Statial 3D printed fully adjustable mouse

May.31, 2013 -   Charlie Pyott has designed and created a 3D printed mouse "Statial" that has fully adjustable ergonomics. More

3D printed Google Glass privacy cover 

May.31, 2013 -  The best way is probably to cover the camera and display in a glass device. Thanks to 3D printing, maker Ryan Weaving is able to come up with a simple solution. More 

3D Hubs Antwerp is open, building largest 3D printing network in Belgium 

May.31, 2013 -  This week 3D Hubs celebrated the opening of its second city: Antwerp in Belgium. More 

Optomec is 3D printing antennas

May.31, 2013 -   Optomec, Inc. announced yesterday that it is developing a new digital production solution that enables direct printing of antennas used in mobile device applications. More

Siemens donates $440 million to prepare students at YSU for advanced manufacturing

May.30, 2013 -  This morning, the Siemens Corporation announced their donation of a $440 million grant to Youngstown State University (YSU).  More 

Pirate3D launches Buccaneer 3D printer on Kickstarter

May.30, 2013 -  Pirate3D's low-cost 3D printer is now, finally, launched on Kickstarter.  More 

i.materialise introducing its first flexible Rubber-like material

May.30, 2013 -   i.materialise announces today that the company is testing its rubber-like material which were used for making the latest dress from Iris van Herpen together with Julia Koerner. More

3D printing market in China to reach $1.6 billion within three years 

May.30, 2013 -  According to Luo Jun, CEO of the Beijing-based Asian Manufacturing Association (AMA), Revenues for the 3D printing industry in China are likely to reach 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) within three years. More 

Shapeways announces new improved elasto plastic for makers 

May.30, 2013 -  Shapeways announces today a flexible, rubbery plastic material called Elasto Plastic. It features high impact resistance, flexibility and compression. More 

Belgian retailer plans to custom-made running shoes with 3D printers

May.30, 2013 -   The Belgian shoe retailer Runners Service Lab received a grant of 152,000 euro from the Flemish innovation agency IWT to investigate the feasibility of manufacturing affordable custom-made running shoes with 3D printers. More

Scientists create carbonized micro-bunny sculpture showing promises of new 3D printing material 

May.30, 2013 -  A team of Japanese scientists created a tiny rabbit sculpture, the size of a typical bacterium, using a new 3D printing material, a new type of resin which can be molded into complex, highly conductive 3D structures.  More 

Mary Meeker's 2013 Internet Trends: Re-imagination of manufacturing - 3D printing 

May.30, 2013 -  Mary Meeker unveiled an stunning annual Internet Trends report for 2013 at the D11 Conference, showing what's ahead in the technology industry. More 

McKinsey report: 12 disruptive technologies by 2025, 3D printing included

May.29, 2013 -   Researchers at the global research firm McKinsey has released a new, wide-ranging report that identifies 12 economically disruptive technologies that could deliver significant economic impacts to the global economy. More

Design your own 3D-printed ring with Shapeways' new app

May.29, 2013 -  3D-printing company Shapeways announced a new Custom Ring Creator app that allows anyone to create their own 3D-printed rings in minutes. More 

360Heros on Kickstarter: Capture HD 360° video & photos with 3D printed designs 

May.29, 2013 -  Using an array of GoPro cameras, mounted to the 360Heros patent pending 360 Plug-n-Play Holders, you'll be able to snap stunning 360° panoramas in one click of the WiFi remote.  More 

Design for life: create a better gas mask for fire services using 3D printing

May.29, 2013 -   Design Reality has recently used the Objet260 Connex multi-material 3D printer to design and prototype an improved version of gas mask respirators for the UK Ministry of Defence and US Fire Services. More

China shows off world largest 3D printed titanium fighter component 

May.29, 2013 -  At the 16th China International High-tech Expo AVIC Laser showed off the world's largest titanium aircraft critical component produced using 3D Laser Direct Manufacturing technology. More 

Deezmaker introduces $649 Bukito portable mini printer kit 

May.28, 2013 -  Deezmaker announced its Bukito lightweight, portable 3-D printer at Bay Area MakerFaire this year.  More 

3D printer headed to Space Station in August 2014

May.28, 2013 -   NASA is planning to send a 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) in August 2014. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala is working with Made In Space. More

