3D-printed, flat-packed expanding ZooM Lampshade by Michiel Cornelissen

Apr.20, 2014 - 'ZooM’ by Utrecht, the Netherlands-based designer Michiel Cornelissen is a 3d-printed lampshade that consists of hundreds of interlocking elements. More

This 3D-printed cast could speed up healing, and it looks awesome

Apr.19, 2014 - If you’ve ever had a broken limb, you know hard plaster casts really suck. They are bulky, uncomfortable, itchy and smelly, and they limit patient’s exposure to water. They are very cheap, but definitely not cool. More

The first electric guitar pickup made with a 3D printer

Apr.18, 2014 - Polish creator "Rob" Klaczynski, the creator of notorious "pills bisector", together with his friend, guitarist Martin Kubacki has used 3D printing to create a guitar pickup. More

Inside Koenigsegg looks at 3D printing parts for world's fastest car

Apr.18, 2014 - Koenigsegg CEO and founder Christian von Koenigsegg explains how the company takes advantage of 3D scanning and 3D Printing technology to ensure its cars are lightweight and as advanced as possible. More

Kikai Labs lets you 3D print and paint object simultaneously

Apr.18, 2014 - Kikai Labs, a desktop 3D printer manufacturer based in Argentina, has developed a new accessory that allows a 3D printer to paint multiple colors of your choice, while printing, using magic markers. More

Nokia wish you Happy Easter with 3D printed chocolate #Chokia

Apr.18, 2014 - #Chokia is the latest in Nokia’s 3D printing research. Chocolatier Mark Jones was tasked with producing the Nokia logo using 3D printing and chocolate 'ink'. More

Toshiba uses 3D printing to bring 'Double Circle' characters to life

Apr.17, 2014 - Toshiba created the series that features citizens who transform into heroes symbolizing different forms of renewable energy. Notably, Toshiba used 3D printing to create figurines of the anime’s main characters. More

The adventures of Charlie the chick & Adobe's 3D printed egg

Apr.17, 2014 - Adobe has also created a cute Charlie & the 3D Egg ad to promote 3D printing Photoshop CC and new fuctionality. More

3D printing the great pyramid of Giza in the classroom

Apr.16, 2014 - MakerBot has released a content pack that gives students a glimpse of an ancient civilization by allowing them to recreate a unique 3D model of the Great Pyramid of Giza. More

Philippe Starck to let you make 3D-printed custom furniture

Apr.15, 2014 - French designer Philippe Starck says that his new store, which will open this summer in São Paulo, will let customers create their own 3D-printed furniture and share designs with others. More

Microsoft working on high quality 3D face scanning using Windows phones

Apr.15, 2014 - Microsoft Research has announced research into 3D scanning for Windows phones, which might soon enable people to turn physical objects into high-quality 3D models with the normal RGB camera on mobile devices. More

Surgeons develop 3D printed tumor-containing kidneys to simulate surgery

Apr.15, 2014 - For the first time surgeons have used 3D printing to produce exact scale models of for the use of simulated cancer surgery, surgeons from Japan announced at the European Association of Urology (EAU) congress. More

ECN uses new DLP technology for 3D printing metals

Apr.15, 2014 - Thanks to a technique developed by the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), more metals can be used in 3D printing. More

Blood recycling machine developed using 3D printing

Apr.14, 2014 - UK based Brightwake has developed a revolutionary blood recycling machine, called the Hemosep, using Stratasys' Dimension 1200es 3D Printer, Stratasys announced today. More

Bear on Stairs, amazing stop-motion animation created with 3D printer

Apr.14, 2014 - What happens when a 3D-printed bear wanders upon a stop-motion animation studio? Here is a fascinating animation 'Bear on Stairs' created by DBLG. More

Wearable 3D printed eyeglass for intuitive bookmarking

Apr.14, 2014 - Amoeba, a wearable 3D printed eyeglass that analyses your bio-parameters to understand your interest levels has been developed by Sanya Rai, Florian Puech and Carine Collé in London. More

New photos of 10 'green' 3D-printed houses in Shanghai, built in 24 hours

Apr.14, 2014 - In a first, a Chinese company has advanced the science of 3D printing by printing 10 houses entirely out of recycled materials, in just under a day. More

3D printed swimsuit highlighted at Shanghai Fashion Week 2014

Apr.13, 2014 - Tailoring clothes could be the next big thing for 3D printers , as designers have found a way to manufacture personalized garments using new technology. More

Dutch students compete in Shell Eco-marathon 2014 with 3D printed car

Apr.12, 2014 - Dutch students at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences is participating in the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon with a 3D printed eco-car. More

3D printing chocolate bunny molds (video)

Apr.12, 2014 - 3D printing can be a great alternative to injection and machined molds. It not only cuts manufacturing time, but is a most cost effective alternative. More

3D printed Radiolaria shaped lamps glow in the dark

Apr.12, 2014 - Dutch designers Anke Bernotat and Jan Jacob Borstlap of Bernotat & Co. have used 3D printing to create "Radiolaria," a collection of eleven glow-in-the-dark lamps inspired by microscopic organisms. More

Imagine luggage is just a code. If you lost it, just 3D print a new one

Apr.11, 2014 - Janne Kyttanen who continues to shape the future of consumer 3D printing as Creative Director for 3D Systems has come up with a 3D printed Platform Bag and a series of 3D printable files. More

Researchers uses 3D printing to generate in-vitro 3D tumor models

Apr.11, 2014 - Using 3D printing, a group of researchers in China and the US have successfully created a 3D model of a cancerous tumour. More

3D printed NinjaFlex spikes over LED pixels

Apr.10, 2014 - If you are throwing a party and want to stand out of the crowd, here is a cool stuff to wear: 3D printed NinjaFlex spikes over LED pixels. More

Disney Star Wars D-Tech Me 3D prints fans into 16-inch Stormtroopers for $1500

Apr.10, 2014 - Disney has announced that Star Wars – D-Tech Me will return this year with a few new options for guests. Fans will be able to get 3D printed 7-inch and 16-inch action figures of various sorts. More

3D printed artificial bones filed for Japan approval

Apr.10, 2014 - A Japanese research team, consisting of researchers from the NEXT21 K.K., University of Tokyo and Riken has developed the world's first 3D printer used to create custom-made artificial bone. More

Google releases Project Ara developers kit, 3D printed modules coming early 2015

Apr.10, 2014 - Google officially released the Project Ara Module Developers Kit (MDK) v0.10. The kit provides the information that third-party manufacturers need to get started on creating components for the modular smartphone. More

Scientists trying to 3D print a working human heart out of fat cells

Apr.10, 2014 - Doctors and researchers at the University of Louisville are attempting to build a copy of a sick patient's heart by using the person's own fat cells. More

Another bike with 3D-printed titanium parts revealed

Apr.9, 2014 - Today CSIRO revealed that a highly anticipated 3D printed bike, dubbed prototype #2, was delivered. In collobration with Flying Machine, designer Sam Froud came up with another 3D printed bike. More

Interview with Gael Langevin from the InMoov Robot

Apr.8, 2014 - “InMoov” is the first open source 3D printed life size humanoid robot. Since October 2012, Gael Langevin, a French modelmaker and sculptor has been building the InMoov robot step-by-step. More

The Dragonbite, a stylish 3D printed stylus

Apr.8, 2014 - Nicosia, Cyprus based designers Vangelis Hadjiloizou and Dinos Costanti from Lab02, a platform for the personal design projects, has launched their newest product: 3D printed Dragonbite Stylus. More

Students build 3D printed mobile mini-house

Apr.7, 2014 - Professor and architect Peter Ebner and his workshop students have developed a 3D printed mobile mini-house. This house measures about 50ft2 and was built for young citizens who lives alone. More

Create a 360° video shot using 6 GoPro cameras and 3D printing

Apr.7, 2014 - Jonas Ginter, a German based photojournalist used a stunning 360° video using 3D printed mount, 6 GoPro cameras mounted on his bike. The whole scene is like a miniature world. More

Stanford researchers creating organ models using 3D printing

Apr.7, 2014 - Stanford cardiologist Paul Wang, MD, and colleagues are using a new technique that could soon make those surgeries even more precise, by starting with an 3D printed exact replica of the patient's heart. More

A new D.I.Y. idea changes the usage of everyday objects using 3D printing

Apr.6, 2014 - 3-PRING Product is a new D.I.Y. idea proposal that gives consumers the power to transfer their everyday objects to something new by adding 3D-printed parts. More

This awesome 3D printed YoYo sets itself apart from the rest

Apr.6, 2014 - Here is an awesome 3D printed yoyo with a custom stainless steel rim. Its creator 'east' says this yoyo, called ThreeDimension Type1, was designed for those yo-yoers who want a custom designed yo-yo of their own. More

3D printed bath tub wine glass holder campaign a huge success

Apr.4, 2014 - ImagiGadget launched its product line of Wave Hooks in January. After seeing initial success, they launched two crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter. More

Enrico Dini 3D printing coral reefs to prevent coastal erosion

Apr.4, 2014 - An Italian engineer has gone from playing with sand to printing with it. Enrico Dini hopes to re-shape the world for the better by replicating natural objects with the D-Shape - one of the world's largest 3D printers. More

3D printed Column as a symbol for new architectural possibilities

Apr.3, 2014 - The impressive column created by architect and designer Sam Welham and Richard Beckett from London highlights the entire bandwidth of 3D print technology in architecture. More

3D Printed 'House' created by artist Ioan Florea premieres in New York

Apr.3, 2014 - Based on Mobile Homestead by the late artist Mike Kelley, Ioan Florea created a 3D printed house that traveled from Illinois to Manhattan, N.Y., on an 18-wheeler flatbed truck. More

Three Over Seven to introduce custom fit, 3D printed sockless shoes

Apr.2, 2014 - Want a new pair of shoes? Simply download the files and click print. But most of 3D printed shoes are still pretty uncomfortable to wear mostly because they're made from hard plastic filaments. More

Capeze, a 3D printed water bottle opener & a story of triumph

Apr.1, 2014 - Two women, both cancer survivors, are using 3D printing to manufacture small devices to help other survivors cope with some of life's simple tasks. More

UK docs rebuilt hotel fall man's shattered face using a 3D printer

Apr.1, 2014 - UK surgeons rebuilt a man's face after he fell four storeys onto a concrete roof. Jon Fenton (27) was on holiday in Barcelona last summer with fiance Rachel West when he slipped and fell four storeys from a hotel balcony. More

