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Digital Dissection: CT Scans Reveal New Muscles in Horseshoe Crabs

February 23, 2018

Australia: A team of students from the University of New England (UNE) in Australia conducted CT scans of a dried horseshoe crab carcass from the
University of New England Natural History Museum as well as of fresh appendages, and then used the scans to create a 3-D model of its muscular system. The 3-D image revealed some new muscular structures in the horseshoe crab appendages. download the pdf.