3D Printed Spacer Could Improve Hip Replacement Surgery

Every year, around a million people worldwide undergo a hip replacement operation and most patients experience significant relief from pain and improved quality of life from the procedure. Half of…

Open Design and 3D Printing Yield Improved Device for Cystic Fibrosis Care

Sometimes, the realities of the marketplace mean that companies simply cannot justify making a product for a niche application, and this can be particularly true for high-tech items such as…

Up Close and Personal: 3D Printing Brings Ancient Egypt to Life

Years ago, I visited Berlin and had the privilege of seeing first-hand the bust of Nefertiti, the crown jewel in the collection of the city’s fantastic Egyptian Museum. Being in…

Improved Process Raises Prospects of 3D-Printed Bone Grafts

One of the health applications of 3D printing most often discussed is the manufacturing of bespoke scaffolds that could be used to mend broken bones.  It is a promising idea,…

Stimulating Minds: 3D Printing Shines As A Learning Tool

Giving high-school students access to 3D design and printing equipment seems to have a profound, positive effect on learning and communication, according to a pilot study in Greece. The project…

3D-Printing Could Boost Surgery Access In Low-Income Countries

Surgical instruments made using 3D printers could provide desperately-needed equipment in developing countries at a fraction of the cost of traditional stainless steel instruments. Researchers from the University of Arizona…

How Green Is My 3D Printer? Scientists Warn Of Heavy Metal Pollution

Some of the materials used in 3D printing can leech toxins that could have environmental and health implications, say researchers in the US. The team has focused their attention on…

3D-Printed Watch Designers Have Eyes On Space Exploration

For decades, luxury watchmaker Omega has had the distinction of being the only manufacturer with a timepiece – the iconic SpeedMaster – that has been certified by NASA for use…

Music Meets Additive Manufacturing? Klaxons Unveil ‘3D Printed Tour’

There is no shortage of interest in jumping on the 3D printing bandwagon, and the UK band Klaxons are the latest to tap into the hype. The London-based outfit has…


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