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How Did Lucy Really Die? Discussion Heats Up as Researchers Worldwide 3D Print Her Bones

I find the story of Lucy, the famous Australopithecus afarensis found in Ethiopia in 1974, to be utterly fascinating, as does most of the rest of the world. It would…

3D Technology Helps Democratize Science as CMU Studies 3D Printed Homo Nadeli Fossils

While millennials may be a study in the modern human species all on their own, when it comes to their role in science today, it’s one of taking initiative and…

Using 3D Printers to Unlock Secrets of Humanity’s Distant Past

In 2013, recreational cavers Rick Hunter and Steven Tucker decided to squeeze themselves through an 8″ vertical chute for a distance of nearly 40 feet in the Rising Star cave system….