07/17/2013, Fancy a 3D model of your unborn child’s face? That might sound like a pipe dream if this question was asked just half a decade ago, but in this day and age, it does not sound so silly any more. After all, 3D printing has certainly come a long way, even for the person on the street, so much so that it could pose a security risk if you happen […]
07/14/2013, 3D printing is definitely a domain that is worth exploring, as technology in this aspect has advanced pretty far to date in order to make quite an impact. In fact, home-based 3D printing could very well be the next big thing, as the total ownership cost is reduced to make the entire setup more affordable to the masses. Having said that, to be in possession of printed and online maps […]
06/26/2013, A duck gets a new lease of life thanks to a 3D printed foot.
06/19/2013, 3D printed photographs could help the visually impaired "see".
06/04/2013, Print your own shoes with a 3D printer for a more comfortable fit.
05/30/2013, The ProDesk3D printer goes a step further than regular 3D printers as it does full color printouts.
05/24/2013, A 3D printed pizza may seem like the ultimate couch potato’s dream, but we can’t deny when a 3D printer is used to save a life, especially a baby’s life, we’ll happily wait our turn with a 3D printer if that’s what it’s being used for. Bryan and April Gionfriddo have a 6-month-old baby, Kaiba, who suddenly couldn’t breathe due to his bronchus suddenly collapsing. The baby’s parents took him to […]
05/15/2013, 3D printing has definitely come a long way since its early days, and this time around, the news surrounding 3D printing could be of concern since it could pose a potential hazard to the public instead of being a fashion object. The Liberator is a 3D printed plastic gun that was successfully smuggled across international transport, by-passing the standard issue security arrangements. Not only that, this sting operation did not […]
05/10/2013, There are plenty of Star Wars fans out there who probably own a Stormtrooper costume which they wear to Halloween or Star Wars events, and while it might be the dream of many a Star Wars fan to wear the costume forever, it might not be the best idea. So what’s the next best thing you can do in order to look like a Stormtrooper 24/7? Get a 3D printed […]
05/09/2013, We’ve all seen different kinds of iPhone cases, protectors and covers. Most users simply don’t use one at all, but for some carrying their beloved smartphone around without protection is a horrifying thought. A 3D printing house based in Amsterdam has created a very unique product which can be used to carry an iPhone around. Its actually a pair of 3D printed shoes called iPhone Mashup Shoe. The iPhone Mashup […]
05/08/2013, 3D printing has certainly taken off in the past couple of months as we’ve seen it produce some amazing products such as designer eyewear, a bionic ear and even a kidney. But this latest feat of 3D printing is both amazing and creepy at the same time as an artist has used DNA to print 3D portraits of people. Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborb retrieves the DNA from her subjects by stumbling onto them during […]
05/07/2013, Being stylish is of utmost importance to some of us, think “The Devil Wears Prada” and you will get what I mean. Well, the 3D printing industry might be in its infancy at this point in time, but this does not mean that no quantum leaps in progress can be made. It is encouraging to hear that the 3D printing industry does not seem to be affected by the economy […]
05/02/2013, It seems that the world of 3D printing is getting more and more advanced, and having said that, to see 3D printing used in medical circles is also a boon, such as the story that we talked about earlier this week concerning the ability to print one’s own kidneys sometime down the road, as early experiments in mice proved to be successful. Well, a group of researchers led by Michael […]
04/30/2013, Sometime earlier in the month, we talked about scientists having met with success when it came to manufacturing a kidney in the confines of a laboratory. Well, some of us are aware that when it comes to organ transplants, finding a match is hard enough, what more, getting enough donors. In fact, over 60,000 folks in the US are on the waiting list for organ transplants, and here we are […]