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Featured image of 3D Printed Models Teach Children the Dangers of Short-Nosed Dog Breeds
May 15, 2019
3D Printed Models Teach Children the Dangers of Short-Nosed Dog Breeds
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Mar 20, 2019
Skeleton 3D Model – 5 Best Sources for Skeletal Systems
Featured image of T3DP Might Have Solved the Problem of 3D Printing Solar Cells
Mar 11, 2019
T3DP Might Have Solved the Problem of 3D Printing Solar Cells
Featured image of Cambridge Researchers 3D Print Piano-Playing Robotic Hand
Feb 10, 2019
Cambridge Researchers 3D Print Piano-Playing Robotic Hand
Featured image of Scientists Create Meta-crystals Using 3D Printing
Jan 21, 2019
Scientists Create Meta-crystals Using 3D Printing
Featured image of DIY Fluorescence Microscope uses 3D Printed Parts and Smartphone Camera
Nov 25, 2018
DIY Fluorescence Microscope uses 3D Printed Parts and Smartphone Camera
Featured image of 3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018
Oct 26, 2018
3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Heart – Most Promising Projects of 2018
Sep 15, 2018
3D Printed Heart – Most Promising Projects of 2018
Featured image of MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids
Aug 31, 2018
MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids
Featured image of US Army Research Laboratory uses Atom Probe to Create Atomic-Level 3D Models of Specimens
Aug 29, 2018
US Army Research Laboratory uses Atom Probe to Create Atomic-Level 3D Models of Specimens
Featured image of UA Professor Develops 3D Printed Soil and Bacteria Method for Building
Jul 2, 2018
UA Professor Develops 3D Printed Soil and Bacteria Method for Building
Featured image of BioLife4D Successfully 3D Prints Human Cardiac Patch
Jun 25, 2018
BioLife4D Successfully 3D Prints Human Cardiac Patch
Featured image of Purdue Researchers 3D Print Cookie Dough, Clay and Solid Rocket Fuel
Jun 13, 2018
Purdue Researchers 3D Print Cookie Dough, Clay and Solid Rocket Fuel
Featured image of Researchers Develop 3D Printed Submarine Which Exploits Temperature Changes to Move
Jun 7, 2018
Researchers Develop 3D Printed Submarine Which Exploits Temperature Changes to Move
Featured image of 3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits
Apr 20, 2018
3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits
Featured image of Custom-Shaped Explosives for US Navy 3D Printed on HP 3D Printers
Apr 18, 2018
Custom-Shaped Explosives for US Navy 3D Printed on HP 3D Printers
Featured image of Temple University Professor Develops 3D Printed Bandages Made From Soy
Apr 11, 2018
Temple University Professor Develops 3D Printed Bandages Made From Soy
Featured image of 3D Printed Reefs May Offer Hope to Restore Dying Coral Reefs Worldwide
Apr 10, 2018
3D Printed Reefs May Offer Hope to Restore Dying Coral Reefs Worldwide
Featured image of How 3D Printing Helps You to Get a Better Fridge
Apr 3, 2018
How 3D Printing Helps You to Get a Better Fridge
Featured image of Berkeley Scientists 3D Print Liquid Structures Within Liquids
Mar 28, 2018
Berkeley Scientists 3D Print Liquid Structures Within Liquids

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Featured image of Skeleton 3D Model – 5 Best Sources for Skeletal Systems
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Skeleton 3D Model – 5 Best Sources for Skeletal Systems

People use 3D models in many more application areas than 3D printing, including medicine, education, and animation. Make your project perfect using this list of the best 3D skeleton model sources.

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Taking 3D Printing to Heart
3D Printed Heart – Most Promising Projects of 2018

3D bioprinting organs, most of all hearts, is becoming useful for researchers and medical professionals all over the world. Although not quite yet a reality, the field is very promising. In this article, we'll cover some of the most promising 3D printed heart projects of 2018.

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3D Print Your Own “Lucy” Hominin Fossil

Thanks to the growing proclivity for community driven research, it's now possible to 3D print your own copy of famous ancient fossil Lucy.

Featured image of University of Oxford Develops Method of 3D Printing Living Tissues
Less animal testing
University of Oxford Develops Method of 3D Printing Living Tissues

A team of scientists from the University of Oxford showed how it's possible to 3D print living mammalian cells into living tissue constructs.

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Matters of the Heart
Artificial Silicone Heart 3D Printed by ETH Zurich

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed an entirely soft artificial heart made with a 3D printing and lost-wax casting technique.

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3D printed coral reef
3D Printed Reefs May Offer Hope to Restore Dying Coral Reefs Worldwide

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.

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Swift 3D
Researchers 3D Reconstruct Face Of Famous Irish Writer Jonathan Swift And His Muse Johnson

Using 3D facial reconstruction and 3D printing technologies, a team of researchers has revealed what Jonathan Swift, the Irish writer best known for “Gulliver’s Travels” looked like at the time of his death.

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3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits

A team of behavioral ecologists out of the University of Windsor, Canada, studies the mating habits of color-changing toads in Costa Rica using RoboToads -- 3D printed, motorized replicas.

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Better Bandages
Temple University Professor Develops 3D Printed Bandages Made From Soy

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.

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Move Over 3D Printing
4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed tensegrity structures using 3D printers. The 3D printed objects dramatically expand when exposed to heat in a process which is also known as 4D printing.

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Cranial Complications
3D Printed Skull Saves Newborn’s Life in Perth

Surgery on a newborn child, unable to breathe, was made possible thanks to a 3D printed skull created by a team at Royal Perth Hospital.

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Custom SLA Solution Makes Innovative Microfluidics Devices Possible

Researchers from Brigham Young University have created a custom SLA 3D printer and resin so they can print tiny microfluidics devices.

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Say Cheese!
Digital Smile Design Uses 3D Printing To Plan Dental Procedures

Using digital scanning and the Form 2, Digital Smile Design allows dental patients to view the results of their procedure before it happens.

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Kids, don‘t try this at home
Custom-Shaped Explosives for US Navy 3D Printed on HP 3D Printers

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. 

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3D printed liquid tubes
Berkeley Scientists 3D Print Liquid Structures Within Liquids