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

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

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

Switzerland's RUAG Space to build satellites 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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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

MicroFear, tiny & intricate dioramas based on iconic horror scenes

Oct.17, 2014 - Professional special FX makeup artist Jason Bakutis, founders of the successfully Kickstarted Fire & Bone, has launched a new line of tiny dioramas based on classic horror scenes from movies and books on Kickstarter this week. More

Treat your dog with the Odin, a stylish & entertaining 3D printed modular dog toy

Oct.17, 2014 - What is this Odin? Well, it's a modular geometric puzzle toy named after Moy’s own Pembroke Welsh Corgi Odin. Insert a few treats through the flaps, and you’ve got a mental and physical challenge for your dog. More

French artist uses 85 3D printed figurines to create a film without film

Oct.17, 2014 - Entitled ‘Relief’, his exhibition features a film made with 85 figurines printed with Stereolithographic (SLA) 3D printing technology. Together, these impressive figurines form an animated film. More

American Engineer uses 3D printing to turn PS4 into a laptop

Oct.16, 2014 - Recently, the Florida-based electrical engineer Ed Zarick revealed his PLAYBOOK 4, a ‘laptopified’ PS4 that can be played in the comfort of your own desktop. More

Awesome 3D printed prosthetic hand lets kids feel like Iron Man

Oct.16, 2014 - While not affiliated with E-Nable, creator Pat Starace is doing similar and wonderful work with this tribute to perhaps the most suitable superhero for a prosthetic creation. More

Extract & 3D print models from your favorite video games

Oct.16, 2014 - Just this week, avid gamer and mastermind of the YouTube channel Maker's Muse Angus posted a video tutorial on YouTube that enables anyone to create actual objects from the files of your most addicting games. More

Atlanta Hobby launches Vortex, revolutionary new 3D printed multi-rotor UAV

Oct.16, 2014 - Atlanta Hobby, one of the fastest growing hobby specialty shops and supplier of small-scale aerial photography equipment, launched the Vortex, one of the world’s most advanced hexacopters this week. More

3D print your own 'The Chandelier of Fear' for Halloween

Oct.15, 2014 - MakerBot Retail Store designers came up with a 3D printable Halloween-themed chandelier. Called 'The Chandelier of Fear', this holiday accessory is full of fun details like tiny pumpkins and dripping candle wax. More

Free design for a 3D printed Quadcopter on Instructables

Oct.15, 2014 - And now a new 3D printable quadcopter has appeared on Instructables that you can easily recreate yourself with its useful tutorial. And this particular quadcopter is also a bit larger than the Hovership. More

Austrian artist creates life-like insect models using a Form1+ 3D printer

Oct.15, 2014 - Are you sure these are 3D printed? All of these beautiful insects have been printed in multiple parts. The last one, a Midge larva, consists of 14 separate components. More

Bold Machines releases third 3D printable character Margo's dog named Eddie

Oct.15, 2014 - Yesterday, Bold Machines released its third character: Margo's dog Eddie for your 3D printing pleasure from the Margo movie series. Here is a back story about this dog. More

The Sound City project: four 3D printed ears that bring the sounds of world cities to your home

Oct.14, 2014 - nyone who ever checks out this site will know that the potential of 3D printing technology is only limited by your own creativity. But did you know that 3D printing could even capture sounds from all over the world? More

Nanotronics' 3D printed microscope captures 3D Images at nanoscale with a mouse click

Oct.14, 2014 - Nanotronics Imaging, developer of the world’s most technologically advanced nanoimaging solutions, today introduced its latest computer-controlled microscope, the nSPEC 3D. More

LibraryLyna brings 3D printing to teachers of the visually impaired

Oct.14, 2014 - Let’s start with a shocking statistic. Did you know that only 32.2 percent of visually-impaired people above the ages of 21 have a high school diploma or an equivalent of it? More

WASP to demonstrate 3D printed ceramic bone at 3D Printing Show Paris

Oct.14, 2014 - WASP will introduce this new extruder and 3D printed ceramic bone at 3D Printing Show in Paris held on 17th and 18th of October. More

