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The ESA Is Testing A 3D Printed Satellite Antenna

03/20/2016, It probably doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that building and launching a satellite is no small feat, nor does it come cheap. The fact that everything needs to be right the first time is also doubly important since once it’s up there,...

3D Printing Saved A Baby’s Life In China

03/18/2016, Sure, 3D printing could be used to create arts and crafts that you could go on to sell, but the technology is more than that. For example we’ve seen how it could be used to print bone, and just last month we reported that surgeons have successfully...

Doctors Print 3D Living Body Parts

02/16/2016, 3D printing technology has come a long way from its infancy, so much so that scientists claim that custom-made, living body parts are now capable of being 3D-printed, and this would mark a significant advance when it comes to regenerative medicine. In...

Blasting Music Creates Unique Patterns On These 3D Printed Ceramics

02/10/2016, Have you ever seen pottery in action? It might look simple, but it is deceptively tricky, and trying to get all the weird and unique shapes and grooves is actually a lot of work and has a ton of skill involved. However it seems that one potter by the name...

Scientist Uses Metal To Recreate Ancient Creatures With 3D Printing

01/10/2016, Dr. Allan Drummond, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, has done something very incredible with 3D printing. He has recreated some amazing ancient creatures by 3D printing them in metal, the idea was to show how ancient species looked...

3D Printed Star Destroyer Measures 2 Feet Long

12/30/2015, I am quite sure that while many of us have already watched Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and will make an attempt to watch it at least one more time down the road, you can be assured that many people are well familiar with the massive Star Destroyer....

Derby The Dog Gets Upgraded Prosthetic Legs

12/29/2015, If you’re looking for a heartwarming story to end 2015 with, you might be pleased to learn that Derby the Husky mix has recently received a pair of upgraded 3D printed prosthetic limbs. For those unfamiliar with Derby’s situation, he is a dog that was...

Company Claims To Have Developed 3D Printed Liver Tissue

12/27/2015, 3D printing in the medical industry isn’t new. We’ve seen companies 3D print prosthetics and even bones, but now a company in India has claimed to have developed 3D printable liver tissue, which they are hoping that one day will be usable for...

3D Printed Haikus Only Show Up When Placed In Water

11/25/2015, 3D printing is an amazing concept as we have seen it used in all sorts of things, like printing your own gadgets, printing prosthetic limbs, and once we’ve even seen 3D printing used to print an entire motorcycle! However 3D printing can be more than...

New Balance Shows Off Their First 3D Printed Running Shoe

11/19/2015, The idea that we can 3D print replacement parts for machines, bones, instruments, and more would mean that the idea of 3D printed shoes shouldn’t be too surprising. We have seen sports companies such as Adidas launch 3D printed shoes, and now it looks...

3D-Printed Drone Breaks 150MPH Barrier

11/13/2015, Aerospace company Aurora Flight Sciences has teamed up with 3D printing company Stratasys to collaborate on what is deemed to be the first 3D-printed, jet-powered aircraft which saw action at the Dubai Airshow. This particular drone could very well be the...

3D Laser Printer Glowforge Raises $27.9M In 30-days

10/26/2015, Back in September, we shared an interesting gadget by the name of Glowforge. For those unfamiliar, Glowforge is a 3D laser printer that lets you create 3D objects using existing materials, and also cutting it to the way you like in a precise manner. In a...

3D Printed Violin Sounds As Good As Its Wooden Counterpart

10/23/2015, There is a reason why there are a lot of musical instruments that are made from wood. This is because there are certain inherent acoustic properties of wood that cannot be replicated by other materials. This is why many musicians might frown upon the idea...

Iron Man, Frozen, Star Wars Prosthetics Aimed At Young Amputees

10/12/2015, Unless you are an amputee, we really have no idea what it would be like to lose an arm. Making it even worse is when you are young and you just can’t comprehend what is going on. However to help make the process a bit more bearable, Open Bionics has...