A team of researchers in England has discovered how a worm with no mouth or stomach may have messed with the ocean's fossil record for millions of years.
Before they become damaged by extraction and erosion, palaeontologists have started using handheld 3D scanners to preserve fossils in Kenya.
The chipmaker and watchmaker hope to capture some of the new market, expected to reach $8 billion in revenue by 2018.
Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.
Technically Incorrect: In Russia, scientists say they've found enough bones to now identify something we might want to call the Sibirosaurus. And it's a doozy.
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.
The priceless pieces of history destroyed by ISIS at the Mosul Museum may one day live again -- through 3D printing and one dedicated team.
The almost-complete Stegosaurus skeleton recently acquired by the UK's Natural History Museum has been digitised for more intensive study.
The long-necked Qijianglong lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Did its fossils inspire ancient dragon legends?
A damaged sixth-century sword in a museum in Norway has been perfectly reproduced as new through 3D printing.