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Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to tissue engineering. Two doctors from Austin Hospital in Melbourne want medical...
Johnson Matthey Focuses on Binder Jet Ceramic 3D Printing, Opens New R&D Facility

Johnson Matthey Focuses on Binder Jet Ceramic 3D Printing, Opens New R&D Facility

Some of the world’s most established chemical companies have been investing significantly in 3D printing, as the technology offers novel application opportunities for advanced materials. For example, BASF has partnered with HP and Essentium Materials, and will soon be opening its own 3D printing subsidiary, while SABIC has been addressing “the gamut of additive manufacturing” […]

Some of the world’s most established chemical companies have been investing significantly in 3D printing, as the technology offers novel application opportunities for advanced materials. For example, BASF has partnered with HP and Essentium Materials, and will...
Full STEAM Ahead in Russia as FabLab Polytech Scientists Create 3D Printing DFKits for Schoolchildren

Full STEAM Ahead in Russia as FabLab Polytech Scientists Create 3D Printing DFKits for Schoolchildren

3D printing is a technology most adults are mesmerized and awed by. Many children today, though, already take it for granted as an accepted process for creating things. Both its simplicity and potential for innovation seem to make obvious sense for students of all ages who intuitively take to 3D design and printing. We see […]

3D printing is a technology most adults are mesmerized and awed by. Many children today, though, already take it for granted as an accepted process for creating things. Both its simplicity and potential for innovation seem to make obvious sense for students of all...
Industrial 3D Printing Advances in Canada: University of Waterloo Receives $8.9M Government Investment for World-Class Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Industrial 3D Printing Advances in Canada: University of Waterloo Receives $8.9M Government Investment for World-Class Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Canada is going all in with 3D printing—if the University of Waterloo has anything to do with it. About to make very good use of a federal grant for $8.9 million from their government, the University will be tacking this on to their recent good fortune as a $32.6 million federal funding announcement was made […]

Canada is going all in with 3D printing—if the University of Waterloo has anything to do with it. About to make very good use of a federal grant for $8.9 million from their government, the University will be tacking this on to their recent good fortune as a $32.6...
Northern Arizona University: Cline Library Opens MakerLab With First MakerBot Innovation Center in the Western US

Northern Arizona University: Cline Library Opens MakerLab With First MakerBot Innovation Center in the Western US

You may have noticed your public libraries changing significantly of late. There might be a few less books on the shelves and a greater focus on programs and expansive exhibits, as I’ve noticed at our main library—and quite impressively so—but it’s very likely too that this might be where you or family members have seen […]

You may have noticed your public libraries changing significantly of late. There might be a few less books on the shelves and a greater focus on programs and expansive exhibits, as I’ve noticed at our main library—and quite impressively so—but it’s very likely too...
Set Up Your Own Tend.ai Mini-Factory with a Robot Manager & Team of 3D Printers

Set Up Your Own Tend.ai Mini-Factory with a Robot Manager & Team of 3D Printers

It’s often said that while robots are able to do jobs that humans simply can’t, whether that’s because they are working in extreme or overtime conditions, sometimes robots are able to do the jobs we don’t want to do as well. Project management can be a stressful task—especially in manufacturing—when tight deadlines loom and everyone […]

It’s often said that while robots are able to do jobs that humans simply can’t, whether that’s because they are working in extreme or overtime conditions, sometimes robots are able to do the jobs we don’t want to do as well. Project management can be a stressful...
MakerGirl: Piquing Rural Girls' Interest in 3D Printing

MakerGirl: Piquing Rural Girls' Interest in 3D Printing

While the integration of 3D printing technology has changed the face of ‘shop class’, the sex based disparity in those using the new shop equipment remains the same. As a result there continue to be a number of efforts to increase girls’ interest in and comfort with these advanced making technologies. Each program that has been instituted offers a […]

While the integration of 3D printing technology has changed the face of ‘shop class’, the sex based disparity in those using the new shop equipment remains the same. As a result there continue to be a number of efforts to increase girls’ interest...
Using 3D Printers to Unlock Secrets of Humanity's Distant Past

Using 3D Printers to Unlock Secrets of Humanity's Distant Past

In 2013, recreational cavers Rick Hunter and Steven Tucker decided to squeeze themselves through an 8″ vertical chute for a distance of nearly 40 feet in the Rising Star cave system. For their efforts, which are making me feel claustrophobic simply recounting, they were rewarded with entry into an underground ‘room’ that contained an extraordinary number […]

In 2013, recreational cavers Rick Hunter and Steven Tucker decided to squeeze themselves through an 8″ vertical chute for a distance of nearly 40 feet in the Rising Star cave system. For their efforts, which are making me feel claustrophobic simply recounting,...
Buy Two, Give One: MakerBot Promotion Gives Free 3D Printers to School of Your Choice

Buy Two, Give One: MakerBot Promotion Gives Free 3D Printers to School of Your Choice

While there have been questions, shakeups and layoffs, amidst a great deal of restructuring going on at MakerBot, the company, a subsidiary of Stratasys, has not forgotten their promises on the educational front amidst all that grownup, real-life corporate brouhaha. Always with a strong commitment and connection to their maker community, users, and those who […]

While there have been questions, shakeups and layoffs, amidst a great deal of restructuring going on at MakerBot, the company, a subsidiary of Stratasys, has not forgotten their promises on the educational front amidst all that grownup, real-life corporate brouhaha....
Tour of ORNL's 3D Printing Facility: 3D Printed Podium for Obama, Titanium Robotic Arms & More

Tour of ORNL's 3D Printing Facility: 3D Printed Podium for Obama, Titanium Robotic Arms & More

It was a distinct pleasure to join a tour of the Manufacturing Development Facility (MDF) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on June 23rd, 2015. Our group consisted of College, Career, and Technical Education Directors and leaders from the Tennessee State Department of Education who toured together. Our two tour guides were enthusiastic graduates of Hardin […]

It was a distinct pleasure to join a tour of the Manufacturing Development Facility (MDF) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on June 23rd, 2015. Our group consisted of College, Career, and Technical Education Directors and leaders from the Tennessee State...

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