A brand new 3D printer has arrived on the scene with the biggest print bed of any consumer model -- large enough to print small pieces of furniture.
Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.
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.
Novel engineering adds brief laser impulses to 3D, inkjet-printed blood vessels to form capillaries, resulting in a complete and functional artificial organ made of polymers and biomolecules.
Belgian designer Carl de Smet has created a memory foam chair that assembles itself when heated.
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.
Many uses in store for new polymers that change color when physically stressed, researchers say.
A new gel developed for medical practitioners glows under ultraviolet light when bacterias such as Salmonella and E.Coli are present.
Man at hacker conference demonstrates how he made CAD models of restricted keys and produced plastic replicas, according to a Forbes report.
Material sciences achievement in organocatalysts research could lead to more sustainable plastics, better recycling methods.