Watch YouBionic’s 3D-printed robotic hand make freakishly lifelike movement

[embedded content] We’ve been covering the work of bionic prosthesis company YouBionic for some time now. As with any continuously iterating gadget or device, it has been fascinating to watch the concept evolve from a rough-hewn early prototype to what increasingly looks like a solid, well-engineered finished product. Well, maybe not quite “finished” yet — … Read moreWatch YouBionic’s 3D-printed robotic hand make freakishly lifelike movement

Mammoth undertaking: Company to 3D print a full-size skeleton of elephant ancestor

Previous Next Considering that the last mammoths died out 3,600 years ago, they’ve had one heck of a 2018 so far. First, there was Harvard University’s plan to resurrect the woolly mammoth using gene-editing technology. Now, a Belgian 3D-printing company, Materialise, is putting its skills to the test by helping to create a life-size replica … Read moreMammoth undertaking: Company to 3D print a full-size skeleton of elephant ancestor

This tale ends happily, with a new 3D-printed tail for a 7-foot-long alligator

Previous Next Rudyard Kipling’s “Just So” stories are a series of early-20th-century origin tales about how some of the world’s most recognizable animals acquired their most distinctive features. Here in 2018, researchers from Midwestern University in Arizona just added a worthy successor to how the camel got his hump, and how the leopard got his … Read moreThis tale ends happily, with a new 3D-printed tail for a 7-foot-long alligator

Weekend workshop: Make this 3D-printed side table, even without a 3D printer

Unfortunately, you can’t 3D print your own furniture quite yet — at least not easily. Unless you have access to industrial-level machinery or are willing to print a gazillion pieces on your Makerbot, printing home furnishings on demand just isn’t possible for most of us. However, despite the fact that printing an entire coffee table … Read moreWeekend workshop: Make this 3D-printed side table, even without a 3D printer