From plastic roads to design that keeps costs, here are the new developments promising to shake up the sometimes-frustrating world of infrastructure.
3D printing may have serious medical uses if this heart, as claimed, is fully functional - scientists have said the aim is to make it compatible with humans. It could also have cardio-tox...
3D-printed ‘salt templates’ have paved the way for new porous magnesium scaffolds for creating bone implants the body can absorb, researchers report.
Scientists in Zurich have developed new 'indirect 4D printing' technology which has allowed them to develop vascular stents 40 times smaller than previously possible. These stents could o...
A camera just 2 centimeters in length has been created by Harvard scientists, revealing how light is reflected and transmitted by the world around us.
With labor pools shifting and the cost of overseas manufacturing rising, forward-thinking businesses will seize on a disruptive time to prepare themselves for the future.
From modelling the distances schoolchildren have to walk to providing visual aids to ministers, the groundbreaking 4IR technology is revolutionizing policymaking in the nation.
A Gallup poll in April 2019 shows that 43% of Americans now describe socialism as a "good thing".
Designers were asked to create a printable 3D habitat that could shelter humans on Mars, and the winner has finally been announced.
3D printing is transforming industries, from healthcare to automotive. But it's transforming our relationship with art and culture, too.
As the dawn of electrification and the early history of computing show, pioneering technology means little without the right mindset to apply it.
In 2017 21-year-old Abdullah Ayed was severely injured when a bomb hit his home in Aden, Yemen. Now, thanks to a Medecins Sans Frontieres reconstructive surgery programme, he has received...
In the future, 3D-printing techniques could allow the construction industry to use local waste products when building new homes and infrastructure.
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.