Harvard has digitized 19th-century glass models of 15 marine invertebrates made by Rudolf and Leopold Blaschka. The 3D models are the result of between 250 to 700 images that had to be taken per glass piece.
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Harvard and Chinese scientists study Cambrian fossils using micro-CT and 3D models.
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New paper argues the Spinosaurus was aquatic, and powered by predatory tail.
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Researchers find clues to evolution in the intricate mammalian vertebral column.
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Biology Professor Cassandra G. Extavour debunks old hypotheses about form and function on insect eggs using new big-data tool
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With an innovative technique called anatomical network analysis, clear patterns emerge that help solve the puzzle of how fins became limbs 420 million years ago.
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