Tag Archives: 3d printing

Get Ready: 3D Printing Will Explode Next Year, When Key Patents Expire

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market…

There’s Potentially 100,000 People Now Printing Out Their Own Handguns

Downloaders have successfully acquired at least 100,000 schematics for Defense Distributed’s printable 3D handgun over the course of two days. By comparison, the first episode of Game of Thrones clocked in…

Man has 75% of skull replaced with 3-D printed implant

Some are fascinated with 3-D printing. One man can’t get it out of his head. An unidentified man had 75% of his skull replaced with a 3-D printed implant made…

Scientists 3-D Print With Human Embryonic Stem Cells

They hope to create 3-D tissues and organs using stem cells as the “ink.” 3-D printers can produce gun parts, aircraft wings, food and a lot more, but this new 3-D…

3D Printed Drones & Guns: Post Scarcity & The World of Tomorrow

Hidden battle lines in the war for global hegemony Tony Cartalucci Recently, the Wall Street-London corporate-financier Lowy Institute’s “Interpreter” posted an article titled, “Printing a drone” that conveyed the following concerns: 3D…

How 3D Printing Could Become Commonplace

It doesn’t take an engineer to type up a document and send it to a printer. Now researchers are working on making 3D printing just as easy, so that in…

3-D-Printed Airplane Takes To The Skies

3-D printers are already being used to create machine parts and small toys, but engineers have now used the technology to build an entire vehicle: a plastic, unmanned airplane that actually…