Often, the accidents that occur while we are creating can be most exciting. For Eifion Jewell, a curious surprise met him at the 3D printer when he removed a fabricated object only to find a dead fly encased inside. This sparked a conversation about the ‘21st century fossil’ as well as how 3D printing can be involved in preservation in so many ways. Professor Drew Harvell sees the technology as revolutionary in this manner, and she has embarked on a project to re-create priceless glass sculptures via 3D scanning and 3D printing. Read more at 3DPrint.com: http://3dprint.com/181177/dead-fly-encased-in-3d-print/