3D Printing News

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Aug 2, 2018
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Deep Sea Life
Researchers 3D Print Soft Robotic Manipulators to Investigate Fragile Deep-Sea Life

During an oceanographic research cruise to a remote region of the Pacific Ocean, Harvard researchers used 3D printed soft robotic manipulators to investigate fragile deep-sea organisms.

Aug 2, 2018
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Gettin' Paid for SLA
Formlabs Secures Unicorn Status After $15 Million Investment Round

Massachusetts 3D printing startup Formlabs has raised $15 million in its latest funding round. The investment brings the company's total funding up to $100 million and places it valuation in excess of $1 billion, making it one of the few hardware startups to become a unicorn.

Aug 2, 2018
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3D Printing Made Easy
Venturi 3D Launches 3D Printer on Kickstarter with 1,000 Pre-Installed 3D Models

Venturi 3D, the 3D printing startup, has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for a fully assembled 3D printer which promises an enclosed 4 color, multi-material setup as well as 1,000 pre-installed, ready-to-print 3D models.

Aug 1, 2018
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A Constructive Commission
3D Printhuset Wins Kamp C Tender for Construction 3D Printer

After a comprehensive EU tender process, Kamp C, the Belgian autonomous provincial company, has chosen Danish 3D Printhuset as its supplier for construction 3D printing.

Aug 1, 2018
Featured image of Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Gun Models, But Defense Distributed Defies Court Ruling
Shots (Not) Fired
Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Gun Models, But Defense Distributed Defies Court Ruling

Following a controversial court settlement that allowed Defense Distributed to share 3D printable gun blueprints online this week, a federal judge in Seattle has stepped in to issue a temporary restraining order and stop the release. But the pro-gun rights organization seems to have other plans...

Jul 31, 2018
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Hot Stuff
This Windproof Camping Stove is 3D Printed from Steel

Cast your camp cooking woes to the wind: students at ETH Zurich and Zurich University of the Arts have developed a windproof camp stove that will defeat even the most blustery of gales.

Jul 31, 2018
Featured image of Researchers 3D Bioprint Scaffolds to Help Regrow Damaged Peripheral Nerves
3D-Bioprinting Meets Nerve Tissue Engineering
Researchers 3D Bioprint Scaffolds to Help Regrow Damaged Peripheral Nerves

Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, are 3D-bioprinting scaffolds to regrow damaged nerve cells. 

Jul 30, 2018
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Super Smart Slab
ETH Zurich Uses 3D Sand Printed Formwork to Build Concrete Smart Slab

Researchers at ETH Zurich have realized the first full-scale architectural project using 3D sand printing for its formwork. The result is a huge lightweight concrete "Smart Slab" at the DFAB House.

Jul 29, 2018
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New 3D Printing Facility
Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children

A new 3D printing facility has been opened at the Department of Orthopaedics at Kasturba Hospital in India. Already, two children's lives have been changed as they received prosthetic limbs.

Jul 27, 2018
Featured image of NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars
Out of this World!
NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars

New York architecture and technology company AI SpaceFactory has been awarded by NASA for its MARS HAbitat (MARSHA) project. The concept includes using in-situ resource utilization to 3D print egg-shaped habitats on Mars that are optimized to deal with internal atmospheric pressure and structural stresses.

Jul 27, 2018
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3D printing on the rocks
Researchers Develop Electron Nanofabrication Method Using Ice

Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University in China have created an improved 3D nanofabrication method which uses ice and electron beam technology. The method cuts down on the time it takes to develop structures using standard e-beam lithography.

Jul 26, 2018
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Amazon enters the Filament Business
You Can Now Preorder Own-Brand Amazon 3D Printing Filament for $19

Amazon, the American electronic commerce giant, is now selling own-brand 3D printer filaments amongst the "essentials" of its AmazonBasics range.

Jul 25, 2018
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A Sound Theory
Researchers Develop Audio-Based Method to Detect 3D Printing Cyber-Attacks

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel researchers has published a study titled "Digital Audio Signature for 3D Printing Integrity", examining the use of "audio fingerprints" to help detect cyber-attacks on 3D printers.

Jul 24, 2018
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First 3D Printing Masters in Spain
Barcelona’s University Launches Master Degree in Additive Manufacturing

The CIM UPC, the technological center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is launching a Master in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing which is the first course of its kind in Spain to focus on 3D printing. 

Jul 23, 2018
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Dreams Come True in VR
Walt Disney Animation Studio Debuts First VR Short Film, Cycles

In August this year, the Walt Disney Animation Studio will debut its first VR short film called Cycles. It will be the headliner at the ACM SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver.