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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 September 23, 2014

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Intel partners with Fossil for fashionable wearables

The chipmaker and watchmaker hope to capture some of the new market, expected to reach $8 billion in revenue by 2018.

By September 5, 2014

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Blood-filled mosquito fossil found -- still no 'Jurassic Park'

It's not old enough to have slurped dino blood, but a well-fed mosquito from 46 million years ago is the first such fossil to be discovered.

By October 15, 2013

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Project Mosul to restore destroyed antiquities using 3D modelling

The priceless pieces of history destroyed by ISIS at the Mosul Museum may one day live again -- through 3D printing and one dedicated team.

By March 16, 2015

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Rare Stegosaurus skeleton delivers secrets through 3D scanning

The almost-complete Stegosaurus skeleton recently acquired by the UK's Natural History Museum has been digitised for more intensive study.

By February 19, 2015

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50-foot-long 'dragon' dinosaur species discovered in China

The long-necked Qijianglong lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Did its fossils inspire ancient dragon legends?

By January 29, 2015

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3D printing produces a perfect replica of a sixth-century sword

A damaged sixth-century sword in a museum in Norway has been perfectly reproduced as new through 3D printing.

By February 17, 2015

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Christian group to schools: Stop filling kids' heads with dinosaurs

Technically Incorrect: Insisting that dinosaurs are a 19th century invention and caused one child to become 'bestially-minded,' Christians Against Dinosaurs posts its displeasure on a popular parenting site. But surely this is satire.

By February 15, 2015

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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 December 4, 2014

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ESPN bans Twitter use for baseball writer who defended evolution

Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why.

By November 22, 2014