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.
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.
A selection of museum artefacts, starting from prehistoric times, can now be downloaded as 3D models to print at home.
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.
A combination of high-resolution X-ray CT scanning and digital visualisation has been used to restore a rare dinosaur fossil.
A new ichthyosaur discovered in China is the missing link between the aquatic reptiles of the Mesozoic era and their terrestrial ancestors.
Fire & Bone, creator of tiny, 3D-scanned replicas of skulls to be worn as jewellery, is back for round two -- bringing extinct animals.
A giant sauropod dinosaur found in Argentina is the largest land animal ever discovered for which a body mass can accurately be calculated.
Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.