Chalfont St Giles, UK – November 6, 2014 – Today, GE Healthcare is opening its laboratory doors to the world to celebrate the International Day of Radiology with #SeeInsideIt.
Though often overlooked, radiology is a cornerstone of modern medical care. November 8th is theInternational Day of Radiology (IDoR), which raises awareness of the discipline’s vital role. The #SeeInsideIt initiative is taking IDoR one step further: over 24 hours, GE Healthcare will be sharing 100 images of everyday objects scanned under X-ray, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) from laboratories in Brazil, China, Hungary, Japan, Korea and the United States.
A guitar, a pepperoni pizza, a toy ball, a rubber duck… medical imaging technologies throw a different light on these objects. By seeing inside of each object, we can #SeeInsideIt to learn more about the chemistry and physics of X-rays, CT and MR, and get a better understanding of what goes on in an imaging scan.
Those interested in learning more about #SeeInsideIt can visit the image gallery onwww.geseeinsideit.com and follow #SeeInsideIt on Twitter and Instagram to explore the latest images and the science behind them.
About GE Healthcare
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