$100 Peachy 3D printers available for pre-order, will begin shipping in July

May.29, 2015 - Back in 2013, it was nearly unheard of to have a desktop 3D printer that costs less than $100 at retail, however this is exactly what 3D printing startup Peachy Printer was able to accomplish after knocking their Kickstarter... More

Canadian artist uses 3D scanning & 3D printing to recreate 18th Century Native American tools

May.29, 2015 - The artist, Tania Larsson, is currently a student at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and recently completed an internship at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian where she learned... More

Portland firm points the way for customized products with 3D printed titanium bicycle 'the Solid'

May.29, 2015 - The Solid - which can be customized to fit a user and is 3D printed out of titanium - includes a host of other features that make it one truly futuristic urban bicycle design. More

'Bioplotting' 3D printing used to help treat type 1 diabetes

May.29, 2015 - Thanks to further research into the procedure that involves the use of 3D bioprinting at Holland’s University of Twente - a new approach to this method of treatment includes the use of 3D printed scaffolding for allowing... More

Ministers of Education of 90 Countries visited China's AnyPrint 3D

May.29, 2015 - This month United Nations Educational Information Conference was held in China. UNESCO--United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - led Ministers of Education of 90 countries to visit Qingdao, China. More

Chinese expedition team flies 3D printed drone on the South Pole

May.28, 2015 - These 3D printed drones were manufactured by the small 3D printing business Hunan Mengjing Three-Dimensional Technology Ltd., a high-tech enterprise in the Hi-Tech area of Xiangtan city in China, as part of an ambitious project. More

3D printed fuse assemblies teach locals how to remove landmines

May.28, 2015 - While there are still thousands of landmines in existence, more than ever is being done to help rid areas of them and other explosive devices - thanks in-part to 3D printing. More

Next-gen MyoWare Muscle Sensors are perfect for building your own 3D printed Wolverine Claws

May.28, 2015 - To celebrate the launch of the MyoWare sensor, Advancer Technologies has created two new step-by-step tutorials: the Bionic Blaster Glove and the 3D printed bionic claws. More

ORNL & American Process team up to make 3D printing plastic resins stronger using nanocellulose

May.28, 2015 - American Process and Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced that they have signed a joint agreement to improve the strength of 3D printing plastic resins using nanocellulose. More

3D printing helps build perfect chin for 26-year old woman

May.28, 2015 - Ms. Lin was born with a chin that was too small for her face. With the help of 3D printing - Ms. Lin’s recent chin surgery was deemed a success after Dr. Liu Jiawei was able to push her jawbone forward and down in an effort to help... More

Robosavvy releases multi-material dual extruder add-on for MakerBot Replicator 3D printers

May.28, 2015 - The MM2X (Multi-Material Dual Extruder) from the UK’s Robosavvy is a replacement dual extruder system for the Makerbot Replicator 2X that guarantees reliable printing with PLA, ABS and other materials. More

ALPA of Switzerland creates custom lens shades for high-end cameras using 3D printing

May.28, 2015 - ALPA, a Zurich-based high-end camera manufacturer who allows customers to combine different digital or analog backs with a range of different lenses to create their own personalized and custom camera system... More

Check out this amazing 3D printed Bugatti Veyron 1:8 scale model created by Hbot 3D

May.28, 2015 - A newly-launched 3D printer manufacturer 3D Printers SP. z o. o. has created one of the most iconic cars of all time - a Bugatti Veyron - in a multiple-part assembly using parts that were printed using their new Hbot 3D Printer. More

exiii Japan releases Open Source files for amazing 3D printed HACKberry Bionic Hand

May.28, 2015 - Japanese company exiii has been actively working on a revolutionary bionic hand design that they claim can cost less than $300 to build - significantly less than even traditionally manufactured standard prosthetics. More

Solidscape & Kangshuo announce largest 3D printing service bureau in China

May.28, 2015 - Solidscape, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stratasys and the leading manufacturer of high precision 3D wax printers for the jewelry industry, today announced a strategic agreement with the Kangshuo Group Co. Ltd for the creation... More

Swiss company UrbanAlps releases the Stealth Key, a 3D printed security key

May.27, 2015 - UrbanAlps was founded with the goal of creating next-generation security keys that cannot be copied … even with today’s advanced 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies. More

