With 3D bio-printing in the pipeline, dental and medical applications could be worth $6bn by 2025
False teeth, hip joints and replacement knees – and potentially printable skin and organs – will drive growth in the burgeoning market for 3D printers over the next decade, according to new research.
A report suggests that dentistry and medicine will increasingly harness one of the 21st century's most exciting technological breakthroughs.
Rock band latest to tap new printing technology, but limited run of 1:5 scale models costs $499 per band member
Linkin Park’s latest album might be a “loud return to rocking hard”, but the band is forging new ground in other areas, including 3D printing.
All six band members were scanned earlier in the year by German firm Staramba, which specialises in “celebrity replicas”.
Oxfam is already printing taps, and emergency housing is next. But what are the costs and the caveats of this new technology?
Megumi Igarashi's arrest on obscenity charges has triggered concerns of clampdown on freedom of expression in Japan
A Tokyo-based artist known for her genital-inspired works has been released from police custody following her arrest on obscenity charges, her lawyer has said, in a case that triggered accusations of a clampdown on freedom of expression in Japan.
Megumi Igarashi, 42, also known as Rokudenashiko, which roughly translates as "bastard kid", was arrested on Saturday for distributing data that allowed recipients to make 3D prints of her vagina.
If your ice cream could look like anything in the world, what would you choose? A new machine could 3D print your ice cream in 15 minutes
Three students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have hacked together a 3D printer that can produce edible Mr Whippy-style ice cream in any shape.
Megumi Igarashi, aka Rokudenashiko, arrested for emailing digital template of her genitalia to supporters of her art
Last month it took more than 20 firefighters to free a US student who had become trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina in Germany. But genital art elicited a very different response in Japan this week, when police arrested an artist for distributing data that enables recipients to make 3D prints of her vagina.
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