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 >>
The ever-growing tech allows us to fabricate objects we never could with traditional manufacturing. Here are some of the incredible things we can print now, which were nearly impossible to make before.
A company called 3D Varius recently completed what it’s calling the world’s first 3D-printed electric violin. While that claim may be contentious, this is one of the first recreations that sounds as good as the real thing (at least to those of us who aren’t trained violinists). Hear it in action >>
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 >>
The Walking Gyro relies on a spinning flywheel and centrifugal forces to take tiny, but steady, steps. Now that the patent has expired, there’s a free 3D-printable version that anyone can make themselves.