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

NASA successfully tested the most complex fuel injectors built with 3D printing

Aug.31, 2014 - NASA said this week that it has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with 3D printing, on a test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. More

Miss Georgia, Maggie Bridges, will wear 3D printed shoes in Miss America "Show Us Your Shoes Parade"

Aug.31, 2014 - Apparently, 3D printed footwear will also dazzle hundreds of thousands of visitors who flock to New Jersey's Atlantic City boardwalk to participate in the events of the Miss America Parade. More

First 3D printed Lord Ganesha displayed at Bangalore Metro Station in India

Aug.30, 2014 - For the first time in India, a 3D printed AshtaVinayaka idols are being displayed at M.G Road Metro Station’s “Rangoli – Metro Art Centre”. The display will be available for public viewing from 28th Aug to 7th Sept 2014. More

Anouk Wipprecht invites you to design a part of open source 3D printed dress

Aug.30, 2014 - Instead of keeping the design process to herself, 3D printed fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht wants to invent a dress with over 150 different elements, all created by makers around the world. More

Vortex VR launches first 3D printed consumer mobile VR headset for LG G3 Quad HD

Aug.30, 2014 - Vortex VR announced that it is joined by industry icons 3D Systems, LG Electronics MobileComm USA, & VR pioneers GameFace Labs, to bring to market the world’s first consumer Mobile VR solution. More

MonkeyFab commemorates the Warsaw Uprising with 3D printed Little Insurgent statue

Aug.29, 2014 - The Warsaw-based MonkeyFab are commemorating the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 with their own special creation. They have recently scanned and 3D printed a copy of the Mały Powstaniec statue. More

Airbutlr, a 3D printed personal housekeeping drone

Aug.29, 2014 - For a young team of Belgian entrepreneurial engineers is currently working on the AirButlr, a drone helicopter that will capable of finding dirt anywhere in your home. More

3D printing could be a game changer for future medicine (video)

Aug.29, 2014 - Imagine printing a kidney or human liver. This will be possible one day. From science fiction to science fact, 3D printing are making their way into the world of medicine. More

New ‘Love Project’ uses 3D printing to transform emotions into household objects

Aug.28, 2014 - Most people will agree that objects can reflect or contain emotions. All of us will have objects lying around that have little actual value, but are actually personal treasures that remind us of important events and loves ones. More

With help of 3D printing, blind photographer shows us a different world he 'sees'

Aug.28, 2014 - Australian-based photographer Brendon Borellini sees and feels the world different than most of us. Borellini was born with congenital deafness and partial blindness, which later developed into complete blindness. More

3D printable shark model now available for free for limited time

Aug.28, 2014 - Mister shark started out on a simple premiss. Don was taking his usual morning swim in the ocean while thinking of the next model to build for fun (not for a client) he wanted to get away from the mechanical things. More

Chinese man who lost half of his skull after fall will have it rebuilt with 3D printed mesh

Aug.28, 2014 - Today is a very special day for the 46-year-old Hu from Beijing, China. For, some ten months after a horrible accident that left him several disabled and unable to speak or write, he will undergo surgery to repair... More

Looking for a unique project? Why not 3D print your own mini-computer?

Aug.28, 2014 - Over at electronics shop Adafruit, Noe Ruiz has posted a very accessible and easy to follow guide to a 3D printed computer project, that will allow you to construct a basic but customizable computer. More

Gardiner New York to feature first ever 3D printed estate, complete with pool, pool house & enclosure

Aug.27, 2014 - The well-known architect, contractor and New York City native Adam Kushner has started construction on one of the largest and most ambitious projects to ever feature 3D printing. More

3D printed body parts help doctors better prepare for real surgeries

Aug.27, 2014 - A 3D model is worth a thousand pictures. At Boston Children’s Hospital, doctors perform practice surgeries using high-resolution, plastic 3D models printed from the patient’s CT scans. More

Student designer builds stylish prosthetic arm for fellow student using 3D printing

Aug.27, 2014 - The 23 year old student Evan Kuester designed and constructed an intricate prosthetic arm made specifically for another student, the 21-year-old Ivania Castillo. More

3D printed microscope for your smartphone is making science more accessible

Aug.26, 2014 - The potential that 3D printing technology holds for ambitious inventors and small, innovative companies is once again emphasized by Jing Luo, an American entrepreneur and graduate from UC Berkeley. More

2018 Mercedes S-Class could feature 3D printed components

Aug.26, 2014 - Car manufacturers are always trying to include as many of the latest technologies in the design of their latest models as possible, and it looks like 3D printing is not going to be an exception. More

Fan uses 3D printer to create a Camera Tripod modelled after Neo Zeong Mobile Suit

Aug.26, 2014 - The creative possibilities held by 3D printing technology are again demonstrated by a very cool camera tripod designed and printed by a fan in his very own home. More

Minnesotan man builds the world’s first 3D printed concrete castle in his own backyard, designing a kit that can print two-story houses

Aug.26, 2014 - In Minnesota, contractor Andrey Rudenko has printed a concrete castle in his own backyard. And at 3 by 5 meters, this concrete structure is the world's first 3D printed concrete castle. More

3D printed bump keys can open high-security locks in seconds

Aug.26, 2014 - Recently lockpickers Jos Weyers and Christian Holler unveiled their technique to take 3D printed key to the next level: they can 3D print a “bump” key in plastic that opens any pin tumbler locks in seconds. More

3D printed MORI folding bike concept by Janus Yuan

Aug.26, 2014 - The MORI Folding Bike is a concept bike designed by designer Janus Yuan who wants to create a super cool bike of the future. Based on statistic in America, only 25% of bicycle riders in the city are women. More

Student's 3D printed facial prosthesis chosen as NZ's James Dyson Award finalist

Aug.25, 2014 - A Wellington student's 3D printed facial prosthesis design is in the running for an $80,000 international design award. The 24-year-old’s design has been named one of the three finalists... More

3D jewelry printing and marketplace Stilnest secures $1 million investment

Aug.25, 2014 - German based Stilnest, a 3D Printing and Curated Web Platform for designer jewelry, received a seed investment of roughly $ 1 million from IBB via VC Fonds Technologie Berlin, K-Invest from Pforzheim. More

‘Print 3D for me’ turns your favorite photo into 3D printed lithophane key chain

Aug.25, 2014 - Engineers and 3D printing enthusiasts Zach Kauble and Tyler Watson have started Print 3D For Me to make that a reality. Their web service will allow you to upload the photo of your choice. More

3D printed noPhone is a no-tech alternative for your smartphone-holding addicts

Aug.24, 2014 - Do we spend too much time with new technology? More and more people are addicted to using smartphone. They check their phone before going to sleep, and check again right after getting up. More

34-year-old French man 3D printed fake fronts for cashpoints to steal thousands

Aug.23, 2014 - The thief, named Hamid P, used the 3D printer to make fake fronts for ATM machines which could clone the card details of other people. He was recently arrested at his home in Marseille. More

3D print your very own fully functional walking robot

Aug.22, 2014 - Ever wanted to 3d print your very own fully functional walking robot? If your answer is ‘yes, obviously’, then check out this cool robot made entirely of 3D printed parts made by Instructables user schu51. More

Artist uses 3D printing to bring age-old Japanese tea ceremony to the 21st century

Aug.22, 2014 - While the famous and ritualistic Japanese tea ceremony has been practiced for hundreds of years throughout the land of the rising sun, it was always a concept open for interpretation. More

The mascot of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics to be 3D printed

Aug.21, 2014 - As the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics is drawing near, the organizing committee has announced that the Hangzhou-based company Shining 3D Tech will be given the exclusive rights to produce its mascot ‘Lele’ for commercial purposes. More

3D printed skeletons are making the lives of animators easier

Aug.21, 2014 - Professor Olga Sorkine-Hornung and her team have developed an ingenious solution that does just that. Using 3D printing techniques, they have developed a 3D printed armature known as an ‘input puppet’. More

New generation ACS earphones made with 3D printers are presented at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014

Aug.21, 2014 - UK company ACS, which has been known for years as a producer of high-quality earphones and earplugs, has presented their latest model at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014, the International Computer Festival. More

Breakthrough: Louisiana Tech researchers use Makerbot 3D printers to create custom antibiotic implants

Aug.21, 2014 - A team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable desktop 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants. More

Fully-automated open source Farmbot 3D printer aims to revolutionize the farming industry

Aug.20, 2014 - California-based engineer Rory Landon Aronson is working on solution to do just that. His solution: Farmbot, a farming machine made from a 3D printer. More