Australian scientists develop 3D printed synthetic bone substitute

Oct.14, 2014 - For the past few years this team, led by professor Hala Zreiqat, have been working on a 3D printed substitute for bones, whose exact characteristics have so far been impossible to reproduce synthetically. More

3D-printed microRNA miroculus detects cancers with a single blood test

Oct.13, 2014 - Biotech company Miroculus has createad a 3D-printed microRNA 'miroculus' that could detects and monitor disease at the molecular level. The company wants to bring an accurate, easy to use, non-invasive and affordable microRNA. More

3D printed racing quadcopter launches on Kickstarter

Oct.13, 2014 - This campaign was started by a team of quad-crazy Australians who want to develop a 3D printing service that brings affordable, efficient and aerodynamic quadcopters to racing enthusiasts everywhere. More

Reseachers exploring biodegradable 3D printed metal bone scaffolds

Oct.13, 2014 - Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine are proposing a new technique to construct biodegradable tissue repair structures using 3D printing. More

16 cool 3D printing trends all self-respecting fashionistas should know about

Oct.12, 2014 - We all heard about the 3D printing technology bending and breaking the fashion world rules. To be honest, it's old news. What everyone's digging into right now is the successful cases. What's trending? More

US researchers develop two open-source portable solar-powered 3D printers for off-grid communities

Oct.12, 2014 - Joshua Pearce researches both solar power and 3D printing to develop two solutions in the form of open-source solar-powered 3D printers, capable of printing objects in any community with access to sunlight. More

3D Print me a horse's head

Oct.11, 2014 - It’s not every day that you get a request to 3D print a life-size replica of a horse’s head from a statue, but that’s what happened when Fokus Grupa – an artist collective based in Rijeka, Croatia, contacted us this summer. More

Emerging Objects creates 3D printed column that can withstand earthquakes

Oct.10, 2014 - California-based architecture firm Emerging Objects has used 3D printing technology to create a structure that, according to the firm, can withstand earthquakes without mortar or rebar. More

PrintScreen lets you 3D print your own touchscreens for mobile & wearable

Oct.9, 2014 - Three German researchers have created a solution: PrintScreen. This technology will allow anyone to 3D print custom, thin and flexible displays that can be affixed to just about any object you’re working on. More

3D print your own Lumia 1020 powered space telescope Ultrascope

Oct.9, 2014 - Teamed up with Microsoft and the biggest names in space exploration, Parr has crafted the first affordable 3D Printed telescope called ‘Ultrascope’. This kit-set telescope is designed to allow amateur astronomers... More

Generate & 3D print a custom hand prosthetic with e-Nable’s new online service Hand-O-Matic

Oct.9, 2014 - E-Nable, perhaps the most noble and inspiring movement in the world’s 3D printing community, has unveiled an exciting new online toolkit to help needy children throughout the world: the Hand-O-Matic. More

German man 3D printed a crazy machine gun that folds & shoots paper airplanes

Oct.9, 2014 - Paper aeroplanes, are great fun to play. German paper airplane enthusiast and tinkerer Dieter Michael Krone has come up with a 3D printed machine gun that rapidly folds and shoots paper airplanes. More

Maison & Objet, 3D printable, city-inspired home accessories now available on Cults

Oct.8, 2014 - A collaboration between French 3D printing provider leFabShop and biannual French trade fair Maison & Objet – which is one of Europe’s most important interior design events – is taking things to a whole new level. More

Adafruit's cool Halloween costume: a 3D printed dystopian gasmask with laser eye & LED lighting

Oct.8, 2014 - Noe Ruiz, is preparing to turn heads at Halloween with his newest creation. The 3D printed dystopian gasmask has got a bit of Star War’s storm troopers, but also reminds us of a number of other Sci-Fi games and movies. More

ESA tests 3D printing for space: redesign Tropomi mirror using AM

Oct.8, 2014 - Recently, engineers at European Space Agency (ESA) teamed up with Netherlands research institute TNO to redesign a 3D-printed mirror, a crucial piece of the Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument (Tropomi)... More

3D print your own robot using Harvard’s open-source soft robotics ‘toolkit’

Oct.7, 2014 - For their brand-new Soft Robotics Toolkit is a comprehensive database of knowledge, experience and examples that will help all those robot tinkerers out there expand into the realm of ‘soft’ robots. More

