Organovo & Viscient Biosciences Collaborate for 3D Bioprinting in Liver Disease Research

Organovo & Viscient Biosciences Collaborate for 3D Bioprinting in Liver Disease Research

Earlier this month, both Organovo and Viscient Biosciences announced their intent to collaborate on research for further studies into liver disease. There have been many interesting stories about Organovo and their advances—from promises regarding 3D printed kidney and liver tissue for pharmaceutical testing to new data about extended survival and function in animal test subjects. […]

Earlier this month, both Organovo and Viscient Biosciences announced their intent to collaborate on research for further studies into liver disease. There have been many interesting stories about Organovo and their advances—from promises regarding 3D printed kidney...
University of Maryland Opens 184,000-Square-Foot Facility Centered Around Bioengineering

University of Maryland Opens 184,000-Square-Foot Facility Centered Around Bioengineering

The University of Maryland has been heavily involved in 3D printing for years now, and they continue to expand. We’ve followed as they have opened a MakerBot Innovation Center as well as developing alternative processes with materials like graphene. Now, the university is dedicating a 184,000-square-foot facility centered around engineering and bioengineering innovation. To be […]

The University of Maryland has been heavily involved in 3D printing for years now, and they continue to expand. We’ve followed as they have opened a MakerBot Innovation Center as well as developing alternative processes with materials like graphene. Now, the...
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Researchers Use Heat for Greater Success in 4D Printing

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Researchers Use Heat for Greater Success in 4D Printing

Interest in 4D printing has continued to grow as scientists have expanded their research into creating items and materials that are helpful to research (as well as many other industries, to include fashion) as they adapt to their surroundings, often changing and then reverting back to their original form. Now, a study by Marius Wagner, […]

Interest in 4D printing has continued to grow as scientists have expanded their research into creating items and materials that are helpful to research (as well as many other industries, to include fashion) as they adapt to their surroundings, often changing and then...
Decimal Ushers in New Era with 3D Printed Lighting

Decimal Ushers in New Era with 3D Printed Lighting

3D printing has been in the mainstream for many areas around the globe for at least several years now, infiltrating nearly every industry—and while much of that includes big industry and manufacturing, from parts for aerospace to automotive, you can also find the technology impacting many other areas, with a heavy emphasis on art and […]

3D printing has been in the mainstream for many areas around the globe for at least several years now, infiltrating nearly every industry—and while much of that includes big industry and manufacturing, from parts for aerospace to automotive, you can also find the...
Toy Maker: 3D Print Toys at Home with New App from AstroPrint

Toy Maker: 3D Print Toys at Home with New App from AstroPrint

Think back to when you were a kid, dreaming about a variety of toys. It was a long waiting game for most of us, as we had to hope for some good stuff on birthdays or at Christmas, all the while tempted by commercials, magazine ads, and those rare but glorious trips to the toy […]

Think back to when you were a kid, dreaming about a variety of toys. It was a long waiting game for most of us, as we had to hope for some good stuff on birthdays or at Christmas, all the while tempted by commercials, magazine ads, and those rare but glorious trips to...
Farewell My Concubine: Designers 3D Print Beijing Opera Costumes

Farewell My Concubine: Designers 3D Print Beijing Opera Costumes

Today we see the juxtaposition of the very old and traditional mixed with progressive new technology such as 3D printing. This is happening as many countries begin to embrace new ways to fabricate parts—and even props, as demonstrated by PhD students from the famous London Royal College of Art, Mingjing Lin and Tsai-Chun Huang, within […]

Today we see the juxtaposition of the very old and traditional mixed with progressive new technology such as 3D printing. This is happening as many countries begin to embrace new ways to fabricate parts—and even props, as demonstrated by PhD students from the famous...
Epson and DJI Collaborating on Augmented Reality Drone Flight Simulator App for Moverio Smart Glasses

Epson and DJI Collaborating on Augmented Reality Drone Flight Simulator App for Moverio Smart Glasses

The Epson Group, headquartered in Japan, has been famous—probably for as long as most of us can remember—for their inkjet technology. As part of Seiko Epson Corporation, they have offices and other subsidiaries around the world. In past years they have begun targeting the 3D printing market, as well as journeying into the augmented reality […]

The Epson Group, headquartered in Japan, has been famous—probably for as long as most of us can remember—for their inkjet technology. As part of Seiko Epson Corporation, they have offices and other subsidiaries around the world. In past years they have begun targeting...
UK Couple Enjoys Six Bedroom Home Thanks to 3D Modeled, Lego-Like Construction

UK Couple Enjoys Six Bedroom Home Thanks to 3D Modeled, Lego-Like Construction

Legos are appealing to so many of us—at any age—because they give us the opportunity to build models and dream, whether we are constructing an entire city or a model of a Star Wars ship. Most of us begin working with such building blocks from the time we are children, and often we hand down […]

Legos are appealing to so many of us—at any age—because they give us the opportunity to build models and dream, whether we are constructing an entire city or a model of a Star Wars ship. Most of us begin working with such building blocks from the time we are children,...
Texas Fire Department Relies on Gigabot 3D Printer for On-Demand Parts

