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Computed Tomography Scans Useful Tools In Both Medical And Archaeological Applications

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January 15, 2001
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They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but a seasoned archaeologist learned one: computed tomography (CT) scans can be useful tools in both medical and archaeological applications. The College of Veterinary Medicine and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University used a CT scan at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital to interpret historical artifacts from the Denbigh, a British merchant ship used as a blockade-runner during the American Civil War.

College Station -- They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but a seasoned archaeologist learned one: computed tomography (CT) scans can be useful tools in both medical and archaeological applications.


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Texas A&M University. (2001, January 15). Computed Tomography Scans Useful Tools In Both Medical And Archaeological Applications. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010111195756.htm
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