Bucktown Polymers' water soluble Rinse Out 3D printing Resin (ROR) could replace lost wax casting

Jun.1, 2015 - Researchers at Bucktown Polymers have developed a new type of 3D printing material that cures rapidly when exposed to light yet remains water soluble after curing: Rinse Out Resin (ROR). More

South Africa's Fouche3DPrinting announces new Waltruder 8 pellet extruder

May.31, 2015 - South Africa's Fouche3DPrinting has recently announced Waltruder 8 filament extruder promises to offer a direct savings of more than 75% compared to the average cost of existing filaments. More

Blind 4-year-old boy learns how to use utensils thanks to 3D printed custom spoon

May.31, 2015 - After being diagnosed with a brain tumor at age two, four-year-old Anthony from Shelbyville, KY sadly lost his eyesight after having his tumor removed. After successfully completing a year of chemotherapy he has began... More

Create your own electrostatic motor using a 3D printer

May.31, 2015 - An Instructables user by the name of 'Joehan' shared a 3D printable solution for what is perhaps the only component that is more important than the actual wind turbine itself - an electrostatic motor that can reside... More

Wire-feed additive manufacturing might be the future of metal-based 3D printing

May.31, 2015 - The research saw the faculty proposing the use of a technique called "wire-feed advanced manufacturing technology", which involves the use of layered metal wire to create a pre-determined three-dimensional object. More

XpertFab's new Creation Workstation is an all-in-one personal desktop fabrication factory

May.31, 2015 - XpertFab's Creation Workstation has the option to switch between five fabrication modes including precision CNC milling, powerful 2.8 Watt laser etching and cutting, 3D printing, drag-knife cutting and diamond tip engraving. More

Jelwek 3D prints an intake system for Polish team's Formula Student race car competition

May.30, 2015 - PRz Racing Team, a student-based automotive racing team that was formed at the Reszów University of Technology in Poland, used additive manufacturing to create the intake system for their latest car design... More

SKK Lighting presents innovative 3D printed light designs at London's 3D Print Show

May.30, 2015 - PrintME teamed up with Shiu-Kay Kan of SKK Lighting, who is known as one of Britain's leading innovators and has a design portfolio that spans industries including lighting design, interior design, architecture... More

Build a 3D printed live video spy tank using a Raspberry Pi

May.30, 2015 - A recent example of that shows just how great the Raspberry Pi and 3D Printing go hand-in-hand comes from Miska Karvonen, a 24-year-old engineering student from Oulu, Finland who goes by the name "mkarvonen" on Instructables. More

Build a 3D printed sundial capable of taking us back, appreciating the beauty of time

May.30, 2015 - With his fascination in primitive technology and armed with a 3D printer, Morales took on the task of building a simple device that was capable of taking us back to the earliest days of technology to better appreciate... More

Zortrax announces new 'Inventure' 3D printer designed for multiple professional types

May.30, 2015 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax's new Inventure 3D printer was designed to be a compact and precise 3D printer suitable for small and medium-sized offices looking for features that are oftentimes seen... More

Ford uses 3D printed parts in EcoBoost race engine..and wins 24 Hours of Daytona race

May.30, 2015 - Recently, this process of using 3D printing to create custom automotive components helped Ford Motors easily redesign the intake manifold on their Ford EcoBoost race engine, which was used at the 24 Hours of Daytona race... More

$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 Paškevic, the 3DSimo Mini is a new generation of 3D pen based of Paškevic'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

Tomato 3D printer offers high resolution full color desktop 3D printing, now on Kickstarter

May.12, 2015 - Tomato - a new 3D printer offering on Kickstarter - aims to bring high-resolution and full color 3D printing to consumers at a price point that's much cheaper than similar offerings we've seen in the past. More

Swiss artists 3D print shadow art that changes appearance when light moves

May.12, 2015 - The Zurich, Switzerland-based artists Drzach & Suchy have essentially made a very impressive lighting trick involving hundreds of 'shadow casting panels' (or SCP) that, depending on where the light is coming from... More

