New technology means museums can return items to their countries of origin while still representing those cultures in fair, interesting ways.
Davide Tanasi, a digital archaeologist, thinks it's a pity when historical artifacts are locked away in storage. He's working to fix this by sharing them as 3D models.
After the tragic fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, planning for an ambitious reconstruction is already underway – and the latest digital technologies will be at the forefront.
With advancements in technology, libraries are offering much more than something to read. A library researcher offers a sampling of some unexpected items that library patrons can check out these days.
Nature can produce fractals, computers can, too. Could light be a fractal? The answer is yes.
Our study used innovative 3D scanning and engineering-inspired computer simulations to understand the evolution of the penis bone in some mammals.
When people see their bodies in 3D, they feel worse about themselves and more negative in general. That might not put shoppers in a buying mood even for clothes that fit better.
The possible join between the fragments of an ancient epic written in cuneiform in London and Geneva has been speculated for over 50 years.
Art can help us explore and understand some of the more abstract ideas in maths - such a topology.
The science behind the suits that gave Britain's medal-winning athletes a crucial speed boost.
Scanning physical items constructed with nefarious intent can introduce malware into a smartphone or computer.
The 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry goes to three scientists who revolutionized biochemistry by inventing a technology that can image the molecules of life without destroying them.
A better understanding of science among ordinary people validates the vast amounts of public funds spent on scientific research.
We asked five design experts – what's your favorite product of all time, and why?
The virtual reality rides of the early 20th century are now being documented in digital VR.
Cancer is not the modern disease many believe it to be. New fossil evidence from two South African caves suggests that its origins lie deep in prehistory.
Historical insight is not the only thing that has been raised with the Mary Rose.
Using a robotic video camera to digitally recreate a crime scene could give juries greater insight without the logistical nightmare and potential bias of a physical visit.
3D printing is opening doors to amazing opportunities and benefits – as well as some undeniable dangers. Patience and caution about regulating it will yield more innovation.
A tiny pit on mammal-like animals’ snouts has revealed a great deal about how mammalian hair originated.