Customuse offering affordable custom made 3d printed electric guitars for £1500

Aug.20, 2014 - Need an awesome customized e-guitar? London-based company Customuse plans to launch a platform for everyday electric guitar players to build custom 3D printed guitars to their exact specifications. More

Opel uses 40 assembly tools from 3D printer in production of ADAM ROCKS

Aug.20, 2014 - At Opel, assembly tools produced by a 3D printer are an increasingly important part of the production process. Automakers and suppliers like high quality tools because they make many assembly operations errorless. More

New DOE program prepares veterans to get top jobs by training for career in 3D printing

Aug.20, 2014 - While 26-year-old wounded veteran Joseph Grabianowski has inspired Americans with his harrowing war story, someday he may be nationally known for building highly efficient exhaust systems using 3D printing. More

Portland student develops his own 3D printed prosthetic hand, hopes to help amputees around the world

Aug.19, 2014 - The revolutionary potential of 3D printing is again emphasized by Jordan Nickerson, a computer science student at Portland Community College, Oregon. Nickerson himself was born without a left hand. More

FDA awards first approval for customized 3D printed facial device by OPM

Aug.19, 2014 - 3D printing company Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its 3D printed OsteoFab Patient-Specific Facial Device (OPSFD). More

A Fan’s 3D-printed Pokémon Planter faces Nintendo Copyright Claim

Aug.19, 2014 - Over the past weekend, Pokémon enthusiast and artist Claudia Ng suddenly faced Japanese giants Nintendo over the copyright of her first 3D creations. Having recently started working with a 3D printer... More

Nissan Motorsports uses 3D printing to manufacture V8 supercar parts

Aug.19, 2014 - Nissan Nismo Insider revealed that Nissan Motorsports Australia has also partnered with Melbourne-based evok3d to use 3D printing to build prototypes and manufacture parts for their V8 supercars. More

MakerBot CEO says driverless cars will propel 3D printed organs

Aug.18, 2014 - MakerBot founder Bre Pettis said that the take off of self-driving cars could lead us to more organ shortages than ever, since a major source of organ donations come from car accident victims. More

Chinese surgeon performs first 3D printed vertebra surgery for 12-year-old boy

Aug.18, 2014 - Surgeons in China has performed the world's first vertebra replacement surgery using customized vertebra created with a 3D printer. 12-year-old Minghao cracked one vertebra in his neck following his fall from football play. More

Rock band Linkin Park lets fans become 'mini 3D figures' on 'Carnivores' tour

Aug.16, 2014 - Linkin Park has partnered Staramba to bring fans closer to their idols than ever before: the band has announced that they will offer fans a line of 3D printed figures of each band member. More

TeVido BioDevices develops 3D bioprinted skin grafts for breast reconstruction

Aug.15, 2014 - Austin-based TeVido BioDevices is working to develop patent-pending technology, Cellatier to use 3D printers to reconstruct and print breast tissue specifically for breast cancer survivors. More

After an emergency landing without landing gear, U.S. Navy repairs Harrier using 3D printing

Aug.15, 2014 - Officers at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) announced on August 13th that technicians aboard the Bataan and artisans are using 3D printing to repair aircraft and quickly return them to the fleet. More

Create free energy with AirEnergy3D, a 3D printed, upgradable wind turbine

Aug.15, 2014 - Polish company Omni3D has recently launched AirEnergy3D project, a mobile, 3D printed foldable wind turbine that can generate and store 300W of power. More

Meet designer James Novak and his stunning 3D printed bike frame

Aug.14, 2014 - This week an Australia-based industrial designer has brought an awesome project to the world: a redesigned, custom-fit, 3D printed bike frame that you have never seen before: beautiful mesh texture, light weight.. More

First 3D printed petition is a life-size elephant to be created using 5 Ultimaker 3D printers

Aug.14, 2014 - August 12 was the World Elephant Day. In order to raise the awareness to the people the suffering of the elephants, WAP is calling all Dutch not to ride an elephant again. More

Build your own watermelon keg with 3D printed dispenser

Aug.13, 2014 - Are you looking for a fun project for this summer? Check out this cool 3D printed watermelon dispenser. Household Hacker asked people at Robo3D, a desktop 3D printer maker, to built a sweet tap. More

Quack-Quack the duck gets his 3D printed leg brace and the chance to walk again

Aug.13, 2014 - Quack-Quack is a duck attacked by dogs on campus at NTU, Taiwan. It went through surgery at the National Taiwan University Veterinary Hospital (NTUVH) and the vets have fixed his broken top front part of its left foot. More

Disney can turn almost any 3D-printed object into a spinning top

Aug.12, 2014 - Researchers at Disney Research Zurich and ETH Zurich have found a way to improve it: they have come up with an algorithm that turns a 3D model of almost any shape into a perfectly-balanced spinning top. More

Adorable 'TurboRoo' Chihuahua walks thanks to a 3D printed wheelchair

Aug.12, 2014 - TurboRoo, a tiny Chihuahua who was born without his front legs is getting help from people all over the world. TurboRoo was only 4 weeks old when he wa brought into a vet clinic in Indianapolis, Indiana. More

NASA engineer is builidng first 3D printed space cameras

Aug.12, 2014 - NASA is creating the first fully functional space telescope made entirely from 3D printed parts. Budinoff is building a fully functional, 50-millimeter (2-inch) camera. More

Normal opens first 3D printed earbud shop in NY

Aug.11, 2014 - Last weekend, on Saturday, Normal has opened a retail store in Manhattan where consumers will be able to come in person to have their ears photographed, making the process more interactive. More

Adafruit shows you how to make your own 3D-printed virtual reality goggles

Aug.9, 2014 - Virtual reality may be one of the most important technologies in our future. In virtual reality, one can navigate around, interact in the environment that mimics our everyday one. More

U.S. Army to 3D print synthetic skulls to create new 'brain' defenses against blast waves

Aug.8, 2014 - Army Research Laboratory scientists are using different approaches to study the impact of shock waves inside, on and outside of the skull, and one of them is 3D printing. More

GE Engineer 3D prints a DIY bionic hand to help a boy he met in hospital

Aug.8, 2014 - Recognizing a need for affordable bionics, GE Engineer & Technologist Lyman Connor was inspired to use his expertise and the tools at his disposal to reinvent the bionic hand. More

3D printing with Solanyl filament made from potato skin

Aug.6, 2014 - Recently, another news comes from Fab Lab Breda in the Netherlands, that a sculptor called Jos Hamann has used a filament made from Solanyl, a biopolymer based on potato skins to create sculptures. More

3D Systems & United Nude launch 3D-printed shoes designed for Cube 3 3D printer

Aug.6, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today a collaboration with fashion brand United Nude to deliver a new line of 3D-printed wearable shoes. The Float shoes are uniquely designed for immediate home printing on the new Cube 3 desktop 3D printer. More

Help put together a 198-piece 3D printed 'Distributed Ben Franklin' puzzle

Aug.5, 2014 - On Monday August 4th We The Builders team launched their second crowdsourced 3d printed sculpture: Distributed Benjamin Franklin. The bust they are making is a replica of is a contemporary piece of Benjamin Franklin. More

Epic Box Pirates Adventure fused with mobile app, bluetooth electronics and 3D printing

Aug.4, 2014 - Today a Florida-based tech-toy startup called Epic Box Company reveals a new interactive playspace that they plan to launch on Kickstarter - a Pirate Ship Adventure. More

Printednest to bring birds back to the city with 3D printing

Aug.4, 2014 - A team of architects & designers who explore and develop possibilities of 3D printing technology wants to use the new technology to help birds. More

Maker retrofits a 3D printer to an electronics pick-n-place

Aug.4, 2014 - Eric Boyd has come up with the Retro Populator, a retrofit kit for 3D printers which turns them into electronics pick and place machines suitable for hobbiest use. More

3D printed Mini OONTZ Midi Controller

Aug.2, 2014 - Check out Adafruit's latest project: Mini OONTZ, a 16 button MIDI drum machine. OONTZ is the open source button grid controller based on the Adafruit Trellis button platform. More

3D printing a brushless DC motor

Aug.2, 2014 - Instructables user pitrack has designed and 3D printed a Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor, and used an Arduino to control the motor. All parts of the motor, were printed with a Makerbot Replicator 2. More

SpaceX revealed they launched Falcon 9 rocket with a 3D-printed main oxidizer valve

