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3D Printing and Forensic Reconstruction Put to Work in Ohio Cold Case

3D Printing and Forensic Reconstruction Put to Work in Ohio Cold Case

We’ve seen 3D printing used in facial reconstruction before. A lot of times the technology is used to learn more about the bones of not only the skull, but also the body, from long-gone historical figures, like with Lucy, the famous Australopithecus afarensis, or a centuries-old skull from the Battle of Culloden. It can also be of […]

We’ve seen 3D printing used in facial reconstruction before. A lot of times the technology is used to learn more about the bones of not only the skull, but also the body, from long-gone historical figures, like with Lucy, the famous Australopithecus...
3D Printing Reveals the Youthful Face of a 2,000-Year-Old Woman

3D Printing Reveals the Youthful Face of a 2,000-Year-Old Woman

It seems to be Mummy Week in the 3D printing world. Just the other day, we covered a story about a Maidstone Museum project that will use 3D printing to reconstruct the face of a 2,500-year-old mummy named Ta Kush. In Australia, a similar project has been completed by a team of researchers and artists at […]

It seems to be Mummy Week in the 3D printing world. Just the other day, we covered a story about a Maidstone Museum project that will use 3D printing to reconstruct the face of a 2,500-year-old mummy named Ta Kush. In Australia, a similar project has been completed by...
3D Technology Helps French Forensic Artist Reconstruct Head of 17th Century Plague Victim

3D Technology Helps French Forensic Artist Reconstruct Head of 17th Century Plague Victim

Thomas Craven wasn’t much different than most young adult children of well-to-do Londoners. He was brought up in a privileged, protected environment and his parents had high hopes for him. Thomas, who was born around 1618 and was one of five children in a family that had originated in Yorkshire but moved to London, went […]

Thomas Craven wasn’t much different than most young adult children of well-to-do Londoners. He was brought up in a privileged, protected environment and his parents had high hopes for him. Thomas, who was born around 1618 and was one of five children in a family that...
Making Visible the Invisible: Artist Uses DNA Phenotyping to Create 3D Printed Portraits of Incarcerated Chelsea Manning

Making Visible the Invisible: Artist Uses DNA Phenotyping to Create 3D Printed Portraits of Incarcerated Chelsea Manning

As of this year, Chelsea Manning has been in prison for six years. The US soldier has been incarcerated since 2010, when she was arrested for leaking confidential information, including diplomatic cables and war logs from the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, to WikiLeaks. There are some who consider the whistleblower to be a hero, while […]

As of this year, Chelsea Manning has been in prison for six years. The US soldier has been incarcerated since 2010, when she was arrested for leaking confidential information, including diplomatic cables and war logs from the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, to...
3D Imaging of Decapitated Woman May Help Police Solve Bizarre Crime

3D Imaging of Decapitated Woman May Help Police Solve Bizarre Crime

In one of the more bizarre and gruesome 3D printed-related stories, the 3D modeled decapitated head of an unknown woman is the most recent attempt by Pennsylvania police to determine the victim’s identity. Thanks to forensic artist and art professor Michelle Vitali, who teaches at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania, police now have an incredibly realistic, detailed […]

In one of the more bizarre and gruesome 3D printed-related stories, the 3D modeled decapitated head of an unknown woman is the most recent attempt by Pennsylvania police to determine the victim’s identity. Thanks to forensic artist and art professor Michelle Vitali,...

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