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Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Once the basics for 3D-printer technology were established with plastic filament, the next step was experimenting with a variety of materials, which sees us pretty much smack-bang where we are now. Metal, ceramics, sandstone, sugar and even living tissue are all materials that have seen their way …

3D-printed dresses take inspiration from the Audi A4 luxury car

Most people wouldn't think of dressing up like an Audi. But designer Anouk Wipprecht, famed for her 3D-printed designs that interact with the wearer and the world, isn't most people. Her latest design project, in collaboration with car manufacturer Audi, consists of a series of four dresses, each …

NASA Just 3-D Printed Part of a Rocket

NASA is getting closer to 3-D printing a rocket engine.<p>The space agency announced Wednesday that it had built a turbopump using a 3-D printer. The …

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Engineer produces 'world's first' 3D printed violin

A French engineer says he has created the first ever 3D printed electric violin.<p>Laurent Bernadac is a graduate of the Toulouse Conservatory and says his new violin brings together his two passions; engineering and music.<p>Based loosely on a Stradivarius violin, Mr Bernadac's "3D-varius" took a week …

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Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-kind implant seems like a Marvel Comics experiment with Adamantium, in reality, it was an ingenious, …

Zack Snyder teases 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' trailer, IMAX event

The long wait for the first <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> trailer is <i>almost</i> over, and director Zack Snyder has now given us an exact time of when …