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How future radiology will solve some of the oldest mysteries about the human body

If you or a loved one has ever had a stroke, appendicitis, or cancer, you already know how x-ray examinations save lives. Before radiology, the only way to see inside the body was through surgery, which always carries risks such as infection. In 1895, Wilhelm Roentgen discovered X-rays, producing a tool that let physicians “see” the…

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A little summer fun: radiology in fiction

Maybe you thought radiology had no superheroes. You’d be wrong. Radiology may be more involved in superhero culture than almost any other medical field. Did you know the first superhero with a super skill was not only a woman but that her power was having x-ray eyes? Olga Mesmer didn’t have a secret identity, but…

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