Scanning The Walrus Whale, Redux Some quick snaps from my camera phone during last week's CT scanning of Odobenocetops peruvianus (USNM 488252) -- the type specimen of the walrus whale, which is one of the jewels in the NMNH's collections of fossil marine mammals. We also scanned its asymmetrical tusks. Bruno Frolich in NMNH's Department of Anthropology ran the new Siemens Somatom CT scanner while the rest of us watched behind the lead glass.
Ibis Mummy on the Scanner Conservators and curators took 35 animal mummies to the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan for CT scanning. The instagram shots are photos from the live feed that day and the better shots that follow were uploaded after the day's events. Read more on our blog or in the The New York Times. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/5852325385/in/set-72157626985034462
Rare Galapagos Tortoise Living in Pound Ridge Has CT Scan
Radiologist-businessman Marc Ghysels, MD, told a School of Medicine audience recently how he uses computer tomography scanning to assess art works, at a kickoff meeting of the Center for Biomedical Imaging at Stanford.