British developer Botz&Us unveils first 3D printed CD player

May.27, 2015 - British startup Botz&Us have creatd the world’s first 3D printed CD player, a device they argue is just as good as any high-end sound system. More

Maurizio Casella unveils a stunning and highly detailed 3D printed custom Harley Davidson

May.27, 2015 - Italian designer Maurizio Casella has designed some of those most amazing miniatures for FDM 3D printers you’ve ever seen. He is now back for more, with an even more challenging project: a custom-designed Harley Davidson motorcycle. More

Disney develops 3D printed 2-legged robot that walks like an animated character

May.27, 2015 - Disney's Research Department has recreated the walking movements of animated characters in bi-pedal robots, which they have done using 3D printing technology. More

Rinkak 3D Printing Company Management Service begins free beta testing

May.27, 2015 - Japan's Kabuku Inc. has just launched a closed beta test of their Rinkak 3D Printing Manufacturing Management Service (MMS), a new cloud-based business management service designed specifically for 3D printing service bureaus... More

Google pledges a $600,000 grant to e-NABLE to help amputees get 3D-printed prosthetics

May.27, 2015 - Tech giant Google is putting $20 million in its non-profit arm Google.org to support nonprofits that are using emerging technologies to increase independence for people living with disabilities. More

SKYBOTS drone kits use 3D printing to teach kids drone design and engineering

May.26, 2015 - A project has launched on Kickstarter that wants to provide an entire STEM learning experience - including the process of designing and 3D printing - in a single kit. More

Procter & Gamble jumps into 3D bio printing with grant program in Singapore

May.26, 2015 - Procter & Gamble - whose brands include everything from NyQuil and Tide to Bounty and Crest - is launching a grant competition in Singapore that asks those in academia to submit research proposals on 3D bio printing... More

Researchers use 3D-printed eggs to study egg-rejection behavior in bird species

May.26, 2015 - Now, a group of researchers are using additive manufacturing to create a different kind of biological replica as a tool for studying: bird eggs. For years now, researchers have been studying the causes and effects... More

Nano Tornado Camera drone, the safest 3D printed fan duct drone launches on Kickstarter

May.26, 2015 - A Pasadena, California-based start-up called Polyhelo has just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for their Nano Tornado drone, a cool device that relies on four ducted fans, rather than open propellers... More

3dChef 3D prints a giant honey artwork to emphasize bee decline

May.26, 2015 - Dutch food printing start-up 3dChef has 3D printed a gorgeous sculpture that represents ‘the food chain’ and elements of traditional adornment. Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD, is one of the main dangerous to the bee population More

UC Berkeley uses 3D printing to build an insanely fast robotic roach capable of going nearly 5 m/s

May.26, 2015 - UC Berkeley's latest partially 3D printed creation is called the X2-VelociRoACH, and it is capable of reaching a top speed of 4.9 m/s, so fast you easily lose track of it. More

Designers build a modular 3D printed house in ABS that snaps together in minutes

May.26, 2015 - While still in the prototyping phase, Zachary Schoch and designer compatriot Eugene Lee have already managed to construct a modular ABS wall part that stands over 10 feet tall and was 3D printed in ABS. More

Melinda Looi & Materialise showcase gorgeous Gems of the Ocean 3D printed gown

May.26, 2015 - The amazing 3D printed gown has been designed by award-winning fashion designer Melinda Looi. Looi has been dabbling with the potential of 3D printing technology for a while now, and this gorgeous Gems of the Ocean collection ... More

ic! berlin unveils 3D printed plotic! glasses available in eight rich new colours

May.26, 2015 - German fashionable eyewear manufacturers ic! berlin have launched a full line of 3D printed eyewear called 'plotic' earlier this year. ic! berlin have built up a reputation for making very unusual and fashionable eyewear... More

Dutch designer 3D prints awesome mechanical hand-in-hand clock

May.25, 2015 - Dutch designer Yvo de Haas has created a 3D printed hand-in-hand timepiece: a minimalistic clock in which the minute hand has been fully incorporated into the hour hand. More

Nanjing University of the Arts graduates show off incredible 3D printed fashion accessories

May.25, 2015 - Recently a fashion show was held at one of the top design schools in China, the Nanjing University of the Arts. The advent of 3D printing technology in the fashion world has induced them to organize a special fashion show ... More

Fashion giant Dior develops 3D printed VR headset 'Dior Eyes' for backstage access

