To make a three-dimensional color statue of yourself, you could grab a chunk of marble and enlist the services of a sculptor and a painter,...
New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology.
Collaboration between two tech pioneers to help make Project Ara a reality.
A team of cardiovascular scientists has announced it will be able to 3D print a whole heart from the recipients' own cells within a decade.
Fripp Design, a consultancy in Sheffield, England is modernizing the process of manufacturing prosthetics by combining 3-D printer and scanner technology.
Superheros might be complete fiction, but that doesn't mean their uniforms can't be brought to real-life.
Two Democratic Senators are calling for a ban on plastic guns.
Some Maine Hacker Club members got together at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor, Maine to put my Restock Max 3D Printer together. Their gift to me was helping me put it together. My gift to them is for them to use it.
Starting next fall, astronauts on the International Space Station won't have to wait months for replacement parts to be launched from Earth.
Rejoice, laundry hating humans: the days of washing your underwear may soon be over.
Rejoice, laundry hating humans: the days of washing your underwear may soon be over. Thanks to the power and versatility of 3D textile printing, the Tamicare company has created a biodegradable and completely customizable fabric that comes in any des
A new 3D-printed robot called Poppy is helping a team of French researchers study bipedal walking and human-robot interaction.
When confiscating a gun, its best to know what that gun looks like.
The European Space Agency has rolled out a new initiative to refine 3D printing techniques to make space-grade metal parts.
Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has created a set of bespoke titanium horseshoes for a Melbourne race horse using additive 3D printing.
Get replicas of everything from Fido to the new family minivan.
Voice search and 3-D printing have one thing in common–they’re both technologies where awesome potential is still accompanied by some rough technologies edges.
Mars pioneers could use 3D printing to create a sustainable human colony on the Red Planet, advocates say.
3D printing and assembly in space could lead to bigger and better structures that are less expensive to make. Before their technology is a reality, Tethers Unlimited has to overcome a few engineering challenges.
Whoever said brushing your teeth isn't incredibly annoying is either a dentist, your mom, or your baby sister who likes eating toothpaste. But a toothbrush that can brush all your teeth at once, in six seconds? It can't be real, right? Well, that's e
NASA 3D printer could be used to make tools and spare parts for the International Space Station by next year, instead of shipping them up from Earth. NASA is working with Made in Space to produce a 3D printer.
The eyes of the world are on the innovation of 3D printing. Naturally, whenever a new technology is created that offers open-source DIY opportunities to the average individual, it is going to make governments and their protected corporate interests v
How do you fit a 50-foot-long chain into a 5-inch box?
Existing intellectual property laws don’t exactly cover 3D printing.
Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants.
The amoeba has a lot in common with a RepRap 3D printer. Why?
3D printing has made makers out of a whole new generation of folks, allowing us the room to take our designs straight from our computer screens and fabricate them at home. But the process isn't without its limitations. 3D printing a single object can
It's printed from sand, it has a quarter billion facets, and it's also a wee bit terrifying.
There is a lot of talk in the media these days about three dimensional (3D) printers. For our community there is the Liberator, a 3D printed gun.
One of the goals of modern science is to be able to thoroughly study how a creature functions. Scientists are one step closer to this goal with the recent development of a 3D imaging technique that will be able to map an entire nervous system.