Aug.1, 2014 - SpaceX revealed on Thursday that they have launched its Falcon 9 rocket with a 3D-printed Main Oxidizer Valve (MOV) body in one of the nine Merlin 1D engines on Jan.6, 2014. More

Future U.S. soldiers may wear 3D printed clothing and wearable sensors

Aug.1, 2014 - According to the latest issue of Army Technology, one day, soldiers will wear field clothing and armor systems made with help of 3D printing. Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research... More

Japanese tradtional craft meets 3D printing: Kabuku introduces ''mOment' accessories

Jul.31, 2014 - Shibuya, Tokyo based Japanese company Kabuku released this week a new fashion accessory brand 'mOment' KUMO that integrates 3D printing technologies and Japanese traditional dyeing technique. More

A sneak preview of Olaf Diegel's 3D printed saxophone

Jul.31, 2014 - After publishing a video about the manufacturing process for his 3D printed guitars, Olaf Diegel posted another video this week, a sneak preview of his 3D printed saxophone. More

Breaking into a house is now easier with a 3D printer

Jul.30, 2014 - It costs you quite some time and money If you lose your key or it is stolen. Fortunately there are some alternatives that could help you. KeyMe launched a new 3D key printing service back in December 2013. More

3D printing breakthrough that allows for multiple metallic properties in same object

Jul.30, 2014 - Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are implementing a 3D printing process that transitions from one metal or alloy to another in a single object. More

Solid, the first bluetooth-enabled, 3D printed titanium bike with buzzing handlebars

Jul.29, 2014 - Portland's entry, submitted by design firm Industry and hand-made bike maker Ti Cycles, is a very speical high-end concept bike. Solid is a Bluetooth-enabled urban bike featuring a 3D printed titanium frame. More

Hellmann's 3D prints selfies out of Mayonnaise, now you can eat your face on burgers

Jul.29, 2014 - Hellmann's has created a robotic 3D printer arm that squirts out mayonnaise selfies on burgers, as part of a summer campaign the brand has launched in the U.K.. More

The U.S. Army wants to use 3D printers to make warheads

Jul.28, 2014 - The U.S. Army plans to use 3D printing to print warhead components which could not only save the army money, but also expand its capacity of creating more effective weapons. More

UConn uses CT scans and 3D printing to restore antique musical instruments

Jul.28, 2014 - Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using 3D printing medical technology to bring new life into some antique musical instruments. More

A hug to mom with both arms: 6-year-old boy gets $350 3D printed myoelectric arm

Jul.28, 2014 - But now, thanks to University of Central Florida aerospace engineering student Albert Manero, Alex has got the first 3D printed e-NABLE Myoelectric arm. More

3D-printed replica of King Richard III's skeleton goes on display today

Jul.26, 2014 - The 3D printed replica of King Richard III’s remains will be displayed at Leicester's new Richard III visitor centre, which is set to open its doors to the public today. More

Olaf Diegel explains how to make a 3D printed Americana Guitar

Jul.26, 2014 - Olaf Diegel posted a clip about the manufacturing process for his 3D printed guitars. He also explained that 3D printing is not going to replace traditional manufacturing. More

Two South Africa's cancer patients get 3D printed jaw implants

Jul.25, 2014 - Two patients at the Kimberley Hospital in South Africa can smile again and have their normal life back after receiving the country's first 3D printed titanium jaw bone implantation. More

Threeding App available on Amazon Appstore for Fire Phone users

Jul.25, 2014 - 3D printing marketplace Threeding announced today announced the availability of its app on the Amazon Appstore, accessible to all Amazon Fire Phone users. More

Johnson & Johnson & Organovo to evaluate 3D printing living tissue for drug research

Jul.25, 2014 - Organovo announced that it has entered into an agreement with Janssen Research and Development (JRD) to evaluate the use of 3D bio-printed tissue in a drug discovery setting. More

Fuse filament welding clamp for 3D printers

Jul.25, 2014 - Everyone who uses a 3D printer has experienced print fails when they run out of filament in the middle of a print job. Pedro M. Librero, an industrial designer, has the same frustration. More

NASA releases printable 3D models of spacecraft, asteroids & planetary surfaces

Jul.24, 2014 - More than a dozen NASA satellites and spacecraft constantly monitor our planet's vital signs. In order to get people interested in our galaxy and allow those with access to a 3D printer to produce their own version of spacecraft. More

3D-printed tissues advance research on bio-fabricating human tissues

Jul.24, 2014 - Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai has won a Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) for his research into bio-fabricating human tissues using 3D cell printing. More

Six-year-old boy gets prosthetic hand made by 3D printer

Jul.24, 2014 - Six-year-old Joseph Gilbert of Chester, N.Y., was born without any fingers on his left hand. But thanks to a new “robohand,” designed and built with a 3D printer at SUNY New Paltz. More

Hollywood Special Effects 3D prints 14-foot tall giant creature using 3D printers

Jul.23, 2014 - A 14-foot tall giant creature will be showcased at the Comic-Con International 2014 conference. The conference takes place July 24-27 in San Diego, California. More

Make your own 3D printed Steampunk photo frame

Jul.23, 2014 - This project simply came out of the idea Don had one day. After working on the project the idea of working on a steampunk design has been in the back of his head. Thus, the steampunk picture frame was born. More

Metamason: Revolutionizing 3D printed custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea sufferers

Jul.23, 2014 - Metamason, a 3D printing startup in Pasadena believes that the effectiveness of many medical products can be dramatically increased with a customized fit for each patient. More

Middle East company 3D printed the entire country of Bahrain

Jul.22, 2014 - Micro CADD Services in the Middle East, has 3D printed one of the world’s largest models of an entire country, Bahrain, using Mcor Technologies’ Matrix 300+ paper based 3D printer. More

Zecotek testing high-performance metal alloy 3D printing

Jul.22, 2014 - Zecotek Photonics announced that it has contracted LT-PYRKAL to assemble and test its first compact, high-speed 3D printer which will have the ability to use alloys to “print” metal components. More

US Army investigating ways to produce 3D printed food for soldiers

Jul.22, 2014 - U.S. Army researchers are investigating ways to use 3D printing to produce food for soldiers. Their mission is to advance novel food technologies to make them suitable for military field feeding needs. More

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries turns to 3D printers for rocket parts

Jul.21, 2014 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced its plan at a press briefing last Thursday that it is considering using metal 3D printer to manufacture rocket parts. More

3D printing speeds up EMYS the emotional robot project

Jul.21, 2014 - LIREC (Living with Robots and Interactive Companions) is a five year EU-funded project aiming to create a new generation of interactive, emotionally intelligent companions that is capable of long-term relationships with humans. More

OwnPhones launches Kickstarter campaign to build first wireless 3D printed earbuds

Jul.20, 2014 - San Diego, CA-based startup OwnPhones has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their custom-fit, highly personalized 3D printed earbuds. The campaign has a funding goal of $250,000USD by August 25th. More

NRC Report: Too soon for 3D printing to significantly enhance space operations

Jul.20, 2014 - But a new report from the National Research Council (NRC) concludes it’s too soon for 3D printing to significantly enhance space operations. The specific benefits and potential scope of the technology’s use remain undetermined. More

UK announces £154 million for aerospace research, including 3D printing of plane parts

Jul.17, 2014 - The UK Government is to invest £154 million in aerospace research projects, including the 3D printing of plane parts. The investment is being announced today by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the Farnborough air show. More

Korean startup 3D prints replica of your fetus based on ultrasound sound data

Jul.17, 2014 - Korean startup 3D Story Corp. announced Wednesday that it has started to offer 3D printed fetus for young parents based on ultrasound scan data. More

3D printed steampunk Alien Xenomorph costume

Jul.17, 2014 - The latest project is the Xenomorph suit created by XRobots’ James Bruton. This Steampunk Alien Xenomorph project is all custom designed and 3D printed on a Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer. More

YouBionic developing first electronic 3D printed bionic prosthetic hand

Jul.16, 2014 - Using 3D printers, low-cost microcontrollers and servos, Youbionic is currently developing a 3D-printed bionic prosthetic hand, hoping that may finally bring down the costs. More

BMW wants to 3D print this concept car with biodegradable materials in Kenya

Jul.16, 2014 - Swedish designer Erik Melldahl has recently designed an extraordinary Maasaica car for BMW, which is locally built in Serengeti using 3D printing technology, degradable materials and traditional handcraft. More

11-year-old girl assembles 3D printed prosthetic hands for other children

Jul.15, 2014 - 11-year-old girl Sierra at Monkton Central School in the U.S. is changing the life of other children: she assembled prosthetic hands made from a 3D printer for those in need. More

