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.
French watchdog urges no 3D for under sixes
A French health watchdog recommended Thursday that children under six be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games, and that those up to 13 have "moderate" access.
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.
Chinese scientists unveil liquid phase 3-D printing method using low melting metal alloy ink
Three-dimensional metal printing technology is an expanding field that has enormous potential applications in areas ranging from supporting structures, functional electronics to medical devices. Conventional ...
Micro-manufacturing breakthrough is wired for sound
In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have harnessed the power of sound waves to enable precision micro- and nano-manufacturing.
Dimenco no-glasses 3D TV offer goes live on Kickstarter
Google unveils 'Project Tango' 3D smartphone platform
Google announced a new research project Thursday aimed at bringing 3D technology to smartphones, for potential applications such as indoor mapping, gaming and helping blind people navigate.
Australian police get hand-held 3D crime scene laser scanner
Motion-capture cameras, computer software assist skaters with jumps
According to a recent poll, almost a fourth of Americans say figure skating is their favorite Olympic sport.
Warwick helps students with disabilities 3D-print objects to ease their everyday lives
The University of Warwick is helping students with physical disabilities from a local college become their own product designers so they can 3D-print personalised objects that help them in their everyday ...
Space: Let's get three dimensional
Almost a million people have watched the YouTube video of ESA's 3D camera being used in space. Here on Earth, the same camera technology is equally successful.
Solid Concepts 3D prints world's first metal gun (w/ Video)
Researchers develop 4D printing technology for composite materials
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials ...
The ultimate iron chef: When 3-D printers invade the kitchen
Printing food seems more like an idea based in Star Trek rather than in the average home. But recent advances in 3D printing (known formally as additive manufacturing) are driving the concept closer to reality. ...