Printing organs could reduce the need for human donor organs. And 3D printed organs using a patient's own cells would increase successful organ transplants by reducing the risk of rejection.
Nigeria could close the skills gap in the manufacturing sector by including 3D printing in the curriculum of engineering programmes.
A biologist explains what proteins do in viruses, how they interact with human cells, how the vaccine delivers mRNA into the cell and how antibodies protect us.
Consumers can turn plastic waste into valuable products at minimal cost using the open source technologies associated with DRAM – distributed recycling and additive manufacturing.
Some of the worst health performers in recent weeks have been ‘First World’.
The rush to make personal protective equipment like facemasks and face shields using 3D printers shows that the technology can help circumvent global supply chain disruptions.
Powerful owls need old, hollowed-out trees to nest in, but humans keep chopping them down. Now, designers have partnered up with ecologists to build them high tech artificial nests.
New technologies are revealing more about the secret lives of underwater turtles. Using underwater cameras and 3D printing, researchers are learning more than ever before.
A manufacturing engineer describes the concept for a technology that could lead to more efficient production – and perhaps a tool to revive US manufacturing.
New technology means museums can return items to their countries of origin while still representing those cultures in fair, interesting ways.
Why wait for parts and equipment to arrive from Earth when you can print your own from moondust?
There is a stark mismatch between the elements required of a modern news story – unique, high impact – and the reality of medical research being slow, meticulous and progressing one step at a time.
Titanium is a tough but light metal that makes great replacements for bone in our body. But it has plenty of other uses in industry as well.
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.