Video: Top scientist's materials research puts 'smart buildings' on the grid
Timothy Long, one of three Virginia Outstanding Scientists for 2015, tells how materials of the future can be created to serve multiple functions. Printed on a 3D printer, walls of a "smart building" might be able to perform ...
Bioprinting in 3D: Looks like candy, could regenerate nerve cells
The printer looks like a toaster oven with the front and sides removed. Its metal frame is built up around a stainless steel circle lit by an ultraviolet light. Stainless steel hydraulics and thin black tubes ...
BioBots bioprinter to complement cutting-edge research
Affordable 3D printer heating up on Kickstarter
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.