Tinkerer creates playable Tetris t-shirt

Jul.15, 2014 - Game enthusiast Marc Kerger loves the childhood game Tetris so much, he created a playable Tetris t-shirt to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Tetris video game on Jun 6. More

Japanese Artist arrested for distributing 3D Printable file of her genitals

Jul.15, 2014 - Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi (42) was arrested on Monday for selling 3D printable data of her own genitals, announced Tokyo Metropolitan Police. More

3D printer to aid visually impaired students

Jul.14, 2014 - Thanks to 3D printing and 3D thermal reflow treatment, braille books, braille picture books and teaching materials can be produced as touchable objects with color and detailed lines and curves. More

3D printed drone is here, could one day deliver purchases

Jul.14, 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

First 3D printed anatomy kits aims to revolutionize medical training

Jul.14, 2014 - Researchers from Monash University in Australia has developed and 3D printed a unique kit of anatomical body parts which can be used in medical education and training. More

Chinese company 3D-prints out 2 m long boat

Jul.14, 2014 - It didn't sink! On July 13, 2014, a 3D printed boat, fabricated by a large FDM based 3D printer, successfully completed her water trials. More

French surgeon performs world’s first spinal fusion surgery using 3D printed spine cages

Jul.13, 2014 - A surgeon in Lyon, France has performed the world’s first spinal fusion surgery using customized spine cages created with a 3D printer. Dr. Vincent FIERE, M.D. at the Hospital Jean Mermoz in Lyon, France... More

3D printing could revolutionize supply chains at Maersk

Jul.13, 2014 - When advanced manufacturing and 3D printing becomes widely available, more companies are exploring how 3D printing can be used as an at-sea manufacturing technology. More

Patient getting 3D printed shoulder

Jul.13, 2014 - From 3D-printed limbs to titanium legs and hands, 3D printing is revolutionising the prosthetic industry. A patient in the Rijnland Hospital in Leiderdorp will have shoulder replacement surgery next week. More

GE giving away 12 'Build Your Own Jet Engine' kits & 3D printable design file

Jul.12, 2014 - A good news here: General Electric announced it is giving away 12 “Build Your Own Jet Engine”, an assembly kit that lets aviation enthusiasts build their own 3D printed jet engine replicas. More

3D print your own Hunters and Monsters from game Evolve

Jul.11, 2014 - You no longer need to purchase video game figurines from a store. Now you can 3D print the hunters and monsters from the newest monster-hunting game, Evolve. More

3D print your own copy of Marcel Duchamp’s chess set from 1918

Jul.11, 2014 - In 1918 Artist, sculptor and chess enthusiast Marcel Duchamp designed and hand-carved a chess set in Buenos Aires. But his 1918 set, is owned by a private collector and since then, unseen by the public. More

US Army invests in 3D bioprinting for skin repair and organ reconstruction

Jul.11, 2014 - The U.S. Army is investing in regenerative medicine and 3-D bioprinting. Scientists are aiming to print skin cells on the patient using a 3D bio-printer to help injured soldiers recover from the wounds of war. More

EU Researchers and Materialise 3D print 'Intelligent' Cardiac Catheters

Jul.10, 2014 - The European Union awarded Belgium-based 3D printing company Materialise for its role in improving 3D printed vascular phantom models in the CASCADE Project. More

NASA 3D prints first hi-def 3D model of light-year-long Eta Carinae nebula

Jul.10, 2014 - Researchers at NASA have not only successfully map the entire Eta Carinae Homunculus Nebula for the first time, but also developed a 3D model of the expanding cloud produced by it during its 19th century outburst. More

An elegant 3D printed custom surfboard 'Endless Sinter'

Jul.10, 2014 - To support the the annual gala and fundraiser for the Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles, LA-based design studio Karten Design has created a custom built, 3D printed surf board. More

3D printed semi-automatic ruger charger pistol test fire

Jul.9, 2014 - A gunmaker who calls himself Buck O’Fama uploaded a video to LiveLeaks on the Fourth of July claims that he has 3D printed a receiver for a semi-automatic Ruger Charger pistol. More

Normal makes customized, 3D printed earphones that perfectly fit your ears

Jul.9, 2014 - Hardware startup Normal has just launched its custom 3D-printed earphones in the US market that are custom-built based on photos you take of your own ears. Normals are fully personalized for each user’s ear. More

Most realistic 3D printed Flexy-Hand v2 released for those in need

Jul.8, 2014 - 3D printing is revolutionizing the field of prosthetics and allows numerous families to use the technology to design low-cost, artificial limbs that they otherwise couldn't afford. More

MIT 3D prints FingerReader to help the blind in real time

Jul.8, 2014 - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a 3D printed audio reading device that enables people with visual impairments to read text printed on papers, books, computer screens and other devices. More

Hollywood is helping the military 3D print and build a real Iron Man suit

Jul.8, 2014 - The U.S. Military is partnering with various companies and universities to develop Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS), an advanced Iron Man-style suit to protect and propel U.S. troops. More

Build your own Raspberry Pi based Game Boy with 3D printer

Jul.8, 2014 - Nintendo is celebrating the 25th birthday of it's original Gameboy console this year. If you are a maker and have a 3D printer, you can now even build your own Game Boy with 3d printing and DIY electronics. More

Unique functional Tourbillon model 3D printed at 1000% scale

Jul.7, 2014 - In horology, a tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement and designed to improve accuracy. Although it is developed around 1795 by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet... More

Artist remaking 8 regional Chess variants using 3D printing

Jul.7, 2014 - In her recent 'Orthogonal/Diagonal' exhibition at the Enjoy Public Art Gallery in New Zealand, Artist Nova Jiang uses regional variants of chess found in Asia as seeds for generating 3D printed playable games. More

BAE Systems think 3D printers could print UAVs during a mission by 2040

Jul.7, 2014 - 3D printers could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier to create small unmanned aircraft during a mission, British defence company BAE Systems claim. More

University of Arizona students successfully launch 3D printed rocket

Jul.6, 2014 - University of Arizona students created and successfully launched a rocket made up with several 3D printed parts. 3D printing has been used to create circuit mounts, electronic housing boxes, etc. More

Stunning 3D printed Mazda Whisper wins Mazda Design 2014 Polish Edition

Jul.5, 2014 - On May 16th, an official awards ceremony of Mazda Design 2014 Competition - Polish Edition, took place at the Grand Theatre in Warsaw, Poland. It was the 5th edition of this nationwide competition for designers. More

3D printing helps Better Walk to design and build a better crutch

Jul.4, 2014 - In May 2013, the three formed a company called Better Walk to design a more effective crutch that removes force from a crutch user’s underarm area and reduces the amount of direct force through a user’s wrist. More

Segway Japan teams up with Marubeni to 3D print customized parts for Segway PTs

Jul.4, 2014 - Marubeni Information Systems has announced that it has launched a joint development project with Segway Japan to fabriate customized parts for Segway PTs using 3D printers. More

3D printing aids in ankle replacement surgery, enables woman to walk again

Jul.4, 2014 - Arthritic ankles can make it nearly impossible for sufferers to walk. But now there is another option: ankle replacement surgery for patients with severe osteoarthritis of the ankle. More

US Navy looks to take 3D printer to sea

Jul.4, 2014 - The U.S. Navy is exploring how 3D printing can be used as an at-sea manufacturing technology. On Jun 24 and 26, the U.S. Navy hosted its first Maker Faire, a two-day event featuring a series of workshops. More

Ignitec uses 3D printing to develop luxury audio headphone

Jul.3, 2014 - British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings using 3D printing. More

BMW is 3D printing custom thumbs for its workers to prevent injuries

Jul.3, 2014 - BMW Group has introduced a 3D printed flexible finger cot, which protects workers against excess strains on the thumb joints while carrying out certain assembly activities. More

3D printed muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command

Jul.3, 2014 - Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated on Wednesday a class of 3D printed walking “bio-bots” powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses. More

Inoperable tumor removed from five year old, thanks to 3D printing

Jul.3, 2014 - A team of surgeons at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona, Spain has successfully completed a "highly complex" surgery to remove a tumor in 5 years old boy, thanks to 3D printing. More

Software makes it easy to design & 3D print wrist splints for arthritis sufferers

Jul.1, 2014 - Loughborough University lecturer, Dr Abby Paterson, a Loughborough University lecturer, has developed a computer software concept that will enable clinicians to design and make custom-made 3D printed wrist splints. More