May.25, 2015 - French fashion house Dior has developed the Dior Eyes, a 3D printed virtual reality headset that will bring the fashion show into your living room. Always wanted to go backstage and see all the effort that goes into a single runway... More

Futurist Christopher Barnatt's report: The London 2015 3D Printshow (w/videos)

May.25, 2015 - The 21st to 23rd of May 2015 saw the fourth London outing of the ever-popular 3D Printshow. Spread over two floors in the Old Trueman Brewery, the event was home to a wide range of 3D printers, 3D prints, and 3D design software. More

CSIRO opens $6m metal 3D printing centre, signs 3D print deal with Made for Me & Keech3D

May.25, 2015 - CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, has unveiled a $6 million metal 3D printing centre in Victoria called Lab 22 which is designed to accelerate adoption of metal 3D printing in Australia. More

German Youth Club uses 3D printing to turn 49 floppy disks into an amazing futuristic organ

May.24, 2015 - One German Youth Club has used 3D printing technology to create a truly futuristic and high tech instrument: The Floppy Organ, that completely relies on 49 old floppy disks to create fascinating music... More

Michael Repajic looking to set up initiative to bring 3D printed prosthetics to Los Angeles' Homeless

May.24, 2015 - Michael Repajic has started a wonderful initiative called Humanus Hands United, which will become a non-profit organization specializing in developing 3D printed hands for the homeless. More

Nikon uses 3D printing to let dogs take photos whenever they’re happy

May.24, 2015 - How on earth can a dog handle a camera? Key is a 3D printed custom case that enables the Nikon camera to be strapped to the dog’s chest. The case itself also contains a heart-rate monitor that tracks the furry creature’s heartbeat. More

Cambridge, UK hardware store dummy gets fitted with new 3D printed hand after theft

May.23, 2015 - In Cambridge, England, “Dickie”, a dummy that has resided outside of a hardware store for ten years was recently fitted with a 3D printed ‘replacement’ hand after his left hand was stolen by thieves recently. More

Lewihe prepares to launch Play, a $77 fully-customizable 3D printer

May.23, 2015 - For a mere $77 (€69.00), the Lewihe Play ships with an iron plate structure, extruder support, a print surface, metal shafts and all of the necessary files for 3D printing the 3D printable parts. More

New multi-material & multi-purpose 3D printing pen 3DSimo Mini to launch on Kickstarter for $89

May.23, 2015 - Created by design engineer David Paškevič, the 3DSimo Mini is a new generation of 3D pen based of Paškevič’s original 3DSimo, which allows users to create models in multiple materials ranging from those that change color... More

Ittyblox Miniature Buildings to create a 3D printed Amsterdam for new Kickstarter campaign

May.23, 2015 - A Netherlands-based company has taken the philosophy of creating 3D printed building as models and has reversed the role to create miniature toy models that are based off of existing buildings that exist in the world today. More

Chinese doctor removes kidney tumor with the aid of a 3D printed replica

May.23, 2015 - Doctors in China were able to leverage 3D printing technology in an effort to help successfully remove a tumor from a 60-year-old woman’s kidney. Thanks to the use of a 3D printed model in advance of the surgical procedure... More

Create your own 'all-in-one' 3D printing glue for cheap

May.22, 2015 - Created by Instructables and Thingiverse user "northernmenace" - AKA "Rob - with the goal of creating "the most useful accessory to 3D printing", the Glue is a sort of all-in-one solution that can be used for a variety of 3D printing projects that are made using ABS plastic. More

Surfing start-up Ho Stevie uses 3D printing to create ground-breaking mouth mount GoPro cams

May.22, 2015 - You might have forgotten about it due to the endless hordes of insecure teens using them all day, but GoPro cameras were actually developed a tool for surfing. More

Roby, the 3D printable robot hits Kickstarter to teach kids programming, 3D design & robotics

May.22, 2015 - The Roby educational robot kit has been specifically designed to help people of all ages to get to grips with programming, 3D design and the world of robotics. More

Researchers develop new 3D printing process to enable objects to glow in the dark

May.22, 2015 - A new 3D printing process that was developed by researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany shows promise that soon we may be able to create bright and glowing glow-in-the-dark objects on-demand. More

Underwriters Laboratories to open S$8m global 3D printing center of Excellence in Singapore

