, ipls, medical physics, x-rays
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Record Updated: Jul 07, 2013 by Ed Lee
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/scans.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: CT Scans (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/scans.cfm>.
APA Format
Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: CT Scans. Retrieved July 29, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/scans.cfm
Chicago Format
Physics Central. Physics in Action: CT Scans. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/scans.cfm (accessed 29 July 2014).
MLA Format
Physics Central. Physics in Action: CT Scans. College Park: American Physical Society. 29 July 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/scans.cfm>.
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