3-D printing has the potential to disrupt local manufacturing, and re-configure approaches to urban design, planning and production.
Soft robots printed in the home? Not as far off as you might think.
Manufacturing errors, undetected by inexpert consumers, may be more dangerous than other threats from 3D-printed guns.
Seniors and other people suffering from arthritis could do more daily tasks for themselves, and save money, by 3D printing their own small plastic aids, like key holders and pill-splitters.
Is 3D printing better for the environment than conventional manufacturing? The jury is still out.
President Trump's global trade wars may indeed drive manufacturing back to the U.S. – just not in the way he predicted.
So-called experts say there are several practical reasons why so few women are in STEM. Any insider will tell you that the real issue is that women are still victims of outdated stereotypes and abuse.
Even though you don’t think of your mobile phone as being anything like a microscope, it’s got almost all the parts you need.
Who should be legally responsible when 3D printed devices fail? Proposed changes to the Therapeutic Goods Administration's regulatory framework have the potential to settle that question.
From the sounds of some brands' marketing, you may be forgiven for believing that bespoke shoes are just a footstep away.
From cheap prosthetic arms for landmine victims in Sudan to the promise of surgery on astronauts in space — 3D printing is sparking a healthcare revolution.
Creative makerspaces in Ontario schools weave passion with digital technologies to teach 21st century skills.
3D bioprinting of living cells and materials may contribute to faster and cheaper ways to create effective new drugs - and even reduce animal testing.
3D printing looms as a gamechanger for the surfing industry as surfboard and fin technology become increasingly high-tech.
There are loads of applications for 3D printers in space.
The work of Australian designer Berto Pandolfo shows how 3D printing can be claimed as a craft technology.
What if one of the most essential items in the hospital of the future is a 3D printer?
There's a lot to consider in the problem of creating enjoyable foods for people with swallowing difficulties. Could 3D-printed food be part of the solution?
Today, the U.S. is leading the robotics revolution. But without timely investment, China will overtake us, and could permanently put Americans out of work.
Research on molecular machines won last year's Nobel Prize in chemistry. Now scientists have figured out a way to get these tiny molecules to join forces and collaborate on real work on a macro scale.