Sam Jacob on the future of 3D printing's and it's effect on design and society in Dezeen's opinion column. "Instead of liberating us, 3D printing will merely "bind us even more closely to fewer and fewer corporations".
America was built by makers - curious, enthusiastic amateur inventors whose tinkering habit sparked whole new industries. MAKE magazine publisher Dale Dougherty says we're all makers at heart, and shows cool new tools to tinker with, like Arduinos, affordable 3D printers, even DIY satellites.
Washington State University researchers have used a 3D printer to create a bone-like material and structure that can be used in orthopedic procedures, dental work and to deliver medicine for treating osteoporosis.