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University of Southampton 3D printers solve million year old flipper mystery

In a story reminiscent of the mythical Loch Ness Monster, researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have used 3D printing to uncover facts about the plesiosaur, that swam in oceans around 203 million years ago. Though many other creatures swim using similar appendages, the fact that has always puzzled paleontologists is how […]