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First human scanned with spectral X-ray scanner attracts international interest

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Wrist scan thumbnailThe first human scan using MARS spectral CT was accomplished in July 2018 by father and son team, Professor Phil Butler and Professor Anthony Butler, in Christchurch New Zealand. The scan features a human wrist wearing a watch.

Read the original media release:
First human scanned with next-generation 3D colour scanner invented by Cantabrians

The news attracted much international press coverage, including from Physics World. Other articles included AuntMinnie, New York Times, BBC, Smithsonian Magazine, Yahoo, Fox news, Nature, and Forbes.