Texas Fire Department Relies on Gigabot 3D Printer for On-Demand Parts

You might be surprised to find out just how much one fire department in Texas has come to depend on 3D printing—and why. Due to the self-sustainability and on-demand creation allowed though with access to software and hardware for 3D printing, the Magnolia Fire Department caught on quickly to the positives of this progressive technology. […]

You might be surprised to find out just how much one fire department in Texas has come to depend on 3D printing—and why. Due to the self-sustainability and on-demand creation allowed though with access to software and hardware for 3D printing, the Magnolia Fire...
PyroGenesis Ramps Up Plasma Atomization System; Two New Patents Granted

PyroGenesis Ramps Up Plasma Atomization System; Two New Patents Granted

Montreal-headquartered PyroGenesis has recently made two major announcements: one concerning the completed ramp-up phase of their first Plasma Atomization System, and another for two more patents granted to boost the company’s intellectual property portfolio. Known for designing and manufacturing advanced plasma processes and plasma torch products, the Canadian company is now ‘open for business’ with […]

Montreal-headquartered PyroGenesis has recently made two major announcements: one concerning the completed ramp-up phase of their first Plasma Atomization System, and another for two more patents granted to boost the company’s intellectual property portfolio....
Researchers Mix Metal-Organic Frameworks with 3D Printing Plastic to Create New Sensors

Researchers Mix Metal-Organic Frameworks with 3D Printing Plastic to Create New Sensors

If you have been following 3D printing even for just a short amount of time, then you are probably aware that while one surprising innovation after another seems to pop up from every corner of the world, the technology has also been connected with so many others such as robotics, virtual reality, biotechnology, and far […]

If you have been following 3D printing even for just a short amount of time, then you are probably aware that while one surprising innovation after another seems to pop up from every corner of the world, the technology has also been connected with so many others such...
JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q3 2017

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q3 2017

We see numerous studies, reports and analyses on 3D printing here—not to mention evidence of incredible projects makers and businesses are creating worldwide. With the arrival of the JeeQ data each quarter, however, we catch a glimpse not only into what people are buying, but also of the sheer energy being produced today as 3D […]

We see numerous studies, reports and analyses on 3D printing here—not to mention evidence of incredible projects makers and businesses are creating worldwide. With the arrival of the JeeQ data each quarter, however, we catch a glimpse not only into what people are...
Frog Design Team Aims to Make Pelvic Exam More Tolerable, 3D Prints Speculums

Frog Design Team Aims to Make Pelvic Exam More Tolerable, 3D Prints Speculums

We all have our challenges in life, along with our likes and dislikes, but most women can agree on sharing a common cringing dread for that annual visit to the gynecologist. It is a yearly appointment we all must get through for the sake of our health, teeth gritted, waiting for it to be over […]

We all have our challenges in life, along with our likes and dislikes, but most women can agree on sharing a common cringing dread for that annual visit to the gynecologist. It is a yearly appointment we all must get through for the sake of our health, teeth gritted,...
UK Designer is Back with a New 3D Printed Animatronic Bird

UK Designer is Back with a New 3D Printed Animatronic Bird

Some 3D printing projects definitely grab my interest more than others. While it is always fascinating to see the ways that the technology is changing the landscape of manufacturing and industry, there are also many smaller projects that exemplify the creativity of today’s makers. We’ve seen other work by Jonny Poole of the UK’s InnerbreedFX—previously […]

Some 3D printing projects definitely grab my interest more than others. While it is always fascinating to see the ways that the technology is changing the landscape of manufacturing and industry, there are also many smaller projects that exemplify the creativity of...
Vaupell Turns to 3D Printing to Create Complex Aerospace Investment Casting Tools

Vaupell Turns to 3D Printing to Create Complex Aerospace Investment Casting Tools

You’ve probably heard endless sound bites regarding 3D printing and how it is going to revolutionize industry, changing the world as we know it in manufacturing; however, it really helps to have some solid examples. Thanks to a recent case study by Vaupell, we see how 3D printing is transforming casting, a technique which has […]

You’ve probably heard endless sound bites regarding 3D printing and how it is going to revolutionize industry, changing the world as we know it in manufacturing; however, it really helps to have some solid examples. Thanks to a recent case study by Vaupell, we see how...
UnionTech Shows Off New Series of PILOT 3D Printers at TCT Show

UnionTech Shows Off New Series of PILOT 3D Printers at TCT Show

Founded in 2000, UnionTech is a Chinese 3D printer manufacturer that began expanding further globally, and into the US last year, and is representing at the TCT Show this year being held in Birmingham, UK from September 26-28. UnionTech will be highlighting their PILOT 3D printers, a commercial series geared toward companies engaged in additive […]

Founded in 2000, UnionTech is a Chinese 3D printer manufacturer that began expanding further globally, and into the US last year, and is representing at the TCT Show this year being held in Birmingham, UK from September 26-28. UnionTech will be highlighting their...
PostProcess Technologies Opens New Headquarters in Buffalo, NY

