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iFixit's Essential Electronics Toolkit Makes a Great Stocking Stuffer for the Techie on Your Holiday Gift List

If you have a techie on your holiday gift list that just cant resist taking things apart, iFixit’s Essential Electronics Toolkit, a magnetized case …

Shopping

Markforged announces a cheaper 3D printer that can spit out end-use parts

In a surprising move, 3D printer maker Markforged has announced they are going to release the $3,499 Onyx One, a Carbon Fiber 3D printer for entry-level makers and hobbyists that prints “end-use” parts using carbon-fiber infused materials.<p>The printer uses Onyx, a nylon and micro-carbon fiber …

3D Printing

Cheaper, faster, lighter: 3D-printed car parts are now a thing | Ars Technica

Divergent 3D’s technology has many advantages over traditional manufacturing.<p>Last week we took a look at how Lamborghini is using forged composite …

3D Printing

Stretchy Artificial Skin Lets Prosthetic Hand Sense Heat, Humidity, and Pressure

It's so sophisticated, it can even tell the difference between a dry and soggy diaper<p>Prosthetic limbs that can be controlled by an amputee’s thoughts or muscle movements already exist. But what if they could also sense the environment and then send that information back to the amputee’s nervous …

Silicon Valley 3D printing startup gets $81 million in new funding | Reuters

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (Reuters) - Carbon, a Silicon Valley startup that is developing 3D printers to produce medical devices and car parts on demand, said on Thursday it had closed on $81 million in funding that brought the total it has raised to $222 million.<p>“We wanted to go find investors that …

3D Printing

Five security settings in iOS 10 you should change immediately

These tweaks will lock down your iPhone or iPad to protect your privacy.<p>The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system comes with some privacy …

3D Systems outlines plans to shift 3D printing from prototype to production

The 3D printing industry has had a rough go of it, of late. In a few short years, it’s gone from technology darling to victim of its own industry hype, a move that has had serious implications for some of the industry’s biggest players.<p>But as the consumer-facing wing of the space has seemingly hit …

3D Printing

Scientists Just Created 'Neural Dust.' It Could Be the Biggest Breakthrough in Keeping You Healthy

New wireless sensors no bigger than dust could let thousands of people monitor and reclaim their health over time.<p>Wireless technology already lets people enjoy activities like listening to music, but now, scientists have created barely-there wireless sensors applicable to dozens of medical …

Breakthroughs

How This Company Could Revolutionize the 3-D-Printing Industry

Boston-based Rize has emerged with a 3-D printer capable of doing what others haven't.<p>The dirty little secret about the 3-D printing industry is this: When an object comes out of the printer, your work is usually only half done.<p>Printing even a small plastic part, for example, requires work after …

3D Printing

Filamet lets you 3D print pure metal objects with your desktop 3D printer

Jun 30, 2016 | By Tess<p>Just over a year ago, we wrote about an especially promising Kickstarter campaign for a <b>metal 3D printing filament</b> called …

3D Printing

3D Model Developed to Increase Car Safety Wins the Materialise Mimics Innovation Award

Since 2005, Materialise has held the annual Mimics Innovation Awards competition to support cutting-edge research that uses its medical image …

3D Printing

New ZMorph Desktop Combination CNC Milling Machine And 3D Printer Launches

Polish manufacturer ZMorph launches new desktop CNC milling and 3D printer system in the form the ZMorph 2.0S that comes supplied with a heated glass …

Carbon Fiber
3D Printing

This 3D-Printed Star Destroyer Is Two Feet Long

The Star Destroyer, one of the largest ships in the Star Wars universe, has been recreated in excruciating detail in the form of a two-foot long 3D-printed ship consisting of thousands of small parts. It was, as the creator suggested, a big job.<p>You can check out a set of images here but, sadly, …

Lego

The latest advance in 3D printing: replacement teeth

Bacteria-fighting plastic could be the future of dentistry<p>The latest 3D printing innovation could change the way you think about your visit to the dentist. That’s because Dutch researchers at the University of Groningen are working on the creation of a 3D-printed tooth made of an antimicrobial …

3D Printing

Samsung shows off new multi-room speakers (pictures)

Living Rooms

Computer scientists invented a way to turn your skin into a mobile touch pad

The latest in touch-screen technology involves the use of your own skin.<p>According to Reuters, a new product called iSkin uses silicon rubber and pressure-sensitive sensors to create an elastic film. When iSkin is combined with a medical-grade adhesive the electronic skin can be painlessly attached …

Computer Science

'Super batteries' to be 3D printed from graphene ink

Manchester Metropolitan University is embarking on a project to 3D print "super batteries" from graphene ink.<p>Wonder material graphene has been widely …

Graphene

HAVE you ever wondered what that was lurking on the floor in the back of your car? Now you need wonder no longer, after insurance and financial company Carfused.com called in the experts. Microbiology professionals from the University of Nottingham

HAVE you ever wondered what that was lurking on the floor in the back of your car? Now you need wonder no longer, after insurance and financial …

Massless particle discovered that could radically alter next-generation electronics

An exotic particle theorized more than 85 years ago has finally been discovered. Dubbed the "Weyl fermion", it is a strange but stable particle that …

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In Massachusetts Lab, Scientists Grow An Artificial Rat Limb

A team of scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston made news earlier this month when they published research in the journal <i>Biomaterials</i> describing how they'd created the world's first bioartificial limb in the laboratory.<p>Or, in other words: scientists have now grown the entire …

Cell Biology

World's first 'feeling' prosthetic limb returns sense of touch to amputees

The world's first artificial leg capable of offering the sensation of touch to its wearer has been developed by researchers in Austria.<p>The prosthetic …

It's Simple, Really: How a Differential Works, Explained in a Vintage Video

The standard open differential in most cars is a brilliant piece of engineering, allowing you to take the tightest turns without fighting your tires or tearing apart your drivetrain. But even if you understand implicitly how a car’s differential works, it’s kind of difficult to explain.<p>That’s why …

Ann Arbor

Biodegradable computer chips made almost entirely from wood

As electronic devices are becoming outdated at an increasingly fast pace, e-waste continues to be a huge problem. That's why scientists from the …

Nanotech

3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save lives

3D printing, also known as rapid prototyping or additive manufacturing, used to be the manufacturing industry's best kept secret but now the …

A Seriously Injured Turtle Just Got A New Lease On Life Thanks To A 3D-Printed Beak

Earlier this year, we saw a turtle get a new lease on life thanks to a 3D-printed shell. Now, another sea-loving reptile has been saved by the same amazing technology.<p>The turtle in question (seen in the video above) had its snout damaged by a boat propeller. When rescuers found the poor shelled …

Audi has created diesel fuel by combining air, diesel and renewably sourced

Audi has created diesel fuel by combining air, diesel and renewably sourced energy.<p>The fuel, dubbed Audi E-diesel, can be mixed with conventional …