2020/01/21 I updated all versions from 0.16-0.18 to be on the same level of development.
Update to 0.16 from original mod: https://mods.factorio.com/mods/PiggyWhiskey/LootChest
Scans for artifacts, corpses, flesh, coins, alien-biomass and artifact-ore from killed enemies, spawners and worms and transfers it to the loot chest.
You play vanilla game and want to be rewarded again with precious alien artifacts?
Well, fear no more, here is the answer : https://mods.factorio.com/mods/hanes/AlienSpaceScience