3D PRINTING

3D PRINTING

‘Marie’ Is the First Life-Sized, 3D-Printed Human Body

Marie—a five-foot-one, fifteen-pound 3D printed body—could be used to help create better radiation treatments for cancer.
Caroline Haskins
12.14.18
robots

This Robotic Hand Can Shift Gears to Catch a Beer Can and Crush It

By creating a lightweight, 3D-printed “transmission,” engineers were able to build a hand that is strong when it needs to be and fast when it needs to be.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.17.18
videos

This 3D Printed Clock Runs on Marbles and Watching it Is Soothing Me

The clock is loud, impractical, and gorgeous.
Matthew Gault
9.13.18
streisand effect

Trying to Ban 3D-Printed Guns Will Only Make Them More Popular

A lawsuit to prevent the distribution of 3D-printed gun designs is five years too late, and is the latest example of the Streisand Effect in action.
Jason Koebler
7.31.18
presented by toyota

The Tires of the Future Are Filled With Lots of Data and Little Air

Let's reinvent the wheel.
David Silverberg
7.5.18
presented by toyota

Additive Manufacturing Is Transforming How Engineers Are Approaching Design

Uncovering geometric shapes and patterns that once seemed implausible, this new technology will radically change the look and feel of our vehicles.
Theo Gibson
4.3.18
3D PRINTING

The Department of Energy Figured Out How to 3D Print Structures Made of Water

The structures can be printed up to several meters long and consist of liquid water inside an oil casing.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.27.18
tissue engineering

Watch Tiny Jets Spew Artificial Tissue Made from Living Cell

It’s kind of like a ceramics wheel, but instead of pottery, you get a hydrogel tube of artificial tissue.
Becky Ferreira
2.2.18
Pharma

New 'Reactionware' 3D Printing System Spits Out Pharmaceuticals On-Demand

The door is open for making drugs on-site in doctors' offices, or even in space.
Michael Byrne
1.19.18
XPR-1

This Guy Built a Semi-Automatic Portable Railgun

Cool if you like 'Quake,' but probably not as scary as it sounds.
Matthew Gault
10.13.17
DRONES

Drag Racing With a DIY Drone Engineer

In this episode of Transmissions, Motherboard follows bedroom drone engineer Zoe Stumbaugh as she attempts to build the fastest drone in the world.
Erik Franco
9.14.17
ProJet 7000

This Guy Made a Polaroid Camera That 'Prints' GIFs

Not very practical, but extremely cool.
Leif Johnson
8.30.17
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