Designer Jenny Wu launches LACE, a new 3D printed jewelry collection

Nov.22, 2014 - Internationally celebrated architect, Jenny Wu, announced this week the official public launch of her first 3D printed wearable designs, LACE. The collection will make its debut at Aqua Art Miami this December. More

Maker builds a 3D printed compound bow that can shoot at 10 meters

Nov.22, 2014 - The compound bow is more energy-efficient than other bows, which is why a maker by the name of Dick Cho set about creating a 3D printed version of compound bow. More

Loughborough University teams up with Skanska to build commerical 3D concrete printing robot

Nov.21, 2014 - Skanska, a multinational construction and development company based in Sweden, has signed an agreement with the UK’s Loughborough University to develop, build, and commercialize a 3D concrete printing robot. More

Publisher to release 90-week ‘Build your own 3D printer’ partwork magazine in Britain and Ireland

Nov.21, 2014 - UK publisher Eaglemoss Collections have announced a partwork for building your own, actually workable 3D printer. Could this be the definitive proof that 3D printing has reached mainstream society. More

Go bananas with 3D printed food

Nov.21, 2014 - Food printing can be considered as the holy grail of 3D printing, and it’s hardly surprising that so many companies and start-ups are looking at different possibilities and ‘food filaments’. More

3Discovered secures financing for its online exchange platform for 3D printable designs

Nov.21, 2014 - Chicago based start-up 3Discovered announced today that they have secured the company’s first external financing round from AITV and private investors. More

Gigantic BigRep One.2 3D Printer can create an entire table, debuts at EuroMold next week

Nov.21, 2014 - Berlin-based BigRep has announced that it will introduce their latest 3D printer BigRep One.2 at EuroMold 2014 in Frankfurt next week. More

Change the look of your Ollie racing robot with Ollie Customizer app

Nov.21, 2014 - This week, Sphero have teamed up with Australian 3D design company Makers Empire to launch the Ollie Customizer app. The Ollie Customizer lets you change the look of your Ollie. More

RedEye 3D prints 30 antenna arrays for NASA to function on the exterior of a satellite

Nov.21, 2014 - RedEye, a Stratasys Company and leading provider of 3D printing services, has partnered with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to 3D print 30 antenna array supports for the FORMOSAT-COSMIC-2 satellite mission. More

A 3D printed, interactive and touch-responsive talking map for the blind

Nov.21, 2014 - Now Researchers from the University of Buffalo have come up with an ingenious application – a 3D printed interactive wayfinding - for the visually impaired. More

3D printed compass draws and duplicates various shapes from digital files

Nov.21, 2014 - 3D printed COMP*PASS, developed by Japanese Design student Ken Nakagaki, is a multi-functional, automatic drawing tool that can be programmed to replicate various detailed shapes and sizes. More

MakerBot Ghostly Vinyl Challenge

Nov.20, 2014 - This month, Ghostly has teamed with 3D printing company MakerBot for a special contest centered around turntables, vinyl collections, and 3D printers. Ghostly International and Makerbot invite designers to create unique objects. More

Waterford Institute of Technology launches €1.1m metal 3D printing programme

Nov.20, 2014 - Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has launched a €1.1m metal 3D printing programme that could revolutionise manufacturing industries in Ireland. More

Awesome and creepy 3D printed robotic spider featured on 'Inside Adam Savage’s Cave'

Nov.20, 2014 - Made by Hong Kong technology manufacturers Robugtix, the spider is called the Robugtix T8, and was only available for a limited time last year. Adam picked it up for a hefty sum of $2950, but it looks to be worth its value. More

3D Hubs releases 3D Printing Trend Report for November 2014

Nov.20, 2014 - 3D Hubs, the Netherlands-based resource center for 3D printer owners and users, has released its monthly in-depth trend report for November 2014. More

Czech photographer immortalizes wake skater Zuzana Vráblová as a 3D printed action figure

Nov.20, 2014 - Zuzana Vráblová won the first prize at the Byerly Toe Jam wake skating championship in Orlando, Florida in 2013, but was now honoured in a very unique way: to be scanned, 3D printed and photographed as 3D action figure. More

9-year-old boy designs his own multifunctional, 3D printed prosthetic hand

Nov.20, 2014 - Nine-year-old Aidan Robinson's lower left arm has been missing since birth. Recently Aidan took the 3D printing route himself, designing a custom prosthetic that allows him to perform crucial tasks, like controlling the Wii. More

A $9 million 3D printing research and development hub opens in Melbourne, Australia

Nov.20, 2014 - A state-of-the art 3D printing research hub has just opened its doors in Melbourne, Australia. It’s full name is the ARC Research Hub for Transforming Australia’s Manufacturing Industry through High Value Additive Manufacturing. More

i.materialise add five sparkly colors to their alumide 3D printing material

Nov.20, 2014 - 3D printing service company i.materialise announced the availablity of a new line of 5 colors to their Alumide material. Until now, the only color available for alumide is in its natural color, mat aluminum. More

3D printed heart replicas used to save lives of babies with congenital heart defects

Nov.20, 2014 - 3D printed replicas of the human heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014. More

3D printed self-learning, self-repairing robots can adapt to extreme environments

Nov.19, 2014 - A team of researchers at Oslo University’s Department of Informatics has developed a category of robots that, through simulation programs and 3D printing, adapt to unforeseen obstacles. More

Overlord multicolor 3D printer to launch on Kickstarter next week, starting at £99

Nov.19, 2014 - This Overlord 3D printer has been developed by the Shanghai, China-based team called DreamMaker, who have developed the first generation of DreamMaker 3D printer. More

Daniel Norée launches OpenRailway project for 3D printed miniature trains

Nov.19, 2014 - Aside from working on very cool 3D printable trains and railways, Daniel Norée has also launched an open-source community to accompany this new and exciting project: OpenRailway. More

OPM receives $150K to improve treatment of infections related to implanted devices

Nov.19, 2014 - Oxford Performance Materials has received a three-year, $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore new approaches to improve the treatment of infections related to implanted devices. More

Japanese artist collaboration XSENSE develop gorgeous and artistic 3D printed artificial limbs

Nov.19, 2014 - The XSENSE project is where (digital) art meets shapes. Artist Yoshinori Sakamaki paints and draws beautiful scenes where the traditional meets the industrial, and these are subsequently given shapes and purposes in 3D. More

Hardcotton's Elemental pressure controlled SLA 3D printer launches on Kickstarter, starting at $950 AUD

Nov.19, 2014 - Canberra based Australian startup Hardcotton has launched their pressure controlled stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer on Kickstarter for AUD$950 to early backers. More

Photographers design a cheap 3D printed filter holder for a Nikon 14-24 mm f/2.8 lens

Nov.19, 2014 - And that’s where 3D printing comes in. That’s at least the option photographers Patrick Ludolph and Christian Steinkrüger chose. Ludolph was unable to find a reasonably priced filter holder for his Nikon 14-24 mm f/2.8 lens. More

Fan 3D prints very cool table top terrain for Warhammer 40k battles

Nov.18, 2014 - Now the father and son team have created something you won’t quickly find in your local gaming store: futuristic, multipurpose and stackable 3D printed ‘crystals’ that could be used in both a 40k and in a fantasy setting. More

