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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By 21 January 2015

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By 12 January 2015

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Rare cross-dressing butterfly found

When a butterfly emerged from its chrysalis and unfurled its wings, an entymology-exhibit volunteer thought someone was playing a joke on him.

By 9 January 2015

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Lighter laptops, longer-lasting batteries for computers at CES 2015

New materials, processors, and designs make this a big year for laptops, desktops, hybrids and tablets.

By 10 January 2015

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3D printing in brief: A few printers for your consideration

CNET editor Dong Ngo briefly explains 3D printing and lists a few recently reviewed printers for you to consider.

By 20 December 2014

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3D print your own ancient artefacts for a home museum

A selection of museum artefacts, starting from prehistoric times, can now be downloaded as 3D models to print at home.

By 5 December 2014

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Digital reconstruction restores rare dino skull

A combination of high-resolution X-ray CT scanning and digital visualisation has been used to restore a rare dinosaur fossil.

By 7 November 2014

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HP dives into 3D printing with Multi Jet Fusion

The tech giant makes its long-awaited move into 3D printing -- but machines using its technology won't be widely available until 2016.

By 30 October 2014

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Using 3D scanning to preserve fossils

Before they become damaged by extraction and erosion, palaeontologists have started using handheld 3D scanners to preserve fossils in Kenya.

By 24 September 2014

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Fire & Bone returns with velociraptor, dire wolf skulls

Fire & Bone, creator of tiny, 3D-scanned replicas of skulls to be worn as jewellery, is back for round two -- bringing extinct animals.

By 11 September 2014