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CT Sleuthing Uncovers Fossil Misfits

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Science  09 Jun 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5472, pp. 1731
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5472.1731

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Useful as they are for probing subtle features of fossil specimens, computed tomography (CT) scans are equally adept at singling out parts that don't belong. At the University of Texas's CT lab, one researcher has identified mismatches that fooled even expert eyes.