Go back to the basics with the 3D printable Sundial Watch Collection

Nov.18, 2014 - Instructable user gkapriel has created a gorgeous collection of 3D printable watches. And unlike smartwatches or smartphones, you won’t have to provide these with power every 24 hours. More

Organovo announces commercial release of exVive3D 3D printed human liver tissue

Nov.18, 2014 - 3D bioprinting company Organovo today announced the full commercial release of the exVive3DTM Human Liver Tissue for preclinical drug discovery testing. More

3D Systems previews ProX 400 two-laser direct metal 3D printer

Nov.18, 2014 - 3D Systems today unveiled the details of its ProX 400 metal 3D printer, which will be showcased at EuroMold 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany. The ProX 400 is capable of printing in more than a dozen alloys. More

Aachen University uses 3D printer to build a fully functional electric car in just 12 months

Nov.18, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys today announced it will feature the paradigm-breaking StreetScooter C16, an electric production vehicle available for under €10,000, on its stand at EuroMold, 25-28 November, Frankfurt, Germany. More

3D printed LYF Shoes: sustainable, recyclable and customizable footwear that also looks great

Nov.18, 2014 - However, a very interesting company called Lyf Shoes seeks to turn that industry upside down. What if shoes could be fashionable, 3D printed, recyclable and customizable, and even contribute to a sustainable environment? More

Kabuku launches 3D Printing Design Contest with total prize up to US$10,000

Nov.18, 2014 - Japanese 3D printing service Kabuku announces today the launch of a design contest with a total prize of $10,000. Kabuku launched "Rinkak" in Jan 2013, an online 3D printing marketplace. More

Polish start-up SinterIt developing a $5,000 SLS 3D printer, aiming for an early 2015 release

Nov.18, 2014 - The trio behind Polish start-up SinterIt is aiming to release the first professional and affordable SLS 3D printer. And hey’ve already completed an extensive prototyping phase. More

NASA installs first zero-gravity 3D printer on Space Station

Nov.18, 2014 - On November 17, NASA announced that it has successfully installed the world’s first zero-gravity 3D printer on the International Space Station (ISS) to help astronauts to experiment with additive manufacturing in microgravity. More

Ester SLS 3D Printer to launch soon on Indiegogo, price starting at $2,500

Nov.17, 2014 - Fosdick's SLS 3D printer, named Ester, will be an affordable desktop Selective Laser Sintering 3D printer. It features 1,000cc build volume and sub-millimeter resolution. More

Zortrax & Piloci create ‘Mappingwall’, a 332-piece 3D printed multimedia display wall

Nov.17, 2014 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax has partnered with design company Piloci Studio Co. to create an amazing multimedia installation ‘Mappingwall’ using video mapping and 3D printing technology. More

3D Systems unveils new 3D printers and materials to showcase at EuroMold 2014

Nov.17, 2014 - Last week 3D Systems announced its plans to unveil several new design and manufacturing products and services at EuroMold 2014. Today the company reveals some details of several new 3D printers and materials to date. More

CGTrader partners with 3D Systems to launch 3D printed art challenge

Nov.17, 2014 - The community-based 3D model marketplace CGTrader and 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems have teamed up to launch 3D Systems Art Challenge. The challenge focuses on bring art closer to home. More

MakerBot and Martha Stewart to collaborate on new filament and 3D printable designs

Nov.17, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. (MSLO), today announced an exclusive agreement to distribute 3D printing materials and jointly develop 3D printable designs. More

Dutch students build DIY metal 3D printer using Prusa i3 printer and a MIG welder

Nov.17, 2014 - A few students at TU Delft University in the Netherlands are currently working on a MIG welder based 3D metal printer, hoping that more makers can further improve their project on an open source basis. More

PrintAlive 3D bioprinter moves to preclinical trials, could revolutionize burn treatment

Nov.17, 2014 - This PrintAlive Bioprinter has now moved to the ‘preclinical trials’ phase of the medical adoption process. If all goes well, the first trials on patients can begin within the next two years. More

3D printer entrepreneurs shine at Richard Brandson’s Pitch to Rich Competition

Nov.17, 2014 - Chris Thorpe’s interesting I Can Make venture featured in the ‘start-up’ category, which consists of offering educational models that can teach the young and old all about desktop 3D printing principles. More

XTC-3D Brush-On Coating gives 3D printed parts a shiny smooth finish

Nov.17, 2014 - Reynolds Advanced Materials now offers XTC-3D brush-on coating, a special liquid coating that fills striations and smooths the surface of any 3D print, eliminating 90% of post finishing work. More

3D printing turns Miguel Chevalier's virtual art into 3d physical sculpture

Nov.17, 2014 - But now 3D printing is allowing Miguel Chevalier to give material form to his virtual universes, which is a genuine revolution in the world of sculpture. More

3D printed cork eyewear 'Oak and Dust' are customized to fit your face

Nov.16, 2014 - Using Rhino to create CAD models and a plug-in known as Grasshopper, Adrian Goegl designed unique, custom eyeglass frames. These were then printed in polyamide provided by i.materialise’s online 3D printing service. More

3D printing creates custom urns that look just like your loved one

Nov.16, 2014 - 3D printing technology has been entering the cremation urn industry as well. At times, this manufacturing technology is used to construct beautiful tributes that capture the essence of the deceased. More

English fan 3D prints gorgeous and scary Alien Xenomorph cosplay suit

Nov.16, 2014 - England-based James Bruton is a bigger 3D printing expert and enthusiast than most of us, producing dozens of self-designed parts and constructing whole 3D printed cosplay suits. More

Biodegradable drone made out of fungus and bacteria melts away when it crashes

Nov.16, 2014 - A team of students from Stanford, Brown and Spelman College and NASA Ames Research Center have developed a biodegradable drone made from a combination of fungi, bacteria and wasp saliva which recently completed its first flight. More

JuicyPrint 3D printer uses bacteria & orange juice to print out 3D structures for tissue engineering

Nov.15, 2014 - Ilya Levantis from the London Biohackspace showed off JuicyPrint, a 3d printer that is fed with fruit juice to print on demand 3D structures of bacterial cellulose, a strong and exceptionally versatile biopolymer. More

Jonty Hurwitz 3D printed nano sculptures at the same scale as a human sperm

Nov.15, 2014 - Artist Jonty Hurwitz has created so far the most detailed nano-sculptures with 3D printing and a technique called "Multi-Photon Lithography". Similar to standard photolithography techniques... More

UNYQ released new 3D printed military-inspired camouflage prosthetic leg covers

Nov.15, 2014 - This week, In celebration of Veterans Day for the service of all U.S. military veterans, UNYQ released a new line of military-inspired fairings: Conceal & Wow - the CAM Collection. More

Sculpteo introduces a new tool that thickens thin 3D printable models

Nov.15, 2014 - 3D printing service company Sculpteo has been working on creating a new tool that offers a solution. Their new Thickening Tool recreates a new mesh that envelopes your design and automatically thickens the model. More

Enter Materialise’s Slot Car Races at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D printed design

