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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Aug 5, 2019
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Industrial Designer 3D Prints Conductive Origami Light Fixtures

Yael Akirav, an Industrial Designer and graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, uses 3D printing to create beautiful "conductive origami" light fixtures.

Aug 5, 2019
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Watch This Incredible Pacific Rim Diorama Take Shape

This video of a model maker building a jaeger from hit-film Pacific Rim, wading through the ocean, is the perfect antidote to a dreary start to the week.

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Aug 1, 2019
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Cura 4.2 Launches: Promises Greater Stability Than Before

Ultimaker, a manufacturer of professional open-source 3D printer, has launched the latest version of the easy-to-use print preparation software. Cura 4.2 is now available to download from the company's website.

Jul 31, 2019
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Put Your Cat on a Diet With a 3D Printed Food Dispenser

Cat lover Piotr Westfalewicz spent a year and a half building an automatic cat feeder which also tracks the cat's weight and eating speed. The design is open source so you can create your own. 

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Jul 30, 2019
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3D Printed Fashion: The State of the Art

Fashion designers are using this new technology to turn their wildest ideas into reality. Let's take a closer look at what's currently on offer.

Jul 29, 2019
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New University Course Focuses on Legal Issues in 3D Printing Industry

A new course is trying to prepare students for a world where additive manufacturing continues to gain prominence, by trying to address legal issues in the 3D printing industry.

Jul 27, 2019
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3D Printing Sustainability – Solving the Plastic Trash Crisis

By 2050, there is predicted to be more plastic in the ocean by weight than fish. Learn about the institutions and organizations taking a stand.

Jul 27, 2019
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3D Printed Doll – 5 Amazing True-to-Life Projects

3D printing is a process capable of producing custom, detailed models; thus creating life-like dolls is a great application. Let's see what 3D printing has to offer in the world of miniature people-making.

Jul 26, 2019
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3D Printing Microfluidic Models – 5 Most Interesting Projects

One of the goals of low cost 3D printing is to be able to create medical and scientific devices from it. Diagnostically capable microfluidic models represent the first step into this exciting new world of 3D printing and biosensing capabilities.

Jul 25, 2019
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How 3D Printing Is Reshaping Architecture

Find out how 3D printing is hugely impacting the field of architecture, from concept models and custom designs to interior design and 3D printed houses!

Jul 25, 2019
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Berkeley Scientists 3D Print a Liquid Magnetic Device

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory used a modified 3D printer to create a magnetic device out of liquids.

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Jul 25, 2019
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Singapore Housing and Development Board uses 3D Printing to Cool Down Flats

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) in Singapore has developed a new 3D printable, silicon-based material which it plans to incorporate into the roofing of its flats to provide better protection against the city state's heat.

Jul 23, 2019
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Celebrate the Moon Landing with a 3D Printed Bootprint

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, memorabilia creator, Master Replicas, made a 3D printable version of Buzz Aldrin's footprint.

Jul 17, 2019
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3D Printed Art: How 3D Printing Makes Its Way into Creativity

Thanks to 3D printing, the ways to create art are becoming limitless. Discover the most amazing 3D printed art projects, which are sure to blow your mind...

Jul 17, 2019
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Cadbury Celebrates World Chocolate Day with Dairy Milk 3D Printer

Cadbury, the giant confectionery brand, launched its first-ever milk chocolate 3D printer to celebrate World Chocolate Day.

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