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3D Tissue Engineering May One Day Solve Both Impotence And Miscarriage

A study published last week in the journal Biofabrication describes a new technique to build replacements for damaged three dimensional human tissues. The researchers running the study are trying to make an eardrum. But their technique, if successful, might also one day create replacements for complex reproductive… » 5/14/15 5:40pm 5/14/15 5:40pm

3D Printing Has A Strange, Unintended Consequence

So far, the reach of 3D-printing hasn’t extended too far into most of our lives. We still buy appliances, instead of punching specifications into a console. We do our shopping at stores instead of downloading patterns. We cook our food, we don’t print it. But 3D printing is making a major change to our lives, all the… » 5/07/15 3:20pm 5/07/15 3:20pm

One Man Is 3D Printing Models of Every Creature In D&D's Monster Manual

Want to spruce up your tabletop games? Sure, there are official D&D miniatures you could buy. But if you've got access to a 3D printer, you could make your own menagerie of beasts and bad guys to fling at your D&D group (As a DM, not just chucking plastic toys around), all thanks to the hard work of Miguel Zavala. » 4/14/15 7:41pm 4/14/15 7:41pm

Ask An Astronaut All Your Questions About Life Aboard the Space Station

Last week, Astronaut Butch Wilmore was on the International Space Station. This afternoon, he's right here answering your questions. He and Niki Werkheiser, head of NASA's 3D printing project, can talk about 3D printers in space, life aboard the ISS, and anything else you want to know! » 3/19/15 12:06pm 3/19/15 12:06pm

Kerbal Space Program Now Lets You Turn Your Ships Into 3D-Printed Toys

Kerbal Space Program, the space flight sim about sending millions of Kerbal astronauts to an early grave/advancing the space-faring dreams of the Kerbal nation, is now offering a wave of merchandise based on the game - a site which lets you upload your wildest Kerbal creations and turn them into 3D-printed models. » 3/02/15 12:30pm 3/02/15 12:30pm