The world's smallest 3D printer

Behold the world's smallest 3D printer. About the size of a milk carton and weighing only 3.3 lbs, this breakthrough brings us that much closer to a reality of DIY 3D printing production. A multi-disciplinary team of chemical researchers and mechanical engineers at the Vienna University of Technology collaborated on… » 6/09/11 7:30am 6/09/11 7:30am

The Best of NYU's ITP Spring Show: AI Index Fingers, Neutron Stars, and…

Each spring, a controlled explosion of techno-art creativity takes place in downtown Manhattan. The blast comes is part of a final test for graduating masters students at NYU's "Center for the Recently Possible," part of the university's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). With classes like Cabinets of… » 6/02/11 3:04pm 6/02/11 3:04pm

Music Made from the Bones of Antarctica

Most composers are happy to write music from the safety of their studios, but not Cheryl Leonard. In 2009, the intrepid composer traveled to the Antarctic Peninsula and spent a month making recordings and gathering objects that she would eventually transform into compositions, instruments, and music videos. » 5/26/11 12:30pm 5/26/11 12:30pm