GeMo, an army of 3D printed vases seeking funds on Kickstarter

Jul.1, 2014 - Mehran Gharleghi and Amin Sadeghy from Studio Integrate have launched a Kickstarter campaign for an army of 3D printed GeMo vases that will be exhibited at a London exhibition. More

Earth Home Builder 3D prints your home with earthbags

Jul.1, 2014 - Now a company called United Earth Builders, based in Joshua Tree, CA, has developed a machine that '3D prints' home with earthbags. Its machine, the Earth Home Builder, is equipped with a compact Bobcat. More

A step closer to bio-printing organs: scientists bio-printed vascular networks

Jul.1, 2014 - According to a new study reports announced today, researchers have made a giant leap towards the goal of 'bio-printing' transplantable tissues and organs for people affected by major diseases and trauma injuries. More

Hema introduces Scan Lounge to print you or your kids in 3D

Jun.30, 2014 - This week, Hema announced the launch of Scan Lounge which will be opened at the HEMA store in Stadshart mall in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. The Scan Lounge consists of 68 high resolution cameras. More

Dutch designers adopt 3D printing & Colorfabb wood filament for new shoe collection

Jun.30, 2014 - Designers are seeing benefits in going high tech to produce truly wearable products. Dutch designer Chris van den Elzen has teamed up with Judith van Vliet to create a new shoe collection called "EXCIDIUM". More

6-year-old boy Keegen received a 3D printed card holding E-Nable hand

Jun.30, 2014 - Just about a month ago, little Keegan received his first e-NABLE hand from the E-Nabling the Future community, a network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing to give the world a "Helping Hand". More

Stunning 3D printed White matter model reveals beauty of brain

Jun.29, 2014 - One central feature is an intricate and stunning 3D printed model of the white matter patterns in the brain. Lead exhibit developer Dr. Jayatri Das, Chief Bioscientist at The Franklin Institute. More

UNYQ raises $1m, taking pre-orders for 3D printed below-knee fairings

Jun.28, 2014 - Six weeks after launching a direct-to-consumer ecommerce site that invites amputees to design stunning 3D printed custom fairings, UNYQ has closed its seed-round of funding in the amount of $1,050,000 US dollars. More

Harvard engineers use new resin inks and 3D printing to construct lightweight cellular composites

Jun.27, 2014 - Materials scientists have created new 3D resin inks that can used to construct lightweight architectures with 3D printing. These thermosetting resins are composed of epoxy resins. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests engine, 3D printed in just three parts

Jun.26, 2014 - This week, Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, announced that it has successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a Bantam demonstration engine built entirely with 3D printing. More

Fully 3D printed AirDog is world’s first auto-follow drone to track your action

Jun.26, 2014 - Start-up company, Helico, has introduced AirDog, the world's first automated drone designed to track and video outdoor sports and activities, on Kickstarter looking to raise $200,000 for the production. More

3D printed tactile picture books for visually impaired kids

Jun.24, 2014 - A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of children's book, allowing visually impaired children and their families to touch objects in the story. More

Australian miner to investigate graphene use in 3D printing

Jun.24, 2014 - Graphite miner Kibaran Resources has partnered with a 3D printing company to investigate opportunities for the application of graphite and graphene in the fast growing 3D printing market. More

Emerging Objects 3D prints house out of salt

Jun.24, 2014 - One of their latest creation, an impressive large-scale, lightweight, additive manufactured structures named '3D Printed House 1.0', is built using salt harvested from San Francisco Bay. More

Robohand & College of the Ouachitas to launch biggest Robohand Print Farm in world

Jun.24, 2014 - A strategic alliance has been formed between Robohand and the College of the Ouachitas in Malvern Arkansas. The college have acquired 53 Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. More

French startup 3D prints your furniture using large-scale 3D printer

Jun.23, 2014 - The company behind it, French startup Drawn, has launched its own line of 3D printed furniture showing off its excellence technical know-how, aiming to inspire everyone to design and make their own furniture. More

Researchers create 3D printed PolyBrick, interlocking bricks for building large structures

Jun.23, 2014 - Researchers have come up a new method to 3D print large-scale forms using customized digital tools, low-cost printing materials and 3D printed interlocking component based systems called PolyBricks. More

MIT researchers building mini human livers with 3D printing

Jun.22, 2014 - Scientists have long been experimenting with the 3D printing of cells, but Bhatia's team has moved a step closer to creating a synthetic liver. More

First life sized 3d printed humanoid skeleton created with 3Doodler

Jun.22, 2014 - But another man, Justin Mattarocchia based in Somerville, Massachusetts, has created a life-sized Plastic Man (Aka. Voight) using 3Doodler, a pen that draws in 3D plastic. More

Gulliver's Gate to bring greatest 3D printed miniature world to New York

Jun.22, 2014 - Gulliver's Gate LLC wants to bring to New York the world's most magical, interactive and technologically-advanced miniature park attraction in the world, created using 3D printing. More

MIT & LLNT's 3D printed ultrastiff, ultralight material can carry 160,000 times its own weight

Jun.20, 2014 - Researchers at LLNL and MIT have developed ultralight materials with 10,000 times more stiffness and could be 3D printed from a variety of materials, such as metals or polymers. More

Barack Obama is the first President to be 3D scanned and printed

Jun.19, 2014 - The first 3D printed presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data were displayed at the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday. The 3D printed bust and life mask of Obama... More

A-FOOTPRINT uses 3D printing to create most accurate custom foot supports

Jun.18, 2014 - An EU-funded project, A-FOOTPRINT has developed a way to quickly make customised corrective foot and ankle supports using 3D printers. 200 million Europeans suffer from disabling foot and ankle conditions. More

UK designer creates a 3D printed RC plane using 3Doodler

Jun.18, 2014 - It all started when Matthew Butchard got his 3Doodler. Butchard's initial plan was to build a plane with the 3Doodler, and build it well enough to mount a modern RC motor in it and see if it can take flight. More

Spidey, 3D printed open-source DIY parametric robot

Jun.16, 2014 - Spidey is an open-source robot that you can make yourself. It can be made with 3D printed structure parts and standard on-shelf electronics. The parts of Spidey were designed in OpenSCAD. More

3D printed keyboard aims to ease finger soreness when learning to play guitar

Jun.16, 2014 - Don Bacon of Denver, Colorado has designed a soft-touch overlay called the Finger Friendly Guitar Company Keyboard (FFK) to help make learning to play the guitar painless. More

Andy Green’s 1,000mph Bloodhound office revealed, featuring 3D printed titanium steering wheel

Jun.16, 2014 - Bloodhound SSC is the world’s first 1000 mph (1,609 km/h) car and it will begin its land speed record campaign in South Africa in the summer of 2015. More

Cool teachers from Middle school making 3D-printed hand for 7-year-old boy

Jun.16, 2014 - 3D printing technology is improving people's lives. The latest success is the 3D printed hand that two middle school teachers are making for a 7-year-old boy as the gift of a lifetime. More

Airbus 3D Printing technology transformation underway

Jun.15, 2014 - 3D printers could transform the manufacturing of airplane parts, because it's potentially cheaper, and can result in components that are more than 50% lighter than with traditional manufacturing methods. More

Local Motors' 3D printed car takes first test drive

Jun.15, 2014 - Local Motors announced the completed main structure of the 3D printed car prototype was bonded and bolted together. Yesterday Local Motors took the 3D printed car test mule drive for the first time! More

The FBI Is getting a Stratasys Objet24 3D printer for inspecting bombs

Jun.14, 2014 - The FBI Is getting its own 3D printer for inspecting bombs, nextgov reports on Saturday. The Stratasys Objet24 creates true-to-life models and can print in layers thinner than a human hair. More

Ultimaker lets you 3D print your favorite mascot for World Cup Brazil

Jun.13, 2014 - To support the 2014 Fifa World Cup, Ultimaker is letting soccer fans around the world show their support for their favorite team by creating 16 unique country related Mascots. More

3D printing a moving and tracking Portal Turret

Jun.13, 2014 - Not only does this Portal turret move, has light and sound, it can also track its victims with a camera. Turrets are one of the main testing obstacles in the Portal games. More

'We did it!' 29 year-old 'Iron Man' paraplegic kicks off World Cup

Jun.13, 2014 - Thanks to mind-controlled technology and 3D printing, 29-year-old Juliano Pinto, has made the first kick of the World Cup using a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton. More