Hack your household with 3D printing to give new life to old appliances

Oct.6, 2014 - Under the title ‘Hacking Households’, which is part of BIO, a long-running Slovenian industrial design exposition, they have explored the possibilities that 3D printing and open-source modifications bring to normal consumers. More

Panasonic has developed 3D printed covers for lumix cameras

Oct.6, 2014 - Panasonic designers seem to think there is, as they have developed a variety of 3D printed covers for their widely used LUMIX GM1 compact cameras. More

Breakthrough: UK doctors creating 3D printed ears for children with deformities

Oct.6, 2014 - Scientists are using 3D printing to create ears which will be used to help children with deformities. In a few month they will start trials to implant 3D printed ears into patients. More

Make your very own 3D print of an actual comet circling earth

Oct.6, 2014 - The European Space Agency, or ESA, has released 3D models of the comet, which can be easily transformed into STL files and printed. A fan of space travel and 3D printing? More

The Edible Growth project: a study into sustainable, healthy 3D printed food

Oct.6, 2014 - All this makes the Edible Growth project, by the young but very talented Dutch industrial designer Chloé Rutzerveld, extremely interesting. Throughout 2014, she worked on a 3D food printing project... More

Pi-Top releases final 3D printed laptop prototype, details of 3 new Raspberry Pi HATs & launch date

Oct.4, 2014 - This week, the team has released more details about the Pi-Top. First of all, they have created multiple file formats so the Pi-Top can be printed on any 5”+ bed size 3D printer. More

LAB+ shares designs for 3D printed, thermoformed wrist brace

Oct.4, 2014 - Why outsource it, if you can construct your own using a regular desktop extrusion 3D printer? Fortunately, the Italian design team behind LAB+ has released designs for this on Thingiverse. More

Minnesota company bringing 3D printing services to individual farms

Oct.3, 2014 - This is being wonderfully illustrated by the Litchfield, Minnesota-based company GVL Proto Poly, that are taking 3D printing technology to their agricultural customers. More

Could airplane food be 3D printed in the future?

Oct.3, 2014 - They have developed a concept wherein food printers are used to revolutionize air travel as part of their entry for the international student design competition OzCHI24 last month. More

Aston Martin Magazine commissions 3D printed typeface to illustrate its possibilities for auto industry

Oct.3, 2014 - And to accompany the article, the manufacturer of James Bond’s stylish cars also commissioned a 3D printed typeface. This very impressive piece was created by the Canadian designer and letter artist Ben Johnston. More

3D printed bottle opener designed to help people with arthritis

Oct.3, 2014 - This 3D printed bottle opener is designed to help people, whose disabilities limit the functions of their hands, open bottles without requiring a lot of strength or firm grips. More

Inexpensive, table-top 3D printed RoboPuppet for teleoperating full-size robots

Oct.3, 2014 - Researchers at Indiana University came up with a method to create inexpensive, table-top sized models of robots to provide teleoperate input control to full sized robots. They call it 'ROBOPuppet'. More

3D printer found in Bulgaria-Spain raid, ATM skimming gang busted

Oct.3, 2014 - Bulgarian and Spanish police have busted a Bulgarian organised crime network suspected of a variety of crimes including large scale ATM skimming, electronic payment fraud and forgery of documents. More

The ELF Quad, a very cool, 3D printed and open-source quadcopter

Oct.2, 2014 - Check out this very cool 3D printed creation! The Shenzhen, China-based company ElecFreaks have dropped a few hints in the past, but now their awesome little ELF Quad quadcopter is finally on its way. More

World's first 3D-printed rocket-powered spaceplane set to launch in autumn

Oct.2, 2014 - The first 3D printed rocket-powered spaceplane 'Vulture 2' will be launched this autumn with sponsorship from EXASOL AG, the provider of EXASolution the world's most powerful engine for analytics and data warehousing. More

Iris van Herpen debuts 3D-printed garments 'grown' with magnets at Paris Fashion Week

Oct.2, 2014 - For her Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented in Paris yesterday, Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen unveiled 3D-printed garments and accessories "grown" that explores the interplay of magnetic forces. More

