Paleontology

MicroCT's non-destructive nature makes it first choice for studying irreplaceable paleontological specimens and to access embedded fossils. High-resolution 3D images allow detailed analysis of tiny structures inaccessible using other techniques.

 
Diatom (voxelsize 1 µm)
Diatom, 3D rendered (voxelsize 1 µm)
Microfossil (voxelsize 600 nm)
Microfossil, detail (voxelsize 600 nm)
 

Paleontology (µCT 100)

Neusticosaurus pussilus fossil embedded in butiminous black shale. Courtesy of T. Scheyer, University of Zürich
 

Paleontology (XtremeCT II)

Falcon mummy, courtesy of Archeological museum of Zürich
Falcon mummy, courtesy of Archeological museum of Zürich

Paleontology (µCT 80)

Pars Petrosa of Pliopithecus, (courtesy of Anthropological Institute, University of Zürich)
Front view of fossil
Side view of fossil
 
 
 
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