Nov.15, 2014 - Materialise is inviting everyone to enter the Slot Car Race at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D Printed Slot Car, and join them in watching the race during the Materialise Evening Reception on Tuesday, November 25th. More

Taiwan's XYZprinting launches its first 3D food printer

Nov.14, 2014 - Start-up XYZPrinting launched its first 3D food printer, which creates food with capsules and edible ingredients. XYZprinting Inc chairman Simon Shen demonstrates the new printers at a press conference in Taipei yesterday. More

Connecticut scientists replicate antique musical instruments using 3D printing

Nov.14, 2014 - Researchers at the University of Connecticut have been doing exactly that, by 3D printing the necessary parts to give hundred-year-old instruments a new opportunity to play beautiful music. More

Solus high resolution 3D DLP printer launches on Indiegogo

Nov.14, 2014 - Taiwanese company Reify 3D launched its Solus yesterday on Indiegogo. As we previously reported, Solus is a high-resolution DLP stereolithography 3D printer with an advanced peeling technology. More

Mosaic lets you 3D print multi-colored objects on a single color 3D printer

Nov.14, 2014 - What if it were possible to 3D print multiple-colored objects with a single extruder system that doesn't sacrifice any build space and, most importantly, will deliver high-quality, non-oozing results every time? More

Mixee Labs' new 3D printed Fantasy Football trophy

Nov.14, 2014 - Mixee Labs partnered with Andrew Thomas to create a Fantasy Football Trophy maker (American football) to bring 3D Printing to the world of Fantasy Football. More

4WEB makes milestone: Over 3,000 4WEB 3D-printed spinal implants in use

Nov.13, 2014 - 4WEB Medical announced yesterday at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting in San Francisco that its surgeon customers have now implanted over 3,000 of the company's 3D-printed orthopedic truss implants. More

MakerBot acquires Layer By Layer to add streaming & digital rights technology to its 3D Ecosystem

Nov.13, 2014 - MakerBot announces today the acquisition of the start-up software company Layer By Layer. Layer By Layer joined MakerBot to help create user-friendly platforms and systems that help make 3D printing technology easier and more accessible. More

ESA's first 3D printer POP3D set for Space Station

Nov.13, 2014 - Europe’s very first 3D printer in space is scheduled for installation aboard the ISS next year, announced European Space Agency today. Designed and built in Italy, it will be put to the test... More

Slovakian man recovers after surgeons successfully apply a 3D printed titanium skull implant

Nov.13, 2014 - The 30-year-old Slovakian Juraj Shank recently experienced this for himself, when doctors of the University Hospital of L. Pasteur in Slovakia’s second city of Košice placed a large, 3D printed skull implant over his brain. More

Swiss postal services Die Post explores 3D printing as a new source of revenue

Nov.13, 2014 - Now, the national postal services Die Post in Switzerland has also announced a partnership with the Swiss 3D printing company my3Dworld. Die Post has opened its own 3D printing supplies web store... More

SUMISAYA Japanese sword combines traditional katana craftsmanship with 3D printing

Nov.13, 2014 - For by reaching down 400 years of history of the Kansai region, Japanese company Studio Shikumi and startup Kabuku have teamed up to create a breath-taking katana and case that are both ancient and modern at the same time. More

South African teens build self-repairing 3D printer to support human mission to Mars

Nov.13, 2014 - Ambitious 15-year-old Rueben Pretorius, Mathew Whyte and Jared Rheeders have designed and created a working prototype of a space ready 3D printer which will be showcased at the World Robotics Olympiad (WRO) in Russia this month. More

3DPrinterOS and 3Dponics team up to offer 3D printable DIY hydroponics system

Nov.13, 2014 - Cloud-based 3D printing operating system 3DPrinterOS and 3Dponics Inc. will be collaborating to include 3Dponics’ open-source DIY 3D printable hydroponics system as part of the upcoming launch of 3DPrinterOS. More

Full Spectrum Laser secures $10 Million investment for growth in 3D printing

Nov.12, 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada based startup Full Spectrum Laser LLC (FSL), a 3D printer manufacturing company, has received a $10 million growth equity investment from Summer Street Capital III, L.P., a Buffalo, NY-based private equity fund. More

World’s largest 3D sand printer gives 1912 Brush car a new lease of life

Nov.12, 2014 - London-based 3Dealise has announced today that they have created the world's first prototype from the largest and fastest 3D sand printer. The S-Max was introduced by ExOne in 2010. More

GE to build new Pennsylvania facility to develop & implement 3D printing technology

Nov.12, 2014 - GE announced Wednesday that it will build a new advanced manufacturing facility outside of Pittsburgh to develop and implement 3D printing technologies. More

Two men 3D printed a life-size replica of themselves to find love

Nov.12, 2014 - Match.com, an online dating service with websites serving 25 countries, has 3D printed 1:1 life-size replicas of two of its members, hoping that could boost their chances to find the right one. More

Swedish-Malaysian manufacturer VAGLER releases Vagler V-8E educational 3D printer

Nov.12, 2014 - Malaysia-based prosumer 3D printer manufacturer VAGLER International has today released a printer specifically designed for use within the education sector. More

Get a personalized, 3D printed signpost that perfectly matches your location

Nov.12, 2014 - A new Canadian start-up called Directive Designs that exemplifies all that creative and customizable potential with their latest printing service: MyWay Sign. These are a mini directional signs. More

GE 3D prints and test fires a fully functional miniature jet engine

Nov.12, 2014 - And recently American giants General Electric (GE) have just shown off their commitment to 3D printing by producing a 3D printed, fully functional miniature jet engine. More

3D Systems to unveil new SLA, SLS and metal 3D printers and materials at EuroMold

Nov.12, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems announced it plans to unveil several new design and manufacturing products and services at EuroMold 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany from November 25-28, 2014, at the Messe Frankfurt. More

MakerBot launches Alipay ePass payment option for 3D printing customers in China

Nov.11, 2014 - MakerBot announces today that its online consumers in China will now be able to purchase MakerBot 3D Printers, filament and 3D scanner using Alipay ePass payment option. More

FLUX, the all-in-one modular 3D printer, scanner & laser engraver launches on Kickstarter

Nov.11, 2014 - Flux, the all-in-one modular 3D printer, scanner & laser engraver we reported last month, is a very promising and intriguing device. Today the Taiwanese team has just launched FLUX on Kickstarter, seeking $100,000 in crowdfunding. More

Modular 3D printed roof system could replace corrugated iron roofs in developing countries

Nov.11, 2014 - Their project is called Resilient Modular Systems, and in a nutshell, it seeks to provide 3D printed alternatives for the corrugated iron roofing that prevails throughout much of the third world. More

Metal 3d printing soon 'affordable' thanks to new Selective Inhibition Sintering (SIS) process

Nov.11, 2014 - Researchers have developed a very peculiar application of inkjet technology that is capable of 3D printing metal, called Selective Inhibition Sintering, or SIS. The SIS process is based upon the retardation of sintering. More

Autodesk biologist is hacking 3D printed virus to fight cancer

Nov.11, 2014 - At the recent WIRED 2014 technology conference in London, the cell biologist and genetic biologist Andrew Hessel discussed the possibilities of 3D printing personalized medicine. More

