The UN rewards a young British engineer for having designed a hydroponic system that uses ten times less water and cultivated area than conventional horticulture.
Published 5 December 2017
The next Fab Academy will begin in January, an intensive five-month course created at the MIT by Neil Gershenfeld and hosted by more than 80 labs in 36 different countries.
Published 21 November 2017
Two weeks after the tweet in which he accused the Chinese maker Naomi Wu of not being what she said she was, the boss of Make Media made his second mea culpa.
Published 31 October 2017
On October 25, Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to the humanoid robot Sophia. Will this AI have more rights than the Saudi women?
Published 24 October 2017
The mini electric taxi boats SeaBubbles won't fly over the river Seine. The designer and seaman Alain Thébault has chosen Geneva instead of Paris for his prototype test.
Published 23 October 2017
The first civil infrastructure for bicycles to be 3D-printed in reinforced pre-stressed concrete opened to cyclists in the village of Gemert, Netherlands.
Published 10 October 2017
Before operating on a child suffering from severe scoliosis with help from a robotized arm, the surgeons from the Amiens CHU trained on a 3D printed spine.
Published 19 September 2017
Among more than 200 masterpieces from its collections, the British Museum published the 3D model of the famous Rosetta Stone.
Published 18 July 2017
On July 13, in Amsterdam, 10 scientist makers set off on their European tour on board the Do-it-Together Science Bus, in association with the Waag Society fablab.
Published 11 July 2017
The most powerful MRI medical scanner in the world, equipped with a magnet weighing more than 130 tons, was presented on July 6 by the NeuroSpin institute, a research center dedicated to human brain imaging.
Published 4 July 2017
The European Parliament voted this July 4 in favor of a report destined to make goods longer-lasting and easier to repair.
Published 4 July 2017
The architecture made from mycelium proposed by Aleksi Vesaluoma with Grown Structures could enable to design solid structures, durable and respectful of the environment.
Published 20 June 2017
Chinese scientists have just established a record distance for quantum teleportation, 1,200km apart. A step further for data protection.
Published 13 June 2017
The cream of the contemporary art world has finally caught up to the virtual reality frenzy. Never too late...
Published 30 May 2017
Early May, NASA launched a call for projects to create the future fablab of the International Space Station and develop digital fabrication in orbit.
Published 23 May 2017
After launching the Bio Academy and the Textile Academy, the Fab Academy is considering expanding its programs to design and storytelling.
Published 16 May 2017
Tortoises ridden by robots that guide them is the experience of a team of Korean researchers. A first step towards biobots?
Published 9 May 2017
Researchers in the United States demonstrated that the replication of the HIV could be stopped thanks to the CRISPR-Cas9 technique, kind of genetic scissors.
Published 5 May 2017
Safecast, best known for its DIY Geiger counter, the bGeigie, just announced on April 29 its newest device: Solarcast has sensors to measure temperature, humidity, radiation and air quality.