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Rebuilding the Rare Extinct Quagga with 3D Printing & Scanning

Jack Ashby and the rare quagga skeletonA quagga looked like a cross between a zebra and a horse, and though there’s debate over whether a quagga was …

3D Printing

3D Printed MOOD Glasses Provide Trippy Visuals without the Trip

Hungarian artist Bence Agoston’s MOOD specs probably won’t help you trip so hard you see the ultimate nature of the Universe, but they will replicate …


Joerg Torhoff’s $50 Rock Tumbler Amazingly Polishes Metal Composite 3D Printed Objects

The idea of 3D printing with metal composite filaments is an interesting one. In fact, these metal composites have been all the rage as of late as …


Concept artist Jun Huang uses 3D printing to create impressive anatomical reference models

July 24, 2015 | By Simon

Ask any dedicated artist what helped them learn their skill and many are likely to mention something along the lines of …

3D Printing

FDA Clears OPM’s 3D Printed Spinal Implants

By Michael Molitch-HouOxford Performance Materials was the first company to receive FDA approval for a polymer implant for their unique skull …


UC Berkeley's smart cap can detect spoiled milk

Researchers at UC Berkeley and Taiwan's National Chio Tung University have created a low-cost electronic sensor that's able to wirelessly monitor the …


Voxel8 raises $12M to launch their electronics 3D printer by end of 2015

July 24, 2015 | By Simon

Although having the ability to create literally any shape of a plastic or metal part on-demand using a 3D printer has …

3D Printing

German engineers develop 3D printed bionic hand with muscles made from smart wires

While 3D printing has already proved itself in the field of mechanical hand prostheses with very basic or no functions, the field of bionics has …


WASP Launches Extruder for Precision Ceramics 3D Printing

As Davide has made clear in previous posts on the company, Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP has a unique business plan of saving the world and …

3D Printing

3D printed houses a reality in the next five to ten years

The technology to 3D print entire homes is on its way, and Australian researchers believe it will bring unique advantages to the housing market, such …

3D Printing

Glance of Death: A Collection of Unique 3D Printed Sculptures

Given the proliferation of zombie movies that flood the cinema and late night television every year, you shouldn’t be surprised that there is …

Human Anatomy

Binghamton University develops 3D printing process to cure diabetes and other preventable diseases

July 21, 2015 | By Alec

Medical applications of 3D printing applications are, in a single word, revolutionary. However, all existing applications are …


3DNA Printing: Researchers Program DNA to Automatically Fold into 3D Objects

If physics is a printer management software and the Universe is the printer, you might say that creation itself is the act of 3D printing. Would that …


German RepRap announces new Carbon20 carbon fiber reinforced filament

July 20, 2015 | By Simon

Considering how large the market is for multiple material types in multiple manufacturing scenarios ranging from automotive …

3D Printing

3D Printed Covers Dress Up Absolut Vodka Bottles for Swiss Campaign Event

One of my go-to drinks is a dirty vodka martini (extra dirty, extra blue cheese olives), so I’m always on the lookout for the best one around. The …


Automata's low cost 3D printed Eva arm hopes to bring robotics to the masses

July 20, 2015 | By Alec

Over the past few years, it has become increasingly evident that robots will play a very important role in the near future – …


Redditors Join Forces to Build User a 3D Printed Weight Lifting Prosthetic

By Andrew WheelerWhen Matt’s brother Ryan lost both of his hands in an oil rig accident, Matt sent out a post on Reddit asking for workout ideas to …


ART FICIAL & Novabeans Partner to Integrate Classic Art & 3D Printing in Schools of India

Sometimes disruption in class can be a very positive thing. And students in India are about to find out exactly why, as art and technology are mixed …

3D Printing

Smithsonian to digitize Neil Armstrong's moon landing space suit in new Kickstarter project

July 20, 2015 | By Simon

Among other developments in the additive manufacturing space, the last year has seen a number of critical developments for …


Plants Offer Inspiration for 3D Printed Porous Material Leading to Modern, Fluid Robotics

Ironically, as robotics may be perceived by some at first glance as suspect, cold and calculating machinery, still futuristic and slightly …


Former IBM employee creates China's first 3D printed pancake robot

July 20, 2015 | By Kira

Let’s say the UN was going to throw a party, and had to select one of the most universally loved, versatile, and …


What is 3D Printing & How Do 3D Printers Work? — A Guide

Here at 3DPrint.com we are always seeking to educate the general public about the incredible technology known as 3D printing. Therefore we have set …

3D Printing

Chinese company ZhuoDa unveils two-story '3D Module Villas' being built in less than three hours

July 17, 2015 | By Simon

This past Thursday morning at the International Exhibition Center Plaza in Weihai city in China, a company by the name of the …


Colorado doctors begin using 3D printing for treating unborn babies with abnormalities

Not very long along ago, we could go days - weeks even - without hearing about the use of additive manufacturing in the medical industry. These days …

3D Printing

Lowering the Costs of 3D Printing through a Marriage of Nature & Mathematics

Nature is the ultimate designer; what else can we imagine could design something that is self-replicating, converts the energy of the sun to food, …

3D Printing

Raytheon Making Significant Inroads to 3D Printing Complete Missile

Defense companies are already well involved in the world of industrial 3D printing. Just take a look at the latest America Makes project awardees to …

3D Printing

Experts predict 3D printed customised food items to rule the industry in next 20 years

July 15, 2015 | By Lilian

The use of 3D printers has the potential to revolutionize the way food is manufactured within the next 10 to 20 years, …

Food Science

French Researchers 3D Print Emergency Shelter in 30 Minutes

By Michael Molitch-HouWhile still in its infancy, house printing is no longer a novel concept, but researchers at the University of Nantes (IRCCyN) …

3D Printing

Sipatech’s Materia Filaments Include Cement, Brick, Clay and Sandy-like Material Options

As the hardware within the desktop 3D printing space improves, so too do the creations that designers can print out on their machines. However, it’s …


3D bone printing project in China to enter animal testing stage

While makers often like to talk about the 3D printing manufacturing revolution, no one can deny that 3D printers are actually being used to develop …