New Fossil is the Oldest Bird Relative Ever Found

Daniel Subject wasn’t expecting to see substantially when he set a broken rock in a CT scanner. The University of Cambridge paleontologist and his college student, Juan Benito, have been hunting at a donation to the Organic Historical past Museum of Maastricht, the Netherlands, which appeared to have some prehistoric chicken leg bones sticking out of it. 

CT scans are a make any difference of system in this sort of analysis, Subject states. The technology works by using X-rays to define 3D variations of whichever is inside scanned objects — and, in paleontology, allows scientists see via stone. When the

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