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Brazilian Obstetrician 3D Prints Ultrasound Models for Visually Impaired Parents-to-Be

Considering the wide range of items we can 3D print today, why not babies too? That’s certainly an attention-getting endeavor, and one that would probably have many different individuals and…

Puzzles Dynamics Launches Robotic Arm Windows 3D Printer “ARMBOT” on Kickstarter

A group of Brazilian and Hong Kong entrepreneurs, focused on sharing the practical benefits of 3D printers all over the world, makes up Puzzles Dynamics. They already offer several options…

Brazilian Cancer Patient Receives 3D Printed Facial Prosthetic Created Using Smartphone App

The grief and sorrow that cancer causes around the world on a daily basis is one that most everyone understands, as nearly all of us have been touched by the…

Brazilian Air Force Uses Stratasys 3D Printers to Manufacture Aircraft Components

The Instituto de Estudos Avançados (IEAv), the Brazilian Air Force’s Institute of Advanced Studies, has partnered with 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys to efficiently create robust aircraft components that are on par…

Plastic Madonna Sculpture Hits the Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Of all the current threats facing humanity in the present day, nothing seems more imminent than the prospect of climate change, a drastic and ongoing effect that us humans have…

Graduate Student Plans to Use 3D Printing in Self-Sustaining Quarry Project in Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are well underway, and while we’ve all been cheering on our country’s top gymnasts, swimmers, runners, and other world-class athletes, 3D printing technology…

Animal Avengers Do Good Again: Hanna the Labrador Retriever Receives 3D Printed, Bionic Tooth

Dental care can be a challenge for everyone, even with insurance. As premiums and co-pays increase–while benefits decrease—we’re often left with difficult choices and challenges, not to mention pain, difficulty…

Metal 3D Printing and EBM Technology at São Paulo — A Few Questions For: Arcam

With Inside 3D Printing São Paulo taking place just last week, the excitement lingers over everything that was shown at South America’s largest 3D printing event. We were certainly looking forward…

Metal 3D Printing Discussion Will Highlight in São Paulo — A Few Questions For: EOS

With Inside 3D Printing São Paulo coming up very quickly, excitement is starting to build: this will be the largest 3D printing event in South America. The buzz is building,…

Engineer in Brazil 3D Prints & Personally Delivers e-NABLE Hand Prosthetics to Children

When we talk about helping, making a difference, or donating money or things–most promises and efforts seem to pale in comparison with the assistance e-NABLE programs provide–and the impacts they are…

Burgeoning Brazil: 3DBlento Designer 3D Prints Intricate Architectural & Engineering Designs, Creates Animation & More

As one of the top five emerging markets, Brazil is a giant in South America regarding size, economy, rich natural resources–and a sophisticated and diverse population. In a country that’s…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events are International: Canada, Costa Rica, Brazil & US

This week, 3D Hubs is sponsoring five events all over the world! 3D printing is becoming more common, and if you have any doubt about that, just take a look…

Fred the Tortoise Receives a 3D Printed Shell After a Horrific Fire Destroys His Original

One of my favorite reasons for covering the 3D printing space is the fact that I get to report on some really inspiring stories. I’m an animal lover and love…

Orlando City Soccer Team Presents 6-Year-Old Brazilian Boy with a 3D Printed Bionic Arm from Limbitless Solutions

This past week, Paulo Costa Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, flew from their home in Brazil to Orlando, Florida. The trip was one of the most important…

Biohand: An Inexpensive 3D Printed Open Source Prosthetic

Martin Vincent Bloedorn is a Brazilian CAD enthusiast who says he enjoys learning languages from C++ to Japanese, “fiddling on my 3D printer,” and playing the drums. This project from…

23-Year-Old Girl is Recipient of Large 3D Printed Titanium Skull Implant

Each and every day, we seem to come across yet another story in which 3D printing aids in helping people around the world live better lives. The medical uses of…

The Body Beautiful: Amazing 3D Printed Variations of Venus de Milo are Fabricated

The statue of Venus de Milo, on display in the Louvre, embodies the ancient Greek ideals of beauty. That connotation has remained so strong that for a time its image…

Blind Expectant Mother is Moved as She Touches Her Baby Boy’s 3D Printed Face

It’s a bit of a modern touchstone for expectant mothers and fathers to see the first ultrasound photos of their unborn children. It’s a moving, transformative experience for parents-to-be, but…

How 3D Printing and FabLabs are Ushering in Changes Within the Brazilian Economy

What do you know about FabLabs? Do you know anything about the stage of 3D printing in the developing countries? South America’s giant, Brazil, is the world’s seventh-largest economy with a…

3D Printing Saves the Life of a Newborn with Cloverleaf Skull Syndrome in Brazil

For those individuals who don’t believe that 3D printing has an ability to benefit society in any significant way, they need to take a step back from reading about the…

Aeryon Drone Employed to Gather Data for 3D Model of Brazil’s Towering ‘Christ the Redeemer’ Statue

Boasting the largest number of Catholics in the world, it’s no surprise that Rio de Janeiro is home to a towering religious statue called Christ the Redeemer, which looms over…

Researchers Create Perfect Fitting 3D Printed Transtibial Leg Socket for Prosthetic Legs

I am fortunate enough to have both of my legs. I can run, jump, play football, and swim in the ocean. Unfortunately though, not everyone can say the same. There…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — January 31

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s best you start thinking about what you will give to that special someone this year. This week’s 3D printing news provides some…

BMW R nine T Motorcycles are Ideal for Customization with 3D Printing

This is not the first time that BMW has been in the news for its solid relationship with additive manufacturing technology. Several months ago, they used the technology to build…