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Print Your Own 3D Lucy to Work Out How the Famous Hominin Died


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Lucy's arm bone scan

Lucys arm bone undergoes a computed-tomography scan.

Credit: Marsha Miller/UT Austin

The world's most famous fossil is now open source. 3D scans of Lucy—a 3.18-million-year-old hominin found in Ethiopia—were released on 29 August, allowing anyone to examine her arm, shoulder and knee bones and even make their own 3D-printed copies.

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