Posted by: purplepaula1 | September 14, 2009

Ancient spiders & 3D imaging

New details of two species of spiders, Cryptomartus hindi and Eophrynus prestvicii, have been discovered through a combination of thousands of x-rays and imaging software to produce 3D images which revealed more than previous fossil studies.

To read the full BBC News story and watch a video click here. The findings have also been published in the journal Biology Letters which  is available via the Library Catalogue.


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