A Factory on Your Kitchen Counter

By Steven Kurutz, The New York Times In his State of the Union address last week, along with the standard calls for education reform and energy independence, President Obama gave a shout-out to a growing technology. In a lab in Youngstown, Ohio, the president said,...

Teen Creates 3D Printed, Brain-Powered Prosthetic Arm

By Stett Holbrook, Make Magazine When he was 14, Easton LaChappelle built a robotic hand because he thought it would be cool. He made the hand out of Lego bricks, fishing wire, surgical tubing for fingers, and five independently-controlled servos. The robo-hand won...