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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...

3D Printed Rubber Band Gun Will Make You The Envy Of Your Office

08/10/2015, We’re not sure if you guys remember, but at one point there was a toy sentry gun that was being sold that basically fired foam darts. It was more of an office toy in which you can engage your co-workers in a friendly battle or maybe just to annoy them....

Man Creates The World’s Smallest 3D Printed Circular Saw

08/05/2015, Remember in March we reported that a man in New Zealand 3D printed a tiny drill? Sure, you can 3D print anything you want as long as you have the schematics for it, but what made it even more impressive is that this is a drill that actually works. Granted...

FDA Approves The First 3D Printed Drug

08/03/2015, We’ve seen 3D printing being used to print medical tools such as casts. Recently 3D printing also allowed the creation of 3D models that allowed surgeons to practice brain procedures for children before actually doing it. However in what appears to be...