3D printing a mock up of Airbus A380 First Class cabin

Apr.1, 2014 - Modellbau Robert Hofmann has been given a special assignment. The task was to design 28 1:1 scale Business Class seats along with 6 individual cabins and a lounge for First Class, for the Airbus Showroom in Toulouse, France. More

10 completely 3D printed houses appears in Shanghai, built under a day

Apr.1, 2014 - A group of 3D printed houses, 200 m2 each, recently appears in Shanghai, China. These building were created entirely out of concrete using a gigantic 3D printer. More

3D printed microfluidic molds used in fight against cancer

Mar.31, 2014 - A specially designed 3D printed mold used to make microchamber for use in cancer research was revealed this week by Potomac Photonics. This 3D printed mold is fabricated for the Sloan-Kettering Institute. More

Using 3D printing to make ear implants with memory

Mar.29, 2014 - The scientists at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) have used 3D printing to manufacture tiny implants with a memory function or complex shapes, such as the cochlea of the human inner ear. More

Personalize your 3D printed bow ties with water transfer printing (video)

Mar.28, 2014 - Using the RoBo 3D R1 Personal 3D Printer, the RoBo team created clip on bow ties. Using hydrographic process, they painted them in a wood grain and a carbon fiber. More

Philips Hue goes high-end with $3,500 3D-printed smart lamp

Mar.28, 2014 - Philips on Friday announced three new products hue wireless lighting ecosystem, including 3D-printed art-like luminaires, dimmable white-only hue lux bulbs and a unique battery-free wireless light switch called the hue tap. More

NASA asks public to choose its next spacesuit

Mar.27, 2014 - NASA wants your help to pick the design of its Mars-bound space suits. The space agency has launched an online campaign, asking the public to select the "cover layer" for its prototype Z-2 spacesuit. More

Make your own bagpipes with 3D printer? This is how they sound

Mar.27, 2014 - A homemade instrument probably won't sound quite the same as something sold commercially. But it is pretty cool that you can make a set of working pipes at home using 3D printing and play with it. More

Neri Oxman unveils "Gemini" acoustic chaise created with 3D printing

Mar.27, 2014 - Architect, designer and MIT Professor Neri Oxman today announced the debut of "Gemini", a two-part chaise longue designed using 3D printering technology. More

MD to use 3D printing for hybrid helicopter parts

Mar.27, 2014 - MD Helicopters is developing a new scout helicopter that could feature a hybrid-electric power system, lightweight composites built using 3D printing technology. More

3D-printed robot MARC to be showcased at UK engineering event

Mar.26, 2014 - Scientists at the University of Lincoln are testing a humanoid robot which has been created using 3D printing technology, hoping the project leads to a new generation of androids that humans feel more comfortable interacting with. More

World's first: Dutch patient has her skull replaced with 3D printed implant

Mar.26, 2014 - The rise of 3D printing has turned body parts into a custom order. A 22-year-old Dutch woman who suffered from a rare disease which thickens her skull bone had her whole skull replaced by a 3D printed implant. More

3D printing enables cost-effective investment casting

Mar.25, 2014 - Schmolz+Bickenbach turned to 3D printing to produce these complex parts. The modern 3D printers of the Augsburg-based provider voxeljet helps the company to produce investable patterns quickly, precisely and also cost-effectively. More

Sand Babel: Solar-powered 3D printed skyscraper made with desert sands

Mar.25, 2014 - Sand Babel is a solar-powered 3D printed skyscraper built from desert sand. It is a group of ecological structures designed as scientific research facilities and tourist attractions for the desert. More

New tech allows us to create 3D-printed mugshots from nothing but DNA

Mar.25, 2014 - Anthropologist Mark Shriver of Pennsylvania State University has created a computer program that may one day be able to create virtual and 3D printed mugshots using a DNA sample, for example, a hair at a crime scene. More

U.S. President Obama viewed world's first 3D Print Canal House

Mar.24, 2014 - During his visit to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama viewed a scale model and a 1:1 full size model (1.5 x 2.5m) of a 3D printed canal house. More

F-F-Fiddle: a fully 3D printed electric violin made on a home 3D printer

Mar.24, 2014 - The F-F-Fiddle is an FFF (fused filament fabrication) full size 3D printable electric violin that can be produced using any desktop 3D printer. More

3D printing brings 245-year-old Piranesi's etchings to life

Mar.24, 2014 - A collection of furniture designed by the eighteenth century Italian architect Giovanni Battista Piranesi has been realized for the first time using 3D printing. More

LUUV, a 3D printed camera stabilizer for smartphones, now on indiegogo

Mar.23, 2014 - LUUV is a hand-held camera stabilizer for all current and future action cameras, smartphones and compact digital cameras that allows everyone to shoot shake-free videos due to its 3D printed design. More

Building a toolbox: 3D printed tape measure & dial calipers

Mar.23, 2014 - The 3D printed tape measure is a follow up on his previous 3D printed 4" dial calipers, which has 9 seperate moving parts and can be printed as one complete assembly or in pieces. More

iMakr & Rococo offer 3D chocolate selfie at Harvey Nichols London

Mar.23, 2014 - iMakr is setting up a Rococo Chocolate Mini-You booth in the Fifth Floor Foodmarket of Harvey Nichols' flagship store in Knightsbridge, London for 5 weeks, starting on 17th March 2014, until 22nd April 2014. More

Ben Heck creates one-handed PS4 controller for disabled

Mar.22, 2014 - Celebrity modder Ben Heck cracks open the PlayStation4 controller and hacks it for single-handed use so those with a disability can still play video games with only one hand. More

Gang plans mass-producing ATM skimmers via 3D printing?

Mar.22, 2014 - As you can probably imagine, it didn't take long for controversial uses to emerge for 3D printers. Criminals start using 3D printing to make better ATM skimmers, a device that fits onto, around or into an ATM's own card slot. More

Japan now offers free 3D terrain maps for 3D printing

Mar.22, 2014 - The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI), Japan’s national mapping and surveying authority, offers free web-based three-dimensional topographical map of Japan that can be used for 3D printing. More

3D printing to the rescue: injured penguin getting new 3D printed beak

Mar.21, 2014 - A hapless penguin in Warsaw zoo lost its lower beak in a fight or fall a month ago. But now, it is offered a second chance at life in the form of a 3D printed beak. More

Make custom figurines with 3D printer and RotoMAAK rotocaster

Mar.21, 2014 - Maker Mark VanDiepenbos has designed a rotocasting solution 'RotoMAAK' that is built to bridge the gap between rapid prototyping and the cost of producing thousands of hollow cast parts. More

Valve shows off 3D printed prototype of next gen steam controller

Mar.21, 2014 - Valve showed off a 3D-printed prototype of the new controller. Valve previously announced it would update its Steam Controller by ditching the touchscreen and embracing physical buttons, but didn't share any photo of the device. More

3D printed 'The Wheel of Life'

Mar.21, 2014 - Czech Designer Monika Horčicová has created a skeletal structure using 3D-printed bones made out of plaster composites. Entitled 'The Wheel of Life', the sculpture takes inspiration from the infinity symbol. More

Altergaze, a 3D printed smartphone VR headset launches Kickstarter

Mar.20, 2014 - A new project designed to transform your iPhone or Samsung smartphone into a virtual reality interface has been launched on Kickstarter. The Altergaze is a new, affordable virtual reality (VR) headset made on a 3D printer. More

Israeli president receives 3D printed gift from UK prime minister

Mar.20, 2014 - During his recent visit to Israel, the United Kingdom Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron presented a 3D printed diplomatic gift to the President of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres. More

HP to detail commercial 3D-printing entry plans in June

Mar.20, 2014 - Hewlett-Packard Co will outline plans to enter the commercial 3D-printing market in June, Chief executive Meg Whitman told shareholders on Tuesday. More

'Oops I dropped the bulb' - striking 3D printed lamps created by Swedish designer

Mar.20, 2014 - Swedish startup Gässling has launched this week Breaking Bulbs, a series of 3D printed lamps with a special design that captures the split second moments when the bulb was dropped, smashed, or shot. More

A heart patch created using 3D printing could heal broken hearts

Mar.19, 2014 - Harvard scientists may have just found a way to repair the vital organ. They have created a layer of heart cells that closely mimics natural heart muscle that beats. More

Melissa Ng tells story behind her 3D printed Dreamer/Nightmare masks

Mar.19, 2014 - Melissa Ng, a doodler, entrepreneur, and 3D printing artist has created some very beautiful, intricately detailed 3D-printed masks. More

Advertising legend Jacques Séguéla gets 3D printed

Mar.19, 2014 - To celebrate the birthday of this living legend, Agency W in Paris has partnered with Ultra-lab to recreate Mr. Séguéla as a tiny realistic 3D printed miniature. More

Maker spent 6 months building a 3D printed fully posable action figure

Mar.19, 2014 - Aaron Thomas has spent the past six months developing a 3D printed 10" action figure consisting of 400 independent parts. Each part was printed separately and assembled by hand. More

World's first completely 3D printed, customized Kayak

Mar.18, 2014 - Jim Smith of Grass Roots Engineering has created a completely 3D printed, customized Kayak. The 16ft 8in [5.08m] long Kayak is made of ABS plastic, machine screws, brass threaded inserts and a little bit of silicone caulk. More

Surgeons use 3D printed splint to save another baby's life

Mar.17, 2014 - Professor Scott Hollister and Dr. Glenn Green at University of Michigan (U-M) have done it again by teaming up to design and implant a 3-D printed tracheal splint, saving another child’s life. More

After 23 years of waiting, Somali woman's face restored with 3D printer

Mar.17, 2014 - Five years later, Ayan was given hope when a team of medical specialists in Australia, led by Wesley Hospital oral and maxillofacial surgeon John Arvier, offered her help. More

Airbus signs deal with China to make aircraft parts using 3D printers

Mar.17, 2014 - Airbus and China’s North Western Polytechnical University (NPU) have signed a cooperation agreement on exploring ways to further apply 3D printing technology in the commercial aviation sector. More

Online community offers 9-year-old girl a helping hand with 3D printing

Mar.16, 2014 - Shea was born with a palm, a two-digit thumb and no fingers on her right hand. Last year Shea saw a YouTube video about 3D printed hands and asked for one from Santa. More

'What Will You Print' Series: 3D printed skateboard headlights

Mar.16, 2014 - In collaboration with ShredLights, A3D Labs, founded in June 2013 by Jennifer Wood, Travis Wyatt and Alex Weiss, has 3D printed some headlights for skateboards to make your trip safer. More

3D-printed Oreo cookies had the longest line at SXSW

Mar.14, 2014 - Two vending machines that let you customize your own Oreo were the stars at this year's SXSW. People waited in line for hours to customize an Oreo cookie based on the day's trending hashtags. More

