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Biodegradable 3D-printed underpants can be worn, tossed

Thanks to a new-3D printing system developed by an Israeli couple, 3D-printed clothing that acts and feels like cloth could be on the way. First stop: disposable Reg Grundies for women.

By November 11, 2013

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Aircraft landing system turns to plan bee

Australian researchers have taken inspiration from bees to develop an autonomous aircraft landing system that operates independently of outside technology.

By June 29, 2014

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Disney Research invents 3D printer for teddy bears

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University collaborating with Disney Research have designed a machine that can 3D print in woollen materials.

By April 28, 2014

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Prepare Barbie for battle with 3D-printed armor

Why bother with pink dresses when you can outfit Barbie with a 3D-printed sword and shield? Jim Rodda wants to make this iconic doll ready to rumble with dragons and evil queens.

By March 19, 2014

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Farmer's Fridge brings fruit, veggies to vending machines

Skip the salt and sugar bombs and get fresh salads and snacks from the Farmer's Fridge, now available in Chicago.

By February 17, 2014

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Sweet! Scientists developing sugar-filled batteries

Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.

By January 22, 2014

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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By February 6, 2014

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New smart 'glue' for heart surgery activated by UV light

Unlike existing surgical adhesives, the new glue works even in the presence of blood and seals within five seconds of exposure to UV light.

By January 14, 2014

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Makerbot at CES 2014: join us at 11am AEDT Tuesday (live blog)

When it comes to 3D printing, Makerbot is the name on everyone's lips. Join us live for the Brooklyn-based company's CES 2014 keynote.

By January 6, 2014

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Researchers 3D-print a fully functional loudspeaker

A team from Cornell University has managed to 3D-print an entire speaker -- coils, magnets, and all.

By December 17, 2013