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This article explains how Computed Tomography (CT) scans have been recently developed and improved.  The site contrasts the CT scan to X-rays to show CT scan's ability to take pictures of the body's soft tissue like the brain or organs.  It also presents some recent advances, such as 3D scans and time-dependent imaging.  Links to resources are included.
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cat scans, ipls, medical physics, x-rays
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Metadata instance created December 4, 2003 by Ryan Biesemeyer
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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 April 16, 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 16 April 2014).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: CT Scans. College Park: American Physical Society. 16 Apr. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/scans.cfm>.
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