Features

Check out our latest features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories about 3D printing, CAD and more.

Feb 14, 2016
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Open Source
3D Bioprinting For Just $1000

DIY Bioprinting is a great, cost-effective way for smaller labs get started in Biotech. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the open source 3D bioprinting scene.

Feb 10, 2016
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Master Chef
24 Examples of 3D Printed Food from Tomorrow’s Kitchen

Made with natural, fresh ingredients, 3D printed food can be nutritious and delicious. Not convinced? Let's take a look at what's on the menu.

Feb 9, 2016
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Health & Safety
3D Printing & Air Quality: An Interview with Dr. Brent Stephens

Concerned about harmful emissions from 3D printing? Rachel Spieczny interviews Dr. Brent Stephens, author of the paper whose findings startled the industry.

Feb 8, 2016
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Comment from Rachel Park
Will 2D Printing Giants Succeed in 3D Printing Business?

The 2D printing industry transitions into the next dimension with 3D Printing. Columnist Rachel Park takes a look at the evolving new 3D printers from companies like HP, Canon, Kodak and Ricoh.

Feb 5, 2016
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Safety First
3D Printing and Toxic Emissions: Everything You Need to Know

It’s time to take a cold, hard look at an important question that's bouncing around the Internet. Is your 3D printer going to kill you with toxic fumes?

Feb 5, 2016
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Education Revolution
Zortrax Driving 3D Printing Education in Poland

Zortrax are going strong in Poland with the opening of a store in Warsaw, and their 3D printers adopted by academic instituions throughout the country.

Feb 1, 2016
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Facts versus Myths
The 3 Most Common 3D Printing Misconceptions

Journalist Rachel Park knows Additive Manufacturing for more than 20 years. In her weekly column, she talks about the three most common misconceptions of 3D printing.

Jan 29, 2016
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GLITTER BOMBS GO!
Amazing Superhero Cyborg Kids with 3D Printed Superpowers

KIDmob is helping kids 3D print their own prosthetics and become... SUPERHERO CYBORGS! Here are five of our favorite new superheroes.

Jan 27, 2016
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3D Printing Markets And Myths
3D Printing is a Big Deal But Comparing it to The Internet Is Not Helpful

3D printing does have a relationship with the internet but it’s not analogous, thinks All3DP’s columnist Rachel Park. Here’s why.

Jan 26, 2016
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Living the Internet of Things
Casa Jasmina: Where Arts and Arduinos Meet

Many companies are talking about the Internet of Things. Casa Jasmina, the brainchild of artists, activists and Arduino, makes the fully connected open home become a reality.

Jan 25, 2016
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Comment from Rachel Park
3D Printing & Education: How To Convert 3D Printing Awareness

Getting your feet wet in 3D printing is becoming increasingly important, says Rachel Park. Also, businesses could take an active role in supporting their current workforces.

Jan 21, 2016
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Birdhouse
Beautiful 3D Printed Aviary is Not Just for the Birds

Graduating from hobbyist to entrepreneur, Vicky Somma uses Simplify3D and her MakerGear M2 to create and sell beautiful 3D printed aviary designs.

Jan 19, 2016
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Today's Special
SCOFF3D Wants to Open a 3D Printed Food Cafe

What's on the menu today? How about food entirely produced on a 3D printer? SCOFF3D is a Kickstarter campaign to bring 3D printed food to the mainstream.

Jan 14, 2016
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Seeds of Change
FarmTools3D uses 3D Printing to Bring Better Farming to All

Democratized, open source agriculture sounds like an unusual concept, but that's exactly what FarmTools3D hopes to achieve with 3D printing.

Jan 14, 2016
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Something Old, Something...
3D Printed Wedding: All You Need to Know

Planning a wedding, or just your pinterest board? Here are some affordable, incredible and precious 3D Printed Wedding Must-Haves.