Group makes 3-D backups of world landmarks (Update)
We all know to back up our files and photos, but what about our castles and churches?
3-D printed horseshoe to improve racing performance
The horse, dubbed by researchers as 'Titanium Prints', had its hooves scanned with a handheld 3D scanner this week.
Researchers create first-ever interior 3-D map of Leaning Tower of Pisa using breakthrough mobile laser mapping system
Developed by the CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, the Zebedee technology is a handheld 3D mapping system incorporating a laser scanner that sways on a spring to capture millions of detailed measurements ...
Next step in facial imaging (w/ Video)
A team of University clinicians and computer scientists can, for the first time, carry out facial movement research and transform the way patients needing facial surgery are diagnosed and monitored thanks ...
Crowd sourcing project to allow 3D scan-to-print web app
Look Ma, no calibration: Handheld 3D scanner points and shoots
3-D laser scanning of dhows in Doha
A unique collection of traditional seagoing boats in Doha, Qatar has been recorded for posterity using a 3D scanning process.
Extinct giant camel found far from the desert in Arctic discovery
(Phys.org) —A Canadian research team, helped by scientists at The University of Manchester, has discovered the first evidence of an extinct giant camel in the High Arctic. The three-and-a-half million year ...
Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
16 million-year-old amber specimen reveals unknown animal behaviors
Stunning images, including video footage, from a CT scan of amber have revealed the first evidence of any creature using an adult mayfly for transport.
Body scanner takes tailoring to the masses
Can a tailored suit help clinch that tricky deal at work? Get the girl? Or simply put a spring in your step? Absolutely, if you believe a year-old Paris firm that is using a 3D body scanner to bring made-to-measure to the ...
Researchers seek to understand the complexity of crumpled paper balls
Researchers turn Kinect game into a 3D scanner
University of California, San Diego students preparing for a future archaeological dig to Jordan will likely pack a Microsoft Kinect, but it wont be used for post-dig, all-night gaming marathons. Instead, ...
Scientist creates 3-D scanner iPhone app (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Leave it to an iPhone app developer to turn a tool that cost hundreds of dollars a year ago into something that can be done with a 99-cent app. Grant Schindler, research scientist in Georgia ...