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.
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.