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FarmBot Will 3D Print Your Crops and Email You When It Harvests Them

Printing is the new sowing.<p>California's Silicon Valley gets all the ink, but given that California also produces way more agriculture than any other state, maybe the Salinas Valley deserves a nod every now and then. But then, maybe the distinction between the two won't last for very much longer—at …

MakersCafe: UK's First 3D-Printing Café Opens in East London

A new café has opened in Shoreditch, east London, that allows users the opportunity to have a coffee while printing their creations using 3DSystems' …

This 3D printer makes cookies, icing, and everything your sweet tooth desires

We generally associate 3D printers with things made out of plastic (even though they can make everything from houses to cars), but this 3D printer, …

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Forget filaments; Sculptify 3D printer uses pellets

Most 3D printers chow down on plastic filament on a spool. It's not the cheapest printing material you'll ever find and you're limited to what filament makers offer in terms of materials and colors. The Sculptify David printer on Kickstarter skips the spools and go for something more basic: pellets.<p>…

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The Promise And Perils Of 3D Printer Popularity

I’ve stopped writing about a few things recently, mostly because of fatigue. First, I’m not that interested in merchants accepting bitcoin – these little blips are primarily PR moves and little else and I just don’t get as wound up about mass adoption of BTC as the true believers. I’m also not …

12 NHS Hospitals Using 3D-Printed Models To Test Implants Before Surgery

UK medical printing specialist Replica 3DM uses CT scans to make models NHS surgeons test implants on<p>UK medical 3D-printing specialist Replica 3DM is …

Here Are The Best Consumer 3D Printers On The Market

The appeals are obvious: Manufacture anything you want out of plastic, right on your desktop. There's no cause to go to the store to buy something that was made in China, put on a boat, loaded onto a truck, and placed on a shelf.<p>3D printers can make nearly any object you can dream up by laying down …

This 3D-printed turbine fits in a backpack to deliver wind power anywhere

Renewable energy just got a lot more portable and powerful. Omni3d recently introduced a Kickstarter campaign for a AirEnergy, a 3D printable wind …

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Formlabs Form 1+ review: a workhorse for 3D printer users who care about quality

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>As 3D printers morph from workshop machines to desktop tools, many are taking on forms that mimic the …

This 3D Printed Vertebra Is A Huge Step Forward For Medicine

Now, for the first time in history, medical researchers have used this transformative technology to replace an essential bone in the spine of a 12-year-old Chinese boy.<p>"This is the first use of a 3D printed vertebra as an implant for orthopedic spine surgery in the world," said the surgeon behind …

Almost No One Buys 3D Printers

Despite the technology's potential and hype, the most important 3D-printing company only sold 5,925 printers last quarter.<p>3D printing is the next big thing, according to some tech pundits. The former editor of Wired magazine, Chris Anderson, for example, says 3D printing will be bigger than the …

3D Printer Makes New Bones for 12-Year-Old Boy

Oh, how we love thee, 3D printer. Let us count the ways… we loved you when you printed stuff in outer space, when you made us new lipstick and when you scooped ice cream cones, but especially that one time you printed a new vertebrae for a kid in China at Peking University Third Hospital. That’s …

World's first 3D-printed skeleton key raises security fears

Does this key made using a 3D printer compromise your security?<p>A pair of engineers have created a key that can open any ABUS E20/E30 6-pin tumbler lock.<p>With just a photograph of a lock and a few pieces of publicly accessible information, they developed a <b>software</b> programme called Photobump, which …

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Finally, 3D Printers Are Making Things That Are Actually Useful

After a lot of initial hype, additive manufacturing is now capable of making functional, industrial parts and components, not just decorative litter.<p>The initial excitement when 3D printers sprang into mainstream consciousness was soon followed by a bit of a lull when it became clear that most of …

3D Printed Shoes are a Step in the Right Direction

Having new shoes that you need to "break in" because they hurt your feet (or dealing with shoes that always feel uncomfortable no matter how long you wear them) will soon be a thing of the past thanks to 3D Printing. Several shoe companies, including Nike, Feetz, and United Nude, are now using 3D …

