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Contact: Andy Henion
Michigan State University


Caption: Here are three brain endocasts from Michigan State University -- from top to bottom, a lion, a spotted hyena and a coatimundi. Using animal skulls from museums, MSU researchers use CT scans and sophisticated software to digitally "fill in" the areas where the brains would have been. They get the endocasts by printing out the images on a 3-D printer.

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