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3-D Printers Can Now Create Artificial Hair
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3-D Printers Can Now Create Artificial Hair

The innovation was inspired by a hot-glue gun.
MakerBot Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Staff for the Second Time This Year
Layoffs

MakerBot Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Staff for the Second Time This Year

The layoffs at the 3-D printer company are in addition to the significant cuts made in April.
Amazon Aftermath and the First Global Robot Battle: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Amazon Aftermath and the First Global Robot Battle: Weekly News

Plus: A company crowdfunds a 12,000 lb robot for bot-to-bot combat.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup
Google Ventures

Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup

Carbon3D has raised $100 million in a funding round led by Google Ventures.
Designing Wearables for People Who Don't Like Wearables
Wearable Tech

Designing Wearables for People Who Don't Like Wearables

Kegan Schouwenburg, the co-founder of a 3-D printed orthotic insoles startup, envisions a future where wearable tech is seamlessly integrated into what we're already wearing.
Laura Entis
Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier
3D Printers

Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier

3D Systems today unveiled a new support filament that dissolves in water as opposed to chemicals.
Catherine Clifford
Beauty Is Only (3-D Printed) Skin Deep
Far Out Tech

Beauty Is Only (3-D Printed) Skin Deep

Global cosmetics giant L'Oréal is giving its product testing process a high-tech facelift, using 3-D printed human skin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over
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'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over

French designers Nelly Zagury and Célia Elmasu revealed their first 3-D printed jewelry collection at a runway show in New York City this spring.
Catherine Clifford
This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home
3-D Printing

This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home

Could easily, affordably printing objects on demand at home go mainstream? New Matter founder Steve Schell is betting on it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
Crowdfunding

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Nina Zipkin
How This Company Is Helping Entrepreneurs Use 3-D Printing
3D Printers

How This Company Is Helping Entrepreneurs Use 3-D Printing

Armed with a 3-D printer, this company helps entrepreneurs bring their dreams to life.
Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?
Amazon

Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?

Earth's biggest e-tailer could one day 3-D print your purchases from the back of a high-tech delivery truck.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last
Chocolate

CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last

Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three. 3D Systems' new Hershey's chocolate printer is really sweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Mass Customization Is Delivering on Its Long-Promised Rewards
Mass Customization

How Mass Customization Is Delivering on Its Long-Promised Rewards

Technology, social media, the Internet and logistics are converging to produce the first successes of an idea envisioned a generation ago.
Rohan Ayyar