CGtrader Infographic: tips on maximizing your income from selling 3D models for 3D printing

Nov.11, 2014 - 3D model marketplace CGtrader has been analyzing data on what sells the most on their 3D model marketplace for 3D printing, and they shared the data here. More

Cool 3D printed puzzle box now available on Shapeways

Nov.11, 2014 - And if that particular person is crazy about puzzles, than this recent 3D printed addition to Shapeways might just be the perfect present: the Centrifugal Puzzle Box. More

SteelSeries offers 3D printable nameplate for its Rival optical gaming mouse

Nov.11, 2014 - SteelSeries has added a 3D printable nameplate to its offering. By default the Rival comes with 2 interchangeable nameplates. But if you have a 3D printer,you could just customize the part and 3D print your own nameplate. More

Giant 3D printed spaceship displayed at BFI IMAX in London for the premiere of Interstellar

Nov.10, 2014 - Interstellar is a movie that is making headlines in the film world for its gripping tale and gorgeous production, though it should do the same in the 3D printing community for its impressive use of 3D printing technology. More

3D printed Leash Mate gives dog owners the perfect grip to hold on to their best friend

Nov.10, 2014 - The Leash Mate is an additional handle shaped like an ergonomic ball that will help you keep your dog under control. It can be easily attached to any standard dog leash to allow you to keep your dog closer and safer. More

Pioneering 3D printing used to reconstruct cylinder heads for legendary Porsches

Nov.10, 2014 - Anyone who owns a legendary Porsche 550 Spider, 904 or 356 Carrera can count himself lucky. These cars have experienced an enormous increase in value over the last few years. More

Functionalize fund raising for ultra-conductive 3D printing filament for printing electronics

Nov.10, 2014 - Seattle, WA based Functionalize today launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign to bring an electronically conductive 3D printing material to the market. Measuring under 1 ohm/cm, the new filament, Functionalize F-Electric... More

Russian scientists to unveil 3D bioprinted transplantable organ in March 2015

Nov.10, 2014 - Based at the Skolkovo Innovation Center just outside Moscow under the leadership of Professor Vladimir Mironov, Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions has been working on a Bio 3D printer for some time now. More

Spanish Government grants HP over €21m in funds for 3D printing R&D

Nov.10, 2014 - The Spanish government has approved a total of EUR 21.25 million fund to support Hewlett-Packard Spain for its research and development of new 3D printing technologies. More

3D printing takes streetart to a whole new level

Nov.10, 2014 - 3D printing takes streetart to a whole new level. Approached by some talented graffiti artists, 3D designer Normally Ben designed representations of these style writing art tags. More

3D printed Microsoft Band charging stand now available for $10

Nov.10, 2014 - If you are a lucky owner of a Microsoft Band, you can now purchase a 3D printed charging stand for the device for as low as 10 USD. Microsoft has released its own fitness tracker. More

Interview with futurist Christopher Barnatt on his book '3D Printing: Second Edition'

Nov.9, 2014 - Christopher Barnatt is a well-known 3D printing academic, videographer and pundit. On 7th November, an update of his book called "3D Printing: Second Edition" was published. More

English researchers use 3D printing to produce flexible and fine textile-like structures

Nov.9, 2014 - An intriguing English project entitled Technical Crafting is a collaborative effort of two researchers from the Manchester School of Art. Their aim has been to develop a range of flexible textile samples using 3D printing. More

Plastic surgeon 3D prints realistic before and after images for Rhinoplasty patients

Nov.8, 2014 - In a video released recently, an Iranian plastic surgeon from Turkey, dr. Yakub Avşar, explained how he employs 3D printing to improve the experience of his patients. More

Photoshop CC now supports direct 3D printing through i.materialise

Nov.8, 2014 - Good news for people who use Adobe Photoshop to create 3D models: you can now turn your Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) creations into real objects through i.materialise’s 3D Printing service. More

Italian start-up Youbionic has prototyped a promising 3D printed bionic hand

Nov.8, 2014 - The Italian start-up Youbionic is currently working on marketable and affordable bionics. All of its 3D printed parts have been made using selective laser sintering (SLS) technology. More

ESA outlines plan to use 3D printing to build a fully habitable base on the moon

Nov.7, 2014 - Could astronauts one day be printing rather than building a base on the Moon? In 2013 the European Space Agency (ESA proved that 3D printing using lunar soil was feasible in principle. More

Adafruit designs a 3D printed ray gun, complete with LED lights and cool sound effects

Nov.7, 2014 - Adafruit has come up another mind-blowing project, literally: a very cool prop ray gun blaster, complete with intricate electronics that provide cool lighting and sound effects each time you pull the trigger. More

Construct a mini 3D printer for less than $60 using recycled electronic components

Nov.7, 2014 - Instructables user Mikelllc has shared a handy tutorial to help you to construct your very own low-budget 3D printer out of recycled electronic components. More

3D Hubs offers $25,000 free print credit to get students into 3D printing

Nov.7, 2014 - In its ongoing efforts to make 3D printing accessible to the masses, 3D printing community 3D Hubs has announced today that it offers $25 of free 3D print credit to students. More

RichRap shares Sli3DR 3D printer design files

Nov.7, 2014 - And Richrap has recently shared another intriguing 3D printer that would make a very interesting construction project for anyone looking for a bit of challenge: the Sli3DR 3D printer. More

Y Soft acquires 51% share in Czech 3D printer maker be3D

Nov.7, 2014 - Czech 3D printer manufacturer be3D announced that it has received strategic investment from Czech-based company, Y Soft. Y Soft has acquired 51% of be3D for $2 million, with an additional $900K upon the expected growth. More

US aluminum giant Alcoa plans to use 3D printing to manufacture parts for jet engines

Nov.7, 2014 - Alcoa, the world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, announced on Tuesday, November 4, that the company is working rapidly to adopt 3-D printing to manufacture parts for jet engines and other products. More

Pennsylvanian man develops steel-reinforced bullets for 3D printed guns

Nov.6, 2014 - For Michael Crumling, a 25-year-old American from Pennsylvania, has just shared footage of a type of bullet called .314 Atlas, that has been specifically developed to be fired from 3-D printed plastic guns. More

Princeton creates first fully 3D printed quantum dot LEDs using a custom 3D printer

Nov.6, 2014 - But team at Princeton has now successfully 3D printed quantum dot-based LEDs, showing that diverse classes of materials can be 3D printed and fully integrated into device components with active properties. More

Is 3D printing a viable and affordable alternative to injection molding production?

