Claire, from the YouTube channel Fake It and Make It, came up with a way to make playing the guitar slightly easier for the instrumentally challenged. She used an Arduino, 3D printing and chopsticks to create the Strumbot.
A combination of two different PDMS polymers allows for 3D printing of complex geometries with better mechanical characteristics and better biological adhesion, according to new research from Penn State University.
Grohe AG, the world leader in supplying sanitary and water fittings, is planning to expand its production of fittings and incorporate 3D printing technology into its prototyping processes.
Industrial designer Josh Tulberg has created the Mini Boat, a 6ft electric boat manufactured with 3D printing and laser cutting technology. You can order a DIY kit from his website Rapid Whale, or build the Mini Boat from scratch using his step-by-step instructions.
A popular YouTuber named Austin used 3D printing to create rockets that launch with compressed CO2. He tried to modify the rockets to include an onboard camera, and his entire trial and error process was captured on video.
A team of Chinese plastic surgeons and tissue engineers have devised a method to 3D print cells which assemble into a replica of a patient’s ear.
This week, HP revealed a new partnership with the National Football League, stating that all 32 teams will adopt its FitStation 3D scanning platform to create customized cleats next season.
CEA, the French atomic and alternative energy commission, is now partnering up with HP and using the Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system to develop production-ready applications for clients worldwide.
You can now 3D print unique vases in a variety of shapes without having to design them yourself thanks to one maker's Sine Wave Generator which uses the concept of sine waves and four horizontal zones.
A team of researchers from MIT CSAIL have developed ColorFab, a platform that enables the creation of 3D printed objects that change color after production. This process could be integrated into the fashion and jewelry industry, and would help promote waste reduction.
Canadian researchers have developed a new method for fabricating magnets for electric motors using cold spray Additive Manufacturing.
The Real Play Coalition has released a 3D printed replica of Albert Einstein’s famous Anker Steinbaukasten toy set. These blocks, which can now be 3D printed at home, are designed to foster the imagination and creativity of children.
Soon the Formlabs Fuse 1 3D printer will be available. But what are the specs? How much will it cost? When will it be released? Review the facts on the Formlabs Fuse 1 3D Printer here.
In this round of our giveaway bonanza we've upped the ante with one of our biggest prizes yet! Aleph Objects' flagship 3D printer, The Lulzbot Taz 6. Packing a big build volume and plug-and-play ease of use, this Taz 6 giveaway has got it all.
Who'd have thunk the hot and messy world of FDM 3D printing could be so beautiful. With a host of 3D printed gear, hobbyist photographer Jason Canning shows us how he shoots the 3D printing things in his life.
Oakland artist and Instructables user Doug McCune shares a project that shows how you can turn data generated from an earthquake into a 3D printed topographical map. Shake up your weekend with this great DIY project!