Matthew Davis’ Arcus is officially the most impressive thing we’ve ever seen come out of a 3D printer. Sure, cheap prosthetics and replacement body parts are important uses of the technology, but this spinning rubber band blaster is what finally makes us want to put a 3D printer on our desks. Read more >>
The trade-off of an affordable 3D printer is that they’re usually small and can only produce small objects. To make something big, you have to break it down into smaller parts first. But Autodesk has come up with a better approach: a 3D printer with multiple heads that all work together to churn out massive creations. See more >>
It sounds like something straight out of a comic book, but after losing his sternum and part of his rib cage to cancer, a 54-year-old Spanish man received the world’s first 3D-printed chest prosthetic made from titanium.
MIT CSAIL’s MultiFab 3D printer that can use ten different materials to build working devices in a single print run. It's one giant leap towards the holy grail of 3D printing: a fully-functional replicator. Read More >>
New Zealand’s Lance Abernethy is back with another impossibly tiny 3D-printed power tool that’s powered by an equally small hearing aid battery. A circular saw that's small enough to swallow. Read More >>
A typical 3D printer layers melted plastic to build up a solid object, but what happens when you swap plastic for fabric? You’ve got a machine that can create objects that are soft, deformable, and cuddly.