GE Aviation to conduct in-process inspection to increase additive production speeds 

May.28, 2013 -  GE Aviation and Sigma Labs, Inc. signed a Joint Technology Development Agreement (JTDA) to advance and implement in-process inspection technologies for additive manufactured jet engine components.  More 

Design your own 3D printable jewelry on Suuz 

May.28, 2013 -  With a handy tool and the new 3D printing technology, in Delft, the Nederlands wants to allow anyone to design and wear personalized jewelry and accessories. More 

Petfig transforms photo of your pet into 3D sculptures

May.27, 2013 -   Together with his partner Roman, a 3D designer from Ukraine Kakumrua are planning to launch a new Petfig service, a simple way to make Pet figure using 3D printing. More

LAYBRICK: a new rough 3D printer filament for a sandstone effect

May.27, 2013 -  Kai Parthy, inventor of Laywoo-D3 wood filament has just released a new filament, LAYBRICK, a rough filament that can be used to print large architecture models or landscapes. More 

3D printed iconic album art of Joy Division's "Unknown Pleasures" 

May.27, 2013 -  Inspired by Grant Gee's 2007 documentary on Joy Division, German blogger Michael Zoellner decided to print the iconic cover of their first album Unknown Pleasures using 3D printing.  More 

3D-printable version of chess-like Game of Thrones Cyvasse

May.27, 2013 -   Working with his friend Nate Stephens, Croft has created a 3D-printable version of Cyvasse to make it playable in real world. More

Creative 3D printed interactive sculpture adds a human touch to the workplace 

May.26, 2013 -  Polish company Platige Image jointly with Bridge created BIOSTAGOG – an amazing interactive sculpture which combines algorithmic design, 3D printing, mapping and interaction. More 

Amazon CEO: 3D printing will not change the distribution of products anytime soon 

May.25, 2013 -  Once a year, Amazon shareholders have a chance to ask Bezos anything they wish. One of interesting questions was about 3D printing, and its potential to change the distribution of products. More 

DIY VirtuRange LIDAR 3D-Scanner

May.25, 2013 -   There are a lot DIY scanners out there, but Bernhard from VirtuMake wanted to build a time-of-flight 3D scanner at home. More

High school student designs 3D printable finger splints for developing countries 

May.24, 2013 -  Ian McHale, a student in Steinert High School in New Jersey has developed a design for a finger splint that can be produced on a 3D printer for less than 2 cents.  More 

Darkmatter: 3D printed Arduino compatible Xbox Laptop hits Kickstarter

May.24, 2013 -  Austin, Tx based online hackerspace TechJango has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Darkmatter Xbox Laptop you can buy as a fully assembled product or in kit form.  More 

Australian police warns of dangers of 3D printed guns

May.24, 2013 -   New South Wales Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione has warned the public against the use of 3-dimensional printed guns, pointing out that they are both dangerous and illegal. More

3D printers may speed soft robots evolution 

May.24, 2013 -  A research team has created a computer algorithm that can be used to witness virtual creatures evolving their squishy, muscle-like features in order to teach themselves to walk. More 

Wohlers reports continued growth in 3DP, growth of low-cost 3D printers cools significantly 

May.23, 2013 -  According to Wohlers report, the market for 3D printing in 2012, consisting of all products and services worldwide, grew 28.6% (CAGR) to $2.204 billion. More 

Homeland Security bulletin: it could be "impossible" to stop 3D-printed guns

May.23, 2013 -   A new bulletin from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns that it could be "impossible" to stop 3D-printed guns from being made. More

Plug & Print Zortrax M200 3D printer launched on Kickstarter 

May.23, 2013 -  After two years of development the Poland-based Zortrax team has finally launched its Zortrax M200 3D printer on Kickstarter. The Plug & Print Zortrax M200 is a cool printer. More 

Largest Chinese online retailer starts selling Cube 3D printers 

May.23, 2013 -  Jingdong Mall, the largest online B2C market in China, has become the first Chinese retailer to sell 3D printers, starting with the Cube from 3D Systems.  More 

BotObjects releases 3D print samples, opens for telephone early orders

May.23, 2013 -   Today BotObjects has updated their website and released specifications of ProDesk3D 3D printer. They have also posted some images of the items which it claims were printed on their new full color 3D printer. More

