Design your world – online robots, 3D printers at CeBIT
Need a copy of your wedding ring, a new name tag for the dog, or a spare part for the washing machine? Just print it, is the message at the CeBIT IT fair in Germany.
Liquid metal 'Terminator' robot inspires 3D printer
A terrifying killer liquid metal robot from a blockbuster "Terminator" science fiction film has inspired what was heralded here as a revolution in 3D printing.
3-D printed organs offer ultra-realistic practice models
An incision from the surgeon's scalpel sends liquid oozing over the surface of a the lung, but on this occasion it doesn't matter if something goes wrong—the doctor can simply create another model with ...
New design tool helps users create computer-generated shapes without using a mouse
A Purdue innovation that enables people to use a new class of hands-free, gesture-based 3D modeling software is being commercialized by Zero UI, a Cupertino, California-based company that specializes in 3D m ...
World's first rotary 3-D printer-cum-scanner unveiled at AAAS meeting
Nanyang Technological University's (NTU Singapore) start-up Blacksmith Group today launched the world's first compact 3D printer that can also scan items into digitised models.
Using 3-D printing, MakerBot and Feinstein Institute repair tracheal damage
Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have made a medical breakthrough using 3D printing on a MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer to create cartilage designed for tracheal repair or replacement. ...
Scotty project eyes uniqueness, sharing issues in 3D printing
Japan researchers target 3D-printed body parts
Japanese scientists say they are on their way to being able to create custom-made skin, bone and joints using a 3D printer.
Engineer explores use of Google Glass to enable better health care
Google Glass Explorers are using the novel wearable computers for applications ranging from wildlife preservation and museum tours to precision sports training and on-the-go language translation.
Beyond the trinkets: Voxel8 shows 3D electronics printer
Now with more materials and more colour, 2015 is the year to try 3D printing at home
Have you considered buying a 3D printer? A major spectacle at the Consumer Entertainment Show in Las Vegas for the last two years, they're now available for as little as £300 – around the same price as ...
Off-world manufacturing is a go with space printer
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 ...