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10 Things I Learned From My 3D Printer: An Early Adopter's Diary

What's it like to be on the cutting edge of consumer tech? It's not easy, but it can be a truly enriching experience.<p>PCMag reviews products …

New horizons in 3D printing

Rolls-Royce’s Neil Mantle explains how cutting-edge 3D printing technology is revolutionising the production of aero-engine components.<p>November 5 marked a milestone in aviation history when Rolls-Royce completed the first test flight of the largest aero-engine components ever to be 3D-printed. 3D …

South Korea's Gyeonggi Innovation Center Supports Multiple Startups with Capital, Networking and an Impressive 3D Printing Lab

Pangyo Techno Valley is South Korea’s answer to California’s Silicon Valley. It’s where the newest technology is studied, tested, incubated, and …

Holus brings 3D holograms to the home and office

Can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands, when all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen? Technology continues to improve and I say it’s time for the true next-generation devices to hit the store shelves. VR and Augmented reality are the first things …

“Off-World manufacturing is here,” as astronauts install 3D printer on International Space Station

Photo courtesy Made In Space.<p>Another big milestone for humans in space: astronauts on board the ISS set up a commercial 3D printer, for a tryout in …

Why Is Google Building A Robot Army?

In short: robotics world domination<p>Looking back, Google’s emergence as a robotics powerhouse seems obvious—and inevitable. First came the scattered hires of roboticists and the release of self-driving cars into Bay Area traffic. Then, the search giant reportedly bought two humanoid HUBO robots from …

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<b>Carbon Handlebar.</b><br>Fitted onto a 80’s peugeot frame road bike (top) & closeup (bottom).—<p>Designing any performance component often requires striking a …

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

Can Glowing Trees One Day Replace Electric Streetlights?

“We don’t live in nature any more – we put boxes around it. But now we can actually engineer nature to sustain our needs. All we have to do is design …

A Design Revolution That Could Lift Humanity

Studies show that fractals mimicking natural forms can improve our health and wealth. Those findings have major implications for how we design our spaces, Lance Hosey writes.<p><i>Editors’ note: The following is an excerpt from The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design (Island Press).</i><p>In iconic …