May.22, 2015 - Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety solutions company, said on Thursday it will invest some S$8 million to open a Global Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Singapore. More

China’s Shining3D expands into bio 3D printing market, developing organic resins for 3D printers

May.21, 2015 - Shining3D has decided to spin-off Regenovo while seeking an investment of ¥30 million - roughly $4.8 million. Once the funding comes through, Shining3D will be a 55% stakeholder in the newly-public Regenovo Biotechnology. More

Help the nonverbal speak: Dustin's Words communication tool brought to life via 3D printing

May.21, 2015 - Built out of love for his own autistic brother, Dustin, Experience Designer Matt Reamer’s “Dustin’s Words” is an open source invention that helps people who can’t speak or communicate their needs with the push of a button. More

Focus, multi-material and portable 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

May.21, 2015 - The Focus 3D Printer by 3D By Flow is a truly mobile, lightweight, multi-material high quality 3D printer that is durable enough to transport and be space efficient with minimal setup. More

Type A Machines launches new Print Pod additive manufacturing hub

May.21, 2015 - Type A Machines’ continued innovative approach towards 3D printing has led them to their latest endeavor, the Type A Machines Print Pod, which is sure to help advance the near-future of getting physical objects made fast. More

Chinese surgeons use 3D printing to help straighten a young woman's severely deformed leg

May.21, 2015 - China has repeatedly been using the technology in a range of surgical procedures. More recently, the combination of 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies were used to help repair a young woman’s leg that had been... More

Taiwan unveils its first 3D Metal Printer for jewellery production, 50% cheaper than current systems

May.21, 2015 - Taiwanese non-profit Industrial Technology Research Institute (or ITRI) has just unveiled their very own 3D metal printer at the ITRI Southern Region Campus. Designed with an eye on the fledging 3D printing jewelry industry... More

Columbia's Cocreat3D designs stylish 3D printed arm prosthetics that can be worn with pride

May.21, 2015 - The prostheses from Cocreat3D's Passive Prosthesis project are unlike what you expect to see in a typical E-NABLE creation. While most of those 3D printed prosthetics are functional, featuring a simple mechanical grip good enough to pick up lightweight objects, Cocreat3D’s CEO Esteban Velásquez Rendón... More

Titan Robotics announces new high-quality large-scale 3D printer called The Atlas

May.21, 2015 - Founded by mechanical engineer Clay Guillory, who calls himself “a mechanical engineer by day, and a mechanical engineer by night,” Titan Robotics focuses on doing one thing and one thing very well... More

Dutch 3D printed jewelry maker SUUZ launches 3D printed sample model service

May.21, 2015 - Delft-based Suuz has recently introduced a 3D printed sample model service to make the investment in custom-designed jewelry a bit less daunting. The team behind Suuz consists of two product designers, two interaction designers... More

BEEVERYCREATIVE launches 4 new 3D printers and a 3D print monitoring computer

May.21, 2015 - BEEVERYCREATIVE unveiled that they haven’t just been working on a single new 3D printer, but rather, four entirely new BEE 3D printers and one entirely new BEE device. More

New filament is 1,000 times more conductive than existing filaments on the market

May.21, 2015 - Scientists from Singapore have invented a new type of thermoplastic filament that can be used in existing 3D printers to create functional circuits for use in electrical gadgets. More

New G-Code Reverser aims to help with the 3D modeling and printing workflow

May.20, 2015 - A new tool by MakePrintable, G-Code Reverser, is capable of collecting details and data needed from G-Code commands and then uses that data to regenerate the 3D model, which ultimately represents the outcome of the printing process... More

Con3D Consortium 3D prints a life-sized sofa to demonstrate new 3D printer for buildings

May.20, 2015 - Now, a group of companies have come together to create a consortium in an effort to help advance the near-future of 3D printed buildings. Consisting of three Spanish companies that includes: Tudela Veguín, a global leader... More

Mcor IRIS HD brings high definition color to 3D printing

May.20, 2015 - This week at Rapid 2015, Mcor Technologies has released the latest 3D printer to their line-up: Mcor IRIS HD. According to the company, the Mcor IRIS HD provides 360° high-definition color, sharpens details... More

Materialise teams up with KAYIWA to create modern 3D printed clothes rack DINO

May.20, 2015 - Belgium-based 3D printing software and service provider Materialise has teamed up with Finnish design studio KAYIWA to create a series of 3D printed cloth racks called DINO. More

