It's significant because researchers say they can't carry everything out to space, and if they forget a tool on a mission they can't come back to get it.
Scientists are fighting for ways to reverse the reduction of coral reefs across the globe and think 3D printing could help bring them back.
With too few organs to go around to satisfy the demand for transplants, scientists are now pinning their hopes on the possibility of 3D-printing technology.
In a disturbing new trend, children and teens in America are getting their hands on ghost guns and bringing them to school—with deadly consequences.
April Springfield wasn't really aware of what a 3D home construction entailed, but she agreed to it and was left emotional when the project was complete.
Mortimer, who was in his thirties when he died, was known for co-founding the popular E3D 3D printing company less than a decade ago.
The future may see a 'Photoshop' of digitized recipes for printing food.
The patches are said to be less painful than traditional needle vaccines and could possibly be self-administered.
Scientists can now hold the birthplace of stars in their hands, and study them in unprecedented detail.
Using 3D technology could help speed up access to education in developing countries.
A fully-working prototype was tested in the Chiari Hospital and proven to be effective, although the Italian start-up has stressed online that the design remains an "uncertified biomedical device."
The smallest of the statues measures less than one millimeter in height.
Can China build a lunar base? Absolutely. Can human beings survive on the Moon and other planets for the long term? The answer to that is less clear.
The printer uses a process called free-form printing to create intricate structures.
The death pod is the vision of euthanasia activist Dr. Philip Nitschke and Dutch engineer Alexander Bannink.
Imagine building all your Ikea furniture with just a hair-dryer.
Can radical scientific and technological advances really solve the problem of death?
The 3-D printable "clip-on" can turn any smartphone into a fully functional microscope.
High tech solutions are usually highly expensive. But there are often simpler ways to the same cure.
Gorm the Old gave the country of Denmark its name and now researchers can hold his skull in their hands.
Custom-fit condoms are coming to a 3-D printer near you, thanks to the unscaled economy.
The tomb of Pharaoh Set I is the most impressive in Egypt's famous Valley of the Kings.