Virginia Tech introducing latest 3D printing vending machine DreamVendor 2

Jun.1, 2014 - In the Fall of 2013, the DREAMS Lab tasked a team of 8 Virginia Tech mechanical engineering students with creating the next generation of the DreamVendor for their senior design project. 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

Introducing GeckoTek, first scientifically formulated print bed for 3d printers

May.31, 2014 - The GeckoTek Build Plate is a new innovation for low cost Fused Filament 3D Printers. GeckoTek has developed a permanent coating that has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of 3D printing. 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

First Belgian-made 3D printer TripodMaker wins big at Bizidee

May.30, 2014 - TripodMaker, the first 3D printer manufactured in Belgium, was developed by 27-year old civil engineering student Pieter-Jan Vandendriessche and his partner Eva Spillebeen. More

MakerBot and B&H create 3D printing store-within-a-store in NY

May.30, 2014 - MakerBot opens a new MakerBot store-within-a-store on May 29, 2014 at the B&H SuperStore at 420 Ninth Avenue in New York. This is the first store-within-a-store for MakerBot. More

3D printing: How it works, its advantages, how it's shaping business & how to invest [Infographic]

May.30, 2014 - A new infographic created by VisualCapitalist on helf of Graphite, Graphene and 3D Printing company Lomiko Metals details the ins and outs of 3D printing and its effect on the business world. More

Chinese company showcases largest full color FDM 3D printer, 3.8m length

May.30, 2014 - A company in Sanya, China has announced the development of the nation's largest full color FDM 3D printer. This massive 3D printer has a build envelope of 3.8 x 2.4 ×1.8m. More

German 3D printed SmoothFood actually looks and tastes pretty good

May.30, 2014 - Researchers in Germany are doing some incredible things with 3D printing. They are working on a 3D food printer that will be able to create easily digestible food. More

Meet Morphi, the intuitive 3D design app for iPad & iPad mini

May.29, 2014 - NY start-up Inventery has announced the release of Morphi, its intuitive 3D modeling and design app for the iPad and iPad mini. 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

Japanese company DNP working on security program to control 3D printing

May.29, 2014 - Earlier this month, a Japanese man who lives in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture was arrested on suspicion of illegally possessing handguns created by a 3D printer. 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

Wal-Mart CEO says retailer may buying 3D printing company

May.29, 2014 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said the world's largest retailer may use 3D printers for producing supplies and may also target a 3D printing acquisition. 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

New Matter's MOD-t 3D printer launches on Indiegogo, starting at $149

May.28, 2014 - Today CA based startup New Matter has launched a 35 day Indiegogo campaign to accept pre-orders for their new 3D printer, the MOD-t. New Matter has significantly reduced the cost to produce the MOD-t 3D Printer. More

Isis3D launches new dual extruder Isis One desktop 3D printer

May.28, 2014 - Isis3D, a young yet highly ambitious 3D printer startup, has just released an improved version of its Isis One desktop 3D printer. Now featuring precision-aligned powerful dual extruders for soluble support. More

German startup launches 3D printing pen & $649 Iceman 3D printer on Indiegogo

May.28, 2014 - German startup 3DMedifab UG has launched two projects on Indiegogo: 3D printing pen and a compact Iceman3D desktop 3D printer. The new Cloudio2go 3D printer pen is very similar to the 3Doodler. 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

Strooder, first truly consumer 3D printer filament extruder to launch on Kickstarter today

May.27, 2014 - David Graves and Greg Gruszecki, founder of OmniDynamics are going to launch Strooder, a truly consumer 3D printing filament extruder on Kickstarter today. More

BetAbram to release 3D house printer for €12,000 in July/August 2014

May.26, 2014 - BetAbram, a Krsko, Slovenia based company has designed and constructed three different types of BetAbram 3D printer capable of printing houses. More

ToyFabb, a secure 3D printing marketplace for 3d printable toy files

May.26, 2014 - To make 3D printed toys more accessible, Toyfab team announces today the launch of the first specialized online marketplace for 3 printable toy files. Founded by Jochen Hanselmann and Alex Schmid. 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

NTU launches S$30 million 3D printing research centre

May.26, 2014 - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) unveiled its new S$30 million 3D printing centre on Monday. Named Additive Manufacturing Centre (NAMC), the center was officially launched by Mr Lee Yi Shyan. More