Diamonds are too traditional? Give your fiancé a 3D printed Bitcoin ring worth just as much

May.20, 2015 - Seb Neumayer and his Bitcoin-crazed friends over at thebtcring.com have developed a 3D printable BTC ring that can be made of any material, but that features a QR code linking to a Bitcoin Blockchain. More

SpiderBot v2.1 Delta 3D Printer unveiled with optimal airflow and tilting printheads

May.20, 2015 - While their latest innovations were released less than a year ago, SpiderBot is now back for more with the SpiderBot v2.1 dual extrusion head 3D printer. Now if you happen to own a SpiderBot yourself, you might have been one of ... More

A graphene-based 3D scanner can reveal the inner secrets of artworks

May.20, 2015 - A team of Spanish scientists have successfully developed a 3D scanner capable of transforming 2D surfaces consisting of multiple layers into 3D objects. Just imagine the 3D printing possibilities this offers. More

Inventor creates 3D printed solar powered motors that can run non-stop for 100 years

May.20, 2015 - Created by YouTube user “3D_Printing”, the 3D printed motor isn’t just simply designed to last for one-hundred years - it is also designed to be able to do so unattended! More

This wheeled robot drives itself off of a 3D printer’s print bed once it is done printing

May.20, 2015 - One design engineer by the name of Alex has used the technique of applying various components by hand during a printing process to generate a variety of products. His latest use of the process - called “Print Out” - is the coolest... More

Eastman teams up with taulman 3D to optimize n-vent filament for LulzBot 3D printers

May.20, 2015 - Utilizing the Eastman Amphora™ 3D polymer, 3D printing filament manufacturer taulman 3D has created a new filament offering that offers a seamless combination of toughness, ease of processing and smooth printability. More

MarkForged material testing results reveals even stronger carbon fiber, fiberglass & nylon filament specs

May.20, 2015 - MarkForged has recently released new data that further highlights the capabilities of their Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) and Continuous Filament Fabrication (CFF) materials. More

Budapest's Do3D announces new high resolution G1 DLP 3D printer

May.19, 2015 - The Budapest, Hungary-based company’s G1 DLP System is the first of a product lineup that will include up to 20 micron resolution with a build volume of 100 mm X 80 mm X 150 mm. More

Kickstarter campaign to launch for 3D printed fantasy miniatures platform Mounted Heroes

May.19, 2015 - Imagine 3D Miniatures will be launching a Kickstarter campaign for an online design platform Mounted Heroes where you can easily create original and very cool heroes and their mounts, and send it out for 3D printing ... More

Clean Strands Seal of Approval for eco-friendly 3D printing filament launches on Kickstarter

May.19, 2015 - While there are a few industrial certifications for plastics (ROHS and REACH), none of these consider molten plastics in schools and people’s homes. Founder of Clean Strands Rachel Spieczny is seeking to change all that... More

US Navy uses 3D printed ABS parts to get P-3 Orion airplane back in air

May.19, 2015 - A team of designers and engineers from the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE, part of the Naval Air Systems Command of the US Navy) have relied on 3D printed ABS parts to fix a broken landing gear mechanism on a P-3 Orion... More

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer adopts 3D printing for watch design and development

May.19, 2015 - TAG Heuer have been known for decades as an innovative manufacturer of Avant garde watches that focus on accuracy and tabulation. Located in a small town on the French border called La Chaux de Fonds... More

Create the perfect shoes for your feet: Volumental uses 3D scanning for footwear sizing

May.19, 2015 - Volumental, a Swedish firm, believes that they can forever change the experience of buying footwear by allowing people to 3D scan their feet at home to make more intelligent shoe purchasing decisions. More

UT Austin students create an awesome 3D printed cap gun through reverse engineering

May.19, 2015 - Patrick Lyons, along with three other mechanical engineering students in his class, were tasked by their teacher to take an original product, disassemble it, model the assembly in SolidWorks, and then 3D print the individual parts... More

3D printing helps trio bring rugged Sprite UAV to Kickstarter campaign

May.19, 2015 - Among other more recent examples is the Sprite; a portable and rugged drone that’s designed to be used in the great outdoors for backpacking, hiking and other outdoor activities. More

