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Caption: A laser scanner creates a 3-D digital scan of the fossil humerus from Paralititan, one of the largest sauropod dinosaurs ever found. Using a 3-D printer, the shape of the scanned fossil can be built at a smaller scale for modeling and testing the mechanics of movement.
Credit: Drexel University
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