Thursday, November 23, 2006

Animals in the Womb

National Geographic is going to screen a special programme called "Animals in the Womb", a first of its kind where in fetal development in animals in being studied and shown using state-of-the-art visual effects, computer graphics and real-time and moving 4-D ultrasound imagery techniques. Amazing.

For the first time, these pictures shed light on how an elephant, a dolphin and a dog develop in the womb.

Image of an elephant foetus in a womb. A series of different representations, using ultrasound scans and computer graphics, have been created for a documentary called Animals in the Womb that will be screened in the UK on Channel 4 over Christmas. (Channel 4/PA)



Representation of an eight-week dolphin foetus inside its mother's womb. (Image: Channel 4/PA)



Computer generated image of a dog foetus. (Image: Channel 4/PA)



Click here to go to the National Geographic Website where in you can see exclusive video clips that will be aired in the US and Channel 4 in the UK during Christmas.

Courtesy : Pictures from the BBC Website, Channel 4 and National Geographic

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2 comments:

Ashish said...

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