Kipling partners with Materialise to give away 3D printed bags

Mar.14, 2014 - Belgian brand Kipling has partnered with Materialise to co-create the “City Jungle Shopper” and will be giving away their 3D printed bags in a contest running from today until April 2nd, 2014. More

Multi-material color 3D printer puts 'Garden of Eden' in fashion

Mar.14, 2014 - South African designer and engineer, Michaella Janse van Vuuren, has unveild a unique collection of color, multi-material 3D printed fashion pieces created using Stratasys' Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer. More

Intel's 'Look Inside' tells how 3D printers are transforming lives in Sudan

Mar.14, 2014 - Mick Ebeling, founder of The Ebeling Group and CEO of Intel-backed Not Impossible Labs, is featured in Intel's latest addition to its 'Look Inside' campaign for love, belief, courage and power. More

IO applying 3D printing to data centers

Mar.14, 2014 - Phoenix-based data center provider IO is using 3D printing to prototype models of “data center modules", massively complex containers of computing equipment that can be pieced together. More

GE, Local Motors rolling out crowd-sourcing platform FirstBuild

Mar.13, 2014 - GE today announced it has partnered with Local Motors, the open-source hardware innovator, to launch a new model for the manufacturing industry. More

The world's first? 3D printed mouth-watering Kentucky Fried Chicken

Mar.13, 2014 - Technicians at Yokohama-based 3D printing and data modeling firm iJet has recently reproduced a Kentucky Fried Chicken using 3D printing. More

Open source 3D printed medieval armor for Barbie doll

Mar.13, 2014 - Jim Rodda of hobbyist 3D printing community Zheng3 has launched Faire Play, a 3D printed medieval armor that's compatible with the Barbie Fashionistas line of dolls on Kickstarter. More

Turkish researchers 3D bio-print aortic tissue constructs using MR data

Mar.13, 2014 - For the first time, researchers at the Sabancı University in Turkey have 3D printed macro-vascular tissue constructs by using self-supported live cells and MR data. More

Designer Francis Bitonti and Makerbot 3D print fabulous flexible dress

Mar.12, 2014 - But designer Francis Bitonti has changed that by working with Makerbot and students to design and 3D-print a delicate dress using clear and flexible filaments and Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. More

3D printed Roboy robot shows emotions & replicates human response

Mar.12, 2014 - He moves, he talks and likes to express his personality. Roboy is a 3D printed humanoid that can actually show emotions and designed to help doctors and scientists better understand how the brain and body interact. More

World's first 3D printed 3D acoustic cloak hides objects from sound

Mar.12, 2014 - Using little more than a few perforated sheets of plastic and a staggering amount of number crunching, Duke engineers have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloak. More

Pioneering UK surgeons use 3D printer to reshape crash victim’s face

Mar.12, 2014 - Cutting edge 3D printing technology is being used to reconstruct the severely injured face of a motorbike accident victim. More

3D print a pair of futuristic flexible sneakers at home with FilaFlex

Mar.11, 2014 - Recreus, a Spanish filament producer, has unveiled a pair of Sneakerbot II 3D printed sneakers which can be folded up and stuffed into a small bag when needed. More

15 year-old transforms an iPhone case into a better stethoscope with 3D printing

Mar.11, 2014 - But 15 year old student Suman Mulumudi has used a 3D printer and his design skills to transform Apple’s iPhone device into a stethoscope, which could help doctors all over the world. More

Researchers to explore 3D-printed bone and tissue scaffolds

Mar.11, 2014 - If 3D printers, or additive manufacturing, can produce custom replacement parts for machines, why couldn't the same process create biodegradable tissue repair structures for the human body? More

The awesome 'One Skull a Day' project for 3D printing

Mar.11, 2014 - So you like 3d printing, you might like this. Inspired by famous cartoons and game characters, 3D artist Acepalm is building a series of 3D printable cute skull, one skull a day. More

Only 14% CAD users use 3D printing, 32% expected in 5 years

Mar.10, 2014 - The IT, software and telecom industry research specialist Business Advantage Group announced its 2014 Worldwide CAD Trends Survey with details specific to the 3D Printing trend. More

3D-printed Subaru WRX STI races against 30,000 Stickbombs

Mar.10, 2014 - In order to promote its new high-performance WRX STi, Japanese car maker Subaru crated a clip using Stickbombs and a 3D printed Subaru miniature. More

University of Sheffield AMRC with Boeing designs a 3D-printed UAV

Mar.10, 2014 - Engineers in AMRC with Boeing’s new Design & Prototyping Group has designed and prototyped an innovative small unmanned aircraft using advanced design tools and 3D printing technology. More

Make your own glowing cyberpunk spikes using 3D printing with NinjaFlex

Mar.8, 2014 - Wearable electronics wizard Becky Stern shows you how to make your own glowing spike fashion accessory using 3D printing with NinjaFlex flexible filament to diffuse a strip of NeoPixel LEDs. More

Oreo uses Twitter to 3D print custom cookies with trending flavors at SXSW

Mar.8, 2014 - Powered by Twitter, two custom-made vending machines with a 3D printer will enable SXSW attendees to create and eat custom 3D printed Oreo cookies based on trending social conversations. More

World's first 3D printed fingerprint for better print-matching technology

Mar.8, 2014 - A team of computer scientists from Michigan State University (MSU) led by Anil Jain, an alumnus from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur have developed the world's first 3D-printed fingerprint. More

Leonardo DiCaprio gets 3D printed Oscar for best actor

Mar.7, 2014 - As consolation for DiCaprio losing his fifth Oscar, CGTrader came up with the ideas for Oscar figurines to reflect Leo and his performance in the movie "Wolf of Wall Street". More

3D Printed BMO with LED Matrix Face

Mar.7, 2014 - You can make your very own BMO with 3D Printing and DIY electronics. Adafruit writes, The mini 8x8 LED matrix makes an awesome head for BMO, programed to display several fun and playful facial expressions. More

The Plan Collection introduces 3D printing of house plans

Mar.6, 2014 - The Plan Collection, an online house plan provider, announces its new 3D printing of house plans enabling customers to print out a physical 3D house plan model. More

Iris Van Herpen 'Biopiracy' 2014: shrink-wrapped models and 3D printed flexible dress

Mar.6, 2014 - On Tuesday, Iris van Herpen unveiled her Biopiracy Collection, her most ambitious and largest collection to date, at Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris. More

Terra Projects 3d printing self-sufficient camps for polar regions

Mar.6, 2014 - In order to develop solutions for making their life easier, the Terra Projects is established aiming to develop new methods on how to build scientific housing in the extreme environment using 3D printing. More

Benjamin Harrison 's TEDx talk: bioprinting - the impossible can be possible

Mar.5, 2014 - Right now, more than 120,000 people are on the U.S. organ transplant waiting list. But what if patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists? More

The first ever 3D printed garden design show miNiATURE

Mar.5, 2014 - The first ever exhibition of 3D printed gardens, miNiATURE will go on display at The Strand Gallery, central London from 6 to 8 March. More

The $5K Ricky Bank is hip-hop's most expensive 3D printed coin bank

Mar.5, 2014 - Claimed to be "hip-hop's most expensive coin bank", The Ricky Bank is 3D printed using 420 Stainless Steel "infused with bronze" with a final composition of approximately 70% steel and 30% bronze. More

Futuristic EDAG Genesis 3D printed car world premiere at 2014 Geneva motor show

Mar.4, 2014 - EDAG, one of the leading engineering service providers in the automotive industry will display an example of a printed automobile at the Geneva Motor Show this week. More

How do you get fresh water with help from 3D printer

Mar.3, 2014 - Make Fresh Water is a site that tries solve this problem. It offers a 3D printable fresh water maker, consisting of three simple parts: the body, the hopper and the cap. More

You may soon 3D print your own Lego bricks from home

Mar.3, 2014 - Lego wants to adapt to the digital economy and is exploring the possibility of customers making their own mini-figures and Lego pieces using 3D printers. More

UK unveils world’s first radar scanner for detecting 3D printed guns

Mar.3, 2014 - A high-tech radar scanner which automatically detects hidden bombs and 3D printed guns on people is set to revolutionize security at airports, shopping centres, stadia and transport hubs. More

3D printing found early adopters in F1

Mar.2, 2014 - Engineers at Caterham, a UK-based Formula One racing team, have been using 3D printing to model designs for the optimal car to speed up, and reduce the cost, of its design process. More

Don't wait to grow up, be a tech girl now (video)

Mar.1, 2014 - At this year's 3D Printing World Expo, Mongeon met 12-year-old girl Coco who was giving a poster presentation which was titled "What I Learned by 3D Printing." More

Robot Army Starter Kit: From Tupperware to 3D Printing

Mar.1, 2014 - Want to build your own Delta Robot Kit? If you do then you should have a look of Robot Army Starter Kit launched in February on Kickstarter. More

3D print your frame adapter for Google Glass, saving $224

Feb.28, 2014 - Now you can upgrade your google glass with your own frames using a 3d printed adapter. Google has introduced four different varieties of frames for its Google Glass so you can make it your own. More

Swedish automaker Koenigsegg uses 3D printing to make the world's fastest car

Feb.28, 2014 - Swedish automaker Koenigsegg is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. For the occasion, the company has unveiled the One:1, the hypercar it says will be "world's first megacar". More

Doctors in China use 3D printing to assist in complicated bone fixation surgery

Feb.28, 2014 - A hospital in Guangzhou, China has successfully performed surgery on a patient who suffered from acetabular fractures using 3D printing technology. More

The beginning of 3D printing as a direct marketing tool

Feb.28, 2014 - The rather obvious benefits of 3D printing in marketing are often overlooked; 3D software company Loft has taken the natural step of using 3D printing as a marketing tool. More

Nike debuts third football cleat built using 3D printing

Feb.27, 2014 - Nike continues to push the limits of innovation and design by debuting its third football cleat built using 3D printing technology. More

Architect, voxeljet create ultra-high performance concrete using 3D printing

Feb.26, 2014 - Now architect Philippe Morel from Studio EZCT Architecture & Design Research in Paris is using 3D printed sand molds to create ultra high-strength concrete. More

3D printed implantable device that can predict an impending heart attack

Feb.26, 2014 - Using an inexpensive 3D printer, biomedical engineers have developed a custom-fitted, implantable device with embedded sensors that could transform treatment and prediction of cardiac disorders. More

