MIT 3D Printing Technology Could Build Homes on the Moon

May 05, 2017 1 min read


MIT researchers designed a system that can 3D print the basic structure of an entire building. Dwellings built with this technology could be produced faster and at lower cost than traditional construction methods, […]

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ISS Design Challenge Winner 3D-Printed in Space

May 04, 2017 1 min read


Most people will never visit space in their lifetime. But inventor Andrew Filo got the next best thing. Winner of the Mouser Electronics International Space Station Design Challenge, his 3D-printed femto satellite launcher […]

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Survive Zombie Apocalypse in 3D-Printed Autonomous House

March 14, 2017 1 min read


Most modern mobile homes leave something to be desired. So a Ukrainian firm developed a portable pied-à-terre that checks all the boxes—and then some. The “off-grid 3D-printed gadget house” from PassivDom is described […]

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Ford Tests 3D-Printed Car Parts

March 09, 2017 1 min read


3D printers are great for making replacement organs, prosthetic limbs, working guns, and household trinkets. But what can they do for the auto industry? Ford Motor Company is experimenting with 3D printing large-scale […]

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Tokyo Is Being Recreated As 100 Piece 3D Printed Map You Can Own

October 18, 2016 1 min read


Visiting Tokyo can be expensive, and it’s only going to get more expensive as we get closer to the Olympics taking place there in 2020. However, you don’t need to visit Tokyo in […]

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Disney Research prints realistic, textured 3D models using thermoforming

August 06, 2016 1 min read


3D printing is a tremendous technology that’s on the verge of changing the world, but one can’t argue that as it is now it is very, very slow. To make anything intricate can […]

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3D printer backpacks are the geekiest backpacks

July 29, 2016 1 min read

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There are plenty of geeky backpacks out there. Some have solar cells on them to power your gadgets, others let you keep those gadgets organized. This one is made to carry a 3D […]

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Raspberry Pi NES console is better than Nintendo’s Classic Mini

July 29, 2016 1 min read

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The Nintendo Classic Mini will be released this fall and comes preloaded with 30 old-school Nintendo Entertainment System titles. While this is great news for anyone that is into classic gaming, the game […]

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3D printers can now print with hemp, beer, and coffee

July 26, 2016 1 min read

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Most 3D printers use plastic, which usually isn’t the most environmentally friendly material available. Most forms of plastic are made from hydrocarbons like oil, and they don’t break down when you’re done with […]

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3D-printed salamander robot moves just like the real thing

June 29, 2016 1 min read

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Advanced robots like AlphaDog and SpotMini can move pretty well, but their gait tends to have a telltale robotic look. This skeletal salamander robot moves eerily like the real thing. How do you […]

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Triple-lens camera no larger than a grain of salt can be injected

June 29, 2016 1 min read


When you think about the miniaturization of technology, the first things that come to my mind are the components going into smartphones, and processors. Both get smaller with every new generation, but haven’t […]

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Dtto is a 3D-printed modular robot with an Arduino brain

June 20, 2016 1 min read

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The robot revolution is well under way, and you can do your part to make it happen. Not in a scary, Terminator kind of way, but with a cheery little modular bot called […]

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