Baby's life saved with groundbreaking bioresorbable splint made by 3D printer 

May.23, 2013 -  A baby's life has been saved by using a device to restore his breathing created by a 3D printer. Kaiba Gionfriddo, a six-week-old baby collapsed and turned blue when the family was at a restaurant. More 

3D printed Maori design for iphone case 

May.22, 2013 -  The cases were created by Mark Storm, a graphic/tattoo designer from Holland, to fit the iphones 4, 4s and 5.  More 

3-D printing could shake up U.S. Navy's supply chains

May.22, 2013 -   The U.S. Navy could soon use 3D printing to shake up current supply chains, sea basing and even maritime strategy, said Lieutenant Commander Michael Llenza. More

Free Cubify Draw app turns your fingers into an instant 3D drawing tool 

May.22, 2013 -  3D Systems launched today Cubify Draw, a free mobile 3D printing app that allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad or iPad Mini device to create 3D printable content with their fingertips. More 

Make your kids' drawings come alive with 3D printing 

May.22, 2013 -  For father's day, here is the appealing alternative proposed by Doodlesculpt: to turn those drawings into 3D sculptures by using 3D printing technology. More 

Microsoft's new Xbox One design benefits from 3D printing

May.22, 2013 -   There was a lot of 3D printing involved in the design of new Xbox One. Microsoft has three Objet 3D printers in its hardware design center. More

3D Printer Test Kit on Kickstarter 

May.21, 2013 -  A small group of toy developers at 3DKitbash have come up with a 3D Printer test kit aiming to help makers forecast their 3D Printer's abilities.  More 

OpenBeam Kossel Pro 3D Printer on Kickstarter 

May.21, 2013 -  In collabration with Johann Rocholl, the creator of the Rostock and Kossel 3D printer, Tam's team launches the next generation deltabot - Kossel's bigger variant Kossel Pro on Kickstarter.  More 

How to print photographs on a 3D printer

May.21, 2013 -   Amanda Ghassaei, assistant tech editor at Instructables printed LP records on a professional 3D printer back in December 2012. This week she showed us at Instructables how to print photographs on a 3D printer. More

Sightseeing by touch: experience the world with 3D models

May.21, 2013 -  Guide4Blind is a trendsetting project to develop new tourism experiences for the visually impaired and blind. Behind the scenes, it is 3D printing technology that plays a big part in the success of this project. More 

NASA grant $125K to fund 3D food printer 

May.21, 2013 -  Systems & Materials Research Corporation (SMRC), just received a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to further develop a fully functional 3D food printer. More 

3D printed bullets (video)

May.20, 2013 -   taofledermaus 3D print his own plastic shotgun slugs, with a spin on it to keep it balance. More

Chilean Thinker Thing created first ever 3D object with the mind 

May.20, 2013 -  On 8th May 2013 George Lakowsky, CTO of Thinker Thing successfully created a real physical object with his mind. More 

Charge Bikes: 3D titanium printing, the future of bike production (video) 

May.20, 2013 -  Nick Larsen, Charge Bikes General Manager, tours the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company who uses 3D printing to produce titanium dropouts for Charge Bikes.  More 

Type A Machines presents aluminum-framed Series 1 Pro 3D printer

May.20, 2013 -   At Maker Faire Bay Area 2013, San Francisco based Type A Machines presented their latest "engineering concept": the Series 1 Pro. More

Sugar Lab 3D printed sweet geometric sculptures entirely from sugar 

May.20, 2013 -  Los Angeles-based Kyle and Liz, a husband and wife architectural design team in Los Angeles have figured out a way to 3D print objects using sugar. More 

Tinkercad reopens, Autodesk agrees to acquire Tinkercad

May.19, 2013 -  Design software maker Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) Saturday revealed that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tinkercad, an easy-to-use browser-based 3D design tool. More 

An 11-year-old inventor and his 3D printer (video)

May.18, 2013 -   Andrew Man-Hudspith is 11 years old but he has used his 3D printer to make plastic objects and repair things that breaks. More

H3Dpro - 3D body scan and 3D figurine printing on Indiegogo 

May.18, 2013 -  Belgium natives Philippe Letellier and Fred Paulus, Founders of H3Dpro, LLC, have launched a campaign on Indiegogo to provide HD, full-body or face 3D scanning services. More 