What happens when you mash up 3D printing and traditional weaving

Feb.25, 2014 - In collaboration with textile artist Ozana Gherman, designers at Hot Pop Factory, Bi-Ying Miao and Matt Compeau, launched Hybridized Cloth project to experiment with various forms and techniques, from traditional weaving to digital fabrication. More

E-NABLE connects makers to create 3D printed prosthetics for those in need

Feb.25, 2014 - 19-year-old Peregrine Hawthorn from Seattle was born without fingers on his left hand. But in 2013 he learned how to 3D print and build an affordable mechanical set of his own. More

This 3D-printed gadget plays the classic Windows startup sound

Feb.25, 2014 - Today Microsoft released a new video that showcased employees at the Microsoft Garage create a 3D-printed doodad that plays the Windows XP startup chime on a xylophone. More

This 3D printed clock writes the time minute to minute

Feb.24, 2014 - Plotclock is a simple robot that uses a marker to write the time on a small whiteboard. While you could always just check your own watch, Plot Clock is much more compelling. More

World's first 3D-printed titanium earphones, limited edition of 150 sets

Feb.24, 2014 - In collaboration with NTT Data Engineering Systems and Probox Japan, Japanese Hifi company Final Audio Design (FAD) designed and created the world's first mass-produced 3D-printed titanium earphones called 'Final audio design LAB 01'. More

China's military uses 3D printing to better visualize landscapes

Feb.23, 2014 - Through 3D printing process, China's military has created 3D printed tactical terrain maps of Lanzhou City, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. More

Nikon Df - from 3D printed prototype to production (video)

Feb.22, 2014 - In a rare, unique video, here is a closer look at the various mock up models from the very first 3D printed concept to actual production model of the Nikon Df. More

Local Motors to deliver first 3D-printed electric vehicle this September

Feb.22, 2014 - Local Motors announced this week that it has signed contract with The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) to build its previously announced 3D-printed electric version of the vehicle. More

Using 3D printing to treat 14 months old boy's heart defect

Feb.22, 2014 - At Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, heart surgeon Erle Austin used a 3D printed model to plan and practice a complex operation for a pediatric heart patient in Kentucky. More

Cut/Copy releases 3D-printed video and invites fans to 3D print their own 'We Are Explorers'

Feb.21, 2014 - Directed by avant-garde creators Masa Kawamura, Aramique & Qanta Shimizu, the video 'We Are Explorers' features 3D-printed miniature characters exploring the streets of Los Angeles at night. More

3D printing making debut on the runway (video)

Feb.21, 2014 - It's a real possibility with 3D printing moving in on the fashion world. Everything from shoes to underwear could be coming to a 3D printer near you. More

Exhibit on refugees uses 3D printing to shed light on 'invisible people' in Korea

Feb.20, 2014 - Ad agency Cheil Worldwide has teamed up with the UNHCR and Seoul Museum of Art to create an exhibition featuring 3D printed figurines that highlight the plight of Korea’s 'invisible people'. More

Designer creates 'Christie directing traffic BridgeGate' figurine with 3D printer

Feb.20, 2014 - Orlando, Fla. designer Fernando Sosa (aka Mstyle183) created a 3D printed, full color sandstone figurine of Chris Christie directing traffic during the September lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. More

Airbus expands use of 3D printing and envisions a "bionic" fuselage in the future

Feb.19, 2014 - Airbus reported this week that it expanding use of 3D printing technology to manufacture individual parts or even larger airframe structures for the company's line of aircraft. More

3D printing is revolutionizing special effects (video)

Feb.18, 2014 - Legacy Effects has been at the forefront of 3D printing and additive manufacturing technology for years. Take a look at how 3D Printing has changed the world of Special Effects. More

Watch Amanda Boxtel walk again with first 3D printed hybrid exoskeleton

Feb.18, 2014 - 3D Systems recently unveiled the first ever 3D printed hybrid Exoskeleton robotic suit in collaboration with EksoBionics at a Singularity University-hosted event in Budapest. More

Filament sculptures based on the behaviour of 3D printing

Feb.18, 2014 - Instead of creating 3D models in a 3D programme and then simply have them printed out, Lia wanted to know what can be achieved with the actual properties of filament and the movements of the printhead. More

Nokia creates world’s first interactive Lumia skirt with help of 3D printing

Feb.18, 2014 - Nokia has partnered with the designer duo, who are popularly known as Fyodor Golan, for London Fashion Week, to create the world's first interactive skirt made up of 80 of Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1020 smartphones. More

feetZ creates 3D printed shoes that will only fit your feet

Feb.17, 2014 - A start-up in San Diego is working to create custom fit footwear on demand. They combine digital foot model with a custom shoe design and make unique shoes using 3D printing technology. More

Cool 3d printed skull that stretches like a slinky

Feb.16, 2014 - Have a look at this cool 3D printed skull sculpture that can stretch like a slinky. At first glance, it looks like solid pieces made of white nylon plastic. More

A 3D printed adapter that turns anything into a stool

Feb.15, 2014 - Inpired by a homemade modern DIY $5 bucket stool, Montreal based designer Arthur Schmitt created Anice Stool, an ice stool made with a 3D printed core. More

Printing ideas into 3D reality, from ballet shoes to 3D printing dinner for two

Feb.15, 2014 - With the push of a button – plus a lot of design work and hours of waiting – the emerging technology of 3D printing can produce food, plastic phone accessories, even human tissue. More

$99 Drone company to let customers 3-D print its accessories

Feb.14, 2014 - Extreme Flyer, a company that manufactures and sells $99 toy drones, will sell plans that would let its customers print drone accessories on a 3D printer. The company unveiled this program on Thursday. More

Ford 3D printing 2015 Mustangs candy and chocolate for Valentine's Day

Feb.14, 2014 - Fall in love with chocolate and candy Mustangs this Valentine's Day. To celebrate, Ford Motor Company today revealed all-new miniature chocolate and peppermint candy Mustangs made with a 3D printer. More

Boat Building 2.0: Italian team 3D prints unusual fishing boat

Feb.14, 2014 - In the old time, they used mulberry wood for the keel and sea pine for the planking. Today, Italian companies are using 3D printing to build prototype of Livrea 26. More

Joshua Harker's Floral Filigree Series and 3D Portrait debut at 3D Printshow

Feb.13, 2014 - Chicago-based artist and longtime proponent of 3D-printed art and sculpture Joshua Harker made his runway debut at 3D Printshow. More

RoboCop's suit was 3D printed

Feb.13, 2014 - Robocop is hitting theaters this week. Sony Pictures and MGM's RoboCop remake, starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton etc opened in North America at midnight on Feb.11, 2014. More

Six-figure investment backs firm for using 3D printing to help dogs walk

Feb.13, 2014 - Liverpool-based company Fusion Implants which makes 3D printed implants to help injured dogs to walk has received a six-figure investment from venture capital firm Enterprise Ventures. More

3D printed lingerie: a Valentine's gift everyone can enjoy

Feb.12, 2014 - Designer Samuel Bernier has an idea for Valentine's Day, give your sweetheart a gift you both can enjoy: 3D printed lingerie. More

Russian candidate confused election authority with 3D-printed ‘mug leaflets’

Feb.12, 2014 - During a local election campaign in Russia, one of the candidates managed to circumvent a ban on gifts to voters by printing out 'mug leaflets' on a 3D printer. More

Eyewear Kit turns 3d printed frames into functional fashion items

Feb.11, 2014 - Look out standard eyewear, 3D printed glasses have a new source for lenses. The Eyewear Kit, based in The Netherlands makes lenses for 3D printed glasses frames. More

Modern Meadow wants to 3D print meat in Brooklyn

Feb.11, 2014 - 3D printed meat may be coming to Brooklyn, New York. The tissue engineering lab Modern Meadow is in negotiations to lease up to 10,000 square feet at the BioBAT facility in the Brooklyn Army Terminal. More

The world's most high-tech, $100K 3D-printed dress

Feb.11, 2014 - Designer Michael Schmidt took up the challenge with the creation of a 3D printed mesh gown for Dita Von Teese made of made of 17 individually 3D printed pieces with 3,000 articulated joints, and over 13,000 Swarovski crystals. More

Students 3D print energy-efficient car for Eco-marathon

Feb.10, 2014 - In Heerlen, a city in the south of The Netherlands, students are using tabletop 3D printers and PLA plastics to make a car that will compete in the Shell Eco-marathon 2014. More

ESO uses 3D printing to create new satellite components

Feb.10, 2014 - European Southern Observatory (ESO) has recently utilised 3D printing to manufacture moulds for the casting of two new telescope components used for the MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile. More

British surgeon uses 3D printing to create pelvis for a cancer patient

Feb.10, 2014 - A British surgeon has used 3D scanning and 3D printing techniques to create a new pelvis for a patient who had lost the whole right side of his pelvis to cancer. More

3D-printed 'Lab on a phone' reads mercury level in drinking water

Feb.9, 2014 - Researchers from UCLA have designed a 3D-printed smartphone attachment and app that can detect the presence of mercury in water. More

Stunning 3D printed neck piece by Hannah Soukup

Feb.8, 2014 - In collaboration with architect Ludovico Lombardi, Hannah Soukup designed a stunning neck piece. 3D printed by Materialise, the neck piece was featured in the third annual Supima Design Competition fashion show in 2013. More

How Trek Bikes leverages full color multi-material 3D printing

Feb.8, 2014 - Engineers and designers at Trek Bicycle in Waterloo, Wisconsin are among the first to adopt Stratasys' Objet500 Connex3, a full color multi-material 3D printer. More

3D designs for the Sochi Olympics

Feb.7, 2014 - To celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympics – and the possibilities of 3D printing – we made the rounds at two of the most popular CAD model websites to check out some freely available Sochi-Olympics-related 3D designs. More

Jolla releases SDK to let users 3D print their own 'The Other Half' covers

Feb.7, 2014 - Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla has released 3D files and technical specs of two replacement back covers for the Jolla smartphone so you can personalise your Jolla to match your mood and personality. More

Popeye, 3D printed on a Makerbot

Feb.6, 2014 - Rik Baker released photo of his famous Popeye Sculpture, printed on a Makerbot 3D printer and the result is quite impressive. More

The marriage of math and art in 3D printing

Feb.6, 2014 - Cool math concepts and 3D printing swirl together in new ways in the work of Paul Nylander's work – which ranges appearance from lovely light vortex to nautical Buckminster Fuller tribute. More

Teen uses 3D printer to make a 'Robohand' for third grade boy

Feb.6, 2014 - Recently, a third-grade boy received a new, 3D printed prosthetic hand thanks to the help of 16-year-old maker, Matthew Wilde, and the 3D printer at their local public library. More

