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Wonder-ink could soon let you 3D print objects out of stretchy graphene

A new 3D-printing ink being developed at Northwestern University could soon make it possible to build objects which are made of graphene for 60 …

Graphene

These 3D Printed Microstructures Morph Due to Prescribed Mechanical Behavior

There’s a lot to be said for the wonders of 3D printing technology, but what’s even better is that we are learning to bend innovation so far to our …

3D Printing

3D Printing Cellulose, & Conductive Cellulose, for the First Time Ever

3D printing is really coming full circle, at least as far as materials are concerned. What started with a few select plastics grew to include metals, …

3D Printing

Paper-thin 3D printed solar cells to provide affordable electricity for unlit rural areas

Thanks to a recent surge of interest surrounding various alternative energy sources and technologies including Elon Musk’s announcement of a Tesla …

Solar Power

Italian makers unveil the Felfil, an open source 3d printing filament extruder

Jun 28, 2015 | By Simon

Although 3D printing enthusiasts have never had as many material options as they do today - whether they want to create …

Open Source

The Cultivator, 3D Meat Printer: Conceptual Prototype Unveiled By Two German Students

It was 1931 when Winston Churchill was quoted in an essay he wrote for Strand Magazine saying, “We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole …

Open Source

Spectrum Health prints first 3D heart model using multiple medical imaging techniques

Jun 26, 2015 | By Simon

Among other applications for 3D printing that have seen a surge of use over the past year, creating accurate replicas that can …

Medicine

Computational Design Student Creates 3D Printed Spider Joints

Nazmul Azim Khan is a second-year student in the Computational Design program at the University of New South Wales. While taking a digital …

3D Printing

3D Printed Humanoid Robot Can Talk & See, Thanks to GMC – Heart & Organs are Next

It’s truly remarkable what some people are able to achieve with a pen-like device that extrudes molten thermoplastics. The 3Doodler 3D printing pen …

Robots

Sweden +Project begins process of creating 3D printed houses from cellulose material

Although some of the biggest stories in 3D printing over the past year have involved either very large-scale additive manufacturing projects such as …

Cellulose

Hong Kong Terrorists Caught With 3D Printer, Perhaps Looking to Modify Airsoft Guns

Terrorism is a major concern for law enforcement officials around the world, and as technology progresses they must adapt so that they are prepared …

Hong Kong

3D-Printed Extraterrestrials

By Mitch BossartBack in 2009, scientists detected an odd-shaped rock by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity’s panorama camera.
Figure 1 – Block …

Extraterrestrials

NextGen, first chef's knife with custom 3D printed handles built to perfectly fit your hand

Jun 26, 2015 | By Alec

While 3D printed tools and innovations are slowly but steadily entering our homes, the kitchen has so far stayed largely off …

Knives

Ford adopts Carbon3D’s ultra-fast CLIP 3D printing technology for prototyping

Jun 24, 2015 | By Alec

It looks like up-and-coming 3D printing startup Carbon3D is in for a wild and successful ride. Only yesterday, we reported on …

3D Printing

3D Printing Helps Robotic Marble Sculptors Push the Limits of Digital Manufacturing

James Brehm, a digital artist and sculptor from New Jersey, contacted 3DPI to tell us about the fascinating work he and a team of artists are …

3D Printing

World’s first 3D printed modular supercar is unveiled, built using revolutionary ‘Node’ technology platform

Jun 24, 2015 | By Simon

Considered by many to be the ultimate 3D printing challenge, 3D printed cars have been seeing significantly more attention …

3D Printing

Mechanical Hand with Individual Finger Control for Amputees

Two researchers from the University of Cape Town have developed an award-winning and affordable 3D printed mechanical hand with individual finger …

Machinery

Micron 3DP announces breakthrough in 3D printing glass materials

Although we’ve seen quite the gamut of 3D printing material options over the past few years, many of those materials have been focused on improving …

3D Printing

Nervous System “Grows” 3D Printed Floraform Jewelry

Creating man made objects that resemble something that would be grown in nature isn’t the easiest of tasks, even for the most skilled artist. The way …

Jewelry

Bracing for a Revolution, Exovite Envisions a Connected 3D Printed Splint

By Davide SherIn 2013, at the apex of the latest boom in 3D printing, one of the designs that best captured the public’s imagination, as to the …

Revolution

Argillasys combines 3D printing with traditional porcelain-based material to make beautiful ceramics products

Jun 20, 2015 | By Simon

Between materials that has been approved for being used in space to materials that are made out of discarded e-waste, those …

3D Printing

The Bodies of Pompeii Resurrected with 3D Printing

By Michael Molitch-HouAlmost two thousand years ago, in approximately 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted in a massive storm of ash and pumice four to six …

3D Printing

Why 2017 Will Be the Breakout Year for 3D Printing Technologies

You are likely sitting here having finished reading numerous articles from 3DPrint.com and other news sources over the course of the last several …

3D Printing

New $150 Micro Drone 3.0 flies onto Indiegogo, thanks to 3D printing

It’s been said before, but it deserves a repeat: 3D printing and drones go hand-in-hand when it comes to some of the best modern day Maker projects. …

3D Printing

Makers Create a 3D Printed Circular Knitting Machine

Circular knitting, or knitting in the round, is a technique used to create seamless ‘tubes’ of knit material. Circular knitting can be done either on …

Knitting

Try Before You Buy - MirrorMe3D offers 3D printed faces for cosmetic surgery patients

Jun 11, 2015 | By Simon

For those who have ever considered plastic surgery to fix cosmetic imperfections or even scars that have been left behind from …

Cosmetic Surgery

Ford Launches Online 3D Printed Model Car Shop – Print Your Favorite Ford Car or Truck Today

The automobile industry has long been known to be one of the most aggressive when it comes to using 3D printing technology. In fact, car …

3D Printing

e-NABLE & 3D Systems Push 3D Printed Prosthetics Even Further

By Michael Molitch-Houe-NABLE has grown from a couple of kindhearted 3D printing enthusiasts to the largest network of volunteers dedicated to 3D …

Prosthetics

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge Will Soon Span an Amsterdam Canal

The oldest of Amsterdam’s approximately 1,280 bridges in use dates back to 1648. The city is famous for its beautiful canals and waterways, and Dutch …

Amsterdam