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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Sep 12, 2017
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Please DO Touch
3D Printed Tactography For Blind People to Explore Photography

Changing exhibition rules, Gabriel Bonfim encourages visitors to touch his Tactography prints, allowing the blind to experience his artwork. 

Sep 12, 2017
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Munich Researchers Develop Multi-Functional 3D Printed Building Facade

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich have developed a 3D printed facade that combines design and function.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Girl with 3D Printed Hand Aims to Throw First Pitch for All 30 MLB Teams

Seven-year-old Hailey Dawson has a 3D printed prosthetic hand, but her dream of throwing the first pitch at every MLB stadium is coming true. 

Sep 11, 2017
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3D Printed Aerospace Rocket Engine Successfully Tested by Australian Engineers

In just four months, a team of Australian engineers designed, 3D printed, assembled, and tested an aerospace rocket engine.  

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Sep 11, 2017
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Australian Dad Has World’s First 3D Printed Shinbone Transplant

An Australian man is the world first to receive a 3D printed shinbone after developing a bone infection days after his son was born.

Sep 11, 2017
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Chromatose is a Synthetic 3D Printed Venus Flytrap

The Chromatose, a beautiful synthetic 3D printed venus flytrap, is hungry for flies and a prestigious design award in New Zealand.

Sep 11, 2017
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The Future's Bright
These Funky Sunglasses are 3D Printed from Recycled Plastic

The world's first 3D printed sunglasses from plastic waste? Startup to turn car dashboards, soda bottles and fridges into quality shades.

Sep 10, 2017
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Halloween Comes Early
3D Printed Mask Changes Color According to How You’re Feeling

Students from London's Bartlett School of Architecture developed a 3D printed mask which can change color depending on your facial expression.

Sep 8, 2017
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Researchers Create 3D Printed Structures That Degrade On Demand

Researchers at Brown University have developed a technique for 3D printing biomaterial that falls apart when triggered.

Sep 8, 2017
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DIY Disc Shooter!
YouTuber Creates 3D Printed Homemade Disc Shooter

Would you like to make your own 3D printed disc shooter? By following YouTuber Austiwawa's latest project, you may soon be able to.

Sep 7, 2017
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BMW to Show MINI Concept Models with 3D Printed Parts

BMW will show two Mini concept cars at the upcoming IAA 2017 motor show in Frankfurt, and both models will make use of 3D printed parts.

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Sep 7, 2017
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Unique Meeting Space
Formlabs 3D Prints Pavilion Structure for FUSE 2017 Conference

Using SLS 3D printing, Formlabs created a 3D printed pavilion structure that served as a meeting space at the FUSE 2017 conference.

Sep 7, 2017
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HP Delivers Custom 3D Printed Footwear With FitStation Platform

HP's new FitStation platform will use 3D scanning and dynamic gait analysis to deliver custom 3D printed insoles and footwear.

Sep 6, 2017
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Two Titans, One Goal
HP Integrates Siemens NX Into Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printers

HP and Siemens are forming a partnership to integrate NX product development and manufacturing software into HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers. 

Sep 5, 2017
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Thyssenkrupp Opens TechCenter Additive Manufacturing Facility in Germany

The German engineering giant Thyssenkrupp has officially opened its first additive manufacturing facility in Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany. 

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