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Experimenting with Transmitting EMG Signals to 3D Printed Myoelectric Prosthetic Hands

Amputees have some choices when it comes to 3D printed prosthetic hands, in regards to whether the artificial limb is operated by mechanics or neurological signals. We’re also seeing examples…

3D Printed Reflector Improves WiFi Signal and Security in Interior Spaces

Have you ever been stuck waiting somewhere, like a doctor’s office, and really just wanted to check your email while you were sitting there, but the WiFi signal was just…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jayda Pugliese, 5th Grade Teacher with a STEAM-Focused Classroom, Philadelphia

Jayda Pugliese is a young—and already award-winning—teacher who can serve not only as an inspiration to the fifth-graders she is teaching, but also to the rest of the world. The…

Teacher Uses School’s 3D Printer to Make a Plastic Finger for Injured Student to Take Exams

When I was in elementary school many years ago, a good friend of mine was injured when one of the fingers on her right hand accidentally got smashed in her family minivan’s sliding…

Jerusalem: Second Year Design Student Creates 3D Printed Lace for Historical Dress

Ganit Goldstein, a jewelry and fashion student at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, is showing some serious design strengths just in her second year. One can…

From the Desktop to the Service Bureau: Made for Me Releases Results of Industrial Designer’s Survey

If you have access to a 3D printer, whether at home, the office, or at your university—where perhaps there is even an entire room of shiny machines in front of…

50 Schools in Estonia Get a Free New MakerBot 3D Printer to Instruct a New Generation of High-Tech Citizens

Chances are, if you’ve even heard of Estonia, then you probably know very little about it. Over its long and storied history, Estonia has been invaded and occupied by Denmark,…

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for March 2016

While it’s not always fun to see March roar in famously like that fierce post-winter lion, with winds that blow the mail right out of your hands in the afternoon,…

Tiny Two-Legged Kitten Saved by British Columbia Community, Students Make 3D Printed Wheelchair

Kittens are just synonymous with cuteness overdose. There’s nothing like seeing the feisty little furballs prancing, cavorting, and getting into general mischief all over the house. And while they might…

MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer 5th Gen is Awarded a Prestigious Red Dot Award

MakerBot has announced that the Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer has been awarded the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. The Red Dot Design Award is an international…

3D Print Your Own Articulated Star Wars Imperial Shuttle with No Supports

I have no official data to back this up, but it is probably a safe bet that Star Wars space ships account for a very large percentage of available 3D…

Utah High School Students 3D Print Tripod Device to Tether iPad for Special Needs Student

Most teenagers have two things in common: a love for electronic communication devices — and a need to keep them close for ‘talking,’ which turns into a constant organizational battle…

Fargo 3D Printing Provides Incredibly Easy Solution to Clogged MakerBot Smart Extruders

The MakerBot Smart Extruders; you either love them or you hate them. When MakerBot Released their 5th Generation Replicators a little over a year ago, many people were in awe…