Desktop printing at the nano level

A new low-cost, high-resolution tool is primed to revolutionize how nanotechnology is produced from the desktop, according to a new study by Northwestern University researchers.

3D printing = food in space?

NASA and a Texas company are exploring the possibility of using a "3D printer" on deep space missions in a way where the "D" would stand for dining.

Design and print your own customized robot

MIT researchers are working to develop a desktop technology allowing people to design, customize and print a specialized robot on demand.

Scientists use ink-jet head to print out new skin

Scientists at the Wake Forest Center for Regenerative Medicine have created a way of - literally - printing skin cells onto burn wounds.