Udaan, the e-commerce startup led by three former Flipkart executives, raises $225M

Looks like Sujeet Kumar, Amod Malviya and Vaibhav Gupta’s decision to jump ship from Flipkart to focus on their own venture is paying off. The trio announced this morning that their...

Scientists make a touch tablet that rolls and scrolls

Research scientists at Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab have built a prototype touchscreen device that’s neither smartphone nor tablet but kind of both — and more besides. The device, which...

Distributor of plans for 3D-printed guns puts his product back in circulation

Cody Wilson, the self-described crypto-anarchist who on Monday was blocked from distributing schematics for 3D-printed guns online, is making good on his promise for “one hell of a week.” I am...

The Palette 2 lets any 3D printer output color

The Mosaic Manufacturing Palette 2 – an upgrade the original Palette – is a self-contained system for full color 3D printing. It works by cutting and splicing multiple filament colors...

XYZPrinting announces the da Vinci Color Mini

XYZPrinting may have finally cracked the color 3D printing code. Their latest machine, the $1,599 da Vinci Color Mini is a full color printer that uses three CMY ink cartridges...

New material design stores energy like an eagle

Auxetics are materials that store energy internally rather than bulging out. In this way they can store more energy when squeezed or struck and disperse it more regularly. Historically, however,...

Watch YouBionic’s 3D-printed robotic hand make freakishly lifelike movement

We’ve been covering the work of bionic prosthesis company YouBionic for some time now. As with any continuously iterating gadget or device, it has been fascinating to watch the concept...

This 3D-printed camp stove is extra-efficient and wind-resistant

I love camping, but there’s always an awkward period when you’ve left the tent but haven’t yet created coffee that I hate camping. It’s hard not to watch the pot...

Mammoth undertaking: Company to 3D print a full-size skeleton of elephant ancestor

A Belgian 3D-printing company is putting its additive manufacturing skills to the test by helping to create a life-size replica of a mammoth skeleton for public display later this year. The...

Formlabs goes unicorn with latest funding round

With its latest funding round, Formlabs has achieved unicorn status. The Massachusetts-based 3D printing startup just raised another $15 million. The latest round brings its total funding up to $100...

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Survey says: We’d rather let robots cook than drive

More people would be comfortable letting robots service cars than drive them, a new survey by Study.com shows. And fully half of those...