Go geeky this Valentine's Day with 3D printed roses

Feb.6, 2014 - Consider doing some gloriously geeky courting this Valentine's Day by expressing your love in a 3D-printed, mathematical-grounded manner. More

NASA rides the 3D printing train

Feb.6, 2014 - Given NASA's unique needs for highly custom­ized spacecraft and instrument components, 3D printing offers a compelling alternative to more traditional manufacturing approaches. More

New surfboard fin riding wave of 3D printing

Feb.5, 2014 - In Putaruru, New Zealand, well-known surfboard maker Roy Stuart is among the first in the world to incorporate 3D printing technology into his surfboard designs. More

3D printing in techy, wearable baby monitor

Feb.5, 2014 - With just a glance at their smart phones, parents can now rest easier having detailed data on their baby's position and vital signs at their fingertips. More

World Cancer Day and 3D printing: 10 applications in cancer treatment

Feb.4, 2014 - Today on World Cancer Day, it is appropriate to take a look at some of the ways 3D printing is affecting the lives of people with these diseases – while emphasizing the possibilities 3D printing technology may offer to cancer patients, survivors, and their families and friends in the future. More

Stronger and lighter: new 3D printed material takes inspiration from bone

Feb.4, 2014 - Material scientist Jens Bauer and a team at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have taken human bone as inspiration in developing a strong, lightweight material made using 3D laser lithography. More

3D printed hip puts teenager back on her feet

Feb.3, 2014 - A customized 3D-printed hip implant is expected to save a Swedish teenage girl from life in a wheelchair. More

3D printed filter makes radiation therapy more effective

Feb.3, 2014 - The radiotherapy department of the VU University in Amsterdam is using 3D printers to make customized filters for patients undergoing radiation for tumors. More

3D printed custom-made sit ski gives athletes an edge for Sochi

Feb.3, 2014 - At the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, German biathlete Martin Fleig will compete wearing a sit ski that is designed to adapt to fit his requirements. More

Startup Bow & Drape sews up $1.2M, delves into 3D printing

Feb.3, 2014 - Bow & Drape, a fashion brand and platform which allows women to customize their own clothing, announced on Thursday last week that it has raised $1.2 million in funding led by VegasTechFund. More

3D printing brings revolution in knee surgeries

Feb.2, 2014 - In medicine, 3D printing has had most success with prosthetics, dental work and hearing aids. Nowadays 3D Printing technology has also revolutionized joint replacements. More

Neri Oxman who plans to '3D print' buildings wins Vilcek Prize 

Feb.1, 2014 -  Neri Oxman, a designer, architect, artist and head of the MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter research group as been named the 2014 recipient of the Vilcek Prize in Design. More 

Artist Nick Ervinck sculpts with bits, bytes, and 3D printing

Feb.1, 2014 -   Nick Ervinck is a sculptor of zeros and ones. In his work, new media and digital design are used to produce sculptures – often using 3D printing to realize his digital designs in the analog world. More

belVita encourages consumers with 3D printed "#MorningWin" trophies

Jan.31, 2014 -   belVita Breakfast Biscuits announces the launch of its new "#MorningWin -- Steady Energy, All Morning Long" campaign utilizing both social listening and 3D printing technology. More

3D printers gain popularity in Japanese SMEs as prices fall 

Jan.31, 2014 -  As the 3D printing market grows in Japan the technology is being adopted by more and more small and medium enterprises around the country allowing businesses to provide customized products and services.  More 

Adidas pops up in London with giant shoebox & 3D printing 

Jan.30, 2014 -  The pop-up was a scale replica of an Adidas Stan Smith shoebox. Aside from selling limited edition shoes, the store features "an interactive floor, a digital 'Stan Yourself' station, and a 3D printing post". More 

Empire MX-6 all-mountain bike gets complete 3D printed frame

Jan.30, 2014 -   3D printing pedals confidently into the world of customized bicycle manufacturing this week as UK metal-based additive manufacturer Renishaw and British design firm Empire Cycles announce their 3D printed mountain bike frame. More

3D print your daughter as a fairy 

Jan.29, 2014 -  How many children (or adults for that matter) would love to have a doll or action figure featuring themselves in their favorite fantastical role? The technology behind the 3D printed selfie (or 'threlfie') makes this idea a reality.  More 

Help put together a 110-piece 3D printed George Washington puzzle 

Jan.29, 2014 -  Puzzling and 3D printing are united in a project by the 3D maker team "George Crowdsourcington" – the group hopes to complete a 3D printed bust of George Washington by the end of this week through a 3D printing collaboration. More 

3D printing takes a walk with bionic leg

Jan.29, 2014 -   Dr. Kee Moon and Jeremiah Cox at Mechanical Engineering San Diego State University are currently developing 3D printed physical therapy devices that are designed to help the body conform to the way it moved before an accident. More

Organovo delivers first 3D printed liver tissue ahead of schedule 

Jan.29, 2014 -  3D bioprinting company Organovo announced today that it has delivered its first 3D Liver tissue to a laboratory outside of the company to a key opinion leader for experimentation.  More 

Pedal into the future with titanium 3D printed bike 

Jan.29, 2014 -  Following months of design, research and testing, the company Flying Machines Studio based in Perth, Australia has revealed its new Flying Machine 3DP-F1 which features titanium tubing joined with cutting edge 3D printed titanium lugs. More 

3D printed drones swarm into military and mainstream 

Jan.29, 2014 -  At first, the idea of swarms of 3D printed drones may seem terrifying, but experts of many stripes see the advantages offered by customized drones. Let's start with 3D printed drones in the military.  More 

3D printing some cup holders for your Tesla Model S

Jan.28, 2014 -   Thingiverse user OleEichhorn has come up with another alternative - a 3D-printable Tesla Model S center console. More

Fittle puzzles help kids visualize the shapes of their world 

Jan.28, 2014 -  Get ready for an awesome application of 3D printing and haptic technology: Fittle ("fit the puzzle") is a learning toy which aims to help children with visual impairments match abstract words to concrete shapes and forms. More 

First iPhone 5S 18K gold edition made with 3D printing 

Jan.28, 2014 -  Passionate about modern technology and fine jewellery, Hadoro created a unique iPhone produced with 125 gr of massive 18K gold. Designed and made with 3D printing technology, the final product was entirely finished by hand. More 

3D printed flexible textiles - a stitch toward personalized clothing 

Jan.28, 2014 -  If you like Spirograph and the idea of 3D printed textiles, then you'll love Flexible Textile Structures by the [trans]LAB team – Negar Kalantar and Alireza Borhani.  More 

Stylish 'Afillia' polyamide lighting pendants 3D printed 

Jan.28, 2014 -   Italian designer Alessandro Zambelli designed a new collection of lamps for exnovo. He calls the collection "Afillia," a name borrowed from botany.  More 

3D printed Forbidden City finished today

Jan.27, 2014 -   Since October 5th 2013, two Leapfrog 3D printers have been working day and night to print a replica of the Forbidden City. More

For Valentine's Day, give 3D-printed love to someone special

Jan.27, 2014 -   With just 19 days left until Valentine's Day, you've still got time to get a 3D printed gift for that special person in your life. More

Sols to bring 3D printed orthotics to masses with $1.75M funding 

Jan.27, 2014 -  Last week, the startup SOLS took a significant step toward their goal of providing customized shoe inserts using 3D printing technology by closing a $1.75 million seed financing round led by Lux Capital. More 

World's first 3D printed soil reveals secrets underground 

Jan.27, 2014 -  Soil scientists at Abertay University are using 3D printing technology to find out, for the very first time, exactly what is going on in the world beneath our feet. They have used 3D scanning and 3D printing technology to recreate intricate intricate structure of soil.More 

Ivan Owen: Life enhancing 3D printed prosthetics (video)

Jan.25, 2014 -   3D printing and open-sourced design process is enabling motivated individuals to collaborate in new and exciting ways. More

DIY trike made from recycled waste and 3D printed components 

Jan.25, 2014 -  The FAB Velo, created by Mark Richardson is a DIY Velomobile (trike with a faring) that can be made with common household tools, scrap materials and off-the-shelf components, coupled together with digital 3D printed parts. More 

This 3D printed Oblivion Defender Drone is awesome. I want one. 

Jan.25, 2014 -  After seeing the movie Oblivion, a Chinese maker modeled Drone 166 and printed all the parts out on a Makerbot Replicator 2 and assembled them together. Check out below a set of photos showing the process.  More 

Racing to implant the first biologically 3D printed windpipe in human

Jan.24, 2014 -   Dr. Faiz Y. Bhora, director of thoracic surgical oncology at the St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, hopes to be the first to successfully implant 3D-printed tracheas in human patients. More

3D printing brings fantasy to fingertips 

Jan.24, 2014 -  The 3D nail jewelry produced by TheLaserGirls is bringing a new dimension to the traditional manicure – and perhaps pedicure as well.  More 

3D printing drills into the oil industry 

Jan.24, 2014 -  General Electric's oil and gas division will begin pilot production of 3D printed metal fuel nozzles which feed combustion in gas turbines. The plan is to begin the pilot in the second half of this year with full production expected in 2015. More 

Blooming in beauty: world's first multi-material inflatable 3D prints 

Jan.23, 2014 -  Spring feels just around the corner while watching the elegant movements of 3D printed flower blossoms of the Seemless Blossom Project – which are believed to be the world's first multi-material inflatable 3D prints. More 

Disabled students design 3D printed gadgets to ease their lives

Jan.23, 2014 -   Students with disabilities from the Hereward College in Coventry are using 3D design and printing technology to create personalized adaptive equipment. More

Japan loves 3D printed sad Keanu 

Jan.23, 2014 -  3D printing and the sad Keanu Reeves meme have been hilarious bedfellows for quite some time. Now the Japanese toy company idk is bringing the 3D printed Keanu doll to a mass audience.  More 

Innovation Hub comes to Toronto 

Jan.23, 2014 -  This Saturday, the Toronto Public Library will offer an Intro to 3D Design course through their new Digital Innovation Hub which is set to open February 4th.  More 

Cody Wilson, designer of 3-D printed gun, signs book deal

jan.23, 2014 -   Cody Wilson, designer of 3-D printed gun has a quarter-million dollar book deal. Gallery Books announced Wednesday that it is publishing Cody Wilson's "Negative Liberty: A Gun Printer's Guide to the Apocalypse." More

Navy helps 3D printed buildings become 'concrete' 

jan.22, 2014 -  The idea of a giant robot which is able to 'print' out buildings using 3D printing technology has been around for some time. Now, the Navy, along with the National Science Foundation, is funding research which will make this idea more 'concrete'.  More 