Amsterdam's design studio Space Junk 3D prints marble-like jewelry and accessories

May.12, 2015 - Amsterdam design studio has achieved some very remarkable effects in an entirely different material. For Space Junk, led by designers Alan Nguyen and Susie Gregson, have managed to 3D print in marble-like material. More

Bocusini Plug & Play food 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

May.12, 2015 - Bocusini Plug & Play food 3D printer is an easy-to-use open source food printing system for gastronomy, patisserie and home applications. It consists of a heated food printing head mounted to a standard 3D printer... More

Artists recreate baroque masterpiece as a stunning 3D printed zoetrope

May.12, 2015 - London-based artist Mat Collishaw and 3D design specialist Sebastian Burdon have created an intricate and stunning masterpiece inspired by the seventeenth-century Baroque master Peter Paul Rubens. More

China establishes its first national 3D printing lab for the advancement of 3D printing technologies

May.12, 2015 - The launch ceremony of the state-of-the-art lab, which is being done in partnership with Chinese company Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co. Ltd., was held at the end of April 2015 and the Chinese government is showing no signs of... More

3D printing filament maker Polymaker receives $3 million investment from owners of Lenovo

May.11, 2015 - On Monday, May 11th, Polymaker announced that they are ready for the next era of next-generation filament manufacturing and have just closed on Round-A funding of $3 million. More

You Kick Ass, developer of custom 3D printed action figures, get $100,000 deal on Shark Tank

May.11, 2015 - That, at least, is exactly what Keri Andrews and Alesia Glidewell from You Kick Ass seem to have achieved. Their customized action figure business featured on the latest episode of Shark Tank (episode 625, aired on Friday 8 May)... More

Marble creates 3D printed MRB-1 drone that is more efficient than a quadcopter

May.11, 2015 - 3D printing start-up Marble has just completed a very interesting airplane drone that not only looks great, but should also outperform your typical 3D printed quadcopter. More

NEXT21 Japan signs deal with Xilloc to 3D print & sell customized artificial 'CT bones' within Europe

May.11, 2015 - As part of the NEDO project, NEXT 21 created a 3D printer capable of producing artificial bone structures for humans. Over the past year, the company has been thoroughly testing the applicability of these 3D printed bones... More

Build a 3D printed spy tie camera using a Raspberry Pi

May.11, 2015 - Blogger and product anaylist Raymond Wong, from Mashable's, explores a whole other field of cool Raspberry Pi applications: spy gear. By mounting a Raspbery Pi controlled camera onto a 3D printed bow tie... More

Students 3D print an autonomous robot that can locate and open or close valves

May.11, 2015 - Students at University of Texas at San Antonio have built a very impressive 3D printed RC/autonomous 3D printed robot capable of not just opening and closing valves, but also locating them through a mixture of cam-based navigation... More

Argentinan patient leads normal life with 3D printed cranial implant

May.10, 2015 - A patient in Argentina required a particularly large cranial implant after stroke-related surgery, placing stringent requirements on the manufacture of the prosthetic. Naturally it needed to fit precisely, but in this case... More

Pharmaceutical researchers create new shapes for medicine tablets using 3D printing

May.10, 2015 - Using a combination of hot melt extrusion and 3D printing, a group of researchers from the University College London's School of Pharmacy recently explored the effects of geometry on drug release on tablets... More

How 3d printing helped product designers develop a magnetic smartphone stand

May.9, 2015 - Among others who have used 3D printing to help bring a product design idea to life with the goal of launching it on a crowdfunding campaign is the three-man team behind a new portable smartphone stand and cable tidy called the Stikey. More

Fan builds an ultrasonic acetone vapor polisher for smoothing 3D printed parts

May.9, 2015 - One 3D printing nut called Michael has developed a very interesting method to polish your 3D printed surfaces: a vapor polisher, built from an ultrasonic humifier. More

Students turn to 3D printing to create custom flexible resin skins for prosthetics

May.8, 2015 - Now, a group of design and architecture students have taken that "customization factor" a step further and have been busy developing 3D printed prosthetic skins that allow a prosthesis wearer to instantly change the aesthetic... More

