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Medical scanner helps unlock mysteries of rare ichthyosaur

8 January 2019

Cell and Developmental Biology

The skull of a giant fossil marine ichthyosaur unearthed more than 60 years ago has been studied for the first time, thanks to new research from a team including CDB's Dr Laura Porro.

 

Read full article: Medical scanner helps unlock mysteries of rare ichthyosaur
Read full paper: Descriptive anatomy of the largest known specimen of Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) including computed tomography and digital reconstruction of a three-dimensional skull
Authors: Lomax, D. R., Porro, L. B. and Larkin, N. R.
Media coverage: Daily Mail Online