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...

The Markforged Metal X prints real metal parts

The new Markforged Metal X is pretty great. It is a full metal...

A closer look at the 3D printed Adidas 3D Runners

The 3D Runners aren’t going to change the sneaker world. Not yet, at least. For now, the technology isn’t affordable or scalable enough for the...

Polaroid looking to make 3D printing and modeling more affordable at CES 2017

Polaroid, the company that many of you still associate with instant photography, has announced several new products at CES 2017 with a very different focus -- 3D printing and modeling. The...

Teen violin player makes beautiful music thanks to 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Let’s be honest: A lot of us are geeks who love the latest technology for technology’s sake. But there’s something extra special when you hear about a use case for...

Tend.ai raises $2M for robot arms that operate multiple 3D printers and workshop machines

Back in June, Tend.ai came out of stealth with its versatile system allowing a robot arm to tend to a dozen or more printers, laser...

Laces always coming undone? You can 3D print your own magnetic lace closures

Ever have the problem of shoelaces that come undone? If so, and provided that you own a 3D printer, then additive manufacturing gurus Noe and Pedro Ruiz may have just...

Chew on this! Wacker’s 3D-printed chewing gum is almost a reality

3D-printed confectionery is all rage in the closing months of 2016, and now German company Wacker has just announced its latest addition to a growing genre: 3D-printed chewing gum. And...

3D-printing technology is making custom prosthetics a reality

A pioneering research team at Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science is working to create life-changing prosthetics for people in need -- and all thanks to the wonders of 3D...

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