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With a lot not on display, museums may not even know all that’s in their vast holdings. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

Digitizing the vast ‘dark data’ in museum fossil collections

A tiny percentage of museums’ natural history holdings are on display. Very little of these vast archives is digitized and available online. But museums are working to change that.
Trustees of the NHM, London

How to flat-pack a dinosaur

The Natural History Museum's 'Dippy' the diplodocus skeleton is about to be become a giant 3D jigsaw.

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