MIT unveils football-size, 3D printed underwater robot designed for port security

Oct.2, 2014 - Researchers from MIT revealed their latest robot, a type of submersible drone that is set to be changing underwater security. What’s more, its 3D printed, making it an impressive and affordable addition to the world of robotics. More

Seattle designers Pensar develop 3D printed DNA shoes tailored to your anatomy

Oct.2, 2014 - The Seattle-based company Pensar (Italian for ‘to think’) has been working on a far bolder step. They have developed a concept for DNA shoes: 3D printed footware that has been modified to not only fit your own feet precisely. More

Fan creates brilliant, lifelike and actually wearable Samus Varia suit using 3D printing

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printing technology is being used by countless enthusiasts around the world to make tributes to their favorite shows or video games, but one Redditor going by the name of Talaaya has done... More

Enhanced robotic cleaning with a low-cost 3D printed grip

Oct.1, 2014 - The two scientists from the Human Centered Robotics Lab have developed a simple 3D printed tool designed to make one of the most basic human functions, gripping and using objects, more robot-friendly. More

This 3D printed iPhone case comes to the rescue of bendgate victims

Sep.30, 2014 - While it won’t actually fix your troubled phone, a Shapeways designer has created a special case for bent phones, that can help you begin living with your terrible disability. More

Dutch students use 3D printing to replicate 17th century glass objects

Sep.29, 2014 - A group of students from the Technical University Delft teamed up with Dutch Artist Maaike Roozenburg to recreate a few pieces of Dutch history using the latest 3D technology. More

Israeli startup develops first-ever 3D printed medical marijuana dispenser

Sep.29, 2014 - But now the Israeli start-up company Syge Medical Ltd has come up with a particularly inventive way to incorporate 3D printing in the medical field. More

Studio MOCCI creates jewelry line from 3D printing, set to launch on Kickstarter next week

Sep.29, 2014 - A team of ambitious engineers, entrepreneurs, artists started MOCCI, a LA based studio aiming to bring luxurious high-tech jewelry to everyone. They spent the past nine months learning about 3D printing. More

Fashion Designer Chromat’s Spring/Summer 2015 line to include 3D printed outfits

Sep.28, 2014 - The line in question is the Spring/Summer 2015 Formula 15 line, by Chromat fashion studio. This young studio already had a reputation for strange and original pieces, as many of their earlier creations... More

Cool 3D printed electric skateboard launches on Kickstarter

Sep.26, 2014 - For this week, the Atlanta-based freelance inventor Andrew James launched a particularly original idea on the crowdfunding website. This skateboard enthusiast is seeking to raise $55,000... More

Greek hackerspace uses 3D printing to construct an open source satellite network ground station

Sep.26, 2014 - The latest impressive project we’ve come across is the Greek SatNOGS project, that is developing a functional, complete platform for an open source Networked Ground Station. More

Japan develops software for printing 3D maps for the blind

Sep.26, 2014 - Japan’s cartographic authorities has developed a software that allows users to download data from the internet and produce low cost geographical maps of the country for the visually impaired using a 3D printer. More

Now you can 3D print your own miniature Strati car

Sep.25, 2014 - Today Local Motors released the file to print an incredibly accurate 1:10 scale model of the Strati so everyone can now 3D print their own miniature Strati at home. More

3D printing optical lenses on the Form 1+ 3D printer

Sep.25, 2014 - One of the resident engineers over at Formlabs, Craig Broady, has made a very cool little accessory that shows off the possibilities of Stereolithography printing technology (or SLA). More

Australian company Modfab takes the initiative with 3D printing education

Sep.25, 2014 - Illawarra Company, Modfab Pty Ltd in Australia has begun nationally recognised training funded by NSW Department of Education and Communities, State Training Services in partnership... More

South Korea reveals strategy to make 3D printing a motor for the economy

Sep.25, 2014 - This might not be such a big surprise to some people, but 3D printing technology is booming in South Korea. The number of Korean entrepreneurs and consumers using 3D printing... More

A live concert with ’3D-printed band’ at Lund University Sweden

Sep.24, 2014 - A live concert with a band consisting only of 3D-printed instruments has taken place at Lund University in Sweden. The band included a drum, keyboard and two guitars, all 3D-printed by Lund University professor Olaf Diegel. More