Make a longbow out of a pair of skis... with help of 3D printer 

May.18, 2013 -  James Hobson made a longbow out of an old pair of skis and some plastic parts printed solid out of ABS. The draw weight is around 25lbs. More 

IC3D printers launches crowd funding campaign to make better 3D printing material

May.18, 2013 -   Dublin, Ohio-based IC3D Printers has launched a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo to manufacture high-quality, more affordable and locally made 3D printing material. More

Mataerial 3D printer allows you to create objects in the air 

May.17, 2013 -  Mataerial 3D printer prints Object on any given working surface independently of its inclination and smoothness, and without a need of additional support structures. More 

3D printed robot bird can dive, spiral, flip - and fool a hawk 

May.17, 2013 -  The flying 3D printed robot bird: it can dive and roll and looks so realistic that other birds have attacked it in flight. More 

A food bowl which gives a hand … to disabled hands!

May.17, 2013 -   Shelly and Gaïa will spend May and June 3-D printing bowls and using those to cast ceramic, food-safe versions. More

Formlabs announcing new print material: clear resin 

May.17, 2013 -  The Formlabs team, David Cranor, Maxim Lobovsky, and Natan Linder, has launched their first print material: clear resin. More 

Pirate3D reveals tech specs for Buccaneer 3D printer 

May.17, 2013 -  Pirate3D reveals a comparison chart of the Buccaneer 3D printer to the MakerBot Replicator 2. More 

Introducing Tumaker Voladora Desktop 3D printer

May.16, 2013 -   Tumaker Voladora is a new 3D printer designed and built by the Basque Country based Tumaker. More

3D-printed growing wearable accessories inspired by cordyceps, Insect-eating Fungus 

May.16, 2013 -  Fascinated by cordyceps and images of patterns in nature on a macro and micro level, architect and designer Xuedi Chen wants to turns them into fashion using 3D printing. More 

3D scanning reveals caterpillars turning into butterflies 

May.16, 2013 -  How does a caterpillar turn into a butterfly? Scientists from the University of Manchester have taken 3D images of a caterpillar and watched the whole process using micro-CT scanning technology. More 

Prince Harry and David Cameron meet the 3D printed Makie dolls - of themselves

May.16, 2013 -   As part of the GREAT Britain / Innovation is GREAT campaign, London-based MakieLab was invited to present its Makies toys to attendees at yesterday's showcase. More

SkinPrint: 3D Bio-printed human skin can help burn victims 

May.16, 2013 -  Four students from Leiden University in the Netherlands have come up a striking concept: SkinPrint. "SkinPrint will solve this major issue by producing human skin with a 3D Bioprinter." Notes the team.  More 

3D-printed gun lasts only one shot in Finnish test 

May.16, 2013 -  The Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle has also successfully printed a replica of "Liberator". Journalist Ville Vaarne downloaded the blueprints and went to Aalto University in Espoo to get it printed out. More 

PP3DP releases UP Plus 2 3D printer 

May.15, 2013 -  Beijing based Delta Micro Factory Corp. (PP3DP) announced today the release of its UP Plus 2 3D printer, an upgraded version based on its flagship product UP! Plus. More 

3D printed Smart Watch band for your iPod Nano on Indiegogo 

May.15, 2013 -  Brooklyn based designer Dominic Prescod has launched VIR/The 6th Relic, a 3D printed Smart Watch band on Indiegogo.  More 

Shape-It-Up lets designers manipulate 3D shapes using hand gestures 

May.15, 2013 -  A new design tool that specialised computer algorithms and a depth-sensing camera could enable designers and artists to create and modify 3D shapes using hand gestures instead of keyboard and mouse. More 

Amsterdam college banned teachers and students from 3D-printing a gun

May.15, 2013 -   The Executive Council of Amsterdam's hbo college has banned students and lecturers from making a gun with the college's 3D printer. More

Entrepreneur 3D-printed Google Glass and shared the design 

May.15, 2013 -  No need to worry about that you don't have US$1,500 to be a Google Glass early adopter. Someone in China has 3D-printed out his own Google glass and share the design for free. More 

The Smithsonian is 3D-scanning the past for future generations 

May.14, 2013 -  What can you do to bring some of the Smithsonian's 137 million objects to life? The Smithsonian decided to use laser arm scanners to preserve its collection.  More 

