3D Printing News & Features

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world and the latest features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories.

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Jan 23, 2020
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Defense Distributed’s Attempt to Revive 3D Printed Gun Lawsuit Rejected

Defense Distributed tried to reopen a lawsuit it began and later settled with the State Department. This attempt was rejected in the US court of appeals.

Jan 23, 2020
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Family 3D Printing Koalas to Raise Money for Australian Charity

In an effort to help koalas affected by fires in Australia, they've been 3D printing mini koalas on their Ender 3 and giving them to anyone who donates at least $5 to the Adelaide Koala Rescue.

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Jan 21, 2020
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Hero Forge Raises $1.7 Million to 3D Print Full-Color Custom Miniatures

The website that brings users custom 3D printed tabletop miniatures and statuettes launched a Kickstarter campaign to offer full-color figures using - you guessed it - 3D printing.

Jan 20, 2020
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3D Printed Gun Status (2020 Update)

Check out the current status of 3D printed guns, and learn about the latest news, laws and actual threats to help you sort facts from fears.

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Jan 16, 2020
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Police 3D Scanning Crime Scenes to Use as Evidence in Court

A police department in the United States is using a Faro 3D scanner to capture crime scenes and share it in courtrooms.

Jan 15, 2020
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Josef Prusa Addresses Reports of Problems with Original Prusa Mini

The founder of Prusa Research, Josef Prusa, welcomed the new year with a blog post recapping 2019, divulging plans for 2020 and providing updates on the Original Prusa Mini 3D printer.

Jan 15, 2020
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Beginner’s Guide to Painting 3D Prints (PLA & ABS)

3D models can be great in their natural form, but sometimes you need to spice things up. Explore this detailed guide to painting 3D prints to learn more!

Jan 9, 2020
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The Greatest 3D Printed Houses, Buildings & Constructions

Dreaming of a 3D printed house? Check out our selection of the most fascinating 3D printed houses, buildings, and constructions worldwide.

Jan 4, 2020
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The Future of 3D Printing: Beyond 2020

Similar to the way the World Wide Web democratized news, education, and entertainment, 3D printing has the potential to democratize the manufacturing of certain goods.

Jan 1, 2020
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Velocity Painting: Paint Your 3D Prints with Style

Want to get some unique texture on your 3D prints? Learn more about the ins and outs of velocity painting to make some truly unique objects.

Dec 18, 2019
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3D Printed Buildings Could Benefit from Human Bone Structure

Scientists discovered that the human bone structure might be the key to stronger 3D printed materials.

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Dec 17, 2019
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ISS Cosmonauts Bioprint Bone Tissue in Space

Researchers on the ISS bioprinted bone tissue using 3D Bioprinting Solutions bioprinter.

Dec 16, 2019
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Researchers Develop a New Method of 3D Printing Glass

ETH Zurich researchers used a 3D printing process to produce complex glass objects.

Dec 11, 2019
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Play It Again
Toy Rescue Lets You Print Spares for Your Toys

Dagoma launches a new 3D model repository dedicated to spare parts for classic toys.

Dec 2, 2019
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3D Scanning & 3D Printing in Archaeology & Paleontology

Archaeologists are embracing 3D printing and scanning as innovative ways to both preserve and display the past. Check out this guide on how these technologies are bringing the past to life.

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