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Mammoth Fun in Las Vegas

by Bernard K. Means I spent the early part of August 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was my third trip in two years to  Sin City. Was I there to gamble or take in the shows? No. Was I there to enjoy the weather? Definitely, no. The temperature ranged from a low of 89 … Continue reading

America’s Founding Monsters

by Bernard K. Means Following up on my last post, I was somewhat pleasantly surprised to learn about an editorial in the August 15, 2018 Richmond Times-Dispatch that mentioned by work with the Virginia Living Museum to 3D scan a mastodon found near Yorktown, Virginia. The author(s) of the editorial linked this 3D scanning effort with … Continue reading

Breaking News! An old ham, an older baby, an even older mastodon, and ghost guns

by Bernard K. Means The Virtual Curation Laboratory has been quite busy this summer. I just returned from 3-D scanning mammalian megafauna and some dinosaur fossils at the wonderful Las Vegas Natural History Museum (more on that in a future post), and have been this summer also to: Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttarakhand, India; Albany, New York; … Continue reading

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