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Startup Uses GPS Data to 3D Print Colorful Models of Running and Cycling Routes

I learned in college that I was not a runner when my then-boyfriend, now husband, invited me to join him once (and once only) on his typical route. Wanting only…

3D Bioprinted Liver Tissue Constructs Used to Develop More Accurate Drug Toxicity Testing System

While many think that bioprinting means that we’ll soon be able to 3D print a brand new organ with the touch of a button, that’s not the case quite yet….

Researchers 3D Print Microfluidic Blood Vessel Model to Study Disease-Causing Blood Clots

We’ve seen 3D printed blood vessels before – even an entire functioning network of them that was surviving in mice – but researchers in the Netherlands who are working with…

Researchers Turn to 3D Printing and a Unique Flying Fish to Improve the Design of Tandem Wing Airplanes

Biomimicry, according to the Biomimicry Institute, is the search for sustainable solutions to human problems by mimicking solutions that are already found in nature. This practice has been coupled with…

3D Printing the 1952 Porsche 356 Engine

The Porsche is an automobile that most of us only dream of, attention riveted when that rare sports car passes us on the road or highway, always managing to fascinate—no…

3D Printed Model Provides Assistance in Young Boy’s Complex Heart Surgery

When Katrina Bradley went to her doctor for an ultrasound, she was four months pregnant with her second child. Unfortunately, it was during that ultrasound that she learned that her baby…

Drones Assist in Creating 3D Models of Homes

In the 16th century in the Netherlands, better off members of the newly emerging merchant class often had perfect wooden replicas of their homes made. These miniature houses weren’t created…

3D Printed Model Marks the Opening of Vanguard Laundry Services and the Start of a New Life for Community Members

How much thought do you give to laundry? For most of us, it’s an annoyance. For some, however, it’s a path to stability. For people living with mental illness, holding steady…

Fifth Grader Spends Summer Vacation Designing and 3D Printing a Model of His School

The other day, I was talking to a friend about the arts and crafts projects we were assigned back in elementary school. It seems that some types of projects are…

Stunning Energy-Efficient Roof Replicated in Equally Stunning 3D Printed Scale Model from ARRK

Athens, Greece is a tourist draw for a number of reasons – one of the biggest, and most obvious, being its historical sites. But while the Parthenon may be enough…

Generation 3D Takes on the Dream Hotel & Spa in Phuket, Pushing the Boundaries of 3D Printing

The Generation 3D team, as we’ve gotten to know them, is undeniably diverse in their undertaking of projects, versatile, and limitless in their enthusiasm for 3D printing. We’ve seen evidence…

SD3D Makes Their Own Version of the Big City with 3D Printed Metropolis Showing Off Aon Insurance Services

3D printing is—as we know—revolutionary, transformative, allows us to enter a new realm of imagination and invention—and can be both extremely functional and downright fun. Offering the latest in mind-blowing creations,…

3D Printed Itty Bitty Pretty City of Lights by Ittyblox

There’s something almost irresistible about the ability to hold a skyscraper in the palm of your hand…maybe it’s the feeling of power that you wield over its diminutive inhabitants, or maybe…

Slow & Steady is More Satisfying: Researchers Print 3D Model to Test Airflow While Dining

My mother and her friends have serious affinity for couscous, whether it’s simple and steamed, in a salad with raisins and onions, or stuffed into something, heavy on the spices….

Poland: Engineers Use ZMorph Hybrid 3D Printer to Prototype Design for Complex Bridge  

As 3D printing ushers in a new age of manufacturing on nearly every level, from the jewelry maker at home who is able to do a lot more now than…

3D LabPrint Releases Fully Printable P51-D Mustang Model Airplane

If 3D printing is good enough for NASA to use to create parts of the next space shuttle, then it certainly should be satisfactory for creating your own plane. Especially…

Render3DQuick Produces High-Quality 3D Printed Architectural Models

One of the greatest difficulties facing any designer is the ability to communicate their vision to a client who may not be used to thinking visually. Traditionally, this communication has…

3D Printing is Helping People Better Understand Complex Machinery

It seems these days that almost everybody knows that they need to use 3D printing technology in some way – there is a desire to take advantage of it as…

Galactic Civilizations III Shakes Up the Universe for Gamers with 3D Printing & Mega Events

“What do you search for? Do you seek friends and allies, or will you take what is yours?” “Space isn’t empty…it’s waiting.” While you are busy exploring new galaxies within the…

India: 3D Printed Heart Model from Sahas Softech Takes Risk out of Complex Pediatric Surgery

While it’s incredibly terrifying to have a family member–and especially your tiny baby–diagnosed with a heart condition that requires a complex surgery, it’s also incredibly inspiring to see what a…

Red Ash Magicicada Game & Anime Launches on Kickstarter, 3D Printed Model of ‘Call’ Character Sells Out 

Comcept and its STUDIO4℃ are in the process of making an unprecedented 3D animation experience for their fan base. While the results of their Kickstarter campaign for Red Ash – Magicicada so…

Japanese Doctor’s Hobby & Dreams Take Flight with 3D Printed Ornithopters, Collection Grows

The human fascination with flight has been going on forever. Such envy we experience in watching a simple bird or more complex predator fly almost as high as the heavens;…

3T RPD Constructs 3D Printed, Eight-Foot-Tall Replica of Norwegian Oil Rig ‘Ivar Aasen’

Scandinavians shouldn’t mind that we often stereotype them not only as having fabulous societies full of beautiful people but also as being the creators of sleek, streamlined designs. From furniture to…

Mattia Mercante’s 3D Printed “War Machine” Exemplifies Detail Capable on Form 1+ 3D Printer

With Avengers and Iron Man fever sweeping the nation as of late, just about everyone wants to grab a piece of the action. After all, who can blame them? We’ve already seen…