How 3D printers are taking technology to a new dimension, October 25

25 Oct 2014

Not so long ago, the idea that real, tangible 3D items - including food, clothes and body part replacements - could be created using a compact desktop printer was straight out of the pages of science fiction. And while for many people, the concept of 3D printing is still difficult to grasp, it seems destined to become part of our everyday lives. Potentially one of the most significant technological advances of the century, 3D printing has already made its mark in the fields of medicine, fashion, architecture and even in space where in future the possibilities could be endless. For the time being, it has quite literally taken technology to a new dimension.

 

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