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Want to pet a dinosaur? Researchers are using 3D printing to make it happen

The work will be displayed at Geelong's National Wool Museum

Press Trust of India  |  Melbourne 

You could soon walk with a dinosaur, and even pet it, thanks to scientists who for the first time are combining virtual reality and 3D printing to bring the prehistoric past back to life. Researchers from the Deakin University in Australia are using technology to capture a paleontological dig in what used to be a Gondwanan riverbed. Using technology of the future to dig up the history of the past, students are taking part in a paleontological dig that will use 3D and virtual reality to create a dinosaur you can touch. "We're looking at how we can use virtual ...

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 14:16 IST
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