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Solar-Powered Road Trip Across Africa Relies on 3D Printed Spare Parts

The Ilanga II project is now taking their show on the road. A group of university students and lecturers are now on a road trip of more than 2,500 miles…

Autodesk & Dr. Louise Leakey Share 3.3-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools with the World via 3D Printing

The increasingly more sophisticated tools that allow us to progress scientifically and technologically, that assist us in moving more confidently into the future, also provide us with methods for uncovering…

Middle Schoolers Create 3D Printed Rainwater Catcher & Filter in Edu-Tech 3D Printer Challenge

Upland Country Day School in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, teaches students from Pre-Kindergarten through the 9th grade, and clearly has a focus on STEM education. The school recently acquired a MakerBot…

Tinkerine Studios and PRECISE Group Sign Distribution Deal for Middle East & African Markets

Tinkerine Studios Ltd., the Canadian manufacturer of desktop 3D printers and creator of a 3D printing educational curriculum, has just entered into a distribution agreement with PRECISE Group, a 3D…

Integrating 3D Printing Education into a Curriculum for Girls in Africa

The Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) is a global not-for-profit created in 2000. The goal of its creation is to partner with low-income communities in the US as well as…

3D Printing Could be the Key to Economic Development in Southern Africa

The 3D printing industry is undergoing enormous growth globally as innovation seems to have snowballed. One Harvard professor is proposing 3D printing as key to industrial development in many Southern…

RoboBeast 3D Printer Unveiled, Toughest Printer By Far

If you have ever used a 3D printer, you would know that almost all of them are extremely sensitive devices. Bump into one while it’s printing, and you have a…

RoboBeast, Ultra Rugged 3D Printer For Prosthetics, Set for Unveiling on Feb 15th

You may have heard recently about the Robohand 3D printer, a project developed by House4Hack, a hackerspace community also responsible for nurturing the RepTap Morgan during it’s development process. Robohand…