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German Patient First To Receive 3D Printed Titanium Spinal Fusion Implant

Dr. Uwe Spetzger and his team at the Department of Neurosurgery of the Klinikum Karlsruhe in the operating theater.

Spinal fusion surgeries in the …


Researchers use 3D-printed eggs to study egg-rejection behavior in bird species | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 26, 2015 | By Simon

While we’ve seen just how useful various additive manufacturing technologies can be when used iteratively for creating unique …


Procter & Gamble Steps into 3D Bio-printing Space with Grant Competition in Singapore

When it comes to 3D bioprinting, there is no doubt that there will be billions of dollars made over the coming decade within the space. As the …


Google Lends Helping Hand to 3D Printed Prosthetics & Bionics

3D printing non-profit e-NABLE has been lending a helping hand to an increasing number of people with disabilities in the form of 3D printed …


Moscow Researchers 3D Print Bone Substitutes With Ceramic Powder 3D Printer

The collaborative effort of researchers from a variety of institutes in Moscow has resulted in a paper published in the most recent issue of Frontiers


Nanjing University of the Arts graduates show off incredible 3D printed fashion accessories | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 25, 2015 | By Alec

Over the past few years we’ve seen some incredibly innovations within the 3D printing industry, with mad, completely unexpected …


These 3D Printed Building Snaps Together in Minutes, Can Be Packed Up in Trunk of Car

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While that wave of the future just keeps cresting and breaking into a flood of innovations and changes for the world, most are greatly …


CSIRO opens $6m metal 3D printing centre, signs 3D print deal with Made for Me & Keech3D

CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), Australia's national science agency, has unveiled a $6 million metal 3D …

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New multi-material & multi-purpose 3D printing pen 3DSimo Mini to launch on Kickstarter for $89 | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 23, 2015 | By Simon

Of all of the various 3D printers and additive manufacturing technologies we’ve seen launch off of various crowdfunding …

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Adobe Expands 3D Printing Features, Integrates 3D Hubs into New Photoshop CC Update

At this point Photoshop has an almost ubiquitous presence on the computer of photographers and artists of all walks of life, and has become so …


3D Print Expo in Saint Petersburg Opens Up Russian Market

The global nature of the 3D printing market is one of the biggest drivers of true globalization, the kind where companies from different …


Unique 3D Printed “Intertwine” Vase Design is Inspired by DNA and Leaf Patterns

A University of Lincoln (England) assignment to create a brand of 3D printed products targeting a specific demographic blossomed into the …


Roby, the 3D printable robot hits Kickstarter to teach kids programming, 3D design & robotics | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 22, 2015 | By Alec

While we come across a lot of cool 3D printable robots that we just love to share with our readers, most are unfortunately not …


Taiwan unveils its first 3D Metal Printer for jewellery production, 50% cheaper than current systems | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 21, 2015 | By Alec

Over the past few years Taiwan has been steadily working to create a reputation as an island of 3D printing innovators, and it …


Shapeways Launches Pilots Hub & New Pilot Materials — Aluminum, Black Nylon & More

If you 3D print you know how important materials are. As I always like to say, it’s the stuff that stuff is made of. Shapeways knows this well, which …


Introducing the World's First 3D Printer for Clothing

Images and GIFs courtesy of the engineers

The future of fashion has long intersected with the field of 3D printing, from latticed 3D printed swimsuits to bacteria-infected space gear. With Electroloom, garment-making moves even futher forward—while simultaneously getting back to basics—through …

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3D Printed Sandstone Tiles Open Gateway to Beautiful Possibilites for Prefabrication

Sandstone has been used in construction since ancient times. Until now, if you wanted an impressive structure created from sandstone you only had two …


The All New Series 1 Pro 3D Printer, Available in Packages of 1, 6, or 60

At RAPID 2015, San Francisco-based Type A Machines unveiled its latest printer, the Series 1 Pro bundled with a one year license of Autodesk Fusion …

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Surgeons 3D Print a Copy of a Woman’s Tibia to Straighten Her Severely Deformed Leg

We’ve seen heartwarming stories of 3D printing coming to the aid of medical professionals around the globe, by providing tools for success, in …


The Last Wood-Bender, Kai Flexes His New Wood 3D Printing Filament

It’s almost been three years since Kai Parthy, a German inventor with quite a story, brought wood and plastic together as filament. Released in …

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Researchers develop new 3D printing process to enable objects to glow in the dark

Along with all of the new developments we’ve been seeing with various additive manufacturing methods, so too have we been seeing developments in the …


The Focus 3D Printer is Portable, Multifaceted, & Delicious?

At the end of last year, Davide reported that a company called 3D By Flow was going to be releasing a 3D printer with all of the fixings for …


GrabCAD Challenge Looking for the Next 3D Printed CubeSat

Okay Makers, start your engines!

You’ve got until June 22 to submit an entry to the CubeSat Challenge for Aerospace Engineers and Students through …


A graphene-based 3D scanner can reveal the inner secrets of artworks | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 20, 2015 | By Alec

Everyone who has spent hours designing their own 3D printable creations will have reached that one point where they dream of …


Software Architect Creates an Amazing Ultimaker 2 Aluminum Extrusion 3D Printer

When you think about the big names within the desktop 3D printing industry, the two that stick out the most are MakerBot and Ultimaker. While …


Con3D Consortium 3D prints a life-sized sofa to demonstrate new 3D printer for buildings | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

May 20, 2015 | By Simon

While it may still be a little bit of a ways off, one of the more fascinating applications for additive manufacturing has been …

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BEEVERYCREATIVE with 4 New 3D Printers, 1 New 3D Printing Device

While many have long boasted the aesthetic beauty and engineering of the BEETHEFIRST 3D printer, it’s been about two years since BEEVERYCREATIVE has …

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First Ever Bioink For Production of Human Cartilage and Seeding of Human Chondrocytes

In Gothenburg, Sweden, a small start-up lead by two young entrepreneurs (Erik Gatenholm & Ivan Tournier) is taking a revolutionary step in the …


Graphene and BioElastomer Inks Could Result in 3D Printed Neurons

What if you could 3D print a brain or a working neurosystem? It’s not outside the realm of the possible – at least in a structural sense – as a new …