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The 20 Biggest 3D Printers in 2016

Feb 10, 2016 | By Kira

We know that bigger doesn’t always mean better, but when it comes to 3D printing, the ever-growing list of absolutely massive, …

Why These Big Companies Want a New 3D File Format

The likes of Microsoft, GE, and HP want a new file format to streamline 3D manufacturing.

Despite an anemic 2015 in the 3D printing world, economic predictions for the industry’s overall growth remain bright. But in the eyes of large businesses with a stake in the expansion of the 3D printing market …

Fabrication

Here’s why Harvard 3-D printed a baby brain

Harvard scientists have 3-D printed a replica of a human brain — but it's not for any Frankenstein-esque experiments. The researchers wanted to help puzzle out the origins of the twisty, bendy folds found in a healthy brain. Most animals don't have these wrinkles, and while most scientists are …

Harvard

Mcor’s New $5,995 ARKe 3D Printer Ushers in Full-Color Desktop 3D Printing for All

By Davide SherYou might have been wondering what Mcor Technologies, the Ireland-based leading manufacturer of paper lamination full color 3D …

3D Printing

Vortic Watch Company Uses 3D Printing to Combine the Old with the New

Golf is the only sport I’ve heard of that is frequently used as a business facilitator. The executive wooing a potential client or business partner …

3D Printing

3D Printed Jewelry Inspired by Geometry - Design Milk

3D printing house VOJD Studios sent their latest work down the runway with Swiss fashion brand Akris, showing their architectural 3D printed rings …

3D

LIGHT consortium develops ultra-lightweight 3D printed metal structures

Dec 23, 2015 | By Benedict

On December 15th 2015, the latest meeting of the LIGHT project consortium took place at the Magna Parva headquarters in …

Fabrication

Adidas uses plastic ocean waste to create a 3D-printed shoe

The design hopes to bring awareness to this type of pollution.

Back in June, Adidas revealed a shoe made almost entirely from recycled ocean waste. That product marked the beginning of a partnership between the sportswear firm and Parley, an organization trying to combat ocean pollution worldwide. …

Plastic

New Balance Taps 3D Systems To Develop 3D-Printed Midsoles In Running Shoes

Because tech is taking over the world, New Balance has decided to jump on the band wagon with the announcement of forthcoming 3D-printed running shoes.

The kicks won’t be entirely 3D printed, but the shoes will come with 3D-printed midsoles, the part of the shoe that sits between the inner-layer and …

3D

Max Micron – The First Affordable Dual Head 3D Printer With Auto Leveling and Laser Engraving Function

3DPrintersonlinestore.com just added another 3D printer brand to its collection. MaxMicron is a recently launched 3d printer company from China and …

Engraving

INKREDIBLE – The Most Cost Effective Desktop 3D Bioprinter Available

With only one month available to purchase, the INKREDIBLE 3D bioprinter is already a succes story. With a retail price of $4,999 (including …

Sweden

Popular Science Magazine: Organovo Wins Coveted 2015 ‘Best of What’s New’ Award for Bioprinting Kidney Tissue

While many have claimed–perhaps a bit too ambitiously–that 3D printing will change the world, Organovo is an undeniable example of a company poised …

3D Printing

Chinese scientists harness bacterial power in 3D printed microscopic pumps

Nov 16, 2015 | By Alec

With the quality of industrial 3D printing improving by leaps and bounds, it is now also increasingly being used on a …

3D Printed Liver Models Save Lives at Cleveland Clinic

Every city has its points of pride, and, when you’re a Rust Belt town with a rough history, those points of pride become huge. I was born and raised …

Cleveland Clinic

Qingdao Unique unveils $399 MagiCube 3D Printer for use in classrooms

It has often been said that the success of 3D printing technology depends on adequately preparing the coming generations for this new way of …

3D Printing

3D Technology Reveals New Information about Citizens of Pompeii

Despite the fact that the village of Pompeii was wiped off the face of the Earth nearly 2,000 years ago, it continues to hold the popular imagination …

Pompeii

World’s Largest 3D Printed Structure Pops up in Beijing

By Michael Molitch-HouWASP may have just shown the world its enormous house 3D printer and Branch Technology has printed the tallest sculpture in the …

Beijing

3D printed heart made from ‘elastomeric foam’ holds promise for prosthetics, robots

Oct 10, 2015 | By Benedict

Researchers at Cornell have developed a lightweight, flexible material which they hope will soon be used to create an …

Robots

How Axis Prototypes’ 3D Printing Services Advanced a Marine Technology Company’s Prototyping Time

3D printing technology offers the ability to manufacture complex prototypes in a fast and cost-efficient manner. Axis Prototypes, a Canadian 3D …

Prototyping

gCreate: Brooklyn’s Large-Format 3D Printer Pioneers

Meet gCreate, a Brooklyn-based 3D printing startup created by Gordon LaPlante and Anna Lee out of their own one-bedroom apartment in 2012. The …

New York City

Fastest and most scalable 3D printing service Voodoo Manufacturing opens doors in New York

Oct 6, 2015 | By Alec

As the birthplace of MakerBot, it is hardly surprising that New York is home to a lot of 3D printing innovation. While there are …

Manufacturing

Foster + Partners unveils designs for Mars settlement that could be 3D printed by robots

Sep 25, 2015 | By Kira

There has been a lot of talk of buzz in Hollywood about Matt Damon’s latest blockbuster, The Martian, based on a novel about a …

CELLINK & RoosterBio Launch 1st Commercial Living Cellular Inks for Bioprinting

As we had anticipated, CELLINK, the Swedish startup that has made headlines lately with its bioprinting consumable cartridges and the INKREDIBLE …

3D Printing

Shapeways Releases Its New Porcelain Material to All 3D Designers

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The types of materials available for 3D printing continue to expand at an amazing rate. Glass is the latest development to get …

MIT Software Converts MRIs into 3D Printable Heart Models in Just One Hour

By Tyler KoslowCardiac-based surgeries are no walk in the park, even for the world’s top surgeons and doctors. Oftentimes, surgical plans have been …

3D

High-end, 3D printed fashion collection beautifully mimics sea creatures

Sep 18, 2015 | By Kira

Three high-end and high-tech fashion pieces by Austrian architect and designer Julia Koerner used 3D printing materials and …

Clothing

First-of-its-Kind Nerve Regeneration Pulled Off with 3D Printed Nerve Guides

According to market research firm Gartner, 3D printing in the medical sector is climbing towards a peak of hypeability and nothing could be more …

3D

3D Printing Gives a Previously Unidentified Dinosaur Skeleton New Life

If you work at Triebold Paleontology, Incorporated, you may already have the job that every little kid dreams of having. Triebold is a company …

3D Printing

30,000-Year-Old Artifact Preserved with 3D Scanning & 3D Printing

By Ryan GeorgeI love stories that illustrate how much of an impact 3D printing can have on our future and the latest from Fuel3D is a great example …

3D Scanners