New 3D printed revolver dedicated to Yoshitomo Imura in development

Sep.24, 2014 - Support it or loathe it, but it is happening once again: Members of the FOSSCAD community, which is short for Free Open Source Software & Computer Aided Design, are working on another 3D printable firearm. More

3D printed open source Rhinobot can push things & take part in 'sumobots fights'

Sep.24, 2014 - The Rhinobot’s a sturdy and clever design and tracks make it an excellent contraption for rough terrain, and a machine that can also take a hit. Combine that with its flashy front shield.... More

This solar-powered 3D printer will turn plastic pollution on the high seas into Sea Chairs

Sep.23, 2014 - Designers from London-based Studio Swine have recently launched a noble Kickstarter project that seeks to make 3D printing a part of the solution, rather than the problem. More

Fascinating 3D printed lamps created by Studio Under's massive paste 3D printer

Sep.23, 2014 - Studio Under, a design and research studio based in Israel, has earned a worldwide reputation for ultra-fast and large-format ceramic and paste 3D printing. More

Researchers created 3D printed replica of 125-year-old golf club

Sep.23, 2014 - Dundee University and St Andrews Golf Co have teamed up to produce the world's first metal replica of a 125-year-old golf club using 3D printing technology. More

Man's fractured orbital bone rebuilt with 3D printer after crash

Sep.22, 2014 - And this week, another complex medical case was solved using 3D printing technology. Surgeons from the Taipei Veterans General Hospital have successfully treated an orbital bone fracture with 3D printing technology. More

3D printed clock tower stamp for 10 year anniversary of UNNC

Sep.22, 2014 - Two students from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China have developed a very special tribute for their university’s anniversary: a highly detailed, 3D printed stamp that closely resembles the campus’s clock tower. More

The evolution of 3D printed firearms

Sep.22, 2014 - In this article I decided to review the current state of the technology and those weapon technologies which have evolved since Cody Wilson’s 3D printed firearm which shook the world back in May 2013. More

Paula Radcliffe finishes third in Worcester City 10k, thanks to 3D printed insoles

Sep.22, 2014 - In her first race since 2 years, world-record-holder Paula Radcliffe (40) made a comeback Sunday with a strong run at the Worcester City 10k race. Supporting her every move, RS Print’s 3D-printed insoles... More

UpLocket: A 3D printed locket with a cool digital twist launches on Kickstarter

Sep.22, 2014 - Fortunately, two guys from Baltimore have come up with UpLocket: an ingenious little creation that returns that special status to certain photographs, while not sabotaging the convenience of digital sharing. More

Don Foley: How to 3D print a colonial lantern

Sep.21, 2014 - This is part of Don’s ongoing project to 3D print his backyard patio. Not all of it, of course, just the details. He built his beach side house about 3 years ago. More

Solidoodle partners with KiKi Han to bring children's book to life in 3D

Sep.21, 2014 - Solidoodle announced its partnerships with KiKi Han (a.k.a. GeekyKiKi), author of Cutie's Alphabellies. Featuring bright and colorful illustrations, Cutie's Alphabellies is a fun and educational book for children learning the alphabet. More

3D prints of supermodel Karlie Kloss go around the globe in 80 days

Sep.20, 2014 - As part of a unique media campaign, the scanning - and 3D printing - of supermodel Karlie Kloss travelled all over the world for one of the most original and international photo-shoots ever made. More

Redditor 3D prints an actually working flight computer for Kerbal Space Program

Sep.19, 2014 - Recently, a redditor and KSP fanatic going by the username KK4TEE, has developed a very cool flight computer to cope with all the data generated by Telemachus. More

Qualcomm uses 3D Printing to turn a Smartphone into a Robot

Sep.19, 2014 - American telecommunications company Qualcomm has unveiled a cool little combination of 3D printing technology and smartphones: the fully printable Snapdragon Micro Rover. More

Chinese man fitted with 3D printed brain mesh recovers after successful surgery

Sep.19, 2014 - During this one-of-a-kind surgery, a titanium mesh cover created with 3D printing technology was to be placed over his brain to combat several of his disabilities and to allow his brain tissue to start regenerating. More

