Brian C. Gebhardt

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Pegasus Touch brings lasers to desktop 3D printing

In recent years, 3D printing has come into its own. In everything from horseshoes to Tornado fighter jets, the technology finds more and more …

Stratasys launches multi-material colour 3D printer

<b>The world's first multi-material full-colour 3D printer has been launched by Stratasys, the owner of the MakerBot range of printers.</b><p>It features "triple-jetting" technology that combines droplets of three base materials, reducing the need for separate print runs and painting.<p>The company said the …

5 Ways Smithsonian Uses 3-D Scanning to Open Up History

What happens when 3-D scanning is unleashed on America's attic?<p><b>You'd expect to find miniature models of President Abraham Lincoln's head, renderings of five-million-year-old whale skeletons, and even busts of long-dead employees gracing the shelves at the Smithsonian Institution in</b> …

3D printing scales up

PEEK through the inspection windows of the nearly 100 three-dimensional (3D) printers quietly making things at RedEye, a company based in Eden …

5 Ways A Radically New Way To 3-D Print Could Change The World

A new 3-D printing process called Hyperform holds the promise to produce furniture, architecture, and more.<p>Earlier this morning, we unveiled what might be the future of 3-D printing. Hyperform was developed by MIT grads and designers Marcelo Coelho and Skylar Tibbits to print large objects using …

Now Complete: The World’s First 3-D-Printed Room

Architect-programmers Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger have finished up what just might be the most complex architecture in human history.<p>For years, the world wasn’t quite ready for the mind-meltingly complex architecture dreamt up by computational architect-designer Michael Hansmeyer. …

It’s about to get easier to 3D print with recycled plastic

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: RepRap<p>3D printers generally print in one of two types of plastic; either ABS, which is used to make Legos, or PLA, …

Researchers plan to develop a 3D printer that prints graphene

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>3D printers are becoming compatible with new materials all the time, including metals, paper, resin and even pizza …

6-axis 3D printer can print on irregular surfaces

Yong Chen and his team at USC Engineering have built a six-axis-of-freedom 3D printer that can rotate its build platform and heads to enable it to …

Why 2014 could be the year of the light-based 3D printer

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Full Spectrum Laser<p>If you have ever seen a desktop 3D printer, chances are good that it worked by melting strings of …

The 3D printing cagematch

Over the past five years, 3D printers have gone from expensive industrial equipment to hobbyist tools that can be had for as little as a few hundred dollars. 3D printing has captured the attention of schools, designers, and companies like UPS, which began offering printing service in its stores …

The Answer to Affordable Housing Could Lie Within a 3D Printer

Forget waiting weeks or months for your new home to be ready. Researchers from the University of Southern California created a 3D printer that can …

New 3D Printer by MarkForged Can Print With Carbon Fiber

Looking for a better way to make racecar parts, Gregory Mark invents a 3D printer that can print in tough, lightweight carbon fiber, the first of its kind.<p><b>Gregory Mark co-owns Aeromotions, which</b> builds computer-controlled racecar wings. To make those wings both strong and lightweight, they use …

Carbon Fiber

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

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Feds Can't Enforce Net Neutrality: What This Means For You

In a landmark ruling Tuesday, a federal appeals court has struck down key parts of the Federal Communications Commission's open-Internet rules, effectively ruling that the federal government cannot enforce net neutrality. Put more simply, it can't require that Internet service providers treat all …

What you need to know about the court decision that just struck down net neutrality

Advertisement<p>37 Comments<p>The principle behind the phrase “net neutrality” is that internet service providers of all kinds should treat data flowing …

Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer Review

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ony’s 46” HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer is massive compared to other sound bars. By that I mean the sound bar is …