In what could be a major ecological breakthrough, scientists have accidentally invented a mutant enzyme that likes to feast on PET plastic.
If you're in Milan for the Design Week, don't miss the ÉCAL Digital Market which is 3D printing everyday items designed by students and established designers to explore how the industry may be disrupted by on-demand mass production.
NASA's next venture into deep-space capsule will feature additive manufacturing in a big way. The agency's new Orion capsule will incorporate more than 100 3D printed parts, which will be produced by Stratasys in collaboration with Lockheed Martin and PADT.
WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, has created the WASP Hub network and is expanding in Italy and across the world to cities including, Barcelona, London, Madrid, Paris, Umea, Jersey City and Beirut.
In an effort to curb the emissions from 3D printing, Zortrax has unveiled air filtration covers for its M200 and M200+ 3D printers. Packing both HEPA and carbon filters, the device is said to tackle both the UFPs and stink from materials like ABS.
After studying the mechanisms of invertebrates in nature, U.S. Army researchers have developed 3D printed soft robotics that can traverse difficult landscapes and squeeze into crowded spaces.
There are some stunning vase designs available for 3D printing. While a floral bouquet may empty your wallet, printing a vase will save you plenty! For best displaying botanical beauty, here is a curated collection of 10 3D printed vase models.
Shapeways, the platform for product creation using 3D printing technologies, has just raised $30 million in a Series E funding round. The 3D printing creator community on Shapeways will benefit from tools to boost product creation, marketing, and brand development.
Ultimaker! HP! Prusa Research! New York City! More fascinating insights into the 3D printing industry, courtesy of the latest 3D Hubs Trend Report.
Engineer and maker Igor Albuquerque has created a 3D printed articulating LED lamp that you can mount on your desk and configure to fit your work or study environment.
NASA’s Johnson Space Center this week awarded Made In Space, the space manufacturing company, with the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for performing well on every NASA contract.
We could soon see custom-shaped 3D printed explosives on the battlefield. A Tennessee-based consultancy, called E&G Associates, is aiding the US Navy in the creation of such devices.
Researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed 3D printed metamaterials that can switch between active control and passive states, enabling control of acoustic and optical waves.
Lulzbot is holding a GPL benefit sale, knocking 15% off its already cut-price factory refurbs (bringing the discount up to 32%) with some of the proceeds going to the Free Software Foundation.
Those talented folks at Custom Prototypes have done it again. Their latest project -- a 1st Century Roman Helmet that is entirely 3D printed from metal and resin -- has earned them the top spot in Advanced Finishing category at the AMUG Conference.