3D printed DIY PiKon telescope snaps first moon pictures

Sep.19, 2014 - University of Sheffield has shown the first picture taken by PiKon telescope, a £100 reflecting telescope built using 3D printing, Raspberry Pi and camera. More

Fan uses photogrammetry & 3D printing to convert ArcheAge character into real 3D model

Sep.19, 2014 - Software designer and 3D printing enthusiast Jenny Cheng made a very cool 3D printed tribute to the ArcheAge game. This particular model involved some unusual techniques. More

3D printed membrane could improve water filtration rate by 10x

Sep.18, 2014 - Nano Sun, a young start up company at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore has developed a first-of-its-kind multifunction water filtration membrane using 3D printing. More

Indian teen invents 3D printed ‘Talk’ device for people with speech impediments

Sep.18, 2014 - A teenager from Panipat in northern India, named Arsh Shah Dilbago has developed a very clever device that is set to improve the lives of people with speech impediments throughout the world. More

Researchers could now 3D print their own syringe pumps using a RepRap

Sep.18, 2014 - A team led by an engineer at Michigan Technological University has published an open-source library of designs that will let scientists build the commonly used piece of equipment: the syringe pump on their 3D printer. More

Now you can 3D print your own smartphone microscope for pennies

Sep.17, 2014 - Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a sleek, simple and inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope. More

198-piece 3D printed 'Distributed Ben Franklin' puzzle is done

Sep.16, 2014 - Today We The Builders team announced that they finish up the old Ben Franklinstein, just in time for World Maker Faire NYC on September 20th and 21st. More

3D printed book 'Folium', 2000 years of history printed in plastic

Sep.16, 2014 - But now the Chicago-based artist Tom Burtonwood has finished an even more ambitious historical project called Folium, which takes on a massive stretch of history. More

Crowdfunding campaign launched to help disabled children through 3D printing

Sep.16, 2014 - On the 14th of September, a brand-new crowdfunding initiative was launched that seeks to greatly improve the lives of disabled children throughout the world with the help of 3D printing. More

Using Metal Effects on a 3D print of a Confederate Submarine

Sep.15, 2014 - This project was special to me because I was present at the site when the Hunley was raised in 2000, 136 years after it sank and I spent days in the laboratory covering the excavation for National Geographic Magazine. More

e-NABLE explores the possibilities of 3D printing with a ‘Light Show Hand’ prosthetic

Sep.15, 2014 - The inspiring 3D printing collective e-NABLE has revealed a new, very cool looking prosthetic that, like so many of their creations, highlight the endless possibilities that creativity and 3D printing hold. More

3D Printing is Transforming one of Japan’s most Popular Pastimes: 4WD Racing

Sep.15, 2014 - This is also felt in Japan, where a particularly popular hobby – 4 wheel drive racing – is being transformed by the many new possibilities 3D printing offers. This was particularly evident at a fun event in Tokyo. More

Autodesk & Local Motors utilize the Spark platform to develop Strati 3D Printed Car

Sep.15, 2014 - Autodesk announced that it is collaborating with Local Motors to utilize the Spark platform as Local Motors continues to develop the Strati, its first 3D printed car. More

Scientists and metalsmith teamed up to use 3D printing to create jewellery

Sep.15, 2014 - A team of University of Wollongong researchers in Australia and a Scarborough designer are taking advantage of 3D printing to create bespoke jewellery and art pieces. More

3D printed fibre-reinforced hydrogels could mimic the strength of human cartilage

Sep.15, 2014 - Researchers have developed a way to 3D-print tough, fibre-reinforced hydrogels that mimic the strength and suppleness of human cartilage. Hydrogels is suitable for making artificial organs for medical treatments. More

After 6 days, Local Motors' 3D printed Strati car took first test drive

Sep.15, 2014 - Local Motors made history last weekend when their 3D-printed car, Strati, drove out of McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. During the six-day IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014.... More

Laika releases Boxtrolls models to let fans 3D print their own at home

Sep.13, 2014 - Laika has partnered with 3D Systems to use its ProJet 660Pro 3D printer to print the on-camera models. Laika takes advantage of incorporating their character’s paint jobs into the printing process itself. More

