No, this isn't a petrified bowl of spaghetti — it's what the white matter in your brain looks like. The Franklin Institute 3D-printed this remarkably complex model for a new exhibit. Skeptics said it couldn't be done, but the finished product accurately reflects the 2,000 strands of nerve cells found in the brain. » 7/01/14 8:30am 7/01/14 8:30am

Mount Rushmore Gets a Virtual Backup — In Case It's Ever Destroyed

If invading Martians or raging Kryptonians ever destroy the faces of Mount Rushmore, at least we'll have a backup to work from. A team of Scottish scientists are teaming up with the American company CyArk to create a 3D model of the monument, which CyArk claims will be accurate within 3mm, in case archeologists ever… » 8/27/09 4:30pm 8/27/09 4:30pm