3D printing makes prosthetics a lot cheaper and more sustainable

Prosthetics are expensive — unless you use a 3D printer and smartphones rather than expensive hardware and unique components. That is the idea behind the Handie, a hand prosthetic that takes less than $400 to produce. Handie is a prosthetic that consists of components created using a 3D printer. This approach not only results in […]

Next-level breakdown service: Renault is building a mobile 3D printer for motor mechanics

A mechanic who always carries the right tools and can create any missing component using a 3D printer. With this idea in mind, the 3D-printing enthusiasts at Le FabShop set out to convert a car into a mobile 3D printer. Le FabShop teamed up with Renault to convert a regular car into a vehicle with […]

M-Blocks: little self-building robots

Invented by John Romanishin of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, M-Blocks are small robots that assemble themselves into a single, larger robot. By jumping and twisting, the robots are able to transport themselves, and they can assemble using magnets. Although this in itself may not seem much, these robots are a step […]