Here's a 3D file to 3D print your own copy of NYC's illegal Snowden bust

May.8, 2015 - Among others, a pair of artists who famously erected a statue of Edward Snowden in the Fort Greene Park in Fort Greene, Brooklyn last month - for their project "Prison Ship Martyrs Monument 2.0" - want people around the world... More

One meter tall 3D printed Bunnyman robot, built in just 2 months, unveiled in China

May.8, 2015 - There was plenty to see at the Intel Developer Forum 2015 (IDF2015), but none was as impressive as the 3D printed robotic version. This one meter tall robot Bunnyman came equipped with Intel's newest RealSense. More

This 3D printed CellScope Loa turns an iPhone into a life-saving blood parasite detector

May.8, 2015 - A team of researchers from the University of California Berkeley has developed the CellScope Loa, a mobile phone attachment that turns a smartphone camera into a clinical grade microscope capable of testing blood samples for parasites. More

Growduce mini bio 3D printer turns waste into cellulose of any shape

May.8, 2015 - The Growduce is a fermentation tank that lives off of compostable scraps that are turned into cellulose (a naturally occurring polymer) shapes over a period of two weeks or so. More

Polish start-up Sand Made to debut their SLS 3D printer at the TEDx Krakow in June

May.8, 2015 - This start-up Sand Made, founded by Jakub Graczyk, is almost ready to debut their industrial-quality SLS 3D printer. Visitors of the ever-popular TEDx Krakow in June are in luck. More

Moldova to install massive walk-over 3D printed replica of capital city

May.7, 2015 - Perhaps inspired by the St. Petersburg model, architects and political leaders from the Republic of Moldova have confirmed that they will be building a 3D printed 400 square-meter installation of the Replica Of Chisinau... More

Toyota's Open Road Project to bring 3D printing to custom electric vehicles

May.7, 2015 - Toyota will be launching their Open Road Project in Tokyo, which aims to encourage the practical, convenient and fun use of their i-Road vehicle on Tokyo's city streets. The i-Road is an ultra-compact electric vehicle... More

Makerarm multi-purpose personal fabricator & 3D printer to be unveiled at Bay Area Maker Faire

May.7, 2015 - The Makerarm team has already reached the point of sharing their vision of the future. Their take on a next-generation 3D printer is an all-purpose manufacturing machine that does away with the XYZ construction... More

Shining 3D sells 6,300 sets of desktop 3D printers to Autodesk Asia

May.7, 2015 - Shining 3D Tech, the leading provider of 3D digitizing & 3D printing solution in China has just signed a major contract with Autodesk Asia PTE LTD on 3rd May, promising to manufacture and supply a massive 6,300 desktop 3D printers. More

Trusst Lingerie redefines bras through a revolutionary patent-pending support system

May.7, 2015 - Over the past year, Laura West and Sophia Berman have therefore being through an extensive 3D printing prototyping phase, resulting in 35 to 40 test bras. All three have a basic function of offering support from underneath... More

Cody Wilson & SAF file lawsuit against US State Dept over censorship of 3D printed firearms

May.7, 2015 - Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed was joined in the lawsuit by The Second Amendment Foundation, a large-budget institution that regularly finances lawsuits related to gun rights. More

Doctors share designs for 3D printable smartphone adaptor for diagnosis preventable eye defects

May.7, 2015 - But a new 3D printed solution by a pair of New Zealand-based doctors are actually combining those two functions. It's called the OphthalmicDocs Fundus, and it is essentially a 3D printed adaptor for your smartphone ... More

3D print your own PhoneDrone - a drone for your smartphone - for just $99

May.6, 2015 - The PhoneDrone, which was created by Idaho-based drone startup xCraft, aims to allow your smartphone to become an autonomous aerial camera; integrated flight planner, tethered controller and more. More

SpaceX successfully completes Dragon Pad abort test using 3D printed rocket engines