World's first fully 3D-printed mobiles

May.14, 2013 -   Marco Mahler, a kinetic sculptor specializing in mobiles, and Henry Segerman, have released a collection of fully 3D-printed mobiles today. More

Quentin Harley released SCARA based "RepRap Morgan" 3D printer and its design 

May.14, 2013 -  Reprap Morgan is a concentric dual arm SCARA FDM 3D printer, designed and built by Quentin Harley. The SCARA stands for Selective Compliant Assembly Robot Arm or Selective Compliant Articulated Robot Arm. More 

Terry Wohlers fears U.S. losing its edge in additive manufacturing 

May.14, 2013 -  Terry Wohlers, an industry consultant, analyst, and speaker, president of independent consulting firm Wohlers Associates, provided some impressive insights into the market of Additive Manufacturing.  More 

Aleph Objects introducing new Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer

May.14, 2013 -   Aleph Objects, Inc. announces a bigger and better 3D printer today: Lulzbot TAZ. "It is LulzBot's top-of-the-line, highest quality printer to date." claims the company. More

Pirate3D's Buccaneer 3D printer is priced at US$347 

May.13, 2013 -  Pirate3D has officially announced the price of the fully-assembled Buccaneer 3D printer for mass market. More 

Ultimarker: When augmented reality meets 3D printing 

May.13, 2013 -  Augmented reality and 3D printing are the hottest emerging technologies and two most impactful and radical innovations of our time. More 

Sharing your designs with anyone using Teleport It 3D

May.13, 2013 -   Layer By Layer has announced the launch of "Teleport It 3D", a new online file-sharing platform that lets users "teleport" ready-to-print 3D designs to anyone with a personal 3D printer. More

Sand moulds from a 3D printer used for building race car seat 

May.13, 2013 -  The Elefant Racing team of the University of Bayreuth proves that sand moulds from a 3D printer are not just used as metal casts but are also ideally suited for laminate templates. More 

Stratasys announces record financial results for Q1 2013 

May.13, 2013 -  Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) today announced record financial results for the first quarter of 2013.  More 

W.Afate: a 3D printer made from recycled e-waste wants to go to Mars

May.13, 2013 -   Located in Lome, Capital of Togo, WoeLab is the first hackerpace in west Africa. A young Togolese maker at WoeLab wants to bring 3D printing technology to the land. More

UK reporters built a 3D-printed gun and took it on board Eurostar without being stopped

May.12, 2013 -  Two journalists from the British newspaper The Mail downloaded the blueprints, built the gun which is capable of firing a live round, and then smuggled it on to an Eurostar train on last Friday.  More 

Fan 3D printed out all items from the original the Legend of Zelda

May.11, 2013 -   A die-hard Legend of Zelda fan has used 3D printing to produce all items from the original Zelda in full color. He calls his project Hyrule Foundry. More

DNA 3D printed shoe (concept) built for the way you move 

May.10, 2013 -  Seattle based designer Pensar believes that footwear will be crafted with form, materials and colors fully mapped to our individual style and activity.  More 

This 3D Printed Inchworm Robot can Self-Assemble by Folding 

May.10, 2013 -  The little robot can self-assemble based on the "shape memory" characteristics of the polymers in its construction. And, it was 3D printed. More 

Michigan Tech Launches 3D Printers for Peace Contest 

May.10, 2013 -  Michigan Technological University is inviting anyone who thinks they might know the answer to enter the first 3D Printers for Peace Contest. More 

Disney turns you into a 7-inch 3D-printed Stormtrooper for $99.95

May.10, 2013 -   Disney is offering you the chance to put your face on a 3D-printed Stormtrooper figurine. More

White House Launches $200M Competition for three new manufacturing innovation institutes 

May.10, 2013 -  The Obama Administration is launching competitions to create three new manufacturing innovation institutes with a Federal commitment of $200 million across five Federal agencies. More 

Raspberry Pi powered RoboKeg is a 3D printed hand-free beer dispenser 

May.9, 2013 -  A team of self-described "lazy hackers" has come up an automated beer dispensing system named RoboKeg, a Raspberry Pi powered, NFC (Near Field Communications) triggered beer tap. More 

State Department ordered to take down 3D printable gun files

May.9, 2013 -   Cody Wilson says he has received a letter from the State Department Office requesting him taking down immediately all data supposedly in violation of the Arms Export Control Act from public access. More

Artifact: 'technology can fail to capture real life' 

May.9, 2013 -  Exploring the ways technology can fail to capture real life using 3D printing. Artifact, a solo exhibition by Sophie Kahn, opens today, May 9, at the Student Union Galleries. More 

Could 3D scanner detect mist, ice or humidity? Here are the remarkable results! 

