Scientists recreate fossils by using CT scans, 3-D printers

Scientists have created precise copies of fossilised bones by using data from computed tomography (CT) scans and three-dimensional (3-D) printers.

3-D printers raise concerns over potential misuse for developing plastic firearms

As the three-dimensional (3D) printers make artists` and hobbyists` dream a reality by allowing them to produce virtually anything from garden gnome figures to nuts and screws.

3-D printers raise concerns over potential misuse for developing plastic firearms

As the three-dimensional (3D) printers make artists` and hobbyists` dream a reality by allowing them to produce virtually anything from garden gnome figures to nuts and screws, analysts believe that the devices raise serious concerns about their potential misuse.

3-D manufacturing in space comes closer to reality

NASA and Made in Space Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., have joined to launch equipment for the first 3-D microgravity printing experiment to the International Space Station.