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The 2011 PopSci Invention Awards
A jet-propelled body board, cheaper prosthetic hand and more
Six Dream Projects of the 3-D Printing Pioneers
They can print houses on the moon and change the course of science education forever--and they might be closer to fruition than you'd think
World Wildlife Federation Creates Unprintable .WWF File Format to Save Trees
The World Wildlife Federation announced the creation of its first file format, WWF, designed as a replacement for PDF. It’s...
Next-Gen 3-D Printers Create Objects Out Of New Materials
3-D printers, sometimes called rapid prototypers, already instantly manufacture products by squirting out material layer by layer. Now they’re turning...
New Method Could Print Out Prescription Pills to Order
System liquefies medicine and makes it into printable ink
Tiny Titanium Origami Highlights New Method Of Micro-Construction
While three-dimensional printing has come a long way, engineers still struggle with fabricating objects smaller than a quarter. In those...
Rewriting Desktop Printer Can Erase and Reuse Documents
Figuring out how to recycle TPS reports and office printouts appears to have become a passion for Japanese engineers, as...
Magnetic Ink Turns Any Paper Into Possible Nanomachine
It seems like everyone is trying to make nanomachines these days, usually through some expensive procedure like carving them out...
Xerox’s Fabric-Printable Circuitry Coming to Production, Heralds Electronic Clothing
If you’re like me, the lack of computing power in your T-shirt causes constant problems. Well, thanks to the guys...
3-D Printing, Now in Stainless Steel
Have your designs fabricated in metal, quickly and cheaply, from the comfort of your computer