Nov.6, 2014 - The California-based production company Type A Machines has been exploring the possibility of FDM 3D printing production volumes, and argued that their printers are theoretically capable of outcompeting injection molding. More

A 3D printed robot that can actually draw

Nov.6, 2014 - Randy from the Instructables Design Studio has recently created a 3D printed pencil robot. While many robots we find online, this surprisingly simple robot walks on four legs. More

Polychemy launches new platform offering personalized 3D printed jewellery

Nov.6, 2014 - Singapore-based 3D printing and design company Polychemy has just launched its new online platform allowing users to personalise Jewelry easily with the power of 3D printing. More

Gorgeous 3D printed T-Rex skeleton made with a Form 1+ 3D printer

Nov.5, 2014 - However, another recent project is perhaps just as ambitious and impressive: a 3D printed T-rex skeleton that is so detailed and authentic-looking, you’d think you just wandered into a natural history museum. More

3DP Unlimited 3D prints 27-inch tall giant Frankenstein head in one solid piece

Nov.5, 2014 - For last week, the Illinois-based 3D printer manufacturer 3DP Unlimited revealed one of the largest single-piece 3D printed creations we’ve ever come across: A 27-inch tall Frankenstein Monster head. More

Irish 3D printing start-up wins €25K ESB Spark of Genius Award and signs a deal with Amazon

Nov.5, 2014 - And one of this year’s first prizes was awarded to the fun and promising 3D printing company Love & Robots from Dublin. Love & Robots have won this prize thanks to a mixture of cool, fun and original approach to 3D printing services. More

Researchers working on semi-solid metals that could revolutionize 3D metal printing

Nov.5, 2014 - Together, they are researching the use of so-called semi-solid metals that can be extruded, rather than lasered. These exciting new metal material could overcome all the problems associated with metal 3D printing. More

Praxis3D launches their all-metal dual X-Truder on Kickstarter

Nov.5, 2014 - Over the last year, a small team of FDM enthusiasts based in El Paso, Texas has been refining and testing a dual filament FDM print head they call the X-Truder. More

Local Motors ModMen Challenge to giving away 3D-printed cars to 12 gearheads

Nov.5, 2014 - Local Motors today announces the ModMen Challenge, a bold competition that asks the hot rod and motor vehicle aftermarket community to “hack up” and modify a 3D-printed vehicle. More

Paracosm turns our world into 3D models, securing $3.3M in seed funding

Nov.5, 2014 - University of Florida spin-out Paracosm, a cloud-based software company, has received 3.3M in seed funding from Atlas Venture, iRobot, Osage University Partners, BOLDstart Ventures, New World Angels and Deep Fork Capital. More

Mazak unveiled hybrid metal 3D printer with multiple heads

Nov.5, 2014 - Yamazaki Mazak Corporation (Mazak) is the latest company to step into the 3D printing market by adding a new INTEGREX i-400AM (additive manufacturing) HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine to its machine tool lineup. More

Stratasys unveils 11 new high-performance 3D printers and materials

Nov.5, 2014 - At EuroMold 2014 starting Nov. 25, 2014, in Frankfurt, Germany, Stratasys are launching 11 high-performance 3D printers and materials for high-end prototypes, production aids and manufactured parts. More

Prosthetic designers Open Bionics win second prize in Intel’s ‘Make it Wearable’ Challenge

Nov.4, 2014 - Open Bionics have received an incredible and well-deserved boost by winning the second prize in Intel’s design competition, along with the $100,000 prize that accompanies it. More

GE FirstBuild and Makerbot team up for a Icebox 'hacking' challenge

Nov.4, 2014 - GE FirstBuild has teamed up with Makerbot to launch a chilling challenge – a Icebox Challenge that encouraged engineers and homeowners to “hack” their refrigerators to create 3D printed custom accessories. More

3D printing arrives in Cambodia

Nov.4, 2014 - The two brothers Ki Chong and Ki How Tran have therefore launched ARC Hub PNH, Cambodia’s first 3D printing start-up. As they explained, it’s their vision to make Phnom Penh Asia’s next start-up hub.. More

Check out this cool ghostly spinning top that is 3D printed in metal

Nov.4, 2014 - This is what makes the Ghost Spinning Top, that can be found on Shapeways, so incredible. As can be seen in the pictures, the Ghost is an impressive geometric shape that is 3D printed as a single, beautiful piece. More

Make a reusable print bed for your 3D printer for just $1

Nov.4, 2014 - A very easy and affordable solution appeared on Instructables last week: the $1 reusable print bed. Developed by Andy, this is an easily-made and cheap print bed that will make the lives of numerous 3D printing enthusiasts easier. More

Fuel3D handheld 3D scanner secures £4 million in expansion funding

Nov.4, 2014 - Fuel3D, a developer of 3D scanning solutions, today announced that it has closed a funding round totaling £4 million ($6.4 million). This funding builds on the company’s initial £1.6 million (£2.6 million) funding.. More

Sneak peek of a 3D printed, compact and portable drone

Nov.4, 2014 - Backcountry Drones is currently working on a promising and cool-looking drone that is portable, compact, light-weight and autonomous: perfect for practical and harsh environments. More

ROKIT announces world's first desktop 3D printer capable of printing high strength engineering plastic

Nov.3, 2014 - ROKIT Inc., the leading desktop 3D printer manufacturer in Korea announced that it has developed the world’s first desktop 3D printer capable of printing high strength and heat resistant engineering plastic. More

Learn to code, design & build 3D printed bots with Maker Club's app & learning system

Nov.3, 2014 - According to Brighton, UK based Maker Club, a platform & community for 3D Printed robots, the ‘home robot revolution’ is coming. Maker Club has just launched the first batch of it’s robots on crowdfunding site, Indiegogo. More

PetPrints 3D offers custom 3D printed models of pets to animal lovers

Nov.3, 2014 - The graphic artists at PetPrints 3D has launched a 3D printing service to create custom, full-colour 3D-printed replicas of your dog, cat, iguana, or even horse, and will do it all in time for holiday giving. More

3D Bioprinting helps researchers create a better in vitro breast cancer model

Nov.3, 2014 - A Texas Medical Center research team has made a breakthrough in breast cancer research using revolutionary 3D bioprinting technology being developed by Nano3D Biosciences (n3D), a joint venture partner of Rainbow Coral Corp. More

Designer & former college professor turns his 3D printing hobby into a successful business

Nov.3, 2014 - Who hasn’t felt that entrepreneurial sensation when successfully 3D printing a design of your own creation? “Maybe I should start a business and sell these online!” Whatever it is, from a pencil case... More

Pierro Astro designs, prototypes, tests star-gazing equipment using 3D printing

Nov.3, 2014 - In fact they're more than just an astronomy shop, they're more an astronomy experience. In order to provide these customized products, Pierro Astro quickly turned to 3D printing. More

You will be able to 3D print customised medicines on demand 'within a decade'

Nov.2, 2014 - But researchers from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston in the UK are working on a revolutionary new way to deliver customized medicines on demand using 3D printing. More

Collaboration and 3D printing came together to help Oreo the dog run again

Nov.2, 2014 - A cross-functional team of veterinary surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, and biomedical engineers who work thousands of miles apart, has created a custom patella implant for a dog in need of a new knee cap in 4 days. More

How to 3D print a working speaker with a 3D resin printer

Nov.1, 2014 - Marin Davide from Lumi Industries, the creators of LumiPocket, the compact DLP 3d printer has just published a new instructable teaching how to 3D print a working speaker with a 3D printer. More

