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Chinese Student Receives First 3D Printed Thoracic Vertebrae Implant & the Surgery is a Success

Back in August, we reported on the implantation of the world’s first 3D printed vertebrae, and it was surely a sign of things to come from the medical field. Usually…

3D Printing and Industrial Espionage: Former United Technologies Corp. employee arrested

The full extent of industrial espionage is surely more prevalent than reports indicate, and the advent of additive manufacturing with its electronic file-based design processes is a frontier in an…

Chinese Say Patents On the Way For Laser Metal 3D Printing In Space

The process of exploring space brings with it a rigorous set of limitations and requirements. Among them is the fact that anything you’ll need on the trip had better be…

ATSmake Mars 3D Printer Announced, Ready for Holiday Season

Although China has a population of over 1.3 billion people, they are lagging behind a bit when it comes to the development of 3D printers. With this said, things do…

3DP Unlimited Announces Joint Venture Between Parent Company PBC Linear & Moons’ Industries

By this point, no one can deny that the 3D printing industry is a dynamic hot-spot for businesses around the world. Activity in the whole 3D printing world is picking…

Chinese Man Receives a 3D Printed Elbow Joint After Suffering a Major Work Injury

“Look at my arm, it can stretch up to here, a few months ago, I needed to hold my left arm everyday, because there was no elbow joint.” – 20-year-old…

OverLord Multicolor 3D Printer is Coming to Kickstarter, Starting at Only £99

China has become a breeding ground for affordable 3D printers. Most of these machines go unheard of outside of the country due to the language barriers that exist. However, if…

Chinese Doctors 3D Print a Titanium Pelvic Prosthesis for Cancer Survivor Afflicted with Bone Metastases

The medical uses for 3D printing are truly limitless. Each and every day we are made aware of new and incredible uses for the various forms of 3D printing within the…

3D Printing in China Allows Man to Regain Use of His Legs

We have seen many tremendous breakthroughs within the medical field recently, thanks in a large part to 3D printing technology. There are tremendous benefits of using this up-and-coming means of…

World’s First 3D Printed Vertebrae Are Implanted Into Patients in China

Over the last several years, the news regarding 3D printing and health has been astounding. Learning about the latest advances in biomedical printing can sometimes feel like reading a science…

Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo Arrives in Hong Kong in Late August

3D Printing is becoming a world-wide phenomenon. It is no longer restricted to only certain locales or areas around the world. The technology is quickly being adopted by both industrial…

Chinese Company 3D Prints a Full Size 2-person Boat

Imagine a scenario where you are stranded on a deserted island, with nothing but a tablet, unlimited 3D printer filament, and a solar powered 3D printer. What could you possibly…

3D Printing of Chinese Cultural Artifacts Causes Controversy

Can something priceless have its value damaged by making copies? Artist Oliver Laric doesn’t think so, but his position has not found universal agreement. Laric, who has already made a…

Large Enough to 3D Print a Boat or SUV, New Full Color Chinese 3D Printer is Unveiled

China seems to be one of the nations who are establishing themselves at the forefront of 3D printing innovation. Last month, it was reported that China has begun 3D printing full…

China Uses 3D Printing And Scanning To Restore 800 Year Old Buddhist Goddess Sculpture

The 3D printing of ancient artifacts and sculptures seems to be a growing trend, especially for those seeking to preserve our past. As time continues to pass, the wear and…

How 3D Printing Could Easily Eliminate Homelessness In the U.S. Right Now

There has been a tremendous amount of excitement around the 3D printing of homes. New large scale 3D printers which use a concrete material instead of plastics or resins, are…

China’s MostFun 3D Printer Seeks Funding on DemoHour

We are used to seeing American 3D printing start ups raising capital on Kickstarter.com nearly every other week, however China seems to be getting in on the action now. Mostfun,…

China’s Huge 3D Printers, Soon Able to Print Automobile Sized Metal Objects

One of the biggest possible economic impacts of 3D printing  to the U.S. economy is the fact that it may eventually allow corporations to bring jobs back onshore from China….