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Chinese firm creates 'world's tallest 3D-printed building'

<b>City links:</b> This week’s best city stories take a look at 3D-printed housing in Suzhou, a vision of a self-sufficient city in the desert, the urban projects copying the High Line – and the safest city in the world<p>The best city stories from around the web this week discover a five-storey building in …

Melissa Ng Combines 3D Printing with Adafruit’s EL Wire to Create Incredible Glowing ‘Nightmare Mask’

There is something about masks that has always caused chills to run down my spine. Whether it is the creepy Halloween masks that I have to see every …

3D-printed UAV can go from not existing to flying within 24 hours

Because 3D printing allows one-off items to be created quickly and cheaply, it should come as no surprise that the technology has already been used …

What The Hell Is That?: A Rollerblade/Scooter Hybrid

This is the $610 AeYo (as in "AeYo -- what the f*** are you doing?"), a new piece of exercise/transportation equipment that combines the excitement …

Scuba Breath

My perception of a pristine and peaceful scuba dive changed when I went for my first dive off the Great Barrier Reef. It looks so easy in the movies, …

USC Professor Receives NASA Grant to Develop 3D-Printed Space Homes

We wrote about Dr. Berokh Khoshnevis’ revolutionary robot-builder that could 3D print entire houses, and now the ‘contour crafting’ technology has …

NASA to Use Giant 3D Printing Spider Robots to Construct Huge Spacecraft

It has always been theorized that the construction of large spacecraft would have to be done in orbit. However, a US company called Tethers Unlimited …

McLaren to replace windscreen wipers with an ultrasonic force field - Pocket-lint

McLaren may soon say goodbye to windscreen wipers and hello to ultrasonic force fields. Yup, the old invention from the turn of the last century may …

How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

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Cube-shaped robot balances on one corner and can move on its own

Back in October, we heard about MIT's M-Blocks – they're metal cubes that use internal flywheels to hurl themselves around, sticking together …