Hyperelastic “bone” grafts have healed rat spines and a monkey's skull
Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.
A titanium vertebra now stiffens this 12-year-old's spine
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It's arson, bomb and booby trap week at one of the nation's toughest forensics schools.
Or so says Makerbot
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
A project aimed at producing a 3-D printed handgun stalls when the company that provided its printer rescinds its lease.
Plus 3D-printed hair
New 3D prints of undersea sand can help predict storm effects
Sniffing like a dog gives chemical detectors a boost
The infant's 3-D printed trachea will fully absorb into his body in two to three years.
Only seven machines and two months! And the structure still isn't big enough for people. Womp womp.
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Why would a petro-state erect a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert? To change the world.
The most significant skull prosthetic to date
Barbie's dead. Did Ken do it? How miniature death-scene dioramas are used to teach modern CSI techniques.
It can be 3D printed in just one step
Another step toward the day when 3-D printers spit out entire spacecraft.
Extra nerd cred: the bottom looks like the moon
It's the first time a bio-bot's locomotion is driven by cells from skeletal muscles