is now a standard technique used by doctors to produce images of
the inside of the body, the scanning of pregnant women to check
on the health of their foetus being the most common application.
has been taken a step forward by Drs Richard
Prager and Andrew Gee so that three dimensional images can now
be produced from a series of two dimensional scans. Not only are
the baby pictures much clearer, but this also means the technique
can be used for other applications where the volume of an organ
may need to be measured to calculate drug dosages or to monitor
the progression of a disease such as cancer.
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