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Nick Ervinck’s Latest 3D Printed Works Star in Four Upcoming Exhibits in Europe and the US

Understanding what kind of structures it will be possible to produce in the future with generative software and multi-material 3D printing processes is what engineers need. Today, though, this is…

Food For Marketing: Belgian Agency Wants to Use 3D Printed Chocolate to Draw in Customers

When it comes to advertising, getting consumers’ attention is key. And what’s more attention-grabbing than chocolate? So says Belgian company GoAhead Digital Agency, a marketing agency that aims to help…

The Foldie 3D Collapsible 3D Printer Looks Like It Will Fit Right In

3D printers designed for the desktop can often be quite touchy when moved from one place to the next. Ask any maker who travels with his 3D printer regularly how…

Surgeons Create 3D Printed Custom Implant to Restore Pelvis after Resection

After experiencing left hip pain for over a year, a 65-year-old patient, Mr. “Smith,” was scheduled to undergo an operation to a pelvic tumor and thereafter reconstruct the area affected…

The Smart Gastronomy Lab Pushes the Boundaries of 3D Printed Food

Following their support of the first International Conference on Food 3D Printing, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech and the Smart Gastronomy Lab at the University of Liège say the 3D printer may…

3DPrintCloud: Materialise Offers Users Sophisticated Toolbox for Analyzing, Repairing, Optimizing 3D Prints

Materialise is more than just a mover and a shaker in the 3D printing industry. This company is comprised of a worldwide team that cares, and has certainly made substantial…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 25, 2015

This week’s stories move from Europe and South Korea, to the developing world, to North American academics and makers. This news includes: a Dutch company’s new weekly 3D printed lampshade;…

3D Systems’ 3D Printed Titanium Implants Relieve Cruciate Ligament Conditions in Over 10,000 Dogs

We share so many of the ups and downs of life with our pets, who love us unconditionally. We share the joy of recreation and quiet solitude with our fur-covered…

Sardauscan, the Sub-$30 DIY 3D Scanner — Open Source 3D Printable Files Released

The sooner that affordable 3D scanners are made available, the sooner the consumer side of the 3D printing market will expand. You see, currently the majority of us lack the 3D…

Netherlands’ Landré Enters Partnership with Optomec to Distribute LENS 3D Metal Printers in Benelux Region

New Mexico-based Optomec specializes in the technology of 3D printing of micron-scale electronics and laser technology. While they not only innovate and introduce these technologies to their customers, they have an added…

3D Imaging and Printing Gives Athlete a Second Chance

Avid windsurfer Koen was faced with the kind of untenable situation so many professional athletes fear: Agree to surgery to repair a painful and debilitating condition and risk having even…

Old-world Shoe Craftsmanship Meets 3D Printing With Don’t Run Beta’s 3D Printed Shoes

Before the days of industrialism and mass manufacturing, shoes were made by hand. The craftsmen who made these shoes paid attention to detail, taking their time to create quality products. Because…