Hackers could exploit 3D printers, stealing / altering designs, or making them explode

Sep.12, 2014 - This week, a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce surfaced warning government defense contractors about the dangers that 3D printing can hold. More

Dress the way you feel with Intel’s 3D printed smart dress

Sep.12, 2014 - At this year’s Intel Design Forum, a model wearing a 3D printed ‘smart dress’ covered in flashing lights. What’s so smart about this ‘synapse dress? More

3D printed textiles hit the runway at New York Fashion Week

Sep.12, 2014 - Designer Bradley Rothenberg debuts a series of 3D printed textiles in collaboration with designers Katie Gallagher and Katya Leonovich on the runway on the 9th of September. More

Desktop 3D printer changed the faces of stop-motion animation 'House of Monsters'

Sep.11, 2014 - Mummies, Werewolves, Vampires, and all your favorite creatures of the night will gather together for a stop-motion monster party in the upcoming House of Monsters series. More

Fire & Bone is back again with wearable miniature dinosaur and dire wolf skulls

Sep.11, 2014 - Fire & Bone, a popular project that launched on Kickstarter last year to a huge response from nature lovers and geeks of all kinds, is back with a new set of digitally miniaturized real animal skulls. More

Check out the #Cast: An arm cast 3D printed in the messages of your loved ones

Sep.10, 2014 - The #CAST (pronounced ‘Hash Cast’) has been developed by the industrial design team over at FATHOM, an Oakland, California-based company that offers 3D printing services. More

The silver industry is waking up to the possibilities of 3D printing

Sep.10, 2014 - Jeffrey Ellis, their senior technological consultant, wrote a short but insightful piece about how 3D printing is currently applied in the production of silver objects, and called for greater awareness for its possibilities. More

This 3D printable R/C Car Truggy is testing the limits of 3D printing

Sep.10, 2014 - We were then already impressed by this open source R/C Car developed by Swedish designer and 3D enthusiast Daniel Norée. Since sharing that report one and a half years ago, he has only been improving... More

Meet the Razor, a 3D printed, hand-launched, fully autonomous U.A.V.

Sep.10, 2014 - The Razor, is a 3D-printed, hand-launchable, fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle U.A.V. developed by UVA Professor David Sheffler, in partnership with the Mitre Corporation. More

26 Clever 3D-printed Life Hacks for Urban Cyclists

Sep.9, 2014 - Urban cycling is blooming. The two-wheeled monsters are reclaiming city streets and that’s good news for the planet, for our own health and the bank account. More

3D printing restores Frank Lloyd Wright’s Annie Pfeiffer Chapel

Sep.9, 2014 - The unique buildings of iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright is right now undergoing a high-tech restoration, thanks to 3D printing. More

Cool 3D-printed Wolverine Claws make children’s prosthetics super awesome

Sep.9, 2014 - One of their volunteers, Aaron Brown, put a unique, nerdy spin on it that will allow children with prosthetics to enjoy their youth for a while longer: the ‘SUPER AWESOME!’ Wolverine hand. More

Love, science & 3D printing: 3D printed wedding ring that holds a piece of the moon

Sep.9, 2014 - For during their ceremony, the Scottish designer Andrew Johnstone presented his bride Jeri Schneider a custom-made, 3D printed white gold wedding ring. More

3D printed ‘Robird’, a robotic bird of prey that will keep airports and farms bird-free

Sep.8, 2014 - A Dutch team of engineers and students is working to develop a 3D printed, flying and menacing scarecrow-like construction that is already proving to be very effective at spooking birds. More

Build your own low-cost radio-controlled quadcopter with a 3D printer

Sep.8, 2014 - Any readers who are looking a challenging new 3D printing project should definitely check out this cool folding micro FPV (first-person view) H-Quadcopter made by the guys over at Hovership. More

3D print your own building bricks compatible with LEGO with open source MyBuild system

Sep.7, 2014 - The developers behind the Taiwan-based Hero Design Studio have come up with a simple but cool open source design for Building Bricks that are compatible with LEGO bricks without breaking their copyright. More

