Struggling with a broken or bloated STL file? Learn to repair STL files with the 3 best free STL repair software tools available right now: Netfabb, Microsoft 3D Tools, and 3D Builder.
OpenSCAD is a powerful, free and open source modelling tool that lets you make precise 3D models with just a few lines of code. With the right setup, you can even make adaptable, "parametric" models. In this OpenSCAD tutorial, we'll get acquainted with the software, review a simple example and then discuss how to make parametric designs.
Fusion 360 by AutoDesk is available as a free download. But is it really free? The short answer is: Yes. The long answer: it’s a limited free trial (but with possible extensions to the 'trial' period). Keep reading for more details!
Check out our 3D printer calibration guide, to learn about the best ways to manually calibrate your printer and how to fine-tune your slicer settings for different filaments.
A new class of adhesives -- inspired by the mighty Gecko -- have been developed by researchers in California to help soft robotic fingers get a better grip.
No dual extrusion? No problem! This week's Project of the Week shows us how to fuse different filaments together and create your own multicolor objects with a single extrusion 3D printer.
Scientists from Temple University in Philadelphia created a prototype for an "electrospun healing" device which uses soy protein and water to print personalized bandages directly onto a patient's skin.
3D printing company Rize has integrated digital rights management into physical 3D printed parts at the voxel-level; embedded QR codes can be used to provide compliance, authenticity and traceability.
3D printing speeds up development of warheads. It was only a matter of time before engineers would use 3D printing technologies to develop weapons.
The Anet A9 is a low cost 3D printer kit pitched as being suitable for education, home and enterprise. Join us as we comb over the specifications and review the facts about the Anet A9.
Scientists at UC San Diego create a 3D printed wearable to monitor stomach activity throughout the day, replacing the need for invasive probes.
3D printing may provide a sustainable solution to the current crisis of coral reef death globally. Population growth and the environmental burden that accompanies it has taken a serious toll on the Australian Great Barrier Reef and many other coral reefs over the last few years.
A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a new 3D printed flossing device called UFloss, which allows you to floss all of your teeth at the same time. This oral hygiene product will use an app to take impressions of the user's mouth, creating a fully custom-fitted solution for all.
Dutch company byFlow and chef Jan Smink are pairing up to launch the first permanent restaurant for 3D printed food in Wolvega, the Netherlands. The launch is scheduled for September 2018 but bookings can be made in mid-May.
Are you a Zelda fan with a 3D printer? Here's is a project-based tutorial from Adafruit's Pedro Ruiz that will teach you how to 3D print and illuminate the unforgettable Guardian Sword featured in Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Firefox Reality is a new web browser from Mozilla for virtual and augmented reality headsets which was designed from the ground up. However, release dates are yet to be disclosed.
Following a successful January test launch of their Electron booster with 3D printed components, US private space firm Rocket Lab plans to go ahead with its first fully commercial mission later this month.