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These GIFs from GE's new body scanner are gruesome and marvelous

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Hell yeah, science

If you haven't personally had to lay down and slide into a CT scanner, you've probably seen one on television. They're super X-ray machines that put image "slices" together from head to toe to create a 3D representation that lets doctors see detail inside your body. And General Electric's new machine is incredible.

In a blog post about its Revolution CT, introduced in 2013, GE has posted a bunch of GIFs and images that show its scanner in action. Doctors are apparently happy with the new device, first introduced for real-world use last September, as it's designed to emit less radiation and provide more comfort for patients.

The results of the new CT machine are haunting, gruesome, and marvelous. But we'll let them speak for themselves.

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