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Field Museum mummies CT scanned

A portable CT scanner has been employed to scan Egyptian and Peruvian mummies at the Field Museum in Chicago. One of the Field Museum’s mummies is a 40-year-old woman who had lower back pain. A second was a teenager who may have jumped to his death. Another mummy has no torso. “It was a

Extinct bird brains reconstructed

Using a CT scanner, researchers are reconstructing the brains of ancient birds in order to better understand the evolution of flight. Using skulls to measure the size of bird brains can help lead to a better understanding of the evolution of flight because bird skulls grow to a certain size before leaving the