Stranger Fruit

Digital dissection coolness


This is so cool. A one-millimeter long spider (Cenotextricella simoni) encased in amber gets "digitally dissected" using Very High Resolution X-Ray Computed Tomography. The paper is online in Zootaxa 1623:47-53 but requires a subscription.


  1. #1 Bert Chadick
    October 30, 2007

    Way cool, and that’s from a civilian.

    Does anyone else have a sudden craving for crab legs and watching the original “Alien” movie.

  2. #2 jorge
    March 13, 2008

    i need to know more about cenotextricella simoni if you have information about this specie please can you send it to me

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