Dinosaur egg structure investigated by MRI

McJury, M., Clark, N.D.L. , Liston, J. and Condon, B. (1994) Dinosaur egg structure investigated by MRI. In: 2nd Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance, San Francisco, CA, USA, 6-12 Aug 1994, p. 706.

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Abstract

In July 1993, the Hunterian Museum of the University of Glasgow was offered a sandstone block with a clutch of intact dinosaur eggs, from Hunan Province, China. Later, a number of single eggs were also acquired.

An inter-disciplinary project began to investigate the structure of these eggs. Investigations carried out included egg shell structure analysis, protein analysis, and a program of imaging including CT|, neutron radiography, and MRI.

In this poster, the results of imaging the eggs in two commercial high field MRI scanners based at Glasgow hospitals, are presented. The MR scanners are Seimens 1.0 T Impact and 1.5 T Magnetom.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Keywords:MRI dinosaur eggs Cretaceous CT
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Condon, Professor Barrie and Clark, Dr Neil and Liston, Dr Jeff
Authors: McJury, M., Clark, N.D.L., Liston, J., and Condon, B.
Subjects:Q Science > QE Geology
Q Science > QH Natural history
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
University Services > Library and Collection Services > Museum and Art Gallery
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 1994 ISMRM
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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