Dr. Peter Loud explained, “What we’re doing is a high-resolution, state-of-the-art CT scan on the patient, which is kind of a virtual autopsy, that will allow us to see what’s inside the body and hopefully help our colleagues learn more about the. Jul 8, 2014. Computed tomography (CT) scanning uses millions of ultra-thin x-ray slices to build 3-D models of solid objects. The scans tell scientists how. “We’ll collect soil…