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MIT researchers create a robot that can 3-D-print a building in hours

The future of construction just got a little bit more real. Researchers at MIT have created a mobile robot that can 3-D-print an entire building in a matter of hours — a technology that could be used in disaster zones, on inhospitable planets or even in our proverbial...

Wake Forest University Scientists Print Living Body Parts

A team at Wake Forest University has used a combination of living cells and a special gel to print out living human body parts — including ears, muscles and jawbones. It’s an advance on previous attempts, which either involved making a plastic scaffold and then...

Why Do We Sleep? Figure It Out Yourself

Do-it-yourself tech is less of a dream, and is becoming more mainstream as it becomes easier to build one-off devices and inexpensive electronics.  For a growing community of people, known as makers, those aren’t dreams, but reality. Held for the first time in...

3D Printers Coming to a UPS Store Near You

San Diego, CA, looks like it will be the first area in the nation to be able to walk into a UPS store and print up everything from a designer light-switch cover through a part to fix their car.  UPS has announced that they are going to be providing $20,000 3D printers...