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Want to be alone with a masterpiece? Try AR

You are looking straight into the eyes of a baboon. You are so close that you could touch it. Everywhere you look, extinct animals are springing into life. A tiny, skeletal bat crawls onto your hand; close by you hear an ominous roar. The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has taken the promise of augmented reality quite literally: its Skin & Bones app brings exhibits to life. Continue reading