May.9, 2013 -  Two British architects, Matthew Shaw and William Trossell have been expanding the representational range of the laser scanner over the past few years. More 

Experts warns that 3D-printed guns may cause a danger to their users

May.9, 2013 -   However experts warn that firing a gun in which any part has been created in a 3D printer could pose a potential threat to their users. More

Seattle Film Festival created classic moments in movies using 3D printing 

May.8, 2013 -  Each scene was beautifully recreated with 3D miniatures. Some of them are designed in the computer and then made into physical models using a Makerbot 3D printer. More 

Why designer Alan Nguyen made a 3D printed 'iPhone Shoe'

May.8, 2013 -  Designer Alan Nguyen of Freedom of Creation in Amsterdam created a 3D printed iPhone shoe in 2012, commissioned by Freedom Of Creation for FreshFiber. More 

Robohand on Indiegogo: 3D printing collaboration creates helping hands

May.8, 2013 -  Robohand is a story of collaboration from 10,000 miles apart between Richard Van As and Ivan Owen, a theatrical prop designer from Seattle, Washington, and made possible using 3D printing technology. More

Mecube: easy-to-learn 3D design app for iPhone and iPad

May.7, 2013 -   Mecube is an easy-to-learn 3D design mobile app to design and 3D print your own stuff. It is a voxel based 3D modeling tool that lets users create their own 3D model. More

VEEMEE 3D Printer in PlayStation®Home 

May.7, 2013 -  This week VEEMEE is introducing the latest trendy and awesome new addition to Home users: A 3D Laser Printer. More 

Creaform to introduce robot-mounted 3D scanners

May.7, 2013 -   Creaform has launched on Monday a robot-mounted laser 3D scanner for automated inspection on and off the production line. More

3D Systems can turn you into a Star Trek figure for $70 

May.7, 2013 -  3D Systems launched today the first 3D printing-based Star Trek app to create customized 3D printed products and collectibles based on the iconic Star Trek series through Cubify. More 

Lexus' 3D printed giant puppet finds love in Daniel Kleinman's eye-opening spot 

May.7, 2013 -  On May 1, Lexus launched a global advertising campaign with the theme "Amazing in Motion." 'Steps' is the first in a series of Amazing in Motion projects and features a larger-than-life human figures. More 

The CAD files of first fully 3D printable gun are released 

May.6, 2013 -  This weekend the world's first gun made with 3D printing technology has been successfully tested in the Texas, US. More 

Daniel Widrig to show off 3D printed design this week in London 

May.6, 2013 -  It was inevitable that 3D printing would make an appearance at this year's COLLECT. Artist Daniel Widrig brings his crazy 3D printed work to the show. More 

New disk-like invisibility cloak is 3D-printed 'Frisbee' 

May.6, 2013 -  Now it appears creating a simple cloak has become a lot simpler and inexpensive with 3D printing. More 

French office supplies retailer launches 3D printing service to public

May.6, 2013 -   French office supplies retailer Top Office, a branch of the Mulliez Family's retailing empire in France, has launches its first 3D printing service to the public. More

3D printed guitar now available with 76 pickup tones 

May.5, 2013 -  AweSome Musical Instruments, the manufacturer of high performance pickup switch upgrade products, has released their first 3D printed guitar. More 

US Senator Schumer calls for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal 

May.5, 2013 -  U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer called for legislation to make building a gun using a 3D printer to be illegal this morning at a news conference in his Manhattan office. More 

German ICT firms believe 3D printing will have significant impact on many industries

May.5, 2013 -   In a survey conducted by Bitkom among 320 companies in the ICT sector four out of five companies expect that 3D printers will affect large sectors of the economy. More

Say I Love You with a 3D printed red rose 

May.4, 2013 -  JustPaperRoses created "The I Love You Rose™" on a 3D printer at Shapeways in a process called selective laser sintering (SLS). More 

Forme It UK launches high resolution 3D models library 

May.4, 2013 -  K-based Forme It has created a digital design library to give 3D modellers an easy and affordable access to high resolution 3D models.  More 

