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3D Printers Could Regenerate Injured Soldiers

3D printers could change the future of the world in more than just medicine, as armed forces around the world look into how the technology could be …

Normal's New Custom-Fitted Earphones Are Made Using 3D Printing

If most earphones just won't fit your ears, check out Normal, a new NYC-based service that will custom 3D-print earphones to fit your ears.<p>"It's hard for me to find earphones that fit me well; I have weird ears."<p>If you've ever uttered these words, Normal CEO and founder Nikki Kaufman has a solution …

This machine uses molecular gastronomy to make 3D-printed ‘fruit’

3D printers can pump out a wide variety of different foods these days — everything from candy and chocolates to pizza and pancakes. But now, thanks …

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Watch NASA-funded 3D food printer whip up an entire pizza

Last year NASA funded one man’s plan to build a food 3D printer for astronauts – and now the first prototype can 3D print an entire pizza! Some of …

The 3D Printing Revolution Has Begun

WIGAN, England, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- WIGAN, England, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The next big technological advancement that has …

3D printer can print 'fruit'

We've seen 3D-printed chocolate, 3D-printed sugar sculptures, even 3D-printed pizza -- but one thing we never thought to see on that list is fruit. That is, however, exactly what one company claims to have done.<p>The Cambridge, UK-based company Dovetailed has invented and unveiled what it is calling …

Don't Freak Out, but the First 3D-Printed Metal Gun Totally Works

It fired 50 rounds and showed no signs of stopping.<p>It reads like a plot of a dystopian novel: People develop a technology that allows them to manufacture—themselves, in the privacy of their own homes—working guns. Law enforcement is unable to regulate firearms. Chaos ensues.<p>When a design for The …

You can 3D-print cookies, play dough and shoe inserts with this 3D printer add-on

Andrew Finkle and Charles Mire came together to found 3D printer company Structur3D after hitting on the same problem: There was no great option for …

Now You Can 3D Print With Nutella, Drywall… Anything!

We know we don’t need to tell you that 3D printing is pretty much the coolest thing since, well… ever. But this new invention will allow you to do more than you’ve ever imagined with a home 3D printer. The Discov3ry Extruder is a universal paste extruder, which basically means that it’s a high-tech …

3D-Printed Food Actually Looks (and Tastes) Pretty Delicious

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Across the pond, in Germany, companies are doing some incredible things with 3D printing. They're …

Printeer Is A 3D Printer Designed For Schoolkids

Meet Printeer: a colourful 3D printer that’s being designed to appeal to kids. Ergo it looks fun, with brightly coloured parts displayed safely behind clear perspex panels, and also aims to be child’s play to use — using object design software that will run on an iPad.<p>Conjuring objects into …

How 3D Printing Will Change Our World Forever

Hailed as the third industrial revolution, 3D printing technology can produce life-saving prosthetics, durable furnishings, and fully functional …

World's First 3D-Printed House is Being Built In Amsterdam

The 3D printing revolution is almost at the point where there can be a printer in any home. But what about using a printer to build the house itself? …

Study Shows Desktop 3D Printers Can Save Households Up to $2,000 Each Year

3d printing is commonly viewed as an expensive emerging technology – however a new study by Michigan Technological University (MTU) shows that …

3D-Printed Osteoid Cast Could Speed Up Bone Healing by Nearly 40%

We’ve seen 3D-printed lamps, chairs, houses and even self-replicating 3D printers, but Deniz Karahasin’s mindbending Osteoid cast looks like …

Scientists Could Develop 3D-Printed Hearts Within 10 Years

There is a revolution underway, but it has nothing to do with politics. Stuart Williams, a researcher from the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, …

Chuck Hull: the father of 3D printing who shaped technology

Although measured and deliberate in his responses, there is one moment when the softly spoken Chuck Hull – known as the father of 3D printing – tells of his surprise about what exactly his creation was capable of achieving.<p>In 1996, surgeons at the Wilford Hall medical centre in Texas working to …

World's First Flying 3D Printer Built to Clean Up Radioactive Nuclear Sites

Scientists at the Imperial College London have developed the world’s first flying 3D printer. Using small, preprogrammed drones, Dr. Mirko Kovac and …

Colossal 3D Printer Designed to Build a Home in 24 Hours

Do you remember our post on the world’s first 3D printed Canal House in Amsterdam? Well, if that project was estimated to be completed in a matter of …

NASA To Fund 3D Space Food Printer; First On The Menu: Pizza

When I was in school for architecture back in the late 90's, 3D printers were state of the art, expensive as all get-out, and really, really finicky to work with. We're not quite at consumer-level pricing yet, but we're already close enough that legislation to stop individuals from 3D-printing …

Organovo Announces Plans to Create World's First 3D-Printed Human Liver in 2014

2014 could be a landmark year for medical technology, as researchers just announced that they are close to creating the world’s first 3D printed …

Drug Test

Earth Home Builder Machine "3D Prints" Entire Homes from Bags of Earth

The low-tech practice of building homes using earth bags seems to be keeping pace with the most up-to-date 3D printing technologies. The Earth Home …

Home Building

Ray Kurzweil Says We'll Be 3D Printing Our Clothes in Less Than 10 Years

But the fashion industry isn't too comfortable with the disruption.<p>Image: Flickr/Ed Schipul<p>3D printing is one of those new things that gets hyped all the damn time. Retail UPS stores carrying pay-per-use printers, MakerBots in every school, a "new brick in the Great Wall," and guns, guns, guns, to …

'3D Heights' Offers First Corner Store Approach to 3D Printing

A good business plan is a sales pitch to deep-pocketed investors who can finance your company's growth.<p>Aug 3, 2018 10:53 AM EDT<p>Urban living is a big …

Foodini 3D Printer Cooks Up Meals Like the Star Trek Food Replicator

3D printing is neat for making everything from plastic trinkets to full-sized rooms but did you know that the technology can also be used to make …

Researchers successfully 3D print blood vessels, a 'game changer' for artificial organs

Hundreds of thousands of people die annually because the demand for organs far exceeds the donor supply. Artificial organs could save those lives — and scientists just made a huge breakthrough in the field by “bio-printing” artificial vascular networks.<p>Researchers from the University of Sydney, …

3D-Printed Human Cells Will Replace Animal Testing in Five Years, Says Bioengineer Expert

<i>Photo via Yurchyks/Shutterstock</i><p>3D-printing could soon bring about an end to animal abuse in drug testing, according to bioengineering expert Alan …

Now You Can Print 3D Models of Your Internal Organs

The National Institutes of Health has joined the Maker movement with the launch of its 3D Print Exchange, a website that allows users to download, …

The world's first 3D-printed shoe collection – in pictures

Continuum Fashion's 3D-printed shoe line, called Myth, is a collection of high-heeled, high-tech wonders that bring new meaning to the term ready-to-wear. Their designer, Mary Huang, calls them ‘computational couture’, and says 3D-printing could greatly diminish fashion’s environmental footprint. …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

WinSun<p><i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less …