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About 6 weeks ago, I blogged that I was very excited to scan some fossil specimens. So, I scanned two Sclerorhynchus specimens. I rendered the output of the CT scanning in Avizo software, and segmented relevant structures....I 've been doing this for almost 6 weeks now and it 's really amazing, we find new details and make new observations from these data every week!
I'm looking forward to uploading some images in our Media Gallery...
....Last Friday I scanned two fossil specimens from the collection of the Natural History Museum. I'm really excited to use this technology on fossils myself, for the first time, and can't wait to see the results..
Here is a link to the Digimorph website:
This is very useful and informative. We can browse slices, watch videos...and it also shows 3 stages of development...a very good resource!
The paper is titled ''The secret of the mermaid's purse: Phylogenetic affinities within the Rajidae and the evolution of a novel reproductive strategy in skates'', .by Chiquillo et al, 2014.
Welcome to our project blog!
This is my first entry, and I would like to kick off with news about a fossil sawfish, found in the ENCI quarry near Maestricht, the Netherlands.
Translated from the article in Dutch:
''Thursday, December 19, 2013 11:11
Fossil sawfish snout, an unique discovery
In the marl quarry of ENCI, Maastricht, the snout , a so-called rostrum, of a fossil sawfish was found.