There's plenty to learn about 3D printing history. Read about how additive manufacturing and 3D printing came to be – and where they may go.
The RepRap project has been the subject of an edit war on Wikipedia. Here's the official history, as described by core members of the project.
We remember Gutenberg as the inventor of movable type and Edison as the inventor of the light bulb. Each made critical advancements, but each had important predecessors as well. And so it was with 3D printing.
The Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation has assisted in the restoration of master busts of Johns Hopkins. The trophies produced from them are awarded to alumni and friends of John Hopkins University.
Self-portrait by Vincent Van Gogh gets recreated with 3D printing thanks to collaboration between Custom Prototypes and the Van Gogh Studio.
Croatian company Vectrino used 3D printing to create a replica of the Šibenik Cathedral of St James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a new exhibition.
Students from the Victoria University in Wellington are using 3D printing for hands-on learning experience with ancient Greek artifacts.
Made with 3D scanning and 3D printing, a replica of Ezra Cornell's telegraph machine from 1844 goes on display at Cornell University Library.
Joint Mitnor cave in the UK, ransacked by thieves two years ago, is reopening with the stolen fossils replaced by 3D printed duplicates.
Thanks to the wonders of 3D scanning and printing, you'll soon be able to buy a perfect replica of your favorite item from the British Museum.
We the Builders are working on their fourth project; United States icon Rosie the Riveter will be 3D printed by many people across the world.
5,300 year old Otzi the Iceman gets a 3D Printed replica, as featured in PBS documentary series "Nova" episode titled "Iceman Reborn."
Researchers from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) used 3D scanning to find out more about the largest Pictish Stone in Scotland, UK. This work is part of the ongoing Rae Project which is digitally documenting all of the properties in HES's care.
The Natural History Museum's well known and much loved dinosaur skeleton, nicknamed Dippy, is going on tour throughout the UK. Visitors can now get hands-on with the dinosaur thanks to 3D printed replicas.
A facial reconstruction of the oldest complete British skeleton, the Cheddar Man, is made from DNA analysis, 3D scanning and printing.
The Yungang Grottoes Art Gallery is displaying full-size 3D printed Buddhist statues recreated from carvings at a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Scientists in Denmark recently exhumed the body believed to be King Gorm to learn more about him through 3D scanning and printing.
Based out of Madrid, Factum Foundation is using 3D scanning and printing to perfectly recreate the tomb of Pharoah Set I.
Ubisoft creates 3D printed lifesize replica of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus that you can use to play "Assassin's Creed: Origins".