South Korea's largest telecom company to feature 3DISON 3D printers

May.26, 2014 - ROKIT Inc. announced that it has sighed an agreement with SK Telecom, the largest mobile telecommunications company in Korea to provide its 3D printers to 100 SKT's shops in Seoul and metropolitan area. More

LittleDLPer aims to be an affordable open source DLP 3D printer, soon on Kickstarter

May.26, 2014 - Meet the LittleDLPer, an affordable, open source DLP Stereolithography (SLA) 3D Printer. DLP Projector based printers have been gaining in popularity in the last few years. More

Visualize your prototypes before 3D printing them with CastAR glasses

May.25, 2014 - Here is very cool concept from Ryan Smith. Ryan used CastAR, Technical Illusions' unique AR/VR gaming headset to demonstrate the 3D design inside a Makerbot, before the printing process. More

Cambridge design studio Dovetailed invented a 3D fruit printer

May.24, 2014 - Working with Microsoft in Cambridge, Dovetailed has developed a 3D fruit printer that uses a molecular-gastronomy technique called spherification which is able to print an apple or a pear in just seconds. 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

Sneak peak of Robo 3D R2 printer, Titan electronics board & new file sharing site

May.23, 2014 - At maker faire San Francisco held last weekend (May.17~18, 2014) Robo 3D announces the R2 available for pre order this summer. From the photo Robo 3D posted days ago, the R2 looks really nice. 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

Polish startup to introduce full metal extruder & multifunctional delta 3D printer

May.22, 2014 - Janusz Wojcik and Pawel Rokitalaunched its first product Goliat Extruder and latest project: delta 3D printer that prints with ceramics, salt, plastics and even food. 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

3D printing company cited by OSHA after explosion, facing $64,400 in penalties

May.22, 2014 - Woburn, MA based 3D printing company Powderpart was cited by OSHA for one willful and nine serious violations of workplace safety standards after an explosion and fire on Nov. 5, 2013. More

3D printed filament upgrade lets you print flexible Ninjaflex on a PrintrBot

May.22, 2014 - But if you have ever tried printing ninjaflex on a PrintrBot, you may have noticed sometimes the printer doesn't extrude well. Because the material is so flexible. More

Sales of 3D metal printers grew nearly 76% in 2013

May.22, 2014 - According to a new report by Wohlers Associates, a research consultancy focused on additive manufacturing and 3D printing, sales of 3D printers capable of manufacturing metal parts are growing rapidly. 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

QU-BD unveiled new $199 One Up 3D printer in bright neon colors

May.21, 2014 - QU-BD, founded by Chelsea, David, Nathan & Courtney, has successfully raised over $400,000 from 1,400 backer for the Kickstarter campaign of their $199 One Up 3D printer in November 2013. More

3D Systems' Cube 3 and CubePro 3D printers available to pre-order, starting at $999

May.21, 2014 - 3D Systems announced Tuesday that its Cube 3 and CubePro 3D printers will ship in the second half of June 2014 and are now available to pre-order. More

3DLT teams up with PieceMaker to offer in-­store 3D printing experience

May.21, 2014 - Covington-based 3DLT, a platform for 3D Printing As-a-Service, has announced a partnership with Pittsburgh company PieceMaker Technologies to get its 3D designs to consumers in retail stores. 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

Minockio lets you 'Play and Create' 3D printed personalized cartoon figurine

May.20, 2014 - Thailand company Minockio announced it has launched a special 3D printing service: 3D printed personalized cartoon figurine and is now looking for local and regional partners. More

AstroPrint launches on Kickstarter, now you can slice, store and 3D print from smartphone

May.20, 2014 - 3Dagogo just launched a Kickstarter campaign today for their new product 'AstroPrint'. The AstroPrint platform allows you to use any smartphone or tablet as an effective interface to control your 3D printers. More

CEM Crown Extruder, microscope inspired extruder for 3D printer

May.20, 2014 - Cem Schnitzler, a German engineer sent us his new idea of designing a Crown Extruder for 3D printer, which was inspired by a microscope. More

