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 isÂ set for clinical trials in New Zealand soon.
Normal X-rays illuminate our insides in shades of grey â€” hard tissues like bone are white and soft tissues are black. That’