Adafruit’s 3D printed Mario clouds electronic jewelry

Nov.1, 2014 - This week Noe and Pedro Ruiz of Adafruit Industries has come up another awesome 3D printing project: 8-bit retro Mario Clouds, a wearable Mari Clouds pendant featuring animated scrolling clouds. More

3D printed T-Rex shower head brings you back to the age of the dinosaur

Nov.1, 2014 - Thingiverse user Jonathan Schwartz, a product manager at 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot, has recently created an awesome piece of 3D printed T-Rex Shower Head which can fit on any standard 1/2" shower head pipe. More

iMakr & Le Bon Marché team to offer 3D printed 'Mini-You' candles

Nov.1, 2014 - This week, in partnership with Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche – The Paris Luxury Department Store, iMakr is launching “Scandles” – The Candle Mini-You. Using 3D Scanning and 3D Printing technology... More

3D Proto's plug & play flexFORM 3D printer comes with auto-grip system & 7" tablet

Nov.1, 2014 - Lublin, Poland based company 3D Proto has just launched flexFORM, a 3D printer that anyone can use with ease. The flexFORM is a simple, plug & play 3D printer that comes with a filament feeder. More

San Francisco company using 3D printing to develop adjustable prosthetic legs

Oct.31, 2014 - LIM Innovations has now developed a quick, easy and relatively affordable way to customize and produce these sockets. Not only do they achieve a very high-level of comfort and quality, these Infinite Sockets are also... More

'Draw in 3D' is just as easy as drawing on a piece of paper

Oct.31, 2014 - But it can be easier. A brand-new iOS application has just been released that takes intuitive functionality to a whole new level: Draw in 3D. Draw in 3d is, as the name implies, an intuitive 3d drawing app. More

MIT's 'Huggable': a 3D printed bear that helps parents & doctors interact with children

Oct.31, 2014 - That is what scientists from the MIT Media Lab have shown us with their “Huggable”: a 3D printed teddy bear that not only looks absolutely adorable, but is also filled with a load of electronics... More

3D printing incorporates complex metal alloys for stronger manufacturing parts

Oct.31, 2014 - Researchers at the University of Lorraine in France say that quasicrystals, a type of complex metal alloy with crystal-like properties, can be useful in the design of new composite materials for 3D printing. More

The Elle: a 3D printed prosthetic swimming leg that will allow amputees to swim again

Oct.31, 2014 - Elle is a prosthetic leg and swimwear that has been cleverly designed to maximize the amputee’s swimming experience. It has been developed by Della Tosin, an Indonesian born, LA-based product designer. More

3D Print yourself an affordable and flexible circuit board

Oct.31, 2014 - Instructables user Mikey77 has recently posted a guide for 3D printing circuit boards with just about any type of FDM printer. His handy tutorial could very well hold the key to easy and affordable circuit boards for any project.. More

NASA Engineers build 'Frankenstein' aircraft using 3D printed parts & UAV components

Oct.31, 2014 - Engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, along with a team of student interns have successfully constructed a custom-build aircraft using 3D printed parts. More

MakerBot and Sanrio collaborate to bring Hello Kitty Into 3D printing world

Oct.30, 2014 - MakerBot, in partnership with Sanrio, is bringing 3D printable Hello Kitty collectibles and accessories to MakerBot Digital Store and the MakerBot PrintShop app. More

White House Launches first-ever 3D printed Christmas ornament design contest

Oct.30, 2014 - This year, for the first time ever, the White House is inviting makers and innovators around the country to participate in the White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge. More

Bristol engineer develops 3D printed bionic hand that 'fits like a glove'

Oct.30, 2014 - Unlike other wonderful examples of 3D printed prosthetics, Joel Gibbard has developed a bionic prosthetic with an electronic grip. This cool feature, alongside its futuristic appearance... More

Sketchfab now lets you download and 3D print their 3D models

Oct.30, 2014 - 3D model sharing service Sketchfab announced today an important new feature: the option to download 3D models. Sketchfab is an online publishing platform which allows tinkerers and designers to upload and share their 3D scans. More

Autodesk announces $100 Million Investment Fund for 3D printing companies

Oct.30, 2014 - Autodesk has announced that it intends to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund, which will be operated within Autodesk... More

Weld3D working on development of low cost 3D metal printing

Oct.30, 2014 - One startup, Huntsville, Alabama based Weld3D wants to make 3D metal printing affordable. Weld3D, a team of aerospace engineers started development of their idea and process about a year ago. More

Why not use your 3D printer as a drawing device, rather than as a replicator?

Oct.30, 2014 - As part of the Vessel-project, David Lobser has tried to go to the heart of FDM 3D printing technology in an attempt to rethink 3D printing. And there he found that your typical FDM 3D printer can also be a paintbrush. More

Makerbot brings Sesame Street's Cookie Monster, Grover and Frazzle to its digital store

Oct.30, 2014 - MakerBot announced the release of 3D printable models of favorite Sesame Street characters including Cookie Monster, Grover and Frazzle, available for purchase and download on the MakerBot Digital Store. More

Dutch engineering graduate develops a 3D printed ambulance drone that could save thousands of lives

Oct.30, 2014 - Dutch graduate student Alec Momont has designed and produced an unmanned, autonomously navigating mini-airplane that is capable of delivering a defibrillator at a moment’s notice. More

3DAround camera app turns your phone into a 3D scanner

Oct.29, 2014 - The 3DAround app will let you shoot a quick photo in a cool 360-degree, swivel-around photo with just your smartphone. It’s very simple and user friendly: Simply hit record... More

The world’s second 3D printed metal gun revealed: the ‘Reason’

Oct.29, 2014 - While the 1911 was already capable of firing, this new gun that has been dubbed ‘Reason’, looks much sturdier. Unlike its predecessor, however, we haven’t yet seen any proof of this gun being able to fire. More

New HP Sprout PC features 3D scanning and a projector

Oct.29, 2014 - HP today introduced its vision for the future of computing and 3D printing by unveiling its new Blended Reality ecosystem: HP Multi Jet Fusion and a first-of-its-kind Immersive Computing platform 'Sprout'. More

HP wants to rewrite the rules of 3D printing with new 'Multi Jet Fusion' tech

Oct.29, 2014 - Hewlett-Packard today revealing a new large, industrial printer and the Multi Jet Fusion technology which the company thinks it can rewrite the rules of 3D printing. More

OPM and Yale University to jointly develop patient-specific 3D printed biomedical products

Oct.29, 2014 - Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), today announced an extensive joint research program with Yale University to develop innovative and cost-effective 3D printed biomedical technologies and applications. More

Keyshapes : (Re)design your surroundings, furniture & accessories with 3D printed connectors

Oct.29, 2014 - Keyshapes, a manufacturing system that will allow you to (re)create and re(design) your surroundings, furniture and accessories to match your lifestyle, preferences, space and budget. More

XYZprinting ships all-in-one XYZ Da Vinci 1.0 AiO 3D printer/scanner

Oct.29, 2014 - XYZprinting, the manufacturer of affordable consumer grade 3D printers, announced that its da Vinci 1.0 AiO (all–in-one) 3D printer plus scanner is now shipping in the U.S. market. More

Vic Govt in Australia promises 3D printers for all state high schools if re-elected next month