Solid Concepts announces 3D printed skateboard deck design competition

May.20, 2014 - 3D printing service provider Solid Concepts announces a unique design challenge to 3D printing experts and enthusiasts alike. The challenge requires participants to design a deck for a skateboard. More

First Croatian 3D printer 'Forcebook UltraPrint 3D'

May.20, 2014 - Croatian company HG Spot, an IT equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, will bring the first Croatian 3D printer 'Forcebook UltraPrint 3D' to the market on 22 May. 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

Modio, new app for iPad enables anyone build, 3D print amazing toys

May.19, 2014 - Modio Inc. announces last weekend the launch of Modio for iPad at Maker Faire Bay Area. Modio is an intuitive, easy to use app that enables anyone to build, modify amazing custom 3D printed models. 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

Sculptify 3D printer printing directly with plastic pellets, soon on Kickstarter

May.18, 2014 - Columbus, Ohio based Sculptify announces the development of an innovative personal 3D printer. The 3D printer works with pelletized plastic instead of standard filament. More

Print intricatedly designed pancakes with PancakeBot printer

May.18, 2014 - This weekend, designer Miguel Valenzuela will be debuting the new version of PancakeBot at the Bay Area Maker Faire held at the San Mateo Event Center. 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

Farsoon China unveils new 402 SLS 3D printer with fastest scan speed

May.16, 2014 - Hunan Farsoon High-Technology Co., Ltd, China announced on May 14th the availability of Farsoon 402 selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer. 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

German RepRap ships 1000th NEO desktop 3D printer

May.16, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer German RepRap announced today that they have shipped their 1000th NEO desktop 3D printer. The NEO is assembled according to ISO 9001 quality regulations in Germany. 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

Fastest high res Titan 1 DLP 3D printer set to launch within 2 weeks, starting from $1,899

May.15, 2014 - Kudo3D is preparing to launch a Kickstarter campaign for their Titan 1 DLP 3D printer. With the patent pending passive self-peeling technology for bottom up SLA, Titan 1 features 2.7 inches per hour print time. More

Airwolf 3D introduces AW3D HDx for polycarbonate & Nylon printing, priced below $3,500

May.15, 2014 - Airwolf 3D introduced today AW3D HDx, a desktop 3D printer that prints engineer-grade materials for $3,495 (MSRP). The AW3D HDx 3D printer upgrades the current AW3D HD. 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

MakerBot brings 3D printable Mr. Snuffy from Sesame Street to Digital Store

May.15, 2014 - Wednesday Makerbot announced Sesame Street as its first global licensed brand will bring 3D printable Sesame Street licensed content to the MakerBot Digital Store. More

Autodesk unveils new 3D printer and Spark, the Android of 3D printing

May.15, 2014 - Autodesk announced its consumer 3D printer at the MakerCon conference in California, along with an open-software 3D printing platform called 'Spark'. More

MOD-t 3D printer to launch on indiegogo May 28, priced below $300

May.15, 2014 - A week ago, we reported on a new 3D Printer, the MOD-t by startup New Matter. Today we have received updates from the company that their crowdfunding campaign will be on Indiegogo and will go live on May 28th. More

13-year-old Ritik Mehta selected by Autodesk as Maker of the Day

May.14, 2014 - Yesterday, 13 year old Ritik Mehta, son of Deepak 'Deeeep' Mehta, has been selected by Autodesk as 13th Maker of the Day and he is the second youth in that group. More

Stratasys launches two highest precision wax 3D printers for dental labs

May.14, 2014 - The Stratasys CrownWorx and FrameWorx 3D Printers, claimed to be the highest precision wax 3D printers available, allow dental labs to produce wax-ups for crowns, bridges and denture frameworks. More

Joint venture RSPrint to offer customized dynamic 3D printed insoles

May.14, 2014 - Belgian 3D printing company Materialise announced today the launch of a new joint venture with RSscan International called "RSPrint Powered by Materialise." 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

Kast SLA 3D printer launching soon on Kickstarter for $1790

May.14, 2014 - Startup Kast3DP showed off its new Kast 3D printer, a stereolithography 3D printer that allows you to build high quality 3D plastic in a matter of hours. More

Monoprice's new dual color 3D printer, an OEM version of Flashforge Creator X?