Painter 3D brings full color painting to your finished 3D prints

May.19, 2015 - Created by Keith Redmond of Wexford, Ireland, the “Painter 3D” is a hardware appliance that is independent from an existing 3D printer and allows a user to simply insert a 3D printed model to be painted via a rotating spray booth. More

3DiTALY's 3D printed Eggform furniture blends craftmanship with modern technologies

May.18, 2015 - 3DiTALY’s first foray into furniture design - the “Eggform” line of products - represents all of the core values that the company wants to highlight with their new furniture design direction... More

Create a 'Soft Robot' using 3D printing and some spare hot glue sticks

May.18, 2015 - Perhaps it was glue sticks then, that inspired 3D printing enthusiast Pavel Mihaylov to create a soft robot using little more than glue sticks, some 3D printing parts, servos and an Arduino Uno. More

Expand your 3D printing options with new potato starch-based Biome3D filament

May.18, 2015 - But if an environmental approach is behind your choice of filaments, you will be happy to learn that there’s a new biodegradable alternative on the market that shares some of the convenient characteristics of ABS: Biome3D filament. More

Taiwan professor unveils ice cream 3D printer that can make 10 cm tall soft serve ice creams

May.18, 2015 - Chen Liyuan set out to hack a 3D printer and a soft serve ice cream machine to ensure that it produced consistent and fair cones of ice cream every time. Together with his students, Chen Liyuan was successful. More

Slrp, a 3D printed child-friendly sealable, storable & drinkable bowl launches on Kickstarter

May.18, 2015 - The 3 printed Slrp bowl has been ergonomically designed to be drinkable, fun, safe and even sealable. The Slrp is the result of a collaboration between four fathers and one friend (Jack, Peter, Sean, Steve and Trey). More

Fox encourages people to 3D print Jason Statham’s face for new 'Spy' movie campaign

May.17, 2015 - Now, a new movie 'Spy' is following suit with the success of Broken Bells’ 3D printable models and have announced that fans can take home (or print at home) a little piece of movie memorabilia before the movie even comes out. More

Mythbusters 3D models Homer Simpon's head for new experiment

May.17, 2015 - Perhaps it comes with little surprise then, that the fantastic myth-busting duo have taken it upon themselves to re-enact and test something that didn’t even happen in the real world at all... More

Researchers develop new 3D bioprinting technique for engineering joint cartilage

May.17, 2015 - Among other recent developments, an international study published in the journal Nature Communications details a more effective use of biocompatible materials in repairing human tissues - particularly the restoration... More

NASA to offer $2.5M for designs for a 3d printed deep space exploration habitat

May.17, 2015 - NASA, along with the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (AKA America Makes), have announced that they are offering $2.25 million in prizes for those who enter the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge... More

3D printing used to help bring smart fart tracking wearable to life

May.17, 2015 - The $120 smartphone-enabled, 3D printed tracking device sadly recently failed its run on Kickstarter, however it serves as an important reminder of just how powerful 3D printing can be for bringing relatively any idea to Kickstarter. More

New Kickstarter campaign aims to bring 3D printed racing quadcopter frames to life

May.16, 2015 - Now, a new campaign has launched on the popular crowdfunding platform and is promising a super-easy DIY quadcopter building experience for those that enjoy racing quadcopters - a relatively new hobby that’s sure to pick up traction... More

3D print your own 'Tact', a low-cost, advanced prosthetic hand

May.16, 2015 - Now, highly-skilled maker Patrick Slade has taken it upon himself to build off of existing 3D printing prosthetic designs and has since released his design for an inexpensive, open source advanced prosthetic hand on ... More

Electroloom - the world's first 3D fabric printer - launches on Kickstarter

May.16, 2015 - The Electroloom 3D printer - which is starting at $4,500 for the first 10 backers and is currently in a developer stage - is a tool for designing and manufacturing custom 3D fabrics. More

Get started on an Elysium-like exoskeleton with this incredible 3D printed hand

May.16, 2015 - Australian 3D printing enthusiast Alex Czech has been spending his free time designing a 3D printable exoskeleton hand based off of his own hand with the goal of extending that build into a complete exoskeleton body suit... More

New 3D printed microbattery could independently power small chips

May.16, 2015 - Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a super small battery using an unusual 3D printing technique that can be used to power all those miniscule chips already available. More