Oct.29, 2014 - A re-elected Victorian Coalition Government in Australia will offer to put a 3D printer in government secondary schools and special schools. Premier Denis Napthine said the $2.2 million program... More

Don Foley's 3D Printed skeleton keys, cuffs and chains just in time for Halloween

Oct.29, 2014 - Don builds a huge set in his front yard every Halloween and cooks up a huge pot of Gumbo for his friends and neighbors. Since Don also loves 3D printing, he needed to do a few things on his annual stage that he 3D printed. More

MIT engineer 3D prints a multi-colored replica of the brain of a fruit fly

Oct.28, 2014 - For Nicolas Aimon has used 3D printing technology to create a replica of the brain of a fruit fly, and has incorporated lighting effects to mimic brain activity (and lighten up the room). More

3D print yourself a cool and safe crossbow toy

Oct.28, 2014 - And in the spirit of keeping things small but fun, Steve Thone has created a cool design for a miniature, but actually workable crossbow. Consisting of a few 3D printable supplies plus some extras... More

3D print yourself an edible 'virus' popsicle

Oct.28, 2014 - The San Francisco-based Li seeks to push the boundaries of people’s comfort zones with the Dangerous Popsicles project. And obviously, 3D printing is a great tool in such creative processes. More

Ultimate tribute to the first-person shooter Destiny: 3D printed Thunderlord gun

Oct.28, 2014 - London based product designer Kirby Downey has a passion for 3D printing. He has created an extremely cool replica of the Thunderlord exotic gun from the brand-new Destiny video game in real life. More

3D printed guitars on the road as part of Klaxons' last UK headline tour

Oct.28, 2014 - 3D printed guitars are on the road for the first time as part of the Klaxons tour which kicked off on Saturday. The Klaxons have declared that this was their last headline tour. More

Fan 3D prints an extremely cool Destiny's Conduit F3 Fusion Rifle

Oct.28, 2014 - However the London-based designer Elliott Viles has just raised the stakes on 3D printed tributes with his latest creation: an extremely cool life size replica of the Conduit F3 Fusion Rifle from Destiny video game. More

Artec Group teams up with Threeding to 3D scan historical artifacts

Oct.28, 2014 - Artec Group, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanners, and Threeding.com, a 3D printing marketplace and file-sharing website, have announced a cooperation agreement for the 3D scanning of historical artifacts. More

Switzerland's RUAG Space to build satellite components using a 3D printer

Oct.28, 2014 - Swiss company RUAG Space plans to soon be equipping satellites with components made using a 3D printer - making them lighter and cheaper. As part of a pilot project, specialists have built an antenna support... More

Coming soon to Kickstarter: FLUX, the all-in-one Delta 3D printer, scanner & laser engraver

Oct.27, 2014 - So, what is FLUX? It's a very promising and intriguing desktop Delta 3D printer, whose versatility, abilities and price tag will doubtlessly turn quite a few heads in the 3D printing community. More

German scientists turn to 3D printing technology to create artificial textiles

Oct.27, 2014 - A team of scientists consisting of R. Melnikowa, A. Ehrmann and K. Finsterbusch sought to artificially recreate textile structures using 3D printing technology. More

Celebrate the life of a loved one with a 3D printed custom urn

Oct.27, 2014 - Based in the small city of Eden Prairie, the team behind Foreverence uses 3D printing technology to create custom-made cremation urns that are shaped exactly like objects that were important to the person... More

Gartner says worldwide shipments of 3D printers to reach 217,350 in 2015

Oct.27, 2014 - Worldwide shipments of 3D printers (3DPs) will reach 217,350 units in 2015, up from 108,151 in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.'s latest forecast. 3D printer shipments will more than double every year between 2015 and 2018... More

The Dooblicator mobile 3D full-body scanning system to create 3D-printed, life-like figurines

Oct.27, 2014 - Doob Group AG, a German 3D-technology company, has launched the Dooblicator, a mobile full body scanning system that offers private and corporate clients customized high-end 3D-services. More

BIS certification for importing 3D printers in India

Oct.26, 2014 - BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), a National Standards Body much like CE, FCC, RoHS has imposed new quality certification for importing 3D printers in India. More

think3D launches a 3D design store with India focused design themes

Oct.26, 2014 - think3D is a platform for all 3D printing needs in India and has just come up with a beta release for their new design store for 3D printed objects. Through the design store, think3D plans to build a huge collection... More

Artec's Shapify 3D full-body scanning booth creates custom figurines in minutes

Oct.26, 2014 - Artec Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanner and software, announces last week the debut of its Shapify Booth in the USA. More

76 percent 3D printer owners report high daily & weekly usage, finds new CEA study

Oct.25, 2014 - According to a study released this week by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), three quarters of 3D printer owners (76 percent) report using their 3D printers daily or several times a week. More

3D printed wheelchair that can be customized to user’s needs

Oct.25, 2014 - However, Chinese company Qingdao Unique Technology interprets this in an entirely different fashion. Rather than just settling for a 3D printed prosthetic, they’ve taken things to a totally different level... More

Why buy a filament spool holder for your 3D printer, if you can just print one?

Oct.25, 2014 - That's probably what the guys from Swedish 3D printing web store Creative Tools must have been thinking, when they shared their designs for a 3D printed filament spool holder earlier this week on Thingiverse. More

Scientists from POSTECH University Korea using 3D printing to reconstruct bone tissue

Oct.24, 2014 - South Korean scientists from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) are already exploring the possibilities of integrating bioprinting into regular medical practise. More

Japanese inventor uses modified FDM 3D printer to 3D print plants in any shape and size

Oct.24, 2014 - For Yuichiro Takeuchi, who works for Sony Computer Science Laboratories, has found a very interesting way to 3D print whole gardens, complete with any herbs and flowers you’d like to see. More

Graphene 3D Lab unveils first 3D-printed graphene battery

Oct.24, 2014 - Yesterday Graphene 3D released a brief video outlining details of the 3D printed battery development. Graphene can be easily mixed with thermoplastics commonly used in FDM 3D printer. More

NovaCentrix & nScrypt awarded $1M to develop all-in-one system for 3D printing electronics

Oct.24, 2014 - FlexTech has announced the awarding of $1,291,000 to nScrypt and NovaCentrix to develop a next-generation 3D printing system for creating complex and functional objects. More

3D printing helps Rosetta mission find potential landing zone for spacecraft

Oct.24, 2014 - Last August, the spacecraft became the first to successfully rendezvous with the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Currently Rosetta is mapping the comet in detail to determine the safest place to land. More

Fleet Hower & 3D Hubs release 3D printed customizable designer puzzles 'Lock-Nesters'

Oct.24, 2014 - Brooklyn based designer Fleet Hower and 3D Hubs partner to release 3D printed Designer Puzzles: Lock-Nesters today. The Lock-Nester collection consists of six three-dimensional jigsaw puzzles... More

New Microsoft update integrates Kinect scanning software into their 3D printing app

Oct.23, 2014 - But now, Windows have taken 3D printing convenience to a whole new level with the latest Kinect SDK (or Software Development Kit). Their Windows SDK 2.0 offers a number of new functions... More

