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UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging created ‘three-dimensional blueprints’ of the pigeon beak

State-of-the-art imaging at the UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging captured detailed maps of the pigeon beak.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed the external soft tissues (purple) and micro-computed tomography (CT) exposed dense bony structures (yellow). (M. Lythgoe, J. Riegler www.ucl.ac.uk/cabi/).

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Taken on April 12, 2012