The controversial group which created the firearm, Defense Distributed, plans to make the blueprints available online.
A 3D printer is being used to create “bone-like” material which researchers claim can be used to repair injuries. The engineers say the substance can be added to damaged natural bone where it acts as a scaffold for new cells to grow.
A 3D printer that uses chocolate has been developed by University of Exeter researchers – and it prints layers of chocolate instead of ink or plastic. Although still a prototype, several retailers have already expressed interest in taking on the device.
A prototype for an electric vehicle — code named Urbee — is the first to have its entire body built with a 3D printer.