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YXLON Helps Reflect on the Trend of Disappearing Biodiversity

Posted by Madeleine Sadler on Nov 21, 2017 5:04:15 AM

The Zoological Museum in the Center for Natural History at the University of Hamburg is currently running a special exhibition about the tragic phenomenon of disappearing species in the animal kingdom. Disappearing Legacies: The World as a Forest examines the destruction of tropical habitats in South America and Southeast Asia and the consequent extinction of many different animals. The exhibition aims at making one think about the consequences of unsustainable farming practices and the concepts of Anthropocene and mass extinction.

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Topics: 3D inspection, life sciences, natural history, CT, zoology, 3D rendering, museum, exhibit

YXLON and California Academy of Sciences Cooperation Enjoys NightLife Event

Posted by Dirk Steiner on Oct 17, 2017 8:30:28 AM

Yxlon’s participation in the Sharktoberfest Nightlife event on October 5th was great fun!  Over 130 interested and interesting people visited our table or took the tour of the Project Lab to check out the FF20 CT System on loan until January 2018.  This high resolution Computed Tomography (CT) System is currently helping California Academy of Sciences inspect specimens from their vast collectionCT imaging technology allows Cal Academy scientists to see the inner features of biological specimens using non-destructive evaluation methods.

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Topics: computed tomography, california academy of sciences, X-ray, CT, biological specimens, FF20 CT, life sciences

Exploring Biological Specimens with Computed Tomography

Posted by Madeleine Sadler on Sep 21, 2017 11:56:18 AM

At the end of July, YXLON International, a company of the Swiss tech holding COMET Group, lent one of their state-of-the-art computed tomography systems to the California Academy of Sciences.  The FF20 CT system will be in use at the institute until January 31st, 2018.

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Topics: CT, science, computed tomography, biology, biological specimens, california academy of sciences, life sciences

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