Stunning 3Doodled seashell lace dress

Sep.6, 2014 - SHIGO, a fashion art house founded by two young Hong Kong fashion designers, has created a stunning dress, simply using 3Doodler. This 3D Printing Pen’s Dress project is a challenge they set for themselves. More

Doing your own gel manicure at home with this 3D printed UV manicure lamp

Sep.6, 2014 - This might be a common problem for our female readers who enjoy tinkering with printers, constructions and electronics: your nails keep getting bust up, ruining your carefully created nail polish. More

A 1,500 sqm giant miniature of 18th century St. Petersburg, created using milling, laser cutting & 3D printing

Sep.6, 2014 - A giant miniature of 18th century St. Petersburg is now on display on the sixth floor of a new shopping center opened in May 2014, above the subway station Admiralty. More

Airbus turns to 3D printers for satellite bracket production, saving 20% on cost

Sep.5, 2014 - Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group uses this efficient production technology to optimize the satellite bracket production and reduces cost by more than 20 per cent and satellite weight by nearly one kilogram. More

Meet the Retroband, a 3D printed, wearable Arduino fitness tracker

Sep.5, 2014 - It’s called the ‘RetroBand’, and it’s an Arduino-based tracker that is worn on your wrist and, interestingly, you can print yourself using a 3D printer. More

Japanese police using 3D printing in an attempt to solve an 18-year-old murder case

Sep.5, 2014 - The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is using 3D printing technology to recreate the crime scene of a murder case that has gone unsolved for the past eighteen years. More

3D print your own Halloween costume? Check out this tutorial for a Daft Punk Helmet

Sep.5, 2014 - The creative masterminds over at the electronic innovators Adafruit have revealed another very cool 3D printing project on their website. And as we’ve come to expect from that ambitious team... More

3D printing used to successfully operate on a child suffering from ‘brain erasers’

Sep.4, 2014 - Recently Doctors in Boston’s Childrens Hospital have successfully used 3D printing technology to perform a hemispherectomy on the 18-month-old Gabriel. More

Superbly detailed scale model of Ducati 119 Superbike 3D printed with Ultimaker

Sep.4, 2014 - The very talented and ambitious designer Jacky Wan (aka Valcrow) has just revealed his latest awe-inspiring 3D printing project: A scale model of the 2013 Ducati 1199 Superbike. More

The world’s first 3D printed elbow replacement surgery successfully completed

Sep.4, 2014 - A new medical application for 3D printing technology was recently successfully implemented in the academic hospital of the Jilin University in Changchun, Northern China. More

3D printing restores full functionality of 7-year-old boy's badly-healed arm after fall

Sep.3, 2014 - To set Joos’s arm back to normal, a novel technology needed to be used. Thanks to new 3D printing technology, the surgeon was able to achieve a good result. After taking scan of both of Joos' arms... More

Strakka DOME S103 LMP2, AirDog, Noa Raviv's dress on display at 3D Print Show in London

Sep.2, 2014 - A variety of Stratasys customers will show products made with the group’s technology at the 3D Printshow London, which takes place at Old Billingsgate on 4-6 September. More

Artists use Ultimaker 2 to 3D print stunning 'losing faces' sculpture series

Sep.2, 2014 - For featuring in the ‘Artist of the Year’ competition is the 3D sculpting collaboration duo Pussykrew with their thought-provoking ‘Materia’ series. More

‘Ghost Gun’ bill SB 808 on 3D printed guns passed in California, now heads to governor

Sep.1, 2014 - In Sacramento, California, the senate bill SB 808 has been passed been passed by both the Assembly and the Senate, and has now been sent to California Governor and Democrat Jerry Brown for review. More

Kwambio 3D design platform lets you create personalized 3D-printed products

Sep.1, 2014 - Founded by Volodymyr Usov, Kwambio is a community for people who’d like to create different customizable products (lamps, vases, coat-hangers, etc.) and share them with the world. More

RMIT's $30 million facility to include first rapid 3D nanoscale printer for nano tech research

Sep.1, 2014 - A new AU$30 million research facility at RMIT University in Melbourne will bring to Australia the world’s first rapid 3D nanoscale printer. The new MicroNano Research Facility (MNRF) was launched last week. More

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