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Researchers Convert MakerBot Replicator to 3D Print Biological Materials to Aid in Breast Cancer Research

Researchers from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) are teaming up to develop a method to better diagnose breast cancer, and learn to detect high-risk…

Designer 3D Prints Decorative Facades for New Exhibit at San Diego Model Railroad Museum

As 3D printing technology becomes more accessible and advanced over time, hobbyists around the world have been starting to turn to this emerging technology as a source of innovation and…

Staples “Thanks a Million” Teachers by Donating $425,000 in 3D Printers Nationwide

The office supply chain store Staples is no stranger to the world of 3D printing. They’re currently selling 34 different 3D printers from a dozen different companies, including MakerBot, 3D…

Summer MakerBot Makeathons Aim at Developing STEAM Education Content

This summer, in cities all over the US, MakerBot will be sponsoring Makeathons which support Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 80…

MakerBot Announces MakerEd Project Challenge Winner

In November, the MakerEd Project Challenge was made to Thingiverse users: design projects to help educators bring 3D printing into the classroom. Finalists were entered into a lottery to win a…

MakerBot Hits a Major Milestone with the Sale of 100,000 3D Printers — and Invites You to Celebrate

If I talk to someone who’s only marginally familiar with 3D printing, the one printer they’ve usually heard of is the MakerBot. It is, quite possibly, the most well-known of…

High School Maker Extraordinaire: Junita Ahammed Has a Passion for Making 3D Printers & Gadgets Galore

When it comes to women working in design, fashion, and art in general, some prefer to embrace a very feminine, almost ethereal style. That’s very appealing in its own right, but…

3D Print Your Own Syfy Originals: New Partnership with Thingiverse Among Syfy’s Expanding Tech Opportunities

We all have dreams. Shockingly, I didn’t spend my childhood dreaming of running a 3D printing news site; the technology didn’t exist yet when I was born. Instead, I spent the…

Montclair, NJ to Outfit Entire School District with 27 MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers via ‘Buy Two, Get One’ Promotion

From snowy Steamboat Springs all the way to the sunny Florida Keys, I’ve spoken recently with so many people whose kids are using 3D printers in their schools. It’s often…

MakerBot Announces Winners in School #WeNeedaMakerBot Giveaway

As the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum continues to be a major focus for teachers, education administrators, and education companies, we see more and more schools seeking opportunities to incorporate…

Giving Ei Chi the Hand She Needs Through 3D Printing

Most people have a hand that they heavily favor. For about ninety percent of the world, the right hand is dominant. It can sometimes seem that the weaker hand is hardly…

Woot! Get A MakerBot 3D Printer, Matter & Form 3D Scanner & More at Deep Discounts!

Some people refer to MakerBot as the Apple of 3D Printers. While they are generally priced higher than most machines on the market, they also come with lots of features…

5th Graders Utilize 3D Printing to Create Their Own Custom Cities

One of the most inspirational aspects of covering the 3D printing space is the fact that we constantly have the opportunity to promote the use of the technology in schools…

University of Maryland Celebrates Grand Opening of New MakerBot Innovation Center

Since their announcement last February, MakerBot Innovation Centers have made a huge impact in the institutions that have installed them, as we’ve had the pleasure of reporting on over the…

Digital Synesthesia: REIFY Turns Your Favorite Song into a 3D Printed Sculpture

Think about how many times you’ve heard a tune on the radio and said, “That’s my song.” What would it look like if you could take it to the next dimension, and…

3D Printing Meets Glass Making – College Student Casts Custom Glass Objects with 3D Printer

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is the ability to use the technology in order to create custom objects. If you can design it in CAD, you can…

MakerBot and Alloys Partner to Bring 3D Printers, Scanners & Materials to 1,000 Australian Resellers

As fierce competition heats up on the consumer side of the 3D printer market, the major players within the industry continue their torrid rate of expansion by signing new distribution…

MakerBot’s Thingiverse & FirstBuild Countertop Challenge: 3D Print a More Efficient Kitchen

Your home 3D printer just added another entry to its resume: It’s your newest kitchen appliance. At least, it can be if you take MakerBot’s Thingiverse, and FirstBuild up on…

3D Printed Nurse Call Button Lets Disabled Patients Easily Summon Help

UK maker John Dingley saw a need and wasted no time applying his 3D design and printing know-how to meet it. A professed DIYer and ardent fan of all things…

MakerBot Europe & Datech Team Up in Exclusive European Distribution Partnership

We knew 2015 would be a hot year for 3D printing, and in the first full week of the year we’re already seeing an exciting new partnership arise. 13 European markets…

Your Own 3D Printed Mac Pi Used as a 3D Printing Monitor

We’ve got a Raspberry Pi recipe for classic Mac and 3D printing fans: Combine your nostalgia for the good old days of 128k with the DIY culture of Arduino, Raspberry…

Printable Scenery Brings 3D Printing to Tabletop Gaming & It’s Amazing

There is something about tabletop war games that has the ability to create a kind of excitement not found in other more modern types of games. Video games provide a…

The Award Goes to MakerBot’s 3D Printed Award for Pocket-lint

When I was in high school, I held on to my tennis trophies, spelling bee plaques, and academic achievement certificates by ceremoniously stuffing them all into a bedroom bookshelf —…

MakerBot Partners with Fry’s Electronics to Bring Their 3D Printers and Filament to 32 Stores

What a week it has been for the two largest 3D printer manufacturers in the world, Stratasys and 3D Systems. While 3D Systems yesterday announced a deal to acquire Cimatron, a CAD/CAM…