The technique could be used to develop new kinds of smart clothing that both repels water and breathes, or flexible scaffolding for printed organs.
A publicity stunt highlights the potential of extrasolar missions, where materials are harvested in space and printed into needed equipment. →
The machine combines 3-D printing with inkjet technology to print images in foam. Continue reading →
The 3-D glasses teach scientists about the insect's depth perception and could ultimately lead to better vision in robots.
Researchers have used a 3-D printer to make customized ceramic parts that have also overcome the Achilles’ heel of ceramic objects: their tendency to crack. Could it be used in the design of spacecraft?
Syria's sacred Temple of Bel is getting a second lease on life thanks to an innovative 3-D imaging initiative. Continue reading →
Architect Vincent Callebaut envisions a self-sustaining underwater world where the buildings function like sea creatures. Continue reading →
Gold foam, wired roses, 3-D art for the blind and a beautiful way to recycle plastic garbage are highlights from this week's Tasty Tech gallery.
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