410 million year old arachnid starts walking again...in new video simulation

July 10, 2014 3:16 AM

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An ancient arachnid has been "brought back to life" in a new video simulation, depicting one of the first predators to ever walk on land.

University of Manchester researchers, in cooperation with scientists from the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin examined exquisitely-preserved fossils. From these, the team was able to create a virtual model of an arachnid that lived 410 million years ago. The video shows, for the first time, how trig...

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