A Giant 3D Printer Builds Ten Houses In One Day

<b>Read the original story on ArchDaily</b><p><b>by Rory Stott</b><p>Chinese company WinSun Decoration Design Engineering has constructed a set of ten single story, 3D-printed homes which it produced in under 24 hours. The homes, printed in prefabricated panels which fit together on site, were created using WinSun’s …

3D printing: a driving force in design and engineering

Driving design and innovation – 3D printing is becoming a force to be reckoned with.<p>In the world of motor-racing, Britain recently unveiled its new Strakka Dome at the 3D Print Show in London.<p>The prototype is made of about five perdent of 3D printed components including the brake ducts, air intake, …

From Oreos To Nutella — The Latest 3D Printed Foods Are All 100% Edible

A lot of the work is still in its early stages, with researchers at Cornell and MIT developing 3D printers made specifically for edible products. But there are also some commercial projects underway. Barilla, Hershey's, and Mondelez International are just a few of the consumer food brands exploring …

The Amazing Variety Of Materials Now Used In 3D Printers

Plastic. That's the material many people think of when they hear the term "3D printing."<p>Today, there's so much more to it. Here's a sampling of some of the more exotic materials now being used in 3D printers — an indication of how the technology is revolutionizing virtually every industry:

This Is The Best 3D Food Printer We've Seen Yet — And It Makes Stunning Desserts

One company, however, has gone a different direction, designing 3D printer that turns sugar into gorgeous geometric confections in your own kitchen.<p>"They work a lot like making frosting," Liz von Hasseln, co-inventor of 3D Systems' ChefJet, told Business Insider. "If you've ever made frosting and …

A New Multi-Material 3D Printer Can Print (Almost) Anything

Finally, a 3D printer that can handle multiple types of materials.<p>Until now, if you wanted to become a <i>maker</i> and 3D-print all your household items, because stores are for suckers, you had to get a different printer for each material you planned on using. Ceramic bowls required a ceramic printer, …

First 3D-printed gun fired

A gun has been produced using a 3D-printer in a world first that has prompted concerns that the regulation of firearms may soon be impossible.<p>Instructions for making The Liberator, a plastic handgun that could escape detection by conventional airport security, were today made freely available to …

3D Printer Reversed

3D printing is a pretty effective way to prototype and test out products. To scale any mass production of items kinda turns out expensive because of …

Wall Street Wakes Up to 3D Printing, Predicts Massive Growth

An analyst sees the market tripling in the next 5 years.<p>Wall Street is starting to wake up to the potential of 3D printing. This morning Citi analyst Kenneth Wong released a bullish note projecting that the market for 3D printing and related services will triple by 2018, citing the leading …

3D Printing Goes Mainstream Retail

Just another day at UPS: Photocopy the ol' resume, ship back shoes to Zappos, print a car part.<p>About a month ago, a UPS store in eastern San Diego started offering a new service: 3D printing. Six weeks ago, store owner Burke Jones says, "I didn't know anything about 3D printing."<p>"I'd love to take …

Professional Desktop 3d Printers by Mbot3d

Mbot 3D Printer Store is the leading 3D printing machine provider, offering largest choice of personal desktop 3D printer products, affordable 3D printer with shipping.

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How to Make Your Own 3D Makeup Printer at Home

When the words “3D makeup printer” first showed up in our inboxes, it was love at first sight — and the same can be said for how you all reacted to (and favorited, and shared) our first post on Mink, fresh off the Disrupt livestream. Cut to Re:Make 2014, where we got to hear from and fawn over the …

Dremel gives high-tech tools a spin with $999 3D printer

Power tool company Dremel, which invented the high-speed rotary back in 1934, is getting into the 3D-printing business.<p>Dubbed the 3D Idea Builder, Dremel's 3D printer is capable of creating models of just about anything a user cooks up. The 3D Idea Builder comes with its own print software to …

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