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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…

Transcend Robotics Signs Partnership Agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Develop Robotic Mobility Tech

Over the years science fiction television and movies promised us all sorts of robots and robotic companions. From neurotic house cleaning maid robots to robotic soldiers who would fight our…

Materialise Helps Redesign and 3D Print Children’s Programming Toy–The Cubetto Playset

More and more often we see efforts to teach children coding at a young age by virtue of introducing fun programming languages to them. Part of this development is the far…

Play “Simon Says” and Take a Selfie with Fastest-3D Printed InMoov Robot Ever

From now through the month of May, the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, will have a special guest taking selfies and playing “Simon Says” with visitors, courtesy…

Amsterdam Stock Exchange Disrupted – In a Good Way – By 3D Printed Robot

At the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, each day is begun with the sounding of a gong to mark the official start of the trading day. On April 21, the day began…

Realistic 3D Printed “Robirds” Designed to Scare Away Bird Flocks

It’s a bird, it’s a robot, it’s the Robird! Most of us can imagine an occasion where scaring off a flock of birds could be really helpful. I mean, that’s…

Dear Scarlett: You are so Beautiful—Especially as a Totally Normal 3D Printed Humanoid!

The glamor of Hollywood—and especially starlets—has forever been enticing. Their beauty and personal stories are fascinating to the world. And while some of us are content with the occasional read in the…

Wevolver Captures SXSW Interactive Innovation Award in 3-DIY Category

Some say it has grown into a sellout bastion of hipster capitalism, while others say it is one of the best cultural weathervanes for determining our latest trends in all…

Sub1 Robot Challenges 3D Printed Robot’s Rubik’s Cube Solving Record

It seems like there’s been plenty of news lately from the world of Rubik’s Cube record-breaking robots. Less than one month ago we covered a 3D printed robot, from Jay Flatland…

Kame the Hopping 3D Printable Robot is the Cutest Thing You’ll See All Day

While there had been industrial 3D printers available years before desktop printers started to become popular, it wasn’t an especially widely used or known technology. But when the first RepRap…

An Amazing 3D Printed Robot Can Solve the Rubik’s Cube in Under 2 Seconds!

It appears that the topic of 3D printing and Rubik’s Cubes has been in the news lots lately. Just a week ago, we covered the Guinness Book of World’s Record-breaking…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover — October 17

What do Nike shoes, chocolate, robots, nylon glue and new medical technologies all have in common? They are all featured stories in this week’s stories we weren’t able to fully…

Build, Program, Customize & 3D Print: Cannybots Racing Robots Offer Kids Comprehensive Learning & Play

The Cannybots team went to an extensive amount of challenge, difficulty and effort to make things easy for kids to have fun and learn. Indeed, it was no small feat to…

The Moon One 3D Printable All-Terrain RC Rover is Wall-E’s Russian Cousin

When maker and Thingiverse user Michael Larkin started designing an RC all-terrain vehicle he wanted something that he could 3D print. When he decided that he also wanted it to…

This Fascinating 3D Printed Strandbeest Robot Takes Theo Jansen’s Ideas One Step Further

The year is 2015 and 3D printed robots have begun to evolve to a point where they are taking over the world! OK, maybe we aren’t quite there yet. We…

Make Your Own GearBot, a 3D Printed Toy Robot with Old-School Gear-Driven Transmission

Have you ever found yourself pining for the good old days when machines–from coffee makers to cars–were less complicated, when you could take something apart, repair, and reassemble it without…

3D Printed MrRobot Gives You Voice, Touch & Shake Control of Open Source Rapiro Robot

Previously, it would have been hard imagining devices like the topic of this article–useful products being printed layer by layer, brought into existence at the desktop, and controlled wirelessly by…

3D Printed CubeSat Robot is Controlled with a Headband And Could Tackle Natural Disaster Relief

Are you interested in a project where human tele-operational control of a robot rover is possible with a hands-free wearable headband that tracks the human’s head movements, thus moving the robot? I…

Introducing the All (Mostly) New 3D Printed Robot in a Can!

It doesn’t promise to taste great or to be less filling, but Attiny Canbot sure is cute. This project springs from the mind of Thingiverse contributor Maxmillian Kern, who goes…

Google’s Boston Dynamics Is 3D Printing Streamlined Legs For Their Humanoid Robot, Atlas

We are approaching an age where robots will transform virtually every part of our society. Over the next decade or two the robotics industry will flourish as man looks towards…

Make Your Own 3D Printed, Pulley-Driven Robot

Alex Crease is an engineer, a musician and an adventurer who says he “loves building things and taking others apart to see how they work.” Crease is one of four…

The 3D Printed OctaWorm Robot Can Go Where No Other Robot Can

Imagine a collapsed building that has been reduced to a pile of tangled rubble, steel beams and debris. Now try to imagine how many living people may be trapped under…

The Venerable Bristlebot Gets a 3D Printed Update – Droobot

If you’re not familiar with them, bristlebots or brushbots are extremely simple versions of walking robots, and they’ve become increasingly popular projects at school science fairs. These rigid-bodied robots feature…

He Walks, Talks, Follows: DIY 3D Printed Home Robot, Complete with Drink & Plate Holder, Hits Indiegogo

While robotics has been one of the technologies ‘of the future’ ever since I can remember, the field is finally coming into its own led by demands in manufacturing, along…