Scientists are joining the war against Islamic State to try and save the world's most precious historical monuments.
The hi-tech mission has been prompted by the destruction in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
While it may not be able to protect the relics themselves, it is hoped that at least the memories can be preserved.
A team of archaeologists want volunteers to take millions of 3-D pictures of treasures around the world. They would be stored on a database, with the possibility of printing replicas of the relics in the future.
They accept the plan is ambitious, but not impossible.
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