So far, they've only been implanted into mice. But scientists say they're hopeful the 3D-printed tissue will eventually be used in human reconstructive surgery.
For those who need a tiny reminder to be resilient.
"Bubbles is probably our best mistake ever."
"What does he look like, doctor?"
The 3D printing company has laid off about a fifth of its staff and closed its three retail stores. It's a reality check for the 3D printing industry.
Printed Nutella anyone?
Derby the dog, once fated to be euthanized, is living his best life with his forever family and sweet new legs.
Some technology just goes too far. But some hits the bullseye dead center. When you’re looking for tech that's getting it right, shoot no further than Toshiba.
Animators took four weeks and used real 3D-printed models to make this bear walk up some stairs.
ODD Guitars is a company in New Zealand that makes guitars using Selective Laser Sintering.
The ideal toy for any workspace.
"Imagine holding your baby before he or she is born."
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The police's press department may have got a little trigger-happy.
Plus a submarine in the streets of Milan, a beer made with meteorites, and a terrifying toothbrush that'll clean your teeth in six seconds.
Oh my gooooooodddddd
Plus a surprisingly heartwarming beer commercial, nail art inspired by Wendy Davis's filibuster, and an interview with someone else named North West.
Next year, the very first bionic eye will be implanted in a human.
A Japanese company named Pioneer has developed a printer capable of making wallet-sized 3D printouts from ultrasounds.
Plus bad news for the Easter bunny, Kai the Hatchet Hitchhiker's surf trip, and all the times Fresh Prince broke the fourth wall.
3D printing technology is making its way into regular production and the results are really cool. (via Reuters)
CAN'T YOU STOP ACTING LIKE WALTER WHITE AND JUST BE NICE? (h/t Uproxx)
"It's a good hobby and it doesn't harm anybody."
Girls with their dolls, girls as their dolls.
Welcome to the FUTURE.
Two-year-old Emma was born with a condition called arthrogryposis, which makes her unable to move her arms. So researchers designed and 3D-printed her a lightweight exoskeleton to help her play just like everyone else.
These days, pretty much anything can come out of a three-dimensional printer. Anything.
Humanity check! If this doesn't make you tear up, please report to the nearest android assessment center.
If you've heard of 3D Printers but never seen one in action, this video will blow your mind. The possibilities are virtually endless.
The world's hermit crab population is short a few shells, but the folks at MakerBot are here to help. Project Shelter is their effort to crowd-source a printable 3D hermit crab shell. Can you give them a hand? Here's what they've done so far.
Every day there is a new reason to covet a 3-D printer. The whole racer, including wheels and gears are created from a single piece.
Mmmmm, liquified food of the future. Somehow this is less appetizing than the pill food of the retro Jetsons future.
OH SWEET RAPTOR JESUS, KILL IT. We were worried that 3D printer technology would be used to make phallic objects, but we should have been worried about the Uncanny Valley.
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