3D printing a remote control car in carbon fibre reinforced plastic

Jun.12, 2014 - Graphite Additive Manufacturing has worked with Schumacher Racing Cars, a British manufacturer of remote control vehicles, to build a radio-controlled car almost entirely by 3D printing. More

3D print a SambaCan to support your national team in world cup 2014 Brazil

Jun.12, 2014 - To help you fit in with the soccer-loving fans at your local bar, Dutch company 3Dwergen has come up with the SambaCan — a 3D printable drinking can holder & samba shaker in one! More

Drinking martini in space with 3D-printed cocktail glass for zero gravity

Jun.12, 2014 - Some folks from Cosmic Lifestyle Corporation, a design and branding company, have even developed a martini glass that allows you to stip your drink in space. More

Legacy Effects brought RoboCop to life using Stratasys 3D printing

Jun.11, 2014 - The new Robocop movie was out in theaters in February. 3D printing has played a leading role in the production of the iconic RoboCop suit created by Legacy Effects for the main character in the movie. More

3D printed ‘Naked Dress’ exposes your skin as you give away data online

Jun.11, 2014 - A 3D printed dress that exposes a person's skin as a real-time reflection of the data that the wearer is producing aims to explore the current internet culture of our generation and the relationship we share with our data. More

ITRI Taiwan's 'Orchid-Spirit' hairpin design wins 2014 Singapore 3D printing competition

Jun.11, 2014 - Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has won the top prize of S$10,000 (US$7,900) at the 2014 Singapore International Jewellery 3D Printing Competition, the institute said Monday. More

3D Systems unveils 3D printed bespoke braces for better treatment of chronic scoliosis

Jun.10, 2014 - 3D Systems announced on Monday that it has successfully completed a pilot program for its new Bespoke Braces, a first of its kind, personalized, 3D printed brace for children and young adults with scoliosis. More

Inventor of FilaMaker creates a 3D printed PLA kitchen waste shredder

Jun.9, 2014 - Marek Senický, inventor of FilaMaker, a personal filament producing machine that makes new filament for your 3D printer, has published a 3D printed compost shredder for kitchen on Thingiverse. More

Arup pioneers 3D printing of structural steel for construction

Jun.9, 2014 - Arup, an engineering and design firm in UK, claims to have come up with a method for designing and 3D printing critical structural steelwork components for use in buildings and complex projects. More

Nervous System introduces custom 3D printed diamond engagement ring

Jun.9, 2014 - Introducing the first ever Nervous System diamond engagement ring! Somerville-based Nervous System has for the first time incorporated stones into their designs. More

Airball is a 3D-printed, light and squeezable table tennis ball

Jun.9, 2014 - AIRBALL is the next generation of table tennis. It´s a 3D-printed, light and squeezable ball, which is fun to play and doesn´t break when you step on it or squeeze it inside your pockets. More

Harvard researchers create 3D printable, robotic lamp that can assemble itself

Jun.9, 2014 - A team of researchers led by Robert J. Wood from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, has developed a proof-of-concept 3D printed lamp that can assemble itself. More

World’s first 3D printed wrench made from recycled ocean plastic

Jun.6, 2014 - In what’s considered to be a world’s first, the Canadian company has built the first-ever 3D-printed wrench made entirely from recycled ocean plastic. More

World's first 3D printed car design challenge: winners

Jun.6, 2014 - Local Motors, the company behind the project, announced the first 3D Printed Car Design Challenge back in April, and more than 200 entries from 30+ countries were submitted during the six-week challenge. More

College students to launch 3D printed custom earphones

Jun.6, 2014 - Most of the 3D printed headphones are still proofs of concept, but a startup in China hopes to incorporate the 3D printing technology into consumer-grade earphones with their new design. More

First 3D printed wooden Spirula speakers, model available for free download

Jun.5, 2014 - A team of design and technology enthusiasts at Akemake has created a beautiful speaker using 3D printing and wood filament. If you have your own 3D printer to make some of the components. More

cummins&partners' game changer: 'The World's First Crowd Sourced 3D Printed QR Code, Live Streamed Via Go Pro To A Smart Phone Or Tablet Device, Drone Delivery Ticket System Project'

Jun.5, 2014 - Aussie agency Cummins & Partners has found a way to promote the conference with “The World’s First Crowd Sourced 3D Printed QR Code, Live Streamed Via Go Pro To A Smart Phone Or Tablet Device, Drone Delivery Ticket System Project.” More

Developing world's first affordable and kid-friendly wheelchair using 3D printer

Jun.5, 2014 - Israeli non-profit organization ‘Wheelchairs of Hope’ wants to change this. They are designing the world’s first affordable wheelchair built especially for kids, with the help of 3D printing. More

First security radar scanner firm raises £700K to detect 3D printed guns

Jun.4, 2014 - Radio Physics Solutions is planning to produce and sell the first-ever scanner that can detect a concealed 3D printed gun in real-time, using radar waves and artificial intelligence. More

Artist 3D printed Vincent van Gogh's ear using relative's DNA

Jun.4, 2014 - A German museum has put on display a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear that was grown using genetic material provided by one of the 19th-century Dutch artist’s living relatives. More

New applications of 3D printing will emerge, a US$7bn market by 2025

Jun.3, 2014 - The global market for 3D printing is set to reach $7 billion by 2025, which includes a conservative estimate of $3 billion for bioprinting, as forecasted by IDTechEx. More

In China, world’s first successful 3D-printed shoulder and collar bone implants

Jun.3, 2014 - In Xi'an, China, the capital of Shaanxi province, 3D-printed titanium prostheses were successfully implanted into three patients suffering from cancerous bone tumors. More

Swedish Artist to install self-assembling 3D-printed house on the moon in 2015

Jun.2, 2014 - Called the Moonhouse project, Genberg wants to place a self-constructing house on the Moon – a red house white corners that will bring the barren, dead moonscape to life. More

Nike designs exclusive 3D printed 2014 summer football bag for Ronaldo, Neymar, and Rooney

Jun.2, 2014 - The design team at Nike Soccer has created something truly unique for its roster of top players: the Nike Soccer Rebento Duffel, the world’s first 3D printed performance sports bag. More

Scientists use 3D printing to build better blood vessels

May.31, 2014 - A team from Brigham and Women's Hospital has offered a unique method to create artificial blood vessels using hydrogel constructs that combine advances in 3D bioprinting technology and biomaterials. More

MIT researchers built 3D printable robots that self-assemble when heated

May.31, 2014 - Inspired by the Japanese art of folding called origami, MIT researchers have created 3D printable robots that self-assemble when heated using new algorithms and electronic components. More

SpaceX unveils Dragon V2 spacecraft featuring 3D printed rocket engine

May.31, 2014 - After years of development, SpaceX unveiled their next generation of the spacecraft, dubbed Dragon V2, designed to take a crew of astronauts to the International Space Station on Thursday night. More

A new idea for colonizing space: 3D printing humans on other planets

May.31, 2014 - For the time being, space travel is still difficult and impractical, not to mention the health problems that occur. But what if we can send bacteria with our genetic code instead and use it to 3D print a human there? More

Flippin' cool 3D printed walking robot made by 17 year old boy

May.30, 2014 - Alex Maund, a 17 year old boy from the UK who just started 3d modelling and printing around 2 years ago, has created a super cool 3D printed walking robot. More

Autodesk & Steelblue created largest-ever 3D-printed model of San Francisco

May.29, 2014 - A large 3D-printed scale-model of San Francisco unveiled on Wednesday by Autodesk and Steelblue has already provided you a sneak-peek of a future San Francisco in 2017. More

DTU researchers 3D print a fuel cell using modified inkjet printer

May.29, 2014 - Researchers at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Energy Conversion has transformed an ordinary HP inkjet printer into a printer capable of printing inexpensive fuel cells in 3D. More

Bot Laboratory 3D printed giant wall in 10 hours using Euclid Robot 3D printer

May.29, 2014 - Los Angeles California based Bot Laboratory, founded by Zachary Schoch, has showcased a giant 3D printed 6'4"/1.9m wall, called the m_Wall at the 2014 Maker Faire. More

Intel expects to launch $1,600 3D printed robot Jimmy later this year

May.29, 2014 - Intel showed off its fully customizable, 3-D printable robot kit Jimmy at the Code Conference Wednesday. Intel says it plans to bring Jimmy to market by the end of the year. More

Army, NASA, university collaboration to optimize missile performance using 3D printing

