3D Printed Parts for Fog Harps: Water Harvesting Inspired by Redwood Trees

Weiwei Shi recently submitted a dissertation, ‘Tree Inspired Water Harvesting,’ to the faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In this study, Shi and a research team developed…

University of Canterbury Student Creating New 3D Printed Water Filter

There have been many instances where compassionate and resourceful people and organizations have turned to 3D printing to improve the lives of people in need, from providing medical devices like hand…

3D Printing Makes It Rain in Touring Theatrical Production

In Stijn Devillé’s Gesprek met de Regen, which translates to “Conversation with the Rain,” a couple grieves the loss of their daughter during the monsoon season in Singapore. The play’s setting required a…

Spanish Design Team Uses 3D Printed Mechanism to Create Images in Water

What is it about water that’s so beautiful and entrancing? On an everyday level, it’s mundane – we drink it, cook with it, clean with it without giving it a…

3D Software Education: AiTLE, Makers Empire & DTSL Help Students Break Guinness World Record

As 3D printing technology progresses further and further, making significant impacts in sectors from medical to manufacturing–and many, many in between–it’s been pointed out repeatedly that one of the hurdles which will…