PostProcess Technologies Opens New Headquarters in Buffalo, NY

PostProcess Technologies is known for their technology automating post-printing in 3D printing. Offering such a process to users eliminates the tedium and work involved in removing support structures and finishing surfaces. While this is becoming a thriving sub-industry in itself, PostProcess Technologies has been a forerunner in post-processing, and especially within industrial 3D printing. Just […]

PostProcess Technologies is known for their technology automating post-printing in 3D printing. Offering such a process to users eliminates the tedium and work involved in removing support structures and finishing surfaces. While this is becoming a thriving...
3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some sort of normality. Nathalie Dufaut Danjon is a perfect […]

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some...
Amsterdam: Redesign and Machine Learning Will See MX3D Complete 3D Printed Bridge Next Year

Amsterdam: Redesign and Machine Learning Will See MX3D Complete 3D Printed Bridge Next Year

MX3D is famous for a unique 3D printing process that not only extrudes filament straight into thin air but is industrial strength too. With no need for support structures and the ability to 3D print with metal, MX3D developed Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing, or WAAM. And while the uses for 3D printing and the […]

MX3D is famous for a unique 3D printing process that not only extrudes filament straight into thin air but is industrial strength too. With no need for support structures and the ability to 3D print with metal, MX3D developed Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing, or...
Sinterit’s Lisa SLS Desktop 3D Printer Becomes Even More Accessible with Price Break

Sinterit’s Lisa SLS Desktop 3D Printer Becomes Even More Accessible with Price Break

When Michał Grzymała-Moszczyński, co-founder of Sinterit, began working with FFF 3D printers four years ago, he found there were still many limitations. Once he and the rest of the Sinterit team (notably, ex-Google employees) discovered selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printers, they were positive about moving ahead with the technology except for one obstacle: the […]

When Michał Grzymała-Moszczyński, co-founder of Sinterit, began working with FFF 3D printers four years ago, he found there were still many limitations. Once he and the rest of the Sinterit team (notably, ex-Google employees) discovered selective laser sintering (SLS)...
Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young primary school teacher, artist, and model—now 28 years old—fell down a flight of stairs at her family home while having a seizure and suffered multiple skull fractures, a cracked jaw, and a broken nose. “It looked like […]

Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young primary school teacher, artist, and model—now 28 years old—fell down a flight of stairs at her family home while having a seizure and suffered multiple skull fractures,...
Tough 3D Printing Puts Outdoorsy Spin on Rugged Icon Wheelchairs

Tough 3D Printing Puts Outdoorsy Spin on Rugged Icon Wheelchairs

Today, it often seems like anything should be possible with the advanced technology so many researchers, inventors, and designers have at their fingertips. And many innovations are allowing the disabled to add to their quality of life—including those who rely on wheelchairs. We’ve seen such devices created via 3D printing for everyday use, Paralympics racing, […]

Today, it often seems like anything should be possible with the advanced technology so many researchers, inventors, and designers have at their fingertips. And many innovations are allowing the disabled to add to their quality of life—including those who rely on...
Draper Offers Far-Reaching Potential for 3D Printed Electronics with New Sprayable Metal Ink

Draper Offers Far-Reaching Potential for 3D Printed Electronics with New Sprayable Metal Ink

3D printing continues to forge ahead via thousands of innovators around the globe. Affecting nearly every industry possible, today we see a wide range of hardware, software, and materials being used as the technology continues to hit the mainstream with its own multibillion-dollar economy. 3D printing with metal is certainly one of the processes at […]

3D printing continues to forge ahead via thousands of innovators around the globe. Affecting nearly every industry possible, today we see a wide range of hardware, software, and materials being used as the technology continues to hit the mainstream with its own...
German RepRap Adds New Features, Releases Fourth-Generation X400 3D Printer

German RepRap Adds New Features, Releases Fourth-Generation X400 3D Printer

Founded in 2010, German RepRap has established a serious reputation as a developer of filament and 3D printing software, as well as that of a 3D printer manufacturer. The Munich-based company was the first to offer the RepRap style industrial 3D printer to the world, and they have only continued to forge ahead, expanding their […]

Founded in 2010, German RepRap has established a serious reputation as a developer of filament and 3D printing software, as well as that of a 3D printer manufacturer. The Munich-based company was the first to offer the RepRap style industrial 3D printer to the world,...
Raspberry UMPC & Nano Pi2 UMPC: French Designer Goes On to Create 3D Printed Bluetooth Switches

Raspberry UMPC & Nano Pi2 UMPC: French Designer Goes On to Create 3D Printed Bluetooth Switches

Guy Ehretsmann is a maker who possesses not only an enviable talent in 3D printing and electronics, but also a continued direction that is highly inspirational. As an occupational therapist at Pôle-Ergo in Lyon, France (as well as a technological consultant—no surprise!), Ehretsmann has been behind multiple projects helping to enable users all around the […]

Guy Ehretsmann is a maker who possesses not only an enviable talent in 3D printing and electronics, but also a continued direction that is highly inspirational. As an occupational therapist at Pôle-Ergo in Lyon, France (as well as a technological consultant—no...