Autodesk Announces Open Source 3D Printing System

This in from the NYTimes in time for MakerFaire Autodesk is hoping to kick-start three-dimensional printing in much the same way Google spurred smartphone development, with a free operating system. The company announced on Wednesday that later this year it will release an open software platform for 3-D printing, which would enable makers of 3-D […]

Transplant Jaw Made by 3D Printer

Read the full article at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16907104 for the related links, articles and comments. A 3D printer-created lower jaw has been fitted to an 83-year-old woman’s face in what doctors say is the first operation of its kind. The transplant was carried out in June in the Netherlands, but is only now being publicised. The implant […]