May.6, 2015 - The first test flight of Crew Dragon for ensuring the safety of astronauts, the Pad Abort Test, took place this morning (Wednesday, May 6th) at the same launch pad that the community has used for previous missions - the SpaceX Space... More

In-Q-Tel invests in Fuel3D to develop 3D scanning technology for U.S. Government

May.6, 2015 - Fuel3D today announced a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the not-for-profit investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions... More

Airbus chose Stratasys to 3D print over 1,000 parts for its A350 XWB aircraft

May.6, 2015 - Stratasys has just revealed that they have manufactured more than a thousand parts for the new Airbus A350 XWB jet in December 2014. The Airbus A350 XWB commercial airplane is the latest model in the family of Airbus aircraft. More

Italian policeman shares designs for very useful 3D printed PCB workstation

May.6, 2015 - The 3D printed PCB workstation with octopus-like tentacles could provide you with all the additional fingers you need. This cool-looking PCB holder is a wonderful and inexpensive solution for all your PCB needs... More

Kirschner3d & Jesse Howard launch an open source, partly 3D printable PS desk lamp for consumers

May.6, 2015 - To bring that to the public, Jesse Howard and Kirschner3d have now launched a website where you can find an open source, partly 3D printable PS-lamp for consumer purposes. More

The touching moment a blind Mom-To-Be feels her unborn baby boy's 3D printed face

May.6, 2015 - It was so very heartwarming to see a clip by Huggies Brazil, in which a blind expecting mother was given a 3D printed sculpture of her ultrasound to touch and experience. More

Sony and Paradigm 3D create 3D printed coral for world's first underwater pop-up shop

May.5, 2015 - Dubai-based Paradigm 3D's project - which was commissioned by electronics giant Sony - was initially conceived of by Sony's creative team. The 3D printed coral would be a large part of the company's three-day underwater pop-up shop... More

Artist uses 3D printing to create scratch-built model of Star Wars TIE Bomber

May.5, 2015 - Among others in the model making community who utilized 3D printing into their creations process are those who omit the typical model kits themselves in favor of building models from raw materials; scratch-built models. More

Designer hopes his 3D Weaver can print rigid bulletproof vests or even buildings

May.5, 2015 - London-based industrial designer Oluwaseyi Sosanya's machine essentially weaves together layers of material around metal spikes and at different heights to create 3D shapes. More

Pasta maker Barilla to show off its 3D pasta printer at the Milan EXPO 2015

May.5, 2015 - Italian pasta giants Barilla will showcase their 3D pasta printer at this year's EXPO in Milan, which has just opened a few days ago and can be visited throughout May. More

Two-legged German dog Luisa can play and run again thanks to a 3D printed wheelchair

May.5, 2015 - The two-legged young Luisa from Germany was born without her front legs and spent all her life crawling and hopping about. Luisa's mother was a stray in Italy, so her puppies were not welcome in this world. More

3D-printed connectors Nüdel for DIY furniture and constructions launches on Kickstarter

May.5, 2015 - Nüdel simply consists of solid, small plastic connectors that can be easily modified to be used in any creation and with as many connecting slots as you need. More

This clever 3D printed Plumbob headgear turns you into a Sim

May.4, 2015 - Engineering student Daniel Harari has designed a costume that allows you to be yourself: a character from The Sims. Of course, key to this project is the multicolored crystal characters wear above their heads (called a Plumbob). More

Artists use 3D printing to create plausible theory on the Venus de Milo's missing arms

May.4, 2015 - Since being discovered in 1820 amidst ancient ruins, the mystery of the Venus' missing arms, and what could be suggested by her gaze and position, has been the subject of endless theories and speculations. More

First espresso brewed in space, thanks to ISSpresso & 3D printed cups

May.4, 2015 - Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, wearing her Starfleet uniform, became the first person in history to drink authentic Italian espresso coffee in orbit on Sunday, May 3 using the ISSpresso, the world's first zero-gravity... More

Student-made 3D printed vehicles drive & fly at 2nd annual Additive Vehicle Design Competition

