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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...

Adidas Futurecraft 3D Takes Running Shoes To 3D Printing Levels

10/08/2015, Imagine a world where if you wanted to go jogging, you could 3D print a pair of jogging shoes. Or if you wanted to go hiking, you could 3D print a pair of hiking boots. Imagine such a service that could be offered at hotels and resorts where guests will...

Glowforge 3D Laser Printer Now Available For Pre-Order

09/24/2015, How 3D printers work is kind of like how normal printers work. There is the material used to print which is equivalent to the ink in regular printers, and from there based on your design, it will then release that material and layer it until it becomes...

3D Printed Hearts Lets Surgeons Practice Before An Operation

09/20/2015, Due to the delicate nature of surgery, getting it right the first time round is extremely important because rarely is there ever a “restart” button. This is doubly important when it comes to organs like the heart, but now thanks to a group of...

Patient Receives A 3D-Printed Sternum & Rib Cage Made From Titanium

09/11/2015, In the past we have seen 3D printing used for medical purposes. This includes 3D printing body parts like bones, for example. In fact recently over in Spain, a 54-year old cancer patient was the first in the world to receive a 3D printed rib cage and...

3D Printed Hotel Suite A Reality

09/09/2015, 3D printing is definitely a new frontier of technology that is worth exploring, and perhaps it would be good to think big rather than just churn out small items with a 3D printer. How about printing an entire hotel suite? Lewis Yakich, an engineer who has...

3D Printed Machine Can Sort Skittles By Color

09/09/2015, We know there are some of you guys out there who might prefer eating Skittles of a particular color. Maybe you like that color or the flavor that it gives, but either way we’re sure some of us have our preferences. Now if you’d rather not sort through...

Navigational Device Shapeshifts To Point You In The Right Direction

08/31/2015, If you try to use your smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch to guide yourself around, it will guide you through images and voice cues, telling you when and where to turn or to keep driving straight, and so on. However Yale engineer Adam Spiers decided that...

Microsoft Wants To Turn Your Smartphone Into A 3D Scanner

08/24/2015, Microsoft Research is working on a new project which will allow you to create high-quality 3D images in real time, you don’t require any expensive gadgets to do this, the project is focused on making this happen with regular smartphones. The aim is...

Researchers Find A Way To 3D Print Using Glass Instead Of Plastic

08/21/2015, In the past, we’ve seen 3D printing largely rely on materials such as plastic, or at least some kind of variant, which by itself is already pretty cool since it has led to the creation of all sorts of wondrous tools both novel and medical. However it...