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Cracked Skin and Crocodile Scales (6 of 6)

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Caption: Lead author Michel Milinkovitch narrates a movie illustrating the computer graphics tools developed for the analysis of the crocodile head scale network. This movie relates to a paper that appeared in the Nov. 29, 2012, issue of Science Express, published by AAAS. The paper, by Michel C. Milinkovitch at the University of Geneva in Genève, Switzerland, and colleagues was titled, "Crocodile Head Scales Are Not Developmental Units But Emerge from Physical Cracking."

Credit: Video courtesy of Liana Manukyan & Michel C. Milinkovitch

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