May.28, 2014 - The U.S. Army is looking to expand the possibilities for 3D printing by partnering with NASA and the University of Alabama in Huntsville to promote this emerging technology. More

A 3D printed bartender robot called Bar Mixvah can mix you a cocktail

May.27, 2014 - Yu Jiang, an Apple engineer has designed and built a bartender robot that mixes drinks called Bar Mixvah. All the parts were 3D printed. Bar Mixvah uses a system of 5 peristaltic pumps. More

Nothing is more fun than a 3D printed hypercube of monkeys

May.26, 2014 - The quaternion group {1,i,j,k,-1,-i,-j,-k} is a beautiful group of order eight. It didn't have a physical representation because the object should be 4-dimensional. More

First trailer of Disney and Marvel’s Big Hero 6 features 3D printer

May.24, 2014 - Disney released the first trailer for Big Hero 6 on Thursday, which takes you to a neon-lit alt world known as San Fransokyo, home of robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. More

UK dental lab plans to use 3D printing to create custom-made spinal implants

May.24, 2014 - A UK dental dental laboratory is going to use 3D scanning and 3D printing to create spinal implants, and they hope later the process could be expanded to knees or hips. More

3D print your very own 'Double Bubble' airplane

May.23, 2014 - When Popular Science assigned Don Foley to illustrate a concept plane for the magazine, he saw it as an opportunity to showcase his latest skill-set: 3D printing. More

Paralyzed teen to deliver first kick at World Cup 2014 thanks to 3D printing & bionic exoskeleton

May.23, 2014 - If all goes as planned, the whole world, millions of viewers will watch as a Brazilian paralyzed teenager gets up from his wheelchair and kicks the ceremonial ball at the opening ceremony of World Cup. More

Australian researchers team up with US-based Organovo to 3D print kidneys

May.23, 2014 - The University of Queensland's commercialisation company, UniQuest, has signed an agreement with San Diego-based 3D bio-printing company to replicate a kidney with 3D printing. More

Australian politician introduces bill to ban 3D printed gun, blueprints in Queensland

May.22, 2014 - The Palmer United Party (PUP) in Queensland, Australia has introduced laws today to create a special licensing scheme for holding, distributing or making 3D printed firearms. More

'Endograft' is a 3D printed architectural wall comprised of 222 custom pieces

May.22, 2014 - A large 3D printed sculpture, the Endograft built by Smith|Allen Studio on Series 1 3D printers from Type a Machines was on display at the Bay Area Maker Faire 2014 in San Mateo, CA last weekend. More

The world’s largest 3D printed installation to be featured in Coney Island

May.22, 2014 - Coney Island USA announced the exhibition of the world's largest art installation ever created with desktop 3D printer technology at the Coney Island Museum. More

Using a 3D printing pen to make a fully functional quadcopter

May.21, 2014 - The smart 3D printing pen enables everyone with an imagination to sketch, doodle, and draw objects in air. But it has also its limitations. It produces crude and wobbly lines. More

Legendary Ferrari 312P's race engine newly refurbished with help of 3D printing

May.21, 2014 - The Ferrari 312P was a sportcar prototype racing car used for racing in 1969 and 1970. This priceless racing car is a prototype that was used at international racing events during that period. More

3D printed prosthetic solution: Robohand, Robofinger, and now Roboleg!

May.20, 2014 - A year ago carpenter Richard van As, together with Ivan Owen in Seattle, developed RoboHand that has helped hundreds of people who can't afford expensive prosthetics. More

Clug 3D printed wall-mounted bike racks, like a hug... for your bike

May.19, 2014 - Clug by vancouver-based hurdler design studio is a tiny smart clip that was designed to store and secure your bike. Clug is one of the cheapest and easiest way to mount your bike on a wall. More

3D printer used in a living donor lung transplant, saving Japanese woman's life

May.19, 2014 - Researchers at Kyoto University announced May 14 that they have successfully transplanted part of a man's right lung into his wife's left lung. More

Lockheed uses 3D printing to lower satellite costs

May.19, 2014 - Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's biggest supplier, is implementing 3D printing and 3D pathfinding simulation technology to improve affordability of producing national security satellites. More

FDA announces October meeting to discuss regulation, technical challenges of 3D printing

May.17, 2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is preparing a meeting to discuss about the technical challenges and solutions of 3D printing as well as the agency’s position on 3D printing. More

Hasbro files a trademark ‘Allspark’ for 3D printing (Transformers) creation

May.17, 2014 - Hasbro filed a new 3D printing trademark application for the term “Allspark”, which includes computer software program for designing and customizing 3D files for 3D printing and a website. More

OwnFone, world's first 3D printed Braille phone launches for £60

May.17, 2014 - London-based British company OwnFone has released what it says the world’s first customisable Braille handset to give visually challenged users more independence with mobile devices. More

3D-printed hip implant puts 71-year old woman back on her feet

May.16, 2014 - A customised 3D-printed hip implant is expected to save a 71-year old woman from life in a wheelchair. The 3D printed titanium implant was custom-made for Meryl Richards. More

Joris Laarman 3D printed first metal chair, introducing 3D printed chair you can download now

May.16, 2014 - Laarman opened up a new exhibition at Friedman Benda gallery in New York called "Joris Laarman Lab: Bits and Crafts", based around the theme of digital fabrication and generative design tools. More

Michael Curry’s giant 3D printed RC car weighs 70lbs

May.16, 2014 - The vehicle is now (almost) ready for Bay Area Maker Faire 2014 (05/17/2014 - 05/18/2014). Its weighs about 70 pounds and was printed over 5 months on two MakerBot Replicators. More

CRP Group & MHOX Design offer 3D printed generative orthoses

May.15, 2014 - CRP Group and MHOX Design, in collaboration with medical professionals, has been working on generative orthoses for over an year. They have developed an integrated framework. More

Why sharks can swim so fast? 3D printed artificial shark skin reveals the secret

May.15, 2014 - Scientists from Harvard University have created artificial shark skin using 3D scanning and 3D printing, and they discovered that the remarkable structure can increase shark swimming speeds by 6.6%. More

NOOKA & i.materialise bring 3D printed futuristic concept pieces to NY

May.14, 2014 - In collaboration with online 3D Printing service company i.materialise, New York-based fashion brand has 3D printed futuristic concept pieces for an exhibition ZONAL. More

Illinois doctor making nationwide callout for a library of 3D printable hearts

May.13, 2014 - A 3D printed heart allows the surgeon to see and feel the heart in his hands prior to surgery. This improves the pre-operative planning and makes the operation safer. More

Nescafe’s 3D-printed lid wakes you up with your morning coffee

May.13, 2014 - Instant coffee maker Nescafé has created Nescafé Alarm Cap, a 3D printed, Arduino-based cap that glows and plays 7 different sounds to awaken you. More

12-year-old Haitian orphan gets nation's first 3D printed prosthesis

May.13, 2014 - 12-year-old Handicapped Haitian orphan boy Stevenson Joseph became the first recipient of a 3D printed prosthesis in Haiti last month. More

UConn students design two functional artificial kidneys with 3D printing

May.13, 2014 - Six School of Engineering students at the University of Connecticut have designed and developed a prototype of a low-cost, functional artificial kidney using 3D printing and chemical engineering principles. More

3D printed parts launched in space on the KySat-2 satellite

May.12, 2014 - 3D printing has been used to build several parts of the cubesat KySat-2, which was successfully launched on November 19th, 2013 into orbit as part of a NASA mission out of Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. More

3D printing could help UK's Sellafield nuclear plant save millions of Pounds

May.12, 2014 - Sellafield’s owners are hoping the new technology could help them decommission some of the most potentially hazardous plants in the world and provide cost and schedule savings. More

Students 3D print pink robotic prosthetic arm for a 13-year-old girl

May.9, 2014 - Students at the Washington University in St. Louis has built a robotic prosthetic arm for thirteen-year-old Sydney Kendall who lost her right arm in a boating accident when she was six years old. More

You can now 3D print you own 'Apple iPhone 6' for $25

May.9, 2014 - Want to know what the big-screened iPhone 6 might be like to hold in your hand? You just need to download the 3D printer plans to print out your own mockup at home. More

Oxfam & MyMiniFactory crowdsourcing 3D printable hand wash system for Syrian refugees

May.8, 2014 - Oxfam has partnered with MyMiniFactory for the launch of Oxfam 3D Printing project, which uses 3D printers to deliver assistance in locations suffering a humanitarian emergency. More

