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3D-Gun Advocate Accused of Sex With Minor Now in Jail

Cody Wilson is back in Texas

(Newser) - The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the US Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl, the AP reports. The US...

3-D Printed Guns Will Soon Be Legal
3-D Printed Guns Will
Soon Be Legal

3-D Printed Guns Will Soon Be Legal

The US government has settled with a group suing for the right to distribute plans online

(Newser) - The US government has recently settled a case and it's a win for gun rights advocates who want Americans to be able to print plastic firearms in their own homes. Per CNN , a case filed by a man named Cody Wilson in 2013 sought to secure his right to...

Star Trek Replicator to Become a Reality on ISS

NASA is sending it a 3-D printer made for microgravity

(Newser) - Delivering supplies to astronauts in space is kinda tricky. So NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station next year, to test whether the technology can work in microgravity. If it does, the ISS will get a permanent printer in 2015, so it can make things like...

NASA Wants to 3D-Print Pizza in Space

Also: your mom's cookies

(Newser) - Still no jetpacks, but your inner 9-year-old has to be excited about this: NASA is developing a 3D printer that can print "nutritious and flavorful" food during space travel. The agency says its current space food is "not adequate in nutrition or acceptability through the five-year shelf life...

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