3D printing is hot right now. The promises of customization and its potential to disrupt the market are of great interest. It’s being exploited by scientists to help them print lab supplies at a reduced costs, because as anyone who has worked in a lab knows, some small specialized pieces of plastic can be ridiculously expensive. Jonathan Eisen has shared some of the 3D printing that has been done in his lab. He has some videos produced by one of his students at his blog that you can check out.