3-D Printing Might Recreate the Elgin Marbles of Greece

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3-D Printing Grows Beyond Its Novelty Roots

With the technology improving and costs falling, 3-D printing could be poised to play a major role in manufacturing.

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Doctors Transplant 3-D Printed Ear Made of Human Cells

3DBio Therapeutics, a biotech company in Queens, said it had for the first time used 3-D printing to make a body part with a patient’s own cells.

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We Can’t Get Even Regular Gun Control. How Are We Going to Deal With Ghost Guns?

Let’s be thankful that Biden has gotten started.

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The 2021 Good Tech Awards

This year, technology companies stepped up on housing and criminal justice — with a dash of whistle-blowers mixed in.

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This Ink Is Alive and Made Entirely of Microbes

Scientists have created a bacterial ink that reproduces itself and can be 3D-printed into living architecture.

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How an 11-Foot-Tall 3-D Printer Is Helping to Create a Community

Three-dimensional printing can create nearly any object. A partnership in Mexico is putting that theory to the test, building a village for residents living in poverty.

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How the ‘Wandering Meatloaf’ Got Its Rock-Hard Teeth

The dentition of the gumboot chiton, a lumbering mollusk, contains a rare mineral never before seen in a living animal.

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Technology Could Turn You Into a Tiffany

Augmented reality, 3-D printing and other advances are changing the jewelry business. Soon, they might help you become your own designer.

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How an Eight-Sided ‘Egg’ Ended Up in a Robin’s Nest

An experiment by evolutionary biologists offers new insights into birds’ brains.

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A Possible Weapon Against the Pandemic: Printing Human Tissue

Bioprinting could be used for testing potential treatments for Covid-19, cancer and other diseases.

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Why Is This Chocolate Shimmering Like a Rainbow?

This tasty treat is additive free, and it turns iridescent with a little help from physics.

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Trump Bets Business Will Answer Call to Fight Virus, but Strategy Bewilders Firms

It remains unclear if the effort to enlist companies like General Motors, Apple and Hanes constitutes an effective strategy.

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