Fly Pupae

Micro-computed X-ray tomography can be used in forensic applications for revealing the internal structure of objects.  Here, the development of the internal structure of a blow fly can be used to identify the stage of development.  Blow flies are used to estimate time since death (post mortem interval) in a forensic setting.  The stunning detail in this image shows the development of legs, eyes and feeding tubes.  We are leading the way in the use of micro-CT in forensic applications.

Professor Sarah Hainsworth Engineering

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