PrismX open source 3D printer launched on Kickstarter

May.4, 2013 -   U.S. Company Terawatt Industries launched an open-source 3D printer PrismX on Kickstarter. More

Australian researchers develop body parts using 3D printing

May.3, 2013 -   Researchers at Melbourne's St Vincent's Hospital is working on developing human organs by building body cells layer by layer using a 3D printer. More

Artist Kevin Mack's latest 3D printed sculptures 

May.3, 2013 -  Artist Kevin Mack will be showing his new 3D printed sculptures in the "Imagined Realities - New Media" Group Exhibit at the PS Zask Gallery in Palos Verdes. More 

The world's first entirely 3D-printed gun is here

May.3, 2013 -   25-year-old University of Texas law student Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed, has provided images of the first 3D-printed handgun. More

Staples starts selling Cube 3D printers for $1299.99 

May.3, 2013 -  Staples, the world's largest office products company and second largest e-commerce company, has become the the first major U.S. retailer to sell 3D printers. More 

Low-cost DARPA robot hand can pick up 50-pound weights 

May.3, 2013 -  The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and iRobot, have released a three-finger robotic hand that is able to pick up keys and 50-pound (22.7kg) weight, using tweezers. More 

Printrbot launches $299 Printrbot Simple 3D printer

May.2, 2013 -   If you just get started and have a thought of building a 3D printer, The Printrbot Simple might be the right product for you. More

£220 3D printing filament extruder launched on Kickstarter 

May.2, 2013 -  UK maker Edward Clifford have been developing a low cost plastic extrusion system for many months now, and now he is in his final stages before completing a production unit.  More 

Library raising funds for life-size Hulk statue and 3D printer 

May.2, 2013 -  The Northlake Public Library in Illinois launches an IndieGoGo campaign hoping to raise fund for getting a 9-foot-tall Incredible Hulk statue and a 3D printer.  More 

American Graphite announces further details of Graphene 3D printing material development

May.2, 2013 -   Today American Graphite reveals that the Company has reached an agreement in principle with its collaboration partner, Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology. More

Exploring digital fabrication at DesignX @ ICFF 2013 New York 

May.2, 2013 -  This month North America's premier showcase for contemporary design, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will add 3D printing and digital fabrication. More 

Hot Pop Factory launches one-of-a-kind 3D printed wooden jewelry 

May.2, 2013 -  Hot Pop Factory has just unveiled two new collections: 3D printed wooden necklaces and 3D printed nylon jewelry on April 30.  More 

ICTP scientists publish free book: Low-Cost 3D Printing 

May.1, 2013 -  For preparing the First International Workshop held in Trieste, Italy in 2013, the ICTP has released a free e-book which collects all the contributions of the scientists and 3D printing ethusiasts that will take part in the workshop.  More 

3D printed bionic ear can hear radio frequencies 

May.1, 2013 -  Scientists at Princeton University used off-the-shelf printing tools to create a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability. More 

Update: Pirate 3D Buccaneer 3D printer giveaway

May.1, 2013 -   Pirate 3D revealed some photos of their Buccaneer 3D printer which is scheduled to be launched in May. More

3D printing service to be integrated in game Space Qube

May.1, 2013 -   The Independent game development team Qubit Games in Taiwan said that they would integrate 3D printing service into its upcoming iOS game "Space Qube" in the future. More

3D Systems Buys RPDG

May.1, 2013 -   3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced today that it has acquired Rapid Product Development Group, Inc. ("RPDG"), a provider of on-demand additive and traditional manufacturing services. More

Solidscape Announces Winners of 2013 BASELWORLD Design Competition

May.1, 2013 -  Solidscape, Inc., the provider of high precision 3D wax printers for the jewelry industry, announced the winners of the 2013 BASELWORLD Design Competition.  More 

ExOne Opens Materials R&D Laboratory in Ohio

May.1, 2013 -   The ExOne Company (XONE) , provider of 3D printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, announced that it established a new material characterization and testing facility in St. Clairsville, Ohio. More

3DLT partners with makexyz for 3D printing services 

Apr.30, 2013 -  3DLT, a 3D printing template marketplace announced its partnership with makexyz to enable its customers to 3D print the designs they purchase. More 

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