Sixteen-year-old shares build plans for 300 Euro Vulcanus V1 3D Printer

May.15, 2015 - The sixteen-year-old builder, Johannes Rostek, spent this past Easter weekend deciding that he wanted to build an open source RepRap 3D printer. He called it 'Vulcanus V1 3D Printer. More

Brook Drumm announces large-scale Printrbot Pro 3D printer featuring a two-cubic foot build volume

May.15, 2015 - The latest Printrbot offering comes in the form of the Printrbot Pro - a $4,999 3D printer that features a build volume of approximately two cubic feet. While the new 3D printer is aimed at those who want a very large build volume... More

Sharebot launches their Voyager DLP 3D Printer and a complete line of resins

May.15, 2015 - Today, Italy’s Sharebot has officially started selling their latest 3D printer that is also their first foray into Digital Light Processing (DLP) 3D printing technology: the Sharebot Voyager. More

3D print your own wind turbine and charge your devices while camping

May.15, 2015 - Created by Windsor, Ontario-based RMRDTECH - which was founded by mechanical engineer Kyle Bassett and civil engineer Lucas Semple - the "Small Wind Turbine for a Big Difference” is a portable micro wind turbine... More

Success for #toylikeme campaign as MakieLabs launches 3D printed custom dolls with disabilities

May.15, 2015 - Inspired by a recent Facebook campaign - Toy Like Me (#toylikeme) - UK-based 3D printed toymaker MakieLab (creator of Makie Dolls) has responded by creating a line of dolls that are not only customizable to match the owner of the doll... More

MIT Researchers 3D print synthetic spider webs to help design materials with high strength & low density

May.15, 2015 - Now, by using a combination of computational modeling and mechanical analysis, a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a way of using 3D printing to create synthetic spider webs... More

German RepRap reveals details and photos of their X350 3D printer that debuts next week

May.15, 2015 - As German RepRap explains, the machine’s most eye-catching quality is definitely its print space. ‘There is no 3D printer available with a more optimized print space compared to its size. More

Help raise money for volunteers using 3D printing in Nepal Earthquake relief efforts

May.15, 2015 - Most recently, the massive earthquake in Nepal claimed over 7,000 lives and left over 15,000 individuals injured. While there have been many efforts put into place to help bring help to the area.... More

This 3D printed little robot cracks any master combination lock in 30 seconds

May.15, 2015 - Hacker Samy Kamkar has developed a very cool 3D printed Arduino-based device that can crack any master combination lock in just 30 seconds. So there’s no need to get the bolt cutters. More

Turkish 3D printing specialists save life of Sea Turtle with a 3D printed titanium jaw implant

May.15, 2015 - A Loggerhead Sea Turtle named AKUT3 was recently rescued from the Mediterranean and brought to the Sea Turtle Research, Rescue and Rehabilitation Center at Pamukkale University (PAU). More

Polyforge sub-$20,000 3D printer brings industrial-scale SLS 3D printing to small businesses

May.15, 2015 - Among others, the Polyforge aims to bring the power of SLS 3D printing to small businesses looking for high resolution 3D printed objects. “I've been fascinated by 3D printing for a very long time... More

Faraday Motion in the process of creating an app-controlled 3D printed electric skateboard

May.14, 2015 - Sune Pedersen of Faraday Motion is helping lead the revolution of electronic skateboards and he’s using 3D printing to help us get there. With a wide variety of engineers, makers and researchers scattered across Denmark, Poland... More

Emerging Objects 3D prints Utah Teapot Set out of instant tea

May.14, 2015 - Most recently, the design and material science team at Emerging Objects (led by Virginia San Fratello and Ronald Rael) picked a rather unusual material to 3D print with: instant tea. More

Italy’s WASP teams with Rizzoli Institute to create breakthrough 3D printed splints & cranial implants

May.14, 2015 - As a part of their partnership, WASP and Rizzoli will be developing 3D printed braces and casts (which they refer to as “tutors”) as well as 3D printed cranial bone implants - both of which will be printed using PLA filament. More

Singapore-based Polychemy uses 3D printing to turn necklaces into Bitcoin wallets

May.14, 2015 - Polymchemy has brought 21rst century technology into the jewelry world by using 3D printing to engrave necklaces with Bitcoin addresses. Effectively, this turns these necklaces into Bitcoin wallets or debit cards... More

Intricate life-size Iron Man suit, remote controlled tank and drone: 3D printer gives wings to your imagination

