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3-D Printers

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Preparing To Launch 3-D Printer From Silicon Valley Firm Into Space

NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need.

09/30/2013

The "Dreambox," a 3-D printer vending machine on the UC Berkeley campus. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Firms Help Bring 3-D Printing Mainstream

Once a science-fiction fantasy, three-dimensional printers are popping up everywhere from the desks of home hobbyists to Air Force drone research centers.

06/02/2013

Cube® 3D Printers for sale at Staples. (Staples/Cube)

Larry Magid: 3-D Printers Available In Stores; Safety Concerns Raised

Staples has become the first big-box retailer to start selling 3-D printers despite concerns they can be used to print a working gun.

05/07/2013

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