Dwarfed by huge jets all around, the mini-plane Thor was nonetheless an eye-catcher at the Berlin air show this week—the small Airbus marvel is the world's first 3D-printed aircraft.
A new type of 3-D printing will make it possible for the first time to rapidly prototype and test polymer membranes that are patterned for improved performance, according to Penn State researchers.
The features of 3D printing are significant for the movie industry. The US animation studio LAIKA, relies on using the cutting edge software and 3D printing hardware to make its films. A new collaboration with Fraunhofer ...
There are office printers that spit out documents and others that always seem to jam. And then there those that make the office itself.
Now there's yet another market for 3-D printer-enthusiasts: candy.
3-D printing has inspired visions of manufacturing revolutions but is currently held back by inefficiency and the underwhelming quality of available materials.
VTT's printed electronics pilot plant in Finland has moved into a new era - an industrial internet-based solution, the first for the printed electronics production in the world, has been installed for the control of the plant.. ...
Planetary Resources, a company hoping to make asteroid mining into a trillion dollar industry, earlier this year unveiled the world's first 3D printed object made from bits of an asteroid.
Scientists have developed a material that can mimic cartilage and potentially encourage it to re-grow.
It's been more than 30 years since the invention of 3-D printing, and yet in some ways the technology is still a frontier of unexplored potential.