May.14, 2015 - While Korean makers have created a number of very cool projects with their ROKIT 3DISON 3D printer, perhaps the most eye-catching is the Iron Man suit. 1 More

House of Eleonore raising funds for fine jewellery made with 3D printing, fair-trade gold & non-mined diamonds

May.14, 2015 - House of Eléonore has now even incorporated 3D printing into the highest segment of the jewelry industry: diamonds. What’s more, they are making diamond jewelry in an entirely humanitarian, using fair-trade gold... More

Disney's 3D printed sound-controlled 'acoustruments' could add physical controls to iPhones

May.14, 2015 - Through their experiments, the researchers were able to harness ultrasonic waves - combined with their iPhone’s speaker and microphone - to create "Passive, Acoustically-Driven, Interactive Controls... More

Chocolate created by the upcoming Choctory 3D printer showcased at Bakery China 2015

May.14, 2015 - Developed by the Nanjing Research Institute of Additive Manufacturing in China, this Choctory 3D printer is already capable of creating food and has entered the beta-testing phase. More

New hydrographic printing adds complicated color patterns to 3D printed objects

May.14, 2015 - Thanks to recent developments in hydrographic printing, users may soon be able to accurately color standard 3D prints from any 3D printer. Hydrographic printing, which is also known as water transfer printing... More

The revolutionary Lily Flying Camera Drone is brought to life thanks to 3D printing

May.13, 2015 - Unlike what most people think of when they think of the term “drone”, Balaresque’s Lily Camera is designed to simply be a flying camera that focuses on a specific subject - such as a runner or a snowboarder. More

Sculpteo releases new study showing the 'State of 3D Printing'

May.13, 2015 - Sculpteo, the online 3D printing service founded in 2009 and based in San Francisco and Paris wanted to find this information out for themselves. The company has since released their findings in a free report released today... More

An updated insight into top-selling 3D printers at Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart's online stores

May.13, 2015 - JeeQ Data, a cloud-based online service that enables users to track product sales from major online retailers including Amazon.com, Walmart.com and BestBuy.com, recently opened up their platform to track 3D printer purchases... More

The TeeBot is an open source 3D printer that folds into a portable suitcase

May.13, 2015 - Now, following the successful release of his TeeBotMax foldable and portable 3D printer last year, design engineer Emmanuel Adututu of the Netherlands has now taken to Kickstarter to launch his new take on the foldable and portable... More

Kai Parthy is back with LAYWOOD-FLEX, a flexible version of LAYWOOD 3D printer filament

May.13, 2015 - Kai Parthy has developed a new edition of the LAYWOOD filament to give us even more 3D printing potential. It’s called LAYWOOD-FLEX, and where the original wood filament sought to emulate a typical two-by-four, the FLEX version... More

Help We-The-Builders to 3D print a 250 piece giant Edgar Allen Poe bust

May.13, 2015 - We The Builders are back with third crowdsourced 3D printing project, a larger and more ambitious project and tribute to perhaps the greatest writer to ever grace the city of Baltimore: Edgar Allan Poe. More

British architects create stunning 3D printed window installation for Xintiandi retail shop in Shanghai

May.13, 2015 - A recent example of how 3D printing has aided in the development of an interior facade installation was recently completed by London-based architecture firm Urban Systems. They created an installation that was featured in the RIBA... More

Michigan Tech explores 3D printing of nerve tissue with low cost BioBot 3D bioprinter

May.13, 2015 - Michigan-based school Michigan Tech recently acquired their very first BioBot to fabricate synthesized nerve tissue. The key is developing the right “bioink,” or printable tissue. More

Create a simple bamboo wind turbine to charge your smartphone with 3D printing

May.12, 2015 - For those who want to create their own simple wind turbine, Instructables user ‘Soliton’ of HERO Electronics has recently uploaded a project that enables users to create their own basic wind turbine for powering small appliances... More

TechWiz Jonathan Russell gives a tutorial on effectively and safely smoothing 3D prints

May.12, 2015 - More recently, Russell took to his TechWiz YouTube channel to share his experience with finishing a 3D printed Darth Vader mask that was printed using fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printing. More

Chinese doctors use 3D printed spine of patient to help in delicate spinal surgery

May.12, 2015 - More recently, a surgery in China on a young woman further helped highlight how 3D printing can help in even the most delicate of surgeries - such as those having to do with the spinal cord. More

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