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Boston Dynamics Dog Gets 3D Printed Robot Replica — And It’s Open Source

We’ve seen 3D printed robots that are capable of completing a multitude of tasks, from tattooing a person’s arm and ringing a gong to vacuuming, building houses, and mowing the lawn….

3D Printing News Briefs: September 18, 2018

We’re starting with a bit of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then a story about metal 3D printing, and then moving along with examples of some of…

3D Printing Used to Create Optimized Surgical Snake Robot

Intraluminal surgical procedures are those that take place within the walls of an organ, particularly tubular ones. In a paper entitled “Rolling-Joint Design Optimization for Tendon Driven Snake-like Surgical Robots,”…

3D Printed Robot Mimics Human Emotions

What do you think of when you hear the word “robot?” You probably don’t think of emotions. Human beings are described as robotic if they lack emotion. Robotic and human…

3D Printed Robot Goes for an Unnerving Jog in the Park

Many of us are sharing our living spaces with robots these days, whether they’re named Siri, Alexa, or DJ Roomba. We’re not quite at the Jetsons level yet, though, of…

Airbus and IBM Developing a 3D Printed Robot Named CIMON to Support Astronauts on the ISS

Robots, no matter if they’re big or small, soft or humanoid, have a prime purpose of helping humankind in some way, whether they’re teaching children about coding and robotics, working…

How Much Will The University Tuition Be For My Robot Love Child?

What will the future bring us? Will technology save or damn us? In the past antidotes to techno-optimism could readily be found in Aldous Huxley and George Orwell. Decades ago…

3D Printed Humanoid Robot Project Takes Top Prize in 2017 World 3D Printing Olympiad

Last year, learning solutions company ATLAB put on its first Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad, a competition that challenged students to design and 3D print a consumer product, preferably one that could…

Build Your Own Full-Size 3D Printed Autonomous Support and Positive Inspiration Robot

We always enjoy the interesting 3D printed robots that John Choi, founder of advanced robotics startup Choitek and Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science and Arts major, posts about on his website, and the…

Sharebot’s EDUino is an Adorable Way to Teach Kids About 3D Printing and Robotics

Nowadays, it’s important for kids to learn things like 3D printing and robotics at an early age. The challenge is for teachers to present that advanced material in a way…

Eel-Like Envirobot Detects Water Pollution By Swimming Through It

Water pollution is a big problem all over the world, and it’s a difficult one to address, as there are many factors that can cause it, often hard to pinpoint….

MIT CSAIL’s Interactive Robogami System Makes it Easy to Design and 3D Print Your Own Origami-Inspired Robots

For years, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have been working with 3D printing and robotics, making robots 3D printed in one step and 3D printed…

Robots with a Mission: 3D Printed Garbage Collectors Prepare to Descend on Beaches

In 2011, a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, killing more than 15,000 people and injuring and/or displacing hundreds of thousands of others. The effects of the tsunami were felt…

3D Printed MRI-Compatible Biopsy Robot Works to Diagnose Breast Cancer

I first truly became aware of 3D technology sometime in 2010 or 2011, when I went to the mall with my co-worker during our lunch break to grab a chili…

OhmniLabs Tells Us About the Development of the 3D Printed Ohmni Robot

Will robots replace human interaction? That’s a big, scary question that has been the subject of much science fiction and speculation about the future. Robot development company OhmniLabs isn’t interested…

Disney 3D Prints Prototype for Humanoid Robot, Files Patent Application

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney For decades, Disney has been behind progressive technology not meant just to please visitors to their parks, but also…

Foiled! Mark Two 3D Printed Parts Show Their Power in Serious Robot Combat

No matter how you slice it, the world of robotics is serious business. As scientists around the world mix robotics and 3D printing, we see incredible innovations emerging that will…

How a 3D Printed Robot Can Teach Kids to Code

Applied computing technology has progressed to a level that requires greater programming effort to continue advancing for the benefit of humanity. Many grade school students are showing passion for learning…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 12, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we’ve got news that spans from the animated universe of Rick and Morty to South Korea. For starters, one…

Kengoro: 3D Printed Robot Works Up a Sweat at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots & Systems

We’ve certainly spent a lot of time considering what might happen when robots truly can think like us, but very likely not a lot (on the part of the layman,…

Roboeve Launches Indiegogo Campaign for 3D Printable Xpider Robot

When it comes to breaking boundaries in the robotics field, 3D printing technology has emerged as one of the more resourceful and complementary tools to do so. Whether 3D printing is used to…

Wevolver’s Most Popular Designs Include Amazing 3D Printed Spider Bot & DIY SLS Printer for Under $500

Wevolver is a site we’ve followed continually, gleaning great inspiration from a range of international designers and artists. If you need a quick technological fix or a little pick-me-up just…

Zizzy the Robot Uses 3D Printed Artificial Muscles to Assist Those Lacking Mobility

One area that 3D printing technology and robotics have successfully intertwined with one another is the production of assistive devices. Whether it’s a 3D printed robotic arm that helps with…

Case Western Reserve University Scientists Create “Biohybrid” Robots from Sea Slug Muscles and 3D Printed Parts

If I were to mention cyborg sea slugs, you’d likely assume I was about to tell you about the latest midnight horror film festival I went to, and you’d be…