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Parachute practice, a CT scanned pigeon, and other amazing images of the week

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Scott Echols, Scarlet Imaging and the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project

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This mildly terrifying CT scan of a pigeon is a candidate in this year’s Welcome Images contest for best scientific and medical images. And guess what? You can vote too, right here. In this image, scientists injected the pigeon with the contrast agent BriteVu prior to being

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