Resurrecting Dinosaurs with Medical Scanners and 3D Printers (Op-Ed)

November 21, 2013 5:14 AM

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Resurrecting Dinosaurs with Medical Scanners and 3D Printers (Op-Ed)

Accurate copies of fossilised bones can now be made from the combined use of computed tomography (CT) scans and 3D printers, according to a paper published today in the journal Radiology.

The technique offers scientists a non-destructive way of transporting and handling rare or fragile fossils.

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