Researchers 3D-print shockingly realistic human organ models

This could soon pave the way for real, functioning organs.

3D-printed “living tattoo” turns bacteria into sensors and computers you can wear

Handy!

With Flink, researchers will be able to 3D print living minifactories

Ever needed a tiny, living factory? Of course you did, you just didn’t know it.

World’s smallest fidget spinner is no bigger than a human hair

3-D printing just got a lot sexier.

Chinese doctors replace woman’s vertebrae with 3D printed titanium implants

Medical technology is entering a new era.

Meet Tolley, the single most adorable robot you’ll ever see ever — who’s also a breakthrough

Cute + science = yesplease.

Female mice birth and nurse healthy offspring after being grafted with prosthetic ovaries

That’s a pretty impressive print.

3D-printed bionic skin can give bots a sense of touch, protect soldiers from explosions

Show me some skin!

Meet the future of construction: MIT prototype 3-D prints entire building

This could revolutionize how we build things both on Earth and other planets.

Novel technique can 3-D print intricate glass objects like a pretzel

You can apply the technique on any existing 3-D printer.

Want to save a lot of money around the house? Buy a 3D Printer

A 3-d printer can make anyone at least 1000% return on investment over five years.

Harvard pushes the boundaries and fully 3-D prints a heart-on-a-chip device

The new printing technique could be very useful for long-term medical studies.

Programmable 3-D printed soft materials helps robots and drone make a soft landing

This is real custom work.

Reconstructive surgery gets a much needed upgrade with 3-D printed ‘hyper-elastic bones’

Amazing times ahead for medicine.

This 3D printing of a female clitoris shows how much you don’t know about female genitalia

Take a look at this image. What do you think it is?

Forensic experts reconstruct the face of a 2,300 year old Egyptian mummy

This is the closest we’ve come to seeing an ancient Egyptian woman.

Researchers open hairy new chapter in 3-D printing

You just can’t brush off this technology.

Man 3-D prints his wife’s tumor and saves her life

ZME Science has reported extensively on how 3-D printing is being implemented in the medical sector with some fantastic results. Yet, the real revolutionary thing about 3D printing – whether used for product prototyping, printing prostheses or spare parts on the International Space Station – is that anyone can use it. Such is the story of Michael Balzer who made

This machine 3-D prints metal objects in mid-air

Harvard researchers have demonstrated an all new 3-D printing technique that creates metals objects with complex shapes right in mid-air. This is fundamentally different from the approach of traditional 3-D printers which ooze polymer material layer by layer.

3-D printed electronic egg could help save vultures

Fake 3-D printed eggs packed with sensors help scientist learn how vultures incubate their eggs. This way, they might be one day able to incubate their own eggs, without having to rely on vultures.