Fool surveillance cameras by wearing a 3D printed mask of this artist's face

May.8, 2014 - You're being watched! You probably know already that law enforcement agencies in many countries are using surveillance cameras to track people. More

UNYQ's 3D-printed covers make prosthetics modern and stylish

May.8, 2014 - Eythor Bender, co-founder and CEO of UNYQ, a new fashion house and etailer, wants to re-imagine prosthetics, so that every wearer could design their own prosthetic that expresses their personality. More

China using 3D bio printer to create artificial dura mater

May.8, 2014 - Two doctors in Guangzhou has developed a 3D bio printer that is capable of printing artificial dura mater, Chinese newspaper reports today. More

Japanese man arrested for possessing 3D printed guns

May.8, 2014 - A Japanese man who lives in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture was arrested Thursday on suspicion of illegally possessing handguns created by a 3D printer. More

General Electric brings 3D printing to its first plant in India

May.7, 2014 - GE's first manufacturing plant in India will become operational by the middle of this year. Spread over a total area of 68 acres at Chakan, Pune, the unit will manufacture a range of diversified projects. More

The first 3D printed mouthpiece to treat sleep apnoea

May.7, 2014 - CSIRO researchers and Australian dental company, Oventus has created a mouthpiece on a 3D printer which prevents dangerous pauses in breath during sleep. More

Rezvani Beast super sports car comes with 3D printed parts

May.6, 2014 - This week, a small American-based car company called Rezvani Motors has officially unveiled a striking new super sports car: the Beast which features also 3D printed parts. More

3D-print your own Obi-Wan Lightsaber

May.5, 2014 - Designer Valcrow at Redicubricks, obviously a mechwarrior super fan and a starwars super fan with great talent, designed a full scale 3D printable Obi-Wan's lighsaber for Ultimaker. More

KXX rattling ring, combining 3D printing with Brazilian musical instrument

May.5, 2014 - The KXX, pronounced kah-shi-shi in Brazilian Portuguese, is 3d-printed rattling rings, inspired by the Brazilian caxixi instrument. More

Build your own 3D printed army with Mech Maker

May.5, 2014 - Mech Maker allows you to create or customize your own mechs using parts, colors, and patterns in custom apps, and 3D print them for any tabletop games. More

Queensland students win Startup Weekend with 3D-printed mobile virtual reality device

May.5, 2014 - Last weekend, three Queensland university students have won the first ever Start Up Weekend run on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast University, Australia with a 3D-printed virtual reality headset. More

800-year-old Buddhist statue restored with help of 3D printing

May.5, 2014 - A new restoration project is using 3D-printing to help creating a replica of an 800-year-old Buddhist statue on Mount Baoding in Dazu County of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. More

3D printed Bypass components add flexibilities to water pipes

May.4, 2014 - Israeli designer Maya Ben David has come up with ‘bypass’, 3D printed water pipe fittings, a new and flexible solution for our basic needs: water. More

Now you can 3D print a cool humanoid robot for your Raspberry Pi

May.4, 2014 - RAPIRO is a cute, affordable, easy-to-assembled Raspberry Pi-powered humanoid robot kit that you can customize with a 3D printer. The name "RAPIRO" comes from RAspberry PI Robot. More

How to build your own 3D printed smart watch from scratch

May.3, 2014 - With a background in product driven development, and a big fan of learning through building, Maker Jonathan Cook built a 3D printed smartwatch from the ground up. More

Broken Bells lets fans 3D print figurines from their new album

May.2, 2014 - Broken Bells, an American indie rock band consisting of all-star producer Brian Burton and The Shins' James Mercer is offering fans the ability to 3D print their own Broken Bells models for free. More

Insane dragon bike brought to life via the power of 3D printing

May.1, 2014 - Orange County Choppers has built two custom motorcycles (or “choppers” in the motorcycle world) for a Chinese client, using a Stratasys Fortus 400mc large commercial 3D printer. More

Not satisfied with 3D printing, Rodin Wheels turns to 3Drsr technology

May.1, 2014 - The team at Rodin Wheels has set out to produce a set of Mountain Bike wheels that are ultra-durable, never need truing and virtually eliminate pinch flats. More

Egypt unveils exact replica of King Tut’s tomb made with a 3D printer

Apr.30, 2014 - The ancient tomb of Tutankhamun has been re-created in Luxor using 3D scanning and printing technology. This exact copy of the famous tomb has been built in order to protect the delicate original. More

Lockheed Martin & RedEye 3D print giant fuel tank models for satellite

Apr.30, 2014 - Lockheed Martin has partnered with RedEye, a leading additive manufacturing service bureaus owned by Stratasys, to 3D print two large fuel tank simulators for a satellite. More

Live: NASA & Made in Space - 3D Printing in Space (video)

Apr.30, 2014 - NASA and Made in Space are discussing the 3D printer which will be launching in space, and the impact the technology stands to have on the agency in the future. More

NASA scientists replicating a rock on Mars using images and 3D printing

Apr.30, 2014 - Scientists finally have their hands on a piece of Mars, sort of. Nasa has announced that it has replicated a rock on Mars using a 3D printer. More

Students make 9-year-old a 3D printed prosthetic hand for less than $10

Apr.30, 2014 - Rockford, IL- Students at an Illinois high school are using a 3D printer to build a plastic hand for a 9-year-old girl that may dramatically change her life. More

SOLS raises $6.4 Million for customizable 3D printed orthotics

Apr.29, 2014 - Sols Systems, an eight-month-old startup developing custom 3D printed orthotics, has raised $6.4 million in Series A funding led by Lux Capital. More

DIY 3D-printed Google Glass with a Raspberry Pi

Apr.29, 2014 - Noe & Pedro Ruiz at Adafruit have designed a pair of open source 'Google Glass-like wearable video display', powered with a Raspberry Pi. More

Get ready for 3D printed interactive speakers, in any shape you want

Apr.28, 2014 - Scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh have developed methods using a 3D printer to manufacture interactive speakers. More

Brilliance lets you 3D print your engagement ring before ordering

Apr.27, 2014 - Brilliance, one of the leading online retailers of diamonds and engagement rings, has launched a new program that could revolutionize online buying when it comes to personalized, specific purchases. More

Make your own 3D printed microscopes for as little as $2

Apr.27, 2014 - Australian National University (ANU) researchers have developed a new process to create inexpensive lenses that will cost less than a penny for each piece. More

3D printed Nintendo style case for the Raspberry Pi

Apr.26, 2014 - A designer named tastic007 has created an awesome NinTastic case for a Raspberry Pi, inspired by the classic game console, Nintendo Entertainment System. More

The secret behind footballers' 3D printed sports masks

Apr.24, 2014 - Players who break their nose face up to three weeks out to recover. Thanks to 3D printing, a customised 3D printed sports mask allow him to play by protecting the unstable part of the face. More

3D Systems & Urban Hubs team for Earth Day 'Make Change' 3D printing project

Apr.23, 2014 - An project, Urban Hubs, was set up to raise awareness and have a positive impact on neighborhood recycling rates. Urban Hubs are 3D printed recycle bins for bottles and cans. More

High school kids solve wet ketchup problem with 3D-printed cap

Apr.22, 2014 - Thankfully Tyler Richards and Jonathan Thompson (18), two high school seniors from Liberty, Mo. has come up with a solution to watery Ketchup: a new cap created using CAD software and a 3D printer. More

Androgynous model Andrej Pejic launches 3D printed jewelry line

Apr.22, 2014 - The 22-year-old is branching out, and, as many models do, building his brand. Pejic has launched a line of minimalist, unisex, jewellery made using a 3D printer. More

3D printer used to build a luxury sports car

Apr.22, 2014 - Solid Concepts has recently provided 3D printed and cast urethane prototype and pre-production components for Equus’ Automotive’s BASS770, a luxury American muscle car. More

Julian Sing 3D prints sweetest sculptures from sugar

Apr.22, 2014 - Most of people know Julian Sing from his laser cutting work. Sing has been working with laser cutters for years to make everything from architectural models to jewellery, but his other passion is 3D printing. More

Comparing: $50 3D printed hand vs. $42,000 prosthetic limb

Apr.21, 2014 - Jose Delgado Jr. Jose, 53 year old, was born without most of his left hand and in the past year, he had been using a prosthetic hand that costs $42,000, which he paid about half out of pocket. More

Anyone can make DIY furniture with these 3D-printed wood connectors

Apr.21, 2014 - Studio Minale-Maeda presented Keystones, a specially-designed connector that holds together various components of a piece of furniture and can be 3D printed at home. More

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 tec