One professor’s quest to 3D scan every fish in the sea

 If you were wondering what a mottled sculpin looks like, there are plenty of pictures available online. But while they may satisfy a curious tidepooler, the discerning icthyologist demands more. … Continue Reading →


This Artist 3D Printed a Ghostly, Life-Size Motorcycle

This ghostly-looking motorcycle was meticulously designed and carefully constructed… Oh, and it is entirely 3D printed! Read more on MAKE The post This Artist 3D Printed a Ghostly, Life-Size Motorcycle appeared … Continue Reading →


This 3D Printing Contest Wants You to Design the Next Accessibility Device

Have an idea for a 3D printed device to help those with limited hand mobility? Join this contest to share your idea with those who need it. Read more on … Continue Reading →


Whatever happened to 3D printing?

 Sam Cervantes is a quiet-seeming guy who speaks earnestly about his line of work. When I visited his Brooklyn 3D printer factory in 2013, workers in an assembly line were … Continue Reading →


Students’ 3D-printed fungarium and Martian mini-farm win NASA ‘Star Trek Replicator Challenge’

 NASA believes the children are our future. Why else would it ask them for ideas about how to feed astronauts in 2050? The nationwide “Star Trek Replicator” contest that began … Continue Reading →


Here’s to Simple Builds: Or How a Door Stop Changed Our Lives

We used to duct tape an old battery into the door strike every day, true story! But this door stop solved an annoying office-wide problem. Read more on MAKE The … Continue Reading →


XYZprinting’s new 3D printer is designed for the classroom

 Likely best known for its low cost 3D printing/scanning all-in-ones, hardware maker XYZprinting is making its first focused play in the education space with the da Vinci miniMaker, a $229 … Continue Reading →


Monster-B-Gone Keeps Kids Safe from Creepy Bedroom Critters

Build a (pretend) bedtime scanner to repel creepy critters — so easy a kid can operate it. Read more on MAKE The post Monster-B-Gone Keeps Kids Safe from Creepy Bedroom Critters … Continue Reading →


The future of 3D-printed prosthetics

 The recent ubiquity of 3D printers and innovations in prosthetic design, manufacturing and distribution offer a viable solution for the millions of people living with limb loss around the world. … Continue Reading →