Three-dimensional synchrotron virtual paleohistology: a new insight into the world of fossil bone microstructures.

@article{Sanchez2012ThreedimensionalSV,
  title={Three-dimensional synchrotron virtual paleohistology: a new insight into the world of fossil bone microstructures.},
  author={Sophie Sanchez and Per Erik Ahlberg and Katherine M. Trinajstic and Alessandro Mirone and Paul Tafforeau},
  journal={Microscopy and microanalysis : the official journal of Microscopy Society of America, Microbeam Analysis Society, Microscopical Society of Canada},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={1095-105}
}
The recent developments of phase-contrast synchrotron imaging techniques have been of great interest for paleontologists, providing three-dimensional (3D) tomographic images of anatomical structures, thereby leading to new paleobiological insights and the discovery of new species. However, until now, it has not been used on features smaller than 5-7 μm voxel size in fossil bones. Because much information is contained within the 3D histological architecture of bone, including an ontogenetic… CONTINUE READING

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