May.4, 2015 - Held for the second time last Friday, the the second annual Additive Vehicle Design Competition truly puts 3D printed robots to the test by placing them in a series of hazardous, unstable and inaccessible environments. More

Artist 3D prints a spaceship cockpit for an Augmented Virtual Reality experience

May.4, 2015 - As part of a sensational exhibit at the San Francisco Art Market, artist Micah Ganske has designed a stunning VR experience that revolves around a 3D printed cockpit. More

taulman3D launches In-PLA industrial PLA 3D printer filament

May.4, 2015 - taulman3D, an innovative 3D printer materials development company has released their new high-strength In-PLA PLA material, according to a statement released today by the company. More

Chinese company unveils PCPrinter BCTM 3D bioprinter and announces clinical trials on humans

May.4, 2015 - Xi'an Particle Cloud unveiled their PCPrinter BCTM 3D Printer, which relied on FFP 3D printing technology to health care specialists and potential investors and manufacturers. They also announced that clinical trials are forthcoming. More

'MicroTug' 3D printed robots pull objects 2,000 times their own weight

May.3, 2015 - Researchers at Stanford University have built tiny robots that can pull objects nearly 2,000 times their own weight horizontally, or 100 time their weight vertically up a glass surface. More

Revolutionary Motion Contrast 3D scanner MC3D could be better than Kinect

May.3, 2015 - Oliver Cossairt's camera, which he's named Motion Contrast 3D Laser Scanner (MC3D), uses a similar process of single-point scanning like the original Kinect models, however it only scans portions of a scene that have changed... More

Create a wall-mounted 3D printed automatic pet feeder

May.2, 2015 - Now, for Makers who travel a lot or work long hours, a new project that utilizes 3D printing aims to help make feeding your pets a completely automated experience. More

Prop artist uses 3D printer to create a full size, wearable Avengers Ultron helmet

May.2, 2015 - Michael Ruddy, a popular cosplay artist used his new gMax 1.5 XT 3D to print a full size, wearable Ultron helmet for a special client. The gMax 1.5 XT, which is manufactured by gCreate... More

Russian neurosurgeons use 3D printing to create skull implant for trauma patient

May.1, 2015 - Recently, neurosurgeons at the Vologda Regional Hospital in the Vologda region of Russia called upon the assistance of Dr. Ivan Ulianovsky to help create a mold for a cranial implant for a patient who had extensive ... More

Microsoft integrates Autodesk's open 3D printing platform Spark into Windows 10

May.1, 2015 - Autodesk has announced that it will embed its Spark 3D printing platform into Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 10 operating system. Spark is the first open-source professional 3D printing software platform. More

Voice your thoughts to the US Copyright Office about not criminalizing third-party 3D printer filament

May.1, 2015 - 3D printer manufacturer (and owner of MakerBot) Stratasys has requested that the US Copyright Office denies a proposal that would allow for the legalization of jailbreaking 3D printers in order to use a third-party feedstock. More

Conceptual designer Laura Thapthimkuna inspired by aliens to create sci-fi 3D printed neck wear

May.1, 2015 - Although 3D printing is used in a variety of industries for completely different purposes on a day-to-day basis, it is perhaps the fashion industry that is having one of the biggest influences on what exactly the future... More

Dutch scientists successfully 3D print the first clavicle to be used in surgery

May.1, 2015 - The future of 3D printing technology in the medical sector seems to be bright indeed. For while most bioprinting innovations will take a few years to be implemented, other 3D printed medical pieces area already been used... More

Microsoft announces new 3MF 3D printing file format, launches 3MF Consortium

May.1, 2015 - Microsoft kicked off its Build Conference 2015 on Thursday in San Francisco, CA. After a day and half of sessions, seven leading companies in the global 3D printing sector launched the 3MF Consortium. More

ALS-diagnosed Maker uses 3D printing to create eye-tracking wheelchair

Apr.30, 2015 - Although we've seen quite the gamut of various DIY projects that utilize both 3D printing and microcontrollers to create a unique and customized hardware product design, very few of these projects have been done by a disabled person... More

   

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