Hidden fossils enter ‘digital museum’

A global effort to digitally record millions of fossils is set to transform the study of evolution. Museums including London’s Natural History Museum and the Smithsonian in Washington DC are involved. Digitally recording the 40 million fossils at the Smithsonian will take an estimated 50 years. But five years into the project, the team says it is “bringing dark data into the light” for crucial research.

Source: Hidden fossils enter ‘digital museum’

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