3D Printing News

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

Dec 27, 2018
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Bulgarian Doctors Implant First 3D Printed Rib

Doctors in Bulgaria created a 3D printed rib for a patient who's own rib had to be removed due to a congenital disease. This use of additive manufacturing is a first, but not the last, for the country.

Dec 24, 2018
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3D Printed Supercar to the Rescue
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Develops 3D Supercar Model to Promote Upcoming Launch

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, the boutique manufacturer of "exotic high-performance racing and road cars", has partnered with Aerosport Modeling & Design to a 3D print small-scale model of its 2019 SCG 004S supercar.

Dec 23, 2018
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Sail the World!
World’s First 3D Printed Sailboat Hull Ready for Mini Transat Ocean Race 2019

Italian start-up OCore has designed and created what they're claiming is the world's first 3D printed sailboat hull. It was unveiled during a ceremony at the sailing club Circolo della Vela Sicilia (CVS), Italy.

Dec 21, 2018
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Changes A-Comin'
Aleph Objects Appoints New CEO and CTO with Plans to Target Growth in 2019

Aleph Objects, the 3D printer manufacturer responsible for LulzBot 3D printing products, has announced that it's appointing a new CEO and CTO to target growth in 2019.

Dec 20, 2018
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Avoiding Relapse
Isolating Aggressive Breast Cancer Stem Cells with 3D Printed Scaffolds

Scientists at the University of Girona in Spain have reached an important milestone in triple-negative breast cancer research by successfully using 3D printing to isolate aggressive breast cancer stem cells. 

Dec 20, 2018
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Tiny Optical Illusion
3D Printing Impossible Object Optical Illusions as Small as Red Blood Cells

A Japanese mathematical scientist at Meiji University used Cytosurge's FluidFM 3D printing technology to create "Impossible Objects", which trick the mind, as small as the size of a red blood cell.

Dec 19, 2018
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Ultimaker Cura 4.0 Beta Released with Preview of New User Interface

Cura, the free, open-source 3D printing slicer is in the process of being updated to Version 4.0. Ultimaker’s "early Christmas gift" has launched as a preview of the software's new user interface is available now. 

Dec 19, 2018
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Caught Twinkly Handed
NASA Engineer Gets Revenge on Package Thieves with Glitter Bomb Trap

Mark Rober, the former NASA engineer turned YouTuber, has developed the perfect ploy to get his revenge on unsuspecting package thieves by building a Glitter Bomb trap which blasts them with glitter and a stinky smell triggered by a 3D printed actuator.

Dec 18, 2018
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Face It, Facial Recognition isn't Safe
3D Printed Head Unlocks Multiple Phone Models

Thomas Brewster, a Forbes journalist, 3D printed a life size model of his own head to discover just how safe the data on our phones is when we use facial recognition. Turns out, a lot less safe than you might think.

Dec 16, 2018
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Big Printer for the Big Screen
Weta Workshop Acquires Large-Scale 3D Printer for Special Effect Production

Weta Workshop is a New Zealand special effects company which has acquired a large format Massivit 3D printer to use in producing intricate props, costumes and animatronics for the big screen. 

Dec 15, 2018
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Don't Forget Your Toolbox
Autodesk Brings Additive Manufacturing to Construction Sites with Shipping Container “Toolbox”

Autodesk created a  21-foot-long additive manufacturing "toolbox" for the construction industry which houses two Panasonic TS-950 robots for 3D printing large metal components.

Dec 14, 2018
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Yum!
Pastry Chef Jordi Bordas Works with BCN3D to Create Golden Peanut

Through the power of desktop 3D printing, facilitated by Barcelona-based printer manufacturer BCN3D, pastry chef Jordi Bordas has concocted the ultimate nutty treat -- the Golden Peanut.

Dec 13, 2018
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See Right Through
How to 3D Print Glass-Like Parts With Your FDM Printer

Anyone who has bought "transparent" filament will confirm maker Gluck's feeling that the resulting prints are translucent at best. Rather than making do, Gluck decided to find the perfect print setting to create truly transparent prints.

Dec 9, 2018
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Grab it by the Horns
ORIGIBOT2 3D Printed Telepresence Robot Available on Indiegogo

Now on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo is a new campaign launched by Origin Robots called the ORIGIBOT2 which is a telepresence robot that you can move around and pick things up with remotely.

Dec 9, 2018
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Cool Earbuds
3D Printed HeX Earbuds Provide a Fashionable Fix for Hearing Loss

Master's student Elen Parry has developed HeX Earbuds, 3D printed wireless earbuds that have a sleek geometric design and enhance the hearing experience, while also protecting users and preventing further hearing loss.