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4D Anatomy and bowel cancer screening advances

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4D Anatomy and bowel cancer screening advances

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In this edition of science we look at a radical interactive anatomy tool.

It uses computer software to animate 3D images from thousands of photographs taken by a special image capturing system.

The 4D Anatomy Atlas will help Medical students reproduce the experience of anatomical dissection.

We also report on a new way of diagnosing bowel cancer that is being used in Britain. It is called Flexible sigmoidoscopy -or Flex Sig.

An estimated 1.24 million new cases of colorectal cancers were diagnosed globally in 2008.