Make the mini selfie for your wedding cake - with 3D printing 

jan.22, 2014 -  The 3D mini statues of Emily and Carl Ogasthorp were the talk of their Oxfordshire wedding. These 3D printed selfies – or 'threlfies' – were created by the couple's friend and technology expert Steven Dey and used as bride and groom cake toppers. More 

Microsoft built 75 3D printed console designs for Xbox One

jan.22, 2014 -   Microsoft's senior lead Industrial Designer for Xbox, Carl Ledbetter revealed that his team had to make 75 3D printed prototypes before Microsoft settled on the current console's design. More

3D printed ring for the modern couple 

jan.21, 2014 -  Endswell Jewelry combines 3D printing technology and traditional handicraft in their solid gold cast jewelry. Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming are a team of designers behind the Endswell Collection. More 

Deskriptiv's eye-catching 3D printed geometric sculptures 

jan.21, 2014 -  German studio Deskriptiv, composed of Christoph Bader and Dominik Kolb, choose 3D printing to detail features of their design. The duo collaborate on a number of visual projects which combines design and computer science to produce complex shapes.  More 

First 3D printed lower jaw implant in China

jan.21, 2014 -   The first use of 3D printing technology for a lower-jaw reconstruction surgery in China was announced by Shanghai Medical Association vice president Liu Guoqin. More

Changemaker designs portable, 3D printed wheelchair ramp

Jan.20, 2014 -   Raul Krauthausen designed and developed 3D printable ramps which help wheelchair users overcome curbs and steps in places where there is no disability access. More

The Lux, a 3D-printed medium-format camera you can build yourself

Jan.20, 2014 -   Instead of buying a new camera, grad student and enthusiastic photographer Kevin Kadooka decided to make one of his own. More

Personalized popsicles with the Icepop Generator 

Jan.20, 2014 -  The Icepop Generator is a concept machine by MELT icepops – which is a small start-up in Amsterdam that designs and produces personalized ice pops. More 

3D-printed prosthetic leg helps Dudley the disabled duck walk again

Jan.19, 2014 -   Dudley the duck who has only one foot, following an unfortunate encounter with a chicken, is walking tall today after being fitted out with a movable plastic webbed leg, thanks to 3D printing technology. More

2 artists, 8 Bits and 3 Dimensions 

Jan.19, 2014 -  Artists Isaac Budmen and Adam Lister have created a collection of 2D and 3D "prints" — "8 Bits, 3 Dimensions". The original work starts in a variety of mediums (oil, marker, photo, etc). More 

Wanna back up rare fossils or 5-million-year-old salmon? Get a 3D printer! 

Jan.19, 2014 -  Now reseachers at the University of Oregon are making use of a relatively inexpensive 3D printer to print a 3D model of a rare fossil - the remains of a 5-million-year old saber toothed salmon. More 

You can now order a life-size, 3d printed your unborn fetus for $600

Jan.18, 2014 -   With 3D printing, you can now 3D print your very own fetus sculptures. For $600 a company by the name of 3D Babies will turn your 3D ultrasound scans to true-to-life dolls. More

3D printing brings cool, low-cost energy solutions to the developing world 

Jan.17, 2014 -  In areas of the world that don't have reliable access to electricity, organizations such as Peppermint Energy and Designs For Hope have used 3D printing to bring energy solutions to help individuals. More 

Hospital used 3D printing to assist skull base tumor removal 

Jan.17, 2014 -  A Chinese hospital has successfully removed a skull base tumor for a 38 year old patient with the help of 3D modeling system and 3D printing. More 

3D Print Canal House project begins, to open to public in March

Jan.17, 2014 -   The canal house will be 3D-printed on a huge mobile 3D printer with dimensions of 2 x 2 x 3.5 meters. DUS architects announced from the first week of March 2014, the project will open to the public. More

3D printed open source stationery collection 

Jan.15, 2014 -  Barbara Busatta and Dario Buzzini, two Italian designers based in NYC have designed and 3D printed open source stationery collection 'Machine Series'.  More 

Monkey Madness! Kipling creates 3D printed flexible bags 

Jan.15, 2014 -  Belgian brand Kipling, known for its bags in crinkled nylon fabric and the monkey figure on the key hanger, has designed a 3D printed bag with a network of plastic monkeys. More 

Left Field Labs creates custom, 3D-printed music box that plays your tune

Jan.15, 2014 -   Left Field Labs lets you design and create your own music box through a simple web interface. You just have to create a song loop and Left Field Labs will print out a music box that plays your tune. More

3D printing 'the Blacker than Black', supported by NASA 

Jan.14, 2014 -  Belgian artist Frederik De Wilde has worked with Melotte, a Belgian 3D printing company and NASA to 3D print a titanium sculpture, coated with graphene, of ancient Limburg mines named 'blacker than black'. More 

Innovative 3D-printed foot support wins £860k investment

Jan.14, 2014 -   FDM Digital Solutions, a UK-based company which is developing a 3D printing system to produce made-to-measure insoles for the National Health Service (NHS), has secured a £860,000 investment. More

OpenBCI wants you to build products with brain waves and 3D printer 

Jan.13, 2014 -  Conor Russomanno and Joel Murphy launched a Kickstarter campaign called OpenBCI last month, a low-cost, Arduino-compatible, open-source brain-computer interface kit that gives anybody with an access to their brain wave data. More 

International collaboration to 3D print prosthetic limbs for Ugandans 

Jan.13, 2014 -  A University of Toronto lab is partnering with an international NGO and a Ugandan hospital to use 3D scanning and printing to speed the process of creating and fitting sockets for artificial limbs.More 

World's first commercially available 3D printed custom orthotics launches

Jan.13, 2014 -  Over the past 12 months 3D Orthotics (3DO), a company based in Brisbane, Australia, has worked to develop 3D printed orthotics for full commercial use in Podiatry. More 

Helping Hannah: 3D printer brings "Magic Arms" to a four-year-old

Jan.13, 2014 -   Now, with the help of 3D printing, Hannah can lift toys and doing basic things like eating and hugging their loved ones. More

Get faster for football: Nike unveils new 3D printed Super Bowl cleat

Jan.12, 2014 -   This week Nike unveiled its new Nike Vapor Carbon 2014 Elite Cleat as part of the NFL Nike Silver Speed Collection for Super Bowl XLVIII hosted this year. More

Man uses 3D-printed gun to kill his wife in 'ELEMENTARY' 

Jan.11, 2014 -  In CBS's another tv serie, Elementary, 3D printing is put in the spotlight again and this time, it was used to print a plastic gun. More 

Build your own 3D printed, motion-activated LED wristband

Jan.11, 2014 -   The armband was printed on a desktop 3D printer using strong and flexible NinjaFlex filament. To make this project you will need these parts. More

CSIRO scientists 3D-prints blue titanium dragon for 7-year-old Sophie

Jan.10, 2014 -   A seven-year-old girl wrote to the CSIRO, Australia's primary research agency asking for a dragon, and scientists created and sent it to Sophie's home in Brisbane. More

3D printing turns Hubble images into tactile 3D experience for the blind

Jan.8, 2014 -   Astronomers Carol Christian and Antonella Nota are experimenting with 3D printing to turn images from the Hubble Space Telescope into tactile 3D printed pictures for visually impaired people. More

Samsung partners with 3D Systems for customized special 3D printed coins

Jan.7, 2014 -   Samsung is also partnering with 3D Systems, a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions, to showcase the possibilities of 3D printing for consumers. More

Project Daniel - Not Impossible's 3D printing arms for children of war-torn Sudan  

Jan.7, 2014 -  Not Impossible, LLC, a California media and technology company, is using 3D printers to provide hands and arms for amputees in South Sudan and the war-torn Nuba Mountains.More 

Army to 3D print electronics, weapon components to help soldiers 

Jan.6, 2014 -  Researchers at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey are using additive manufacturing and 3D printing to print electronics, weapon components, and training models.  More 

3D-printed fashion hit Cirque Du Soleil's Las Vegas Nightclub "LIGHT" 

Jan.5, 2014 -  On New Year's Eve, "The Light", the first-ever nightclub in Las Vegas(Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino), launched new designs by renowned Fashion-Tech Designer Anouk Wipprecht as a celebratory crowd rang in 2014. More 

UK Tornado fighter jets fly with 3D printed parts for the first time

Jan.5, 2014 -   UK fighter jets have flown for the first time with parts made using 3D printing technology. More

The simplest way to siphon liquid is with a 3D printed Wave

Jan.3, 2014 -   Wave is a 3D printable toy over at Shapeways that transfers liquid using the physics of a siphon. Printed in White Strong & Flexible, this $12 3D printed Wave toy siphon is pretty awesome. More

Play your Nintendo games in style with 3D printed NESPoise 

Jan.1, 2014 -  Meet the NESPoise – a posable, desktop NES clone arcade machine created by Dave Nunez. Nunez gathered a bunch of leftover parts from other projects. More 

Take dessert to a new level with 3D printing (video) 

Jan.1, 2014 -  Entrepreneurs Liz and Kyle von Hasseln set up 'The Sugar Lab' that produces 3D-printed sugar sculptures for wedding cakes in 2011, and in September 2013 they sold their technology to the 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems. More 

World's first 3D chocolate printer makes 3D chocolate portrait from a photo 

Dec.27, 2013 -  For this season, Choc Edge is offering 3D printing service to build any 3D shape out of chocolate - including your own face. More 

Geoweaver: A six-legged, walking 3D printer Hexapod 

Dec.27, 2013 -  A team of students (team members Jia Wu, Mary Sek, and Jeff Maeshiro) in San Francisco, California have designed and created a thermoplastic 3D printing hexapod, a six-legged, twelve-servo walking robot. More 

First working 3D printed liver expected by 2014 

Dec.27, 2013 -  Organovo, a bio-printing company based in San Diego, has claimed that it has overcome the vascular issue to a degree and now expects to unveil the world's first printed organ - a human liver - by the end of 2014.  More 

Apple files new patent for an inkjet printer for printing on a 3D object

Dec.26, 2013 -   The US Patent & Trademark Office today published a series of new patent applications from Apple, and one of them is an inkjet printer for printing on a 3D object. More

Icarus Had a Sister with 200 feathers 3D printed at 30 microns 

Dec.26, 2013 -  Two talented artists, Masters & Munn, a.k.a. André Masters and his partner, CJ Munn, created a beautiful, mythical "Icarus Had a Sister" using a hybrid of traditional sculptural techniques and state-of-the-art digital modeling and 3D printing.  More 

