3D printer creates first object in space
3D printer creates first object in space

The 3D printer at the International Space Station (ISS) has created the first printed object in space - a part of the printer itself - paving the way to future long-term space expeditions.

First zero-gravity 3D Printer installed on ISS

NASA astronauts have installed the world's first zero-gravity 3D printer on the International Space Station (ISS).

ESA explores the concept of 3D-printed moonbase

The European Space Agency (ESA) is exploring the possibility of establishing a permanent lunar base with the help of 3D printing technology.

3D printer used to save cancer patient's foot

Australian doctors have used a 3D printer to help build a Melbourne man a new heel bone and save him from losing his leg to cancer.

Japan man jailed for making guns with 3D printer

A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.

NASA to send first 3D printer into space station

NASA is all set to send the fourth SpaceX cargo mission, that would carry among other equipments a 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Sep 20.

Indian students successfully build first low cost 3-D printer

A group of engineering students have successfully built and tested their first low cost 3-D printer.

Now, 3D print an entire space fleet at home

All you need is a 3D printer to built and gift an entire space fleet to your child on his/her upcoming birthday.

Now, print `real teddy bears` in just few hours

A new 3D printer has been designed to create real, cuddly teddy bears in a few hours.

How 3D printer can help you protect environment

Are you going to dump your old milk jug into the trash can again? Wait, as this milk jug can not only help you save a lot of money but also help preserve the environment.

Future spaceships could be made up of artificial `bones`

Scientists in Germany, used a high-tech 3D printer, have created a lightweight but very strong material that was inspired by the intricate microscopic architecture of living tissue - our own bones.

Indian-born engineer creates 3D printer that makes pizzas for astronauts

An Indian-origin engineer, who works for the Texas-based Systems & Materials Research Corporation, claims to have developed a 3D printer that can print food and pizza for astronauts on long missions.

New 3D printer can construct your house in 24 hours!

In a latest addition to a host of things that 3D printers can do, a revolutionary concrete printer can reportedly build a 2,500-square-foot home layer by layer in a single day.

First 3D printed liver expected by 2014

bio-printing company based in San Diego is expecting to unveil the world`s first printed organ - a human liver - by next year.

3D Printer to be used to recreate injured man`s face for first time ever

Cutting edge 3D printing technology is being used to reconstruct the face of a victim who suffered severe facial damage in a motorbike crash.

British police seize 3D printed gun parts in raid

A 3D printer believed to have been used by criminals to make handguns was seized by British police from what could be one of the world’s first 3D gun factories.

Soon, `3D printed` artificial organisms

Humans may soon be able to design and "print" synthetic organisms using the biological equivalent of a 3D printer, a leading scientist has predicted.

NASA plans first 3D printer space launch in 2014

Made in space! NASA is planning to launch a toaster-sized 3D printer into space next year to help astronauts manufacture spare parts and tools in zero gravity.

Now, implantable phone sensors to command prosthetic limb movement

Scientists have developed bio-compatible motion sensors for smartphones, which could be used to control prosthetic limbs and other artificial body parts.

Now, 3D printer to create organs at the touch of a button

Scientists have created a 3D printing device that could soon be used to make tailor-made transplant organs at the click of a button.