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04 October 2007, 01:02 PM
Illegible words on church headstones could be read. Scientists at Carnegie Mellon university are making high resolution 3D scans of tombstones to reveal the carved patterns in the stone. A computer matches the patterns to a database of signature carvings which reveals the words. The story is at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7024672.stm

04 October 2007, 01:27 PM
Gee, Ya think they'll go with me to a few cemeteries? :)