3-D printer in high demand at NSLS-II
It looks like a coffee dispenser. But the nondescript grey box tucked against a wall in Bldg. 743 is actually a 3D printer. It's in high demand by scientists and engineers building beamlines for the National ...
Researchers looking to 4-D printing to create biosensors from edible gels
Europe's 3-D printer set for Space Station
Europe's very first 3D printer in space is scheduled for installation aboard the ISS next year.
Using 3D printers to print out self-learning robots
When the robots of the future are set to extract minerals from other planets, they need to be both self-learning and self-repairing. Researchers at Oslo University have already succeeded in producing self-instructing ...
From earphones to jet engines, 3D printing takes off
Many manufacturers are at an early stage of discovering the benefits of 3D printing, but one of the clearest strengths is customization.
The iBox Nano 3D resin printer offers precision at low price
HP announces Sprout—a truly innovative workstation
SpaceX returns to Earth loaded with lab results
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday carrying a heavy load of NASA cargo and scientific samples from the International Space Station that experts hope could ...
SpaceX ship leaves ISS for Earth loaded with lab results
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station to return to Earth on Saturday after a month in orbit, NASA said.
Japan man jailed for making guns with 3D printer
A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.
WASP has printer, will travel, to make houses
Additive manufacturing technology can print using plastic, paste or concrete
Using different modules, the "3D Modular" can print using several materials like plastic, paste or concrete.
3D printing goes solar
3D printing guru Joshua Pearce wants nothing more than to provide the means of production to everyone, especially people in developing regions who must get by on very little. But there has been a drawback.
Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?
(Phys.org) —It's old news that open-source 3D printing is cheaper than conventional manufacturing, not to mention greener and incredibly useful for making everything from lab equipment to chess pieces. ...