3D-printed mock-up of 2014 HTC One 2 leaked 

Dec.26, 2013 -  A recent leaked photo from @PunkPanda shows the next HTC One, nicknamed HTC One 2, not much has changed in its overall look. This mock-up you see below, is 3D printed in wax. More 

Free energy: An 3D printed electrostatic motor with high torque (video)

Dec.26, 2013 -   Unlike most electrostatic motors, this 3D printed electrostatic motor actually has some high torque. The motor was 3D printed out except for the drive shaft, bearings, and aluminum tubes. More

Sad Keanu's excellent 3D adventures 

Dec.24, 2013 -  Alexis Madrigal, senior editor at The Atlantic, released an ebook based on his series of photos which feature a 3D printed doll of Keanu Reeves looking sad. The book is called Sad Keanu's Excellent 3D Adventures and it is available for free. More 

The joy of X'mas: World's hardest Christmas trees and aluminium 3D printed reindeer 

Dec.22, 2013 -  Experienced material researcher Olaf Rehme of Siemens Corporate Technology (CT) has used a 3D printer to create Christmas trees from gas turbine steel. The special steel that Rehme uses for printing the Christmas trees is a nickel alloy.  More

Japanese police used 3D printing to restore murder scene 

Dec.21, 2013 -  Japanese police announced that they have created a 3D model of a murder crime scene in Tokyo hoping to solve a 13-year-old cold case murder mystery. More 

100 Limited edition 3D printed metal guns on sale for $11,900 each 

Dec.20, 2013 -  Solid Concepts, the first company that produces a fully-functional metal semi-automatic pistol with a 3D printer, announced that they are putting 100 limited edition 1911 3D Printed metal guns on sale for $11,900 each.  More 

Cobra Beer wants to 3D print your ideas to celebrate its "impossible smoothness"

Dec.20, 2013 -  Cobra Beer announced today the launch of the 'Cobra Diversification Division' marketing campaign, encouraging fans to come up with ideas about any items that they would like the team to create using a 3D printer.  More 

Photo of the year: 4-year-old girl got a life changing 3D printed robohand 

Dec.20, 2013 -  A group of high school students at West Catholic High School in Michigan gave a 4-year-old girl Harmony Taylor the gift of a lifetime on Thursday, Dec.19: a 3D printed robohand.  More 

3D-printed titanium shoes help a disabled horse to walk again 

Dec.18, 2013 -  A pony mare in Australia has become one of the first horses to be fitted with tailored 3D printed titanium horseshoes. Holly, a ten-year-old mare, has for three years suffered a chronic foot disease called laminitis. More 

3D eye cells printed for the first time

Dec.18, 2013 -   A group of researchers from the UK have used 3-D biomedical printing to successfully print new eye cells, making it the first time the technology has been used successfully to print mature central nervous system cells. More

3D printing gives flight to 737 UAV 

Dec.18, 2013 -  Georgia based company Area-I teams up with Solid Concepts in the building of Area-I' 737 scale model unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) PTERA using Selective Laser Sintered (SLS) 3D Printed components.More 

First children's book about 3D printing 

Dec.17, 2013 -  LEO the Maker Prince teaches children (both young and old) about 3D printing by following Carla and LEO's journey through Brooklyn.  More 

Dutch organization for burn wounds gets 3D printer

Dec.17, 2013 -   The Dutch organization for burn wounds (Nederlands Brandwonden Stichting) announces it will have access to a 3D printer sometime next year. More

$35,000 3D-printed Iron Man suit 

Dec.17, 2013 -  The Shenzhen, China based Iron Man Factory set up a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a Iron Man suit.  More 

Quin: fashion doll designed to be printed on your desktop 3D printer

Dec.16, 2013 -   3DKitbash, the company behind 3D Printer Test Kit, wants to create professional quality fashion doll designed for printing on desktop 3D printers. Quin is the 3D printable, customizable fashion doll. More

Bungie artist 3D print his own Destiny gun 

Dec.16, 2013 -  Sloan Hood, a team member at Bungie, dressed up as a Hunter from Destiny at a Halloween party last month, showcasing the impressive outfit, as well as a exotic tool: 3D printed Thorn, a hand cannon in Destiny.More 

Arduino powered Christmas tree with 3D printed ornaments for geeks 

Dec.16, 2013 -  Zach Burhop decided to uses his own talents and skills to soup up his Christmas tree with 3D printed ornaments. And not only that, he has also added a 2m strip of nano pixels and a custom star also created using Arduino. More 

3D Printing and Product Liability: You may not be protected under current liability law

Dec.15, 2013 -   Associate Professor Nora Freeman Engstrom warns that in a world of 3D printing, people may not be protected under traditional product liability law. Rather, they could be left to pursue harder-to-prove negligence lawsuits. More

3D print a solderless circuit board 

Dec.15, 2013 -  Instructables user Mikey77 decided to use 3D printing when he needed a simple circuit board, a micro controller circuit that flashes three LED's in sequence.More 

Plastic Bank: Startup monetizes plastic waste for 3D printers to reduce poverty

Dec.14, 2013 -   An emerging organization, the Plastic Bank, is turning the problem of plastic waste and reshaping it into a solution. More

Dan Toth's Very 3D Printed Christmas (video) 

Dec.14, 2013 -  The home 3D printers are not capable of making everything from plastic to stainless steel, but 3D printing can at least open you up to a wealth of new gifting opportuniites. More 

Cornell researchers create a fully functional loudspeaker on Fab@Homes 3D printers

Dec.13, 2013 -   Researchers at Cornell University have 3D printed a working loudspeaker. More

Artist's 3D-printed '12 Shoes for 12 Lovers' tell stories of exes

Dec.13, 2013 -   In collaboration with the shoe brand Melissa, Errazuriz created a series of 12, 3-D printed shoe on a MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer. More

American Pearl used 3D printing to double its sales

Dec.12, 2013 -   American Pearl allows consumers to fully customize their own jewelry to their exact specifications, choosing their designs, pearls, gemstones, metal color and more using a state of the art process including 3D Printing. More

Emerging Objects 3D-printed a pavilion entirely out of salt 

Dec.12, 2013 -  To build the Saltygloo, the designers used a Z-corp powder-based 3D printer to print out 336 translucent panels using this unique material invention. More 

3D printed multi-material brain model lets students practice brain surgery now

Dec.12, 2013 -   Researchers announced the creation of an ultra-realistic 3D-printed, two-part model of the skull for use in practicing drilling into bone and removing a tumour. More

3D printed slipcover for Chang-rae Lee's latest Novel On Such a Full Sea

Dec.10, 2013 -  Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Chang-rae Lee debuts his new novel, ON SUCH A FULL SEA, with a first-of-its-kind 3D printed slipcase, printed on a MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.  More 

'Print Happiness': pop-up shop to 3D print toys for neglected children 

Dec.10, 2013 -  The charity Kids Company has launched an experiential campaign to 3D print toys to disadvantaged children in London for Christmas. More 

MiniFactory reveals first 3D printed jolla smartphone cover 

Dec.10, 2013 -  MiniFactory, a Finnish 3D printer maker has created the first 3D printed jolla smartphone cover. More 

3D printing used as a tool to explain complex theoretical physics 

Dec.9, 2013 -  Students may soon be able to reach out and touch some of the theoretical concepts they explore in physics classes, using 3D printing.  More 

Customizable Modarri: 3D printing helps to reinvent the toy car 

Dec.8, 2013 -  A trio of toy inventors, David Silverglate, Brian Gulassa, and Trevor Hite from 'Thoughtfull Toys' have created Modarri, a cool miniature car that you drive with your fingers using realistic steering and suspension.  More 

3D printer helps vets perform delicate doggie surgery 

Dec.7, 2013 -  Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine is among the first veterinary programs in the United States to use 3D printing and models to make delicate doggie surgery possible.  More 

Mechaneu v1 spherical gear system 3D-printed sculpture 

Dec.6, 2013 -  New York-based Proxy Design Studio has created an incredible, 3D-printed spherical gear with manual interaction called the Mechaneu v1. More 

Win 3D printed toys with PNC Christmas Price Index 'Gift Maker'

Dec.6, 2013 -   Every year for the past 30 years, America's PNC Bank calculates its Christmas Price Index, the current price of each of the gifts from the classic carol, "The Twelve Days of Christmas." More

UK Home Office updates firearms rules banning 3D-printed guns 

Dec.6, 2013 -  The UK Home Office has updated its firearms rules, making clear that its generally illegal to manufacture, sell, purchase and possess 3D-printed guns.  More 

Transform an entire building into a playable Rubik's Cube

Dec.6, 2013 -   Spanish artist Javier Lloret created a 3D-printed Rubik's cube which was used to bring the experience of solving a Rubik's cube to the urban space of Linz, Austria. More

First 3D printed men's accessories collection 

Dec.5, 2013 -  Nick Graham, founder of Joe Boxer, and Shapeways announced today the launch of the world's first 3D printed men's accessories collection. More 

The stunning 3D printed Quixotic Divinity Headdress by Joshua Harker 

Dec.5, 2013 -  Harker's recent piece is Quixotic Divinity Headdress created using 3D printing.More 

Microsoft & Warner Bros offer 3D printer blueprint for [The Hobbit] 'Key to Erebor' 

Dec.2, 2013 -  To support the 13th December release of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, Microsoft and Warner Bros announced the launch of a new cross-platform campaign and are offering a free 3D printer blueprint of The Key of Erebor from the film. More 

3D-printed artificial heart to pump human waste to power future robots 

Dec.1, 2013 -  Scientists at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK announced they had successful built the first artificial muscle-driven prototype robotic "heart" powered by microbial fuel cells (MFCs) fed on human urine. More 

Lady Gaga's 3D printed dress 

Nov.30, 2013 -  At stage Lady Gaga wore a 3D printed Parametric Sculpture Dress designed by Chinese designer Xie Wei Long and printed by Belgian company Materialise. More 

3D-printed jewelry made out of 18 carat gold 

Nov.29, 2013 -  Designer Ross Lovegrove has recently designed a collection of 3D Printed rings called Foliates. The series has six rings made out of 18 carat gold. More 

MakerBot, Saks & MasterCard to bring 3D printed snowflakes to holiday shoppers 

Nov.28, 2013 -  For this holiday season, Saks Fifth Avenue teams up with MasterCard and MakerBot to create the gift of 3D printed snowflakes for MasterCard cardholders. More 

UK Researchers developing natural-looking, 3D-printed skin

Nov.27, 2013 -   Researchers at the University of Liverpool are developing synthetic skin that can be produced on a 3D printer and matched to a person based on their age, gender and ethnic group. More

