Will this technology replace 3D printing for design prototyping?

Maybe this technology could take a CADD file and quickly generate an interactive 3D model, which could be sent to colleagues over the internet!   ...I think it offers a compelling sense for spatial aesthetics of a 3D product design, and then we wouldn't have to wait for the 3D printer anymore. Read more [...]

Are Non-biodegradable plastics a thing of the past?!!!

Researchers have found a fungi in the Amazon rainforest that can degrade and utilize the common plastic polyurethane (PUR) for energy.   What a thought...that after all our destructive consumption of plastic has done to hurt mother nature, that she might hold the fix to this problem!!!?     Amazing! Read more [...]