3d printing

NASA Send 3D Printing To Space

NASA, in a bid to save time and money, plans to send a 3D Printer to the International Space Station. Often, when a piece or part of something is damaged in space, an astronaut would be forced to wait for a resupply, or even go the rest of the ...

Smithsonian Uses 3D Printer to Make Detailed Bust of Barack Obama

A team of experts at the Smithsonian made history this month by using a 3D Printer to create a portrait of a sitting U.S president. While portraits and busts of the nation’s leaders are old hat, the use of the new technology demonstrates ...

Star Trek Tech Warping to Reality Faster Than You Think

Star Trek tech keeps popping up in real life, making Trekkies, Trekkers, and even the casual sci-fi fan, extremely giddy. It’s no secret that many Star Trek fans are deeply passionate about the sci-fi franchise. These hardcore fans have been ...

Lockheed Martin using 3D Printing to Fend Off SpaceX

Lockheed Martin, the aerospace and defense contractor, is the Pentagon’s biggest supplier. But as competitors such as SpaceX continue to innovate, and at reduced prices, Lockheed Martin has been forced to compete by embracing 3D Printing. To ...

3D-Printed Cast Uses Ultrasound to Avoid Surgery

3D-printing, which allows us to create everything from household objects to even 3D-printed human-hearts, has now been combined with ultrasound technology in an innovative new cast. Exogen, a low-intensity ultrasound system, was first approved ...

The World’s Smallest 3D Printer is LIX, a Lightweight Pen

Are you keeping up with all the exciting things in the world of pen technology? Probably not. But you’ll want to learn more about this particular pen called LIX. What makes this pen so great? With it, you’ll be able to write and draw ...