A new innovation by Carbon3D, unveiled Monday at the TED2015 conference, could finally move 3D printing out of the hobby shop and onto every factory floor.
Imagine you're in an emergency room with a blood vessel blockage. To save your life, a surgeon will first insert a tube, and carefully guide it through the clog. Then she might insert a stent, a piece metal or fabric mesh, to keep the vessel open. But that piece of hardware isn't made to fit your body. Carbon3D can make one that does. Read the full story here: http://www.popularmechanics...
Many elements make a city a great place for innovation. Makerspaces where products can be designed, prototyped, and manufactured. A university with a department dedicated to entrepreneurship. But, none of these things matter if the city isn’t attractive to live in. Low rent and high quality of life are a plus. A thriving arts and music scene, and a diverse, young population. Oh, and lots of good coffee. These are Popular Mechanics' Startup Cities.
PM's longest running department is now a YouTube show on the new Car and Driver Channel. Watch and learn from associate auto editor Ben Wojdyla as he leads viewers, step by step, through repairs and upgrades on the Saturday Mechanic show.