Airwolf 3D's Wolfbite heatbed adhesive solution stops 3D printed parts from warping

Oct.23, 2014 - Airwolf 3D today announced Wolfbite, a new premium solution specially engineered to bond ABS plastic parts to a heated 3D printer build plate without lifting, and to enable smooth release of objects after printing. More

ZMorph 3D printer launches in US

Oct.23, 2014 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph announced today that it is starting distribution of ZMorph 3D printers with dedicated software Voxelizer in the United States and is adding new laser toolhead... More

New software algorithms reduce 3D printing time and waste

Oct.23, 2014 - Now, researchers from Purdue University have demonstrated two approaches that significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3D printers. More

Chinese company releases 2nd Gen 3D bioprinter 'Anyprint B01CS' for $24500

Oct.22, 2014 - At the 9th China International pension and medical rehabilitation Fair, Qingdao Unique Technology presented their newest Bioprinter: Anyprint B01CS, the 2rd generation of its 3D bioprinter. More

Formlabs announces two new functional resins: Castable and Flexible

Oct.22, 2014 - Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, announced two new high-performance functional resins today. The new resins, Castable and Flexible, add capabilities to the Form 1+ 3D Printer. More

Belgian company uses 3D printing to give bikes a covert electric boost

Oct.22, 2014 - It’s a problem everyone will face at some time or another. Either through age or infirmity, our muscles won’t always perform the way we’d like them to. More

AmphibianSkin: an affordable 3D printed splint that aids the healing process

Oct.22, 2014 - A company from Pueblo, Colorado, called 3DMedScan has developed an intriguing 3D printed medical device that fits into that last category. Their AmphibianSkin is a new high-tech, custom-made exoskeleton support device. More

Student shares 3D printing designs for fully functional RC airplane

Oct.22, 2014 - That must be what Florida-based engineering student Kiril Lange has been thinking, as he recently designed a fully functional, airworthy and 3D printable airplane. This plane is both very cool and easy to create. More

Print yourself a treat: how to modify a 3Drag printer to print chocolate

Oct.22, 2014 - Open Electronics shared a cool tutorial that will allow you to modify a 3Drag 3D printer, a quite typical RepRap FDM printer, with a pastry bag. Why a pastry bag? More

HP to reveal a crazy new Sprout PC with a 3D scanner & projector next week

Oct.22, 2014 - HP is preparing to show off a new Windows PC called the Sprout with a built-in projector and 3D scanner, according to a report from Re/code. Hewlett-Packard announced earlier this month it would split itself into two companies. More

'Touchable Memories' lets the blind see their most cherished photos using 3D printing

Oct.21, 2014 - We see a lot of beautiful, impressive and practical applications come by on a daily basis, but for 3D printing to truly become a mainstream, household and common technology it will need to be human as well. More

LivePrint, watch 3D printing live in action & vote for the next object to be printed

Oct.21, 2014 - Our regular readers will know that we also sometimes report on some peculiar stories out of the web’s 3D printing community. Now here's something fun, addicting and perfect for 3D printing enthusiasts: Live Print. More

3D printed facial prosthesis offers new hope for eye cancer patients following surgery

Oct.21, 2014 - Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3D printing, according to findings released at AAO 2014. More

UK company Fripp Designs unveils Picsima silicone 3D printer

Oct.21, 2014 - But UK company Fripp Designs has come up with a device that lets you create parts from silicone without any support materials. They call it "Picsima Silicone 3D Printer". More

US government uses 3D printing to develop artificial bomb-sniffing dog noses

Oct.21, 2014 - The US government has purchased a $228,977 3D printer to produce objects replicating the dogs’ fine sniffing abilities. The printer in question is a Connex 500, of Stratasys design. More

Community 3D printing project EGG on display at the Dutch Design Week 2014

Oct.21, 2014 - Perhaps chief among these is the very impressive and ambitious Project Egg by Dutch designer Michiel van der Kley, who collaborated with countless others to realize a 3D printed-object that is literally the size of a house. More

3D printed titanium components now onboard the Airbus A350 XWB

Oct.21, 2014 - Recently, the bracket connector used in the Airbus A350 XWB was honored as a finalist in the running for the "2014 German Industry Innovation Award." The cabin bracket is manufactured using the patented LaserCUSING technology. More

3D printing used to help remove his wife's tumor - Join Mike Balzer's free seminar to learn '3D in Medicine'

Oct.20, 2014 - At the end of 2013 Michael Balzer, the producer of 'All Things 3D', was told that his wife was diagnosed with brain turmor. My wife was diagnosed with Menigioma. More

3D printing helps build upper jaw prosthetic for Indian cancer patient

Oct.20, 2014 - We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. While 3D printing technology is set to make our lives far more convenient and practical, no industry is poised to benefit from it as much as the medical sector is about to. More

Morgenrot 3D printed eyewear wins innovation award, to be released in early 2015

Oct.20, 2014 - But German designer Joachim Bischoff is taking things to an entirely different level. For in early 2015, his Morgenrot eyewear collection, which have been entirely constructed with 3D printers, will hit the shelves. More

Australian doctors use 3D printer to save 71-year-old cancer sufferer’s foot

Oct.20, 2014 - Doctors in Melbourne, Australia used a 3D printer to build a new heel bone for a man with cancer in the calcaneus and saved him from losing his leg. More

The first crowd fabricated open source 3D printable chair

Oct.20, 2014 - One of them, the black and white 'Puzzle Chair' was generated out of a single shape divided into 202 3d jigsaw puzzle parts. In collabration with the leading open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker. More

Box man, China's first 3D printed stop-motion animation short film released

Oct.20, 2014 - Who is ‘Box man’? He is the main character in a Chinese short stop-motion animation film that launched last week. Entitled ‘Breaking out of the box, be yourself!’. More

Japanese man sentenced to two years in prison for 3D printing guns

Oct.20, 2014 - Earlier today, a verdict was reached in the infamous 3D printed gun trial that was being held in the Yokohama District Court in Tokyo, Japan. Presiding Judge Koji Inaba found the 28-year-old Yoshitomo Imura... More

AMRC engineers reach new heights: 3D printed UAV with integrated electric ducted fan engines

Oct.19, 2014 - Now the AMRC team has taken another step forward: they have developed their original glider to incorporate electric-powered, ducted fan engines and unveiled the new developments at a top US aerospace conference. More

Drones, photogrammetry & 3D printing used to generate 3D models of landscapes

Oct.18, 2014 - French company Drones Imaging reminds of this with an innovative way to quickly and accurately generate 3D models of landscapes. They’re effectively using 3D printing to revolutionize the very important science of Photogrammetry. More

The future of stitches: 3D printed skin fusion concept could heal skins by 2030

Oct.18, 2014 - Andrew Guscott recently shared his design for a revolutionary-looking skin fusion device that would make the lives of doctors and patients the world over far easier. More

Europe's largest 2D online printing company Flyeralarm unveils 3D printing services

Oct.17, 2014 - While they’ve been sticking to business cards, leaflets and office supplies in recent years, Flyeralarm, Europe’s largest player in the 2D online printing industry, will now also be moving into the 3D printing market. More

   

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