May.14, 2014 - Electronics e-commerce and direct sales company Monoprice announced its newest offering, a Dual Color Extrusion 3D Printer. Founded in 2002, Monoprice's primary focus early on was cables. 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

Discov3ry extruder expands your 3D printer to print silicone, clay & icing sugar

May.13, 2014 - Canada-based Structur3d Printing is creating an add-on extruder to enable almost any desktop 3D printer to print a whole new range of paste-like materials. 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

Makerbot seeking patent for multi-material switching midprint

May.13, 2014 - Makerbot filed for a 3D printing technique that changes from one color to another during a printing process. The printer includes a build platform, an extruder, an x-y-z positioning assembly, and a controller. 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

NASA & Tethers Unlimited developing on-orbit 'Positrusion Filament Recycling System' for 3D printers

May.12, 2014 - NASA has also selected Tethers Unlimited for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 award to produce a system that would recycle left over plastic from NASA's on-orbit 3d printers for reuse. More

ColorFabb beta tests new PLA Bronze & BambooFill filament for 3D printers

May.12, 2014 - ColorFabb announced lately it plans to beta test two new materials: BronzeFill and BambooFill which are scheduled to launch in the next months. 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

Time to 3D print gold?

May.12, 2014 - Gold is the oldest known precious metal used in jewelry. With 3D printing, jewelers, designers and makers can design intricacies and geometries that are not possible through traditional mold making. 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

NASA wants to develop ABS recycling system & hybrid plastic/metal 3D printing in orbit

May.11, 2014 - To truly "develop a self-sustaining, closed-loop on-orbit manufacturing process that will result in less mass to launch", NASA has decided to awards for two new projects on 3D printing. More

Rokit donating five Edison 3D printers to Korean youngsters

May.9, 2014 - Rokit announced today that it has donated 5 units of 3dison plus 3D printer to universities, designers and individuals supported by "Edison Creativity Development Fund". 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

3D printed hydrogel nanocomposites helps to detoxify the blood like a liver

May.9, 2014 - Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a 3D printed detoxification device, inspired by the human liver to remove dangerous toxins from the blood. More

Master course of 3D bio-printing human body parts launched

May.9, 2014 - Students will soon learn how to use 3D printing to create human body parts, with a world's first master's degree to be offered by four of the world's leading research universities. More

New Matter MOD-t 3D printer to launch on crowd-funding site soon

May.8, 2014 - Pasadena, CA based startup New Matter, former IdeaShaper, has been working on a new 3D printer for consumer market. Calld MOD-t, the 3D printer will be an easy-to-use device designed for everyone. 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

3DXTech announces three specialty 3D printing filaments and testing program

May.7, 2014 - Michigan-based startup 3DXTech has announced their first three specialty filaments that can be used in existing FDM/FFF 3D Printers. More

Trumpf re-enters metal 3D printing market with Italian partner Sisma

May.7, 2014 - Trumpf has announced a joint venture with Italy's largest laser manufacturer, Sisma S.p.A., to co-develop latest-generation production systems for the 3D printing of metal components. More

Flying 3D printer could help remove nuclear waste

May.7, 2014 - Their recent project, the world's first 3D printing flying robot, can build nests and carry heavy containers out of hard-to-reach places - all autonomously. More

Sculpteo's 3D printing now offers 'Hollowing' and a redesigned 'Cutaway View' features

May.7, 2014 - 3D printing service provider Sculpteo is now offering no cost hollowing and a redesigned cutaway view to their customers. More

Solidscape introduces MAX 2 high precision 3D wax printer

May.7, 2014 - Solidscape, a Stratasys company introduces today the Solidscape MAX², a high-precision 3D printer for manufacturing wax patterns. 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

MakerBot offers Jurassic T-Rex Skeleton and T-Rex Skull models for 3D printing

May.6, 2014 - Makerbot released two new 3D printable models today for adventurous 3D print fans: a T-Rex Skeleton and a T-Rex Skull. More

3D Hubs and DUS Architects partner to create miniature 3D Print Canal House

May.6, 2014 - 3D Hubs, the world's largest collaborative 3D printer network, has teamed up with DUS Architects to create a miniature version of the world's first 3D Print Canal House. More

