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Liquid metal 'Terminator' robot inspires 3D printer
Liquid metal 'Terminator' robot inspires 3D printer

A terrifying killer liquid metal robot from a blockbuster "Terminator" science fiction film has inspired what was heralded here as a revolution in 3D printing.

Liquid metal 'Terminator' robot inspires 3D printer
Universal brings 'Minion Mayhem' to Hollywood theme park
Universal brings 'Minion Mayhem' to Hollywood theme park

Riding high on the global success of "Despicable Me," the films' makers have teamed up with theme park engineers to produce a tourist ride designed to immerse visitors in "Minion Mayhem."

Universal brings 'Minion Mayhem' to Hollywood theme park
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Google unveils 'Project Tango' 3D smartphone platform

Google announced a new research project Thursday aimed at bringing 3D technology to smartphones, for potential applications such as indoor mapping, gaming and helping blind people navigate.

Google unveils 'Project Tango' 3D smartphone platform
German film director and artist Wim Wenders. ©Reuters/Herwig Prammer
If buildings could talk? Berlin film fest asks in 3-D

If buildings could talk, what would they tell us?

If buildings could talk? Berlin film fest asks in 3-D
Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target
Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Friday warned it would swing back into the red this fiscal year as it slashed its annual sales target for the Wii U game console.

Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target
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Scientists apologise for failing to make girl a dragon

Australia's national science agency issued a rare apology to a seven-year-old girl for not being able to make her a fire-breathing dragon, blaming a lack of research into the mythical creatures.

Scientists apologise for failing to make girl a dragon
3D printing poised to shake up shopping
3D printing poised to shake up shopping

A 3D printing trend playing out at the Consumer Electronics Show bodes a future in which shoes, eyeglass frames, toys and more are printed at home as easily as documents.

3D printing poised to shake up shopping
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Cells from the eye are 'printed' for the first time

Neuroscientists on Tuesday said they had used an inkjet printer to print cells from the eye, making a practical step in the quest to grow replenishment tissue for damaged or diseased organs.

Cells from the eye are 'printed' for the first time
John Lasseter, chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney animation studios, poses at the premiere of "Frozen" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood.©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
Disney's 'Frozen' cools 'Catching Fire' at box office

Disney animated musical "Frozen" extinguished the box-office flames of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" to take top spot as the highest-earning movie in North American theaters this weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday.

Disney's 'Frozen' cools 'Catching Fire' at box office
John Lasseter, chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney animation studios, greets cast member Kristen Bell at the premiere of "Frozen". ©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
Disney gives folk tale cool makeover in 'Frozen'

Disney has given a chilly makeover to a traditional fairy tale in its latest animated release "Frozen," which could be in the running for an Oscar.

Disney gives folk tale cool makeover in 'Frozen'
3D printing 'will change the world'
3D printing 'will change the world'

From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.

3D printing 'will change the world'
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US firm claims first 3D-printed metal gun

A Californian engineering company says it has produced the first metal gun made on a 3D printer, releasing a video showing the firearm scoring repeated bullseyes in successful tests.

US firm claims first 3D-printed metal gun
Dolby helps 'Pacific Rim' thrill ears as well as eyes
Dolby helps 'Pacific Rim' thrill ears as well as eyes

Dolby sound specialists have given director Guillermo del Toro a way to put movie goers into the thick of battles between giant robots and fearsome monsters in "Pacific Rim."

Dolby helps 'Pacific Rim' thrill ears as well as eyes
High hopes for Palestinian 3D animated 'Scarecrow' film
High hopes for Palestinian 3D animated 'Scarecrow' film

Filmmakers in Gaza have finished making what is believed to be the first Palestinian animated feature in 3D in a bid to show a fresh perspective on life through a child's eyes.

High hopes for Palestinian 3D animated 'Scarecrow' film
Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay
Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay

Virtual blueprints for the world's first 3D printable handgun found a safe harbor Friday at file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, dodging a US government attempt to pull them off the Internet.

Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay
3D printer. ©REUTERS/Yves Herman
Scientists use 3D printer to make tissue-like material

British scientists have used a custom-made 3D printer to make living tissue-like material that could one day serve medical purposes.

Scientists use 3D printer to make tissue-like material
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'Jurassic' filmmakers recall video effects nightmare

The makers of the original "Jurassic Park" film are recalling the "nightmare" of using pioneering visual effects, as a 3D version of the Oscar-winning movie is released.

'Jurassic' filmmakers recall video effects nightmare
SXSW kicks off with vision of a 3D printing revolution
SXSW kicks off with vision of a 3D printing revolution

The 27th edition of South by Southwest kicked off Friday with a bold prediction that desktop 3D printing will unleash a new industrial revolution guided by "creative explorers."

SXSW kicks off with vision of a 3D printing revolution
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Glasses.com turns heads with 3-D iPad app

Jonathan Coon turned heads Wednesday with iPad software that lets people try on sunglasses by manipulating 3-D images of themselves from the neck up.

Glasses.com turns heads with 3-D iPad app
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Lifelike ears created with 3D printing

Researchers said Wednesday they had engineered artificial human ears that look and act like the real thing thanks to 3D printing, giving hope to patients missing all or part of their ears.

Lifelike ears created with 3D printing