From Dirt To Web: Fossils Go Digital

Using CT scans, DigiMorph, a project run out of the University of Texas, has compiled hundreds of 3-D visualizations of fossils, skeletons and other specimens. Tim Rowe, director of DigiMorph, and Richard Ketcham, director of the High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility at The University of Texas at Austin, share highlights from the collection, including the famous hominid fossil "Lucy."

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