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.
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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.
The Yungang Grottoes Art Gallery is displaying full-size 3D printed Buddhist statues recreated from carvings at a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Ubisoft creates 3D printed lifesize replica of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus that you can use to play "Assassin's Creed: Origins".
Students at Henryk Sienkiewicz’s technical school in Poland learnt about history and 3D printing while recreating a German gunboat shipwreck.
The face of an ancient leader, the Lady of Cao, has been reconstructed by scientists in Peru using 3D scanning and printing techniques.
Self-portrait by Vincent Van Gogh gets recreated with 3D printing thanks to collaboration between Custom Prototypes and the Van Gogh Studio.
At a new exhibition in Sydney, Australia, 3D technology is used to uncover the secrets of the Ancient Mummy -- including causes of death.
A new series of Stratasys 3D printed death masks by Neri Oxman to be unveiled at the ‘Fear and Love’ exhibition in London’s Design Museum.
The covert 3D scan of Nefertiti has captivated news sources, including ALL3DP. But did it even happen? New evidence points to the contrary.
Cambridge University Library to display world's most valuable manuscripts, including 3D printed replicas of 3,000 year old "Oracle Bones".
Made with 3D scanning and 3D printing, a replica of Ezra Cornell's telegraph machine from 1844 goes on display at Cornell University Library.
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.
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.
Scientists in Denmark recently exhumed the body believed to be King Gorm to learn more about him through 3D scanning and printing.