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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
Featured image of 4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices
Mar 25, 2018
4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices
Featured image of Safely Charging a Smartphone with a Laser Beam
Mar 2, 2018
Safely Charging a Smartphone with a Laser Beam
Featured image of Can the 3D Printed Synthetic Pollenizer Help the Bee Population?
Feb 27, 2018
Can the 3D Printed Synthetic Pollenizer Help the Bee Population?
Featured image of 3D Scanning and Printing Tasmanian Tiger Joeys to Give Insight into Extinct Animal
Feb 23, 2018
3D Scanning and Printing Tasmanian Tiger Joeys to Give Insight into Extinct Animal
Featured image of Researchers 3D Reconstruct Face Of Famous Irish Writer Jonathan Swift And His Muse Johnson
Jan 25, 2018
Researchers 3D Reconstruct Face Of Famous Irish Writer Jonathan Swift And His Muse Johnson
Featured image of New Microfabrication Technique Using Fiber Optics
Jan 18, 2018
New Microfabrication Technique Using Fiber Optics
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Jan 18, 2018
YouTuber Builds Binary Clock

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Featured image of ScanAllFish Project Turning World’s Fish into 3D Scans
All the Fish!
ScanAllFish Project Turning World’s Fish into 3D Scans

University professor Adam Summers wants to create a library of 3D scans of the world's fish for research and 3D printing.

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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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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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Bringing Back the Extinct
3D Scanning and Printing Tasmanian Tiger Joeys to Give Insight into Extinct Animal

Scientists have taken CT scans of preserved Tasmanian tiger joeys to help give them a better insight into the extinct animal and learn about the early development phases of the marsupials.

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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.

Featured image of 3D Scanning Venus of Dolní Věstonice Statuette Unveils New Information
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3D Scanning Venus of Dolní Věstonice Statuette Unveils New Information

Historians used 3D scanning to find out more about a statuette called Venus of Dolní Věstonice, found in 1925 by Czech archaeologists.

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CSI, 3D Printing Lab
Cops Use 3D Printed Fingerprints to Solve Murder Case

Michigan police turn to 3D printing to solve an ongoing murder case. Can 3D printed fingerprints unlock a victim's smartphone?

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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.

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3D Printing in Science
3D Print Replica Bones From Lucy the Fossil

The famous fossil, Lucy the Australopithecus, is now available for any amateur paleontologists to download and 3D print for free.

Featured image of MIT Engineers 3D Print Genetically Programmed Living Cells from Bacterial Ink
Living Computational Wearables, Anyone?
MIT Engineers 3D Print Genetically Programmed Living Cells from Bacterial Ink

MIT engineers developed new 3D printing inks from bacteria cells and hope to one day be able to print living computational, wearable platforms.

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A Watershed Innovation
AquaRoot: Customized Biodegradable Irrigation Pipes

Irish company AquaRoot Technologies has developed a way to easily create irrigation pipes that are both biodegradable and customized.

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Itty-Bitty Liquids
Microfluidics Team at Cardiff University Democratizing Research With 3D Printing

Advancing "lab-on-a-chip" microfluidics devices, Cardiff University researchers open their designs up to rapidly prototype new developments.

Featured image of 3D Printed Microscope Turns Your Smartphone into ‘Amoeba PacMan’
Play soccer with amoebas on your smartphone!
3D Printed Microscope Turns Your Smartphone into ‘Amoeba PacMan’

3D printing is changing interactive education in microbiology. The new 3D printed LudusScope now lets you play soccer games with living microorganisms

Featured image of Blaschka Glassblowers’ Masterpieces Remodeled with 3D Printing
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Blaschka Glassblowers’ Masterpieces Remodeled with 3D Printing

The legacy of a pair of German glassblowers is being preserved with the help of 3D scanning and printing technology.

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Printing Cookies?
Purdue Researchers 3D Print Cookie Dough, Clay and Solid Rocket Fuel

Purdue researchers have developed a process which enables them to 3D print extremely viscous materials. Due to this, they should be able to 3D print everything from cookie dough to biomedical implants.