This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an...

Y Combinator-backed VIDA turns artwork into fashion, accessories and more

VIDA, an e-commerce startup that allows artists to upload their designs to be printed on real-world materials – like fabric, leather, metal and more –...

Protecting 3D printers from cyberattacks could be as simple as listening carefully

As 3D printers grow smarter and continue to embed themselves in manufacturing and product creation processes, they are exposed to online malefactors just like every...

3D-printed fruit will help your real apples taste better

There may be a pretender in your next box of fruit, a fake fruit that tracks temperatures, motion and shocks to ensure your plums are...

Remoldable plastic will let doctors reshape casts while they are on patients

A new 3D-printable plastic has a surprisingly low melting point of just 131 degrees Fahrenheit. It could be used by physicians to make casts which can be adjusted while still...

High schooler makes 3D-printed, machine learning-powered eye disease diagnosis system

If, like me, you’re one of those people who worries that you haven’t accomplished much in your life, you probably shouldn’t read this profile of...

Is the US Supreme Court decision regarding uniforms worth cheering for?

Roy S. Kaufman Contributor Roy S. Kaufman is editor-in-chief of Art Law Handbook: From Antiquities to the Internet, author of two books on...

Some robots steal our jobs — this one just writes poems at the beach

Ever wondered what a robot-as-tortured-artist might look like? A new robot, created by a University of Edinburgh graduate, traverses beaches, scrawling disappearing poems into the sand. The post Some robots steal...

Bondic’s new Liquid Plastic Welder reinvents glue for the 3D-printing age

A bit like the world’s smallest 3D printer, the Liquid Plastic Welder is a pocket-sized device that extrudes a stream of liquid plastic, which hardens when you blast it with...

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BlackBerry signs license deal with Florida's BLU, ends patent dispute

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) said on Thursday it signed a new license agreement with BLU Products Inc, a Florida-based maker of low-end...

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