Paleontology has come a long way since early fossil-hunters roamed the Wild West at the end of the 19th century using sharp eyes, picks and shovels to excavate bones. Now, 21st century paleontologists are using lasers to record three-dimensional images of their discoveries, to analyze fossils, and to date rocks.
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Publish Date: 01 October 2009
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