3D printing inventor Charles Hull nominated for the European Inventor Award

May.6, 2014 - The European Patent Office (EPO) has nominated the 74-year-old American 3D printing inventor Charles Hull for this year's European Inventor Award in the category "Non-European Countries". More

Joshua Harker Offers 3D printed 'Mazzo di Fiori', raising funds for next-gen 3D printer

May.6, 2014 - For the last 18 months Harker has been developing a new 3D printing technology, a completely new approach & not another FDM/RepRap or DLP project. More

Blueprinter SHS 3D printer has started shipping in Europe

May.6, 2014 - The Danish start-up company Blueprinter ApS was set up in 2009 aiming to create a kind of "office 3D printer" with affordable price and high printing quality. More

Aleph Objects releases LulzBot TAZ 4 3D printer

May.6, 2014 - Loveland, Colorado based Aleph Objects announced the launch of their newest desktop 3D printer: LulzBot TAZ 4. Like the previous LulzBot Taz 1,2 and 3, TAZ 4 is fully open source hardware. 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

Text-to-3D lets you create 3D images by typing simple text commands

May.5, 2014 - BrainDistrict GmbH today released Text-to-3D, an innovative new technology that allows anyone to create 3D models, scenes and environments easily and quickly by typing text commands. 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

ExOne introduces metal 3D printing material Inconel Alloy 625

May.5, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer ExOne today introduces Inconel Alloy 625, a nickel-based alloy, as newest addition to its 3D printing metal portfolio. More

Turn your desktop into a workshop with Nomad CNC mill and 3D printer

May.5, 2014 - The Nomad 883 is a ready to run CNC milling machine that can be used in any office, shop or studio. Made with the goal of making CNC milling as easy to do as 3D printing. 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

Wohlers Report 2014 uncovers annual growth of 34.9% for 3D Printing, highest in 17 years

May.3, 2014 - Wohlers Associates, a research consultancy focused on additive manufacturing and 3D printing, announced this week the publication of Wohlers Report 2014. 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

3D Systems 3D printing with conductive ink for Google Project Ara smartphones

May.3, 2014 - Google plans to release this first modular smartphone in January 2015, which will allow users to personalize their own device via miniature components and 3D printing. More

PrintToPeer launches on Indiegogo, building API to print to all 3D printers

May.2, 2014 - Canada based PrintToPeer, a startup currently part of Vancouver accelerator GrowLab, is building software that does the automation for 3D printers. Today PrintToPeer has launched their Indiegogo campaign for their product. More

German RepRap offers nylon filament PA6 for 3D printing robust models

May.2, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer German RepRap announced today the availability of its new nylon-PA6 filament. Nylon-PA6 filament can be used to print extremely robust parts. More

New book: Printing Things: Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing

May.2, 2014 - A new book from German publisher Gestalten, titled 'Printing Things: Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing' is an inspirational exploration of the creative potential of 3D printing. More

3D printing marketplace Threeding re-launches with fresh new look

May.2, 2014 - Threeding, 3D printing marketplace and file sharing website, announced a redesign of yesterday with an entirely new look, structure and user-friendly navigation. 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

3D modeling company SpaceClaim acquired by ANSYS for $85 million

May.1, 2014 - ANSYS announced today that it has acquired SpaceClaim, a leading provider of 3D modeling software for engineers, for a purchase price of $85 million in cash. More

3D printing with FLX.ARM, a low-cost precision SCARA robot arm

May.1, 2014 - Flux Integration LLC, a Biddeford, Maine USA based robotics and automation company, has developed FLX.ARM.S16, the first low-cost precision SCARA robot arm. More

UK Petrie Museum launches 3D online library of ancient Egyptian collection

May.1, 2014 - The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London has launched an interactive online 3D object library, allowing visitors to view the artefacts in the same way as curators. More

3D Systems Introduces 3D printing MAKE.DIGITAL for K-12 Education

May.1, 2014 - 3D Systems launches today a series of 3D digital literacy initiatives for K-12 education. Named MAKE.DIGITAL, this initiative include a new education webpage on More

Tinkerine launches Ditto Pro 3D printer (update)

May.1, 2014 - Tinkerine Studios today announced the launch of DittoPro 3D printer. DittoPro is specially developed for the prosumer and education markets. 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

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