3D printer could make 150 prosthetic eyes in an hour 

Nov.26, 2013 -  In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, Fripp Design has also developed 3D-printed prosthetic eyes that could be produced much cheaper and faster than existing handmade versions. More 

3D printed band coming soon to the stage at Euromold 

Nov.26, 2013 -  Olaf Diegel, a long-standing design engineer, with a passion for 3D printing will bring his latest creation, Ladybug keys and Atom Drums to Frankfurt and play live at the EuroMold design fair. More 

3D printing helps build new nose for 6-year-old boy 

Nov.24, 2013 -  Korean doctors and researchers have successfully rebuilt an artificial nose made with a 3D printer for a six year old boy. More 

Philadelphia becomes first city to ban 3D gun printing

Nov.24, 2013 -   The Philadelphia City Council approved a ban on the manufacturing of guns with a 3D printer. More

Fan creates a 3D-printable version of classic computer game Archon

Nov.21, 2013 -   Interested in retro gaming and 3D printing, Jimmy Wilhelmsson (aka spelpappan) set out on a journey to print a physical version of Archon: the Light and the Dark - with a 3D printer. More

3D Systems and NOOKA launch 3D printed Zub 40 watch collection 

Nov.21, 2013 -  3D Systems has partnered with fashion brand NOOKA to deliver a special edition 3D printed Zub 40 watch collection, an ideal holiday gift for tech enthusiast alike. More 

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke to release 3D-printed record

Nov.20, 2013 -   Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has teamed up with upcoming artist Bobbie Gordon to release a new song 'Down Boy' in 3D printing format and will be sold at world's first pop-up 3D printing record shop. More

Researchers use CT scans, 3D printing to re-create hidden dinosaur fossil 

Nov.20, 2013 -  German researchers used a CT scanner and a 3D printer to make accurate copies of a dinosaur fossil that's been stored in protective plaster for decades. More 

New project aims to 3D print heart within a decade

Nov.19, 2013 -   A new project believes the technology would be able to make a natural organ replacement from a patient's own fat stem cells. More

First-ever 3D printed electronics set to launch into Space today

Nov.19, 2013 -   On Tuesday, the first-ever 3D printed electronics developed by the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) will be sent into space. More

Concerns raised as ban on 'undetectable' 3D-printed guns ends in 3 weeks

Nov.18, 2013 -  As the technology to print 3D printed guns advances, a federal law that banned the undetectable guns is about to expire. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he's seeking an extension of the law before it expires Dec. 9. More 

Giant Bicycles begins 3D printing saddles

Nov.18, 2013 -   Giant Bicycles has started using 3D printing to both prototype and manufacture bicycle saddles. More

3D printed chocolate sculptures make sweet display 

Nov.17, 2013 -  Nestle commissioned 10 of South Africa's hottest creative talent to design original sculptures made entirely out of chocolate - 3D printed chocolate.  More 

Caskstrength Creative uses 3D printing to promote new 3D Scotch whisky

Nov.16, 2013 -  London-based Caskstrength Creative, run by whisky writers Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley, has released a new Scotch whiskey, using 3D printing as part of their marketing effort. More 

Awesome 3D printed Iron Man Helmet with hand-free motion control 

Nov.15, 2013 -  Using a Stratasys Fortus M360 3D printer from a 3D print lab at the local university, Ryan printed all the parts of the Mark III Iron Man helmet in plastics. More 

Spectacular 3D printed hairdressing make it onto Catwalk

Nov.15, 2013 -   3D Printed intricate headpiece sculptures designed by Ray Civello and Stephen Ma and manufactured by Solid Concepts took to the catwalk at Aveda Congress 2013 in October. More

NASA tells how 3D printing may be used on the ISS (video) 

Nov.14, 2013 -  Werkheiser talks about how the new technology may be used on the International Space Station and gives a few examples of the spare parts that a 3D printer on the ISS can provide.  More 

$25 Google Glass hack lets you play Mario with your eyes & clothing 

Nov.14, 2013 -  Brandyn White, University of Maryland PhD student, has made a very cool custom eye tracker for Glass that can be built for $25 and using a Makey Makey with Glass. More 

Polaris uses 3D printing to develop Indian prototype motorcycle (video) 

Nov.14, 2013 -  Polaris CEO Scott Wine talks about what it took to get Indian motorcycles to market in 27 months and how 3D printing helps the company with the prototype design. More 

Rolls-Royce eyes 3D printing for jet engine parts

Nov.14, 2013 -   Rolls-Royce is considering using 3D printing to manufacture lighter components for its aircraft engines, and it is only "a few years away" from using the technology to produce parts that go into service. More

Make your own hair dryer with Open E-Components, just like playing Lego bricks

Nov.13, 2013 -   Design student Weilung Tseng wants to create a new thinking to define how to produce electronic appliances. He expects that one day household appliances can be produced as easily as playing Lego. More

Make your own 3D printed, trainable robotic arm 

Nov.13, 2013 -  Inspired by the Baxter robot, this 3D printed arm can be trained to move with your own hands.  More 

Delcam to lead £471K 3D printing project for the UK jewellery industry 

Nov.13, 2013 -  The UK's jewellery sector is set to benefit from a major £471,000 research and development project called PRECIOUS that launched early this month.  More 

3D printing used to rebuild patient's face in UK

Nov.13, 2013 -   Surgeons in Swansea, south Wales, are using 3D printing technology to recreate the severely injured face of a road accident victim. More

The Bud-E: 3D printed earbud wrapping cases

Nov.12, 2013 -   With Bud-E, 3D printed earbud\earpod wrapping cases, you can say goodbye to wasted time spent detangling your headphones. More

The 3D printed electric motorcycle

Nov.11, 2013 -   In Modena, the homeland of the Italian Motor Valley, the first Italian electric motorcycle Energica Ego has been created using 3D printing technology. It has been built with F1 technologies. More

Victoria's Secret adds 3D printing and Swarovski to runway show 

Nov.10, 2013 -  A special addition to this year's Victoria's Secret runway show will be Snow Angels wearing 3D-printed corset encrusted with millions of illuminating Swarovski crystals.More 

Co-creating a pavilion with all the 3D-printers in the world

Nov.10, 2013 -   Project Egg is about 3D printing, the power of Sharing and Co Creating. Launched by Dutch designer Michiel van der Kley, Project Egg is a spacious building, consisting of 4,760 3D-printed 'stones'. More

Barack Obama's 3D voice print 'New industrial revolution' 

Nov.10, 2013 -  Barack Obama's 3D voice print 'New industrial revolution' by French digital artist Gilles Azzaro was unveiled for the first time on November 7, 2013 at 3D Printshow in London. More 

Tiny 3D-printed human liver can survive for up to 40 Days 

Nov.9, 2013 -  San Diego medical research company Organovo announced it has created slices of functioning, long-lasting human liver which can survive for 40 days - using a 3D printer. More 

What a 3D printed violin sounds like compared to a classic violin

Nov.9, 2013 -   At TED Amsterdam, Joanna Wronko was required to compare a pair of violins. One is a 3D printed violin made on a professional 3D printer, and the other is a classic instrument. More

Open-source 3D printed PetBot looks after your pet when you're away

Nov.8, 2013 -   A group of Canadian university students launched a Kickstarter campaign for its 3D printed, Raspberry Pi-powered pet-watching robot 'PetBot' that allows you monitor and interact with your pet from afar. More

The Future of Prosthetics: 3D printed nose, ear and eye 

Nov.8, 2013 -  Fripp Design has developed a system for fast and low-cost manufacture of facial prostheses such as nose and ear replacements for accident victims using 3D printing. More 

HTC launches 3D printed powerless acoustic speaker for your HTC One 

Nov.8, 2013 -  HTC has announced a 3D printed powerless acoustic speaker, the Gramohorn II, designed exclusively for the HTC One smartphone. More 

3D printer-made guns could be banned in Philadelphia

Nov.7, 2013 -   City Council's Public Safety Committee today approved a bill that would ban the use of 3-D printing of working firearm in Philadelphia. More

3D-printed robotic Titan Arm wins 2013 James Dyson Award 

Nov.7, 2013 -  The Titan Arm, a battery-powered exoskeleton arm developed by four engineering students at the University of Pennsylvania has won the 2013 Dyson award. More 

3D printers to be introduced into Australian schools 

Nov.7, 2013 -  Australian high school students will soon be reaping the benefits of 3D printing technology. A new program is showing teachers how to build 3D printers and incorporate them into school curriculum. More 

Rethink: The agency with the most awards in the world (video)

Nov.7, 2013 -   800 Cannes Gold Lions, 194 Silver One Show Pencils, and even the first-ever Publicis-Omnicom Agency of the Year award were printed using their 3D printers. More

World's first 3D printed metal gun 

Nov.7, 2013 -  3D printing company Solid Concepts announced it has manufactured the world's first 3D Printed Metal Gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals. More 

3D print your own fully customized tabletop miniatures 

Nov.6, 2013 -  Gaming is an expensive industry. It often costs thousands of dollars for companies to make their own minis using traditional method. More 

3D Printer Finger Paintings with Leap Motion 

Nov.5, 2013 -  Visitors at this year's Toronto Mini Maker Faire were able to wave their fingers paint in the air, and watch these air drawings being turned into 3D printed plastic sculptures.More 

From Nature to Art: 3D printed animal skulls based on CT scans

Nov.4, 2013 -   Scott Camazine plans to create sculptures of animal skulls based upon CT scans taken from an actual specimen and print them using 3D printing technology. More

Handie prosthetic hands can be made for <$400, using 3D printing and smartphones 

Nov.3, 2013 -  At an early press event for this weekend's Maker Faire Tokyo, a team demonstrated Handie, a 3D printed artificial hand that offers a large degree of functionality for amputees. More 

First 3D printed custom titanium eyewear

Nov.3, 2013 -   In collabration with Melotte, famous Belgian designer and optician Patrick Hoet and his team has developed the first 3D printed eyewear in titanium. More

3D printed D180 folding pen 

Nov.2, 2013 -  A patent pending D180 3D printed Folding Pen, created by Mississauga, Canada based 3D Printed Concepts, is now launched on Kickstarter.  More 

How to 3D print your own pick handles (video) 

Nov.1, 2013 -  BosnianBill shared a nice video showing how to "3D print your own pick handle" (with tips) using free 3D design program 123D Design and a Makerbot 3D printer. More 

3D printed ashes sculpture 

Nov.1, 2013 -  Besides practical application, 3D printing technology can also offer new opportunities for its end use. More 

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