The new generation of "maker" tools like 3-D printers and milling machines promises to let anyone make virtually anything--from prosthetic limbs to firearms--in the privacy and convenience of his or her own home.
Working with colleagues from Deakin University and CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), researchers from Australia's Monash University have created the world's first 3D-printed jet engine.
As cool and wonderful as Lego is, those plastic bricks can be tricky to handle if you want to step up from mere constructive play into serious custom-built prototyping.
Brilliant ideas need brilliant materials. Designed to overcome the strength limitations of traditional 3D printed materials, the revolutionary Mark One 3D printer is the world's first 3D printer designed to print continuous carbon fiber.
12 stunning pieces of jewelry you won't believe were made with a 3D printer
Drew Phillips (In Studio) provides updates to Freedom's Phoenix Studio - Harris Kenny (Aleph Objects/Lulzbot 3D Printer) gives an update on their 3D printers - Sheriff Richard Mack (CSPOA) provides an update on his health after Heart Attack