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X-Ray Scans Tell the Tale of Baby Mammoths' Life and Death

Researchers could take only a few samples of the tissue. That left CT scans, like the ones conducted routinely for medical purposes, as the best way to get an overall picture of the mammoths' condition. Limited scans of Lyuba were done in Tokyo in 2009 and ...

Interbreeding Common? Ancient Human Had Neanderthal-Like Ear

However, micro-CT scans of the skull revealed an inner ear much like those seen in Neanderthals. "We were very surprised," Trinkaus told Live Science. "I said, 'My God, it looks like a Neanderthal.'"

Medical Mysteries: New Network Will Help Rare Disease Detectives

“At NIH they sent us through every doctor imaginable,” Benge said. They had CT scans, MRIs, genetic tests and electrocardiograms. Finally, genetic testing showed Benge and her siblings had ACDC, a rare calcification disorder. It causes calcium to build ...

Take it easy when you blow — and other flu remedies

When you're sick, this pressure could send bacteria or viruses soaring deep into your sinus cavities, potentially leading to more serious infection, according to a study from the University of Virginia that examined CT scans of adults sneezing, coughing ...

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Body CT (CAT Scan) -

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What is CT Scanning of the Body? Computed tomography, more commonly known as a CT or CAT scan, is a diagnostic medical test that, like traditional x-rays, produces ...

X-ray computed tomography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 27, 2014

X-ray computed tomography (x-ray CT) is a technology that uses computer-processed x-rays to produce tomographic images (virtual 'slices') of specific areas of the ...

CT scan Definition - Tests and Procedures - Mayo Clinic

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CT scan — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this imaging procedure.

CAT Scan (Computed Tomography or CT Scan): Procedure ...

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A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of structures inside the body.