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Creature Comforts: 10 Ways 3D Printing Helped Animals This Year

Everyone loves a good animal story, and the 3D printing world has plenty of them. From animal prosthetics to implants to even robotic assistance for bees, 3D printing has helped…

3D Printing a Wedding: Maker Saves Money and Incorporates Personality

Planning a wedding isn’t simple – especially these days, when everyone wants to do something different, something no one else has ever done before. Everyone wants to put their own…

3D Printed Designs Highlight the Miss South Africa Pageant

Recently, the Miss South Africa pageant took place. The winner was 23-year-old medical student Tamaryn Green, but the 2011 winner, Melinda Bam, also had a place in the spotlight this…

3D Printed Robotic Flowers Draw Bees for Safe Pollination

As we carry on with our busy lives each day, it is all too easy to step on an ant or a bee, or to swat one out of our…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — September 10, 2016

The weekend may have finally arrived, but that doesn’t that 3D printing news is taking the day off. We’ve got a whole assortment of fresh stories for you from throughout…

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Learn How Orchids are Tricking Insects

Most garden centers, and some grocery stores, carry potted orchids that are advertised as being the easiest plant in the world to care for. All you have to do is…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – The Best Valentine’s Day 3D Printing Projects

How do you celebrate a holiday like Valentine’s Day with a 3D printer? It actually took me quite a while to figure out exactly what kind of article I wanted…

Here’s Last Month’s Most Downloaded 3D Printable Models from Sketchfab

Sketchfab has over 200,000 models on its website, and we review the most downloaded models at the end of each month. This gives us an idea of both the variety…

Throwing Mother Nature a Curveball with 3D Printed Thistles

The Pitcher’s thistle is a spiky, noxious looking plant distributed along the sandy shores of the Great Lakes, and while it may not be the most lovely plant, it is…

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: An “Anatomically Correct” Female Part & More

This week’s top 3D printable 3DShare models include a few surprises. For one, we have an anatomically correct vagina that can be used in anatomy lessons (what else would you use it…

First Ever 3D Printed Wedding Bouquet Created in 40 Hours

This coming Saturday I will be getting married. I’m excited, and anxious for this day to come — it’s quickly approaching. Over the course of the last 14 months since…

GE & NRI Bring 3D Printed Flowers to Bus Stops Across Chicago

General Electric is one of those companies who have been representative of America since they were founded back in 1892. They have continued to be a mainstay towards the top of…

Beijing Landscapers 3D Print Prototypes for Massive Flowerbeds on National Day

With both grand floral design and a budget in mind this year, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Landscape and Forestry is organizing their famous annual flower beds by using miniature,…

Avoiding Extinction: Art Professor 3D Prints Flowers to ‘Show What Exists Before it is Lost’

Scientists estimate that every day, the earth bares witness to the loss and extinction of close to 200 different species of plants, insects, mammals and birds. These are eye-opening statistics…