With lower environmental impact and reduced supply chains, digital manufacturing – including 3D printing – is a progressive force for good.
Facial recognition and 3D-printing technologies have converged to be used to hack into mobile devices - including by law enforcement officials.
MIT researchers have designed an ingestible electronic capsule that can be controlled wirelessly to relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
‘Additive manufacturing’ needs to embrace change, such as sustainability and materials flexibility, if it’s going to fulfil its true potential for industry.
Using a simple 3D printer and a special gel, a company has found a way to produce tissues and organs.
Robots have 'printed' a 12-metre steel bridge, which will stretch across a canal in Amsterdam.
The 3D-printing strategy aims to reduce labour by 70%, costs by 90% and human time by 80% across different sectors, according to the Dubai Future Foundation.
Researchers found computational models can more accurately predict dangerous adverse effects.
"The best designs will be sent around the world digitally and printed on demand, circumventing the global tariffs that have taxed production since the last industrial revolution."
To engage responsibly, our next generation of scientists needs training in the arts and ethics.
A new study aims to alert medical professionals to the potential of 3D printing’s future use in the field.
ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart.
Are there any limits to what 3D printing can create?
A small survey looks at people's attitudes to 3D printed food.