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130,000 lbs Dinosaur, Dreadnoughtus, 3D Scanned, and Miniature Versions Being 3D Printed

Q: How do you study a 130,000-pound dinosaur? A: Any way it wants you to. We have seen numerous ways in which 3D technology has assisted in the research, documentation,…

New 3D Modeling Technique – Will it make 3D scanners obsolete?

What happens when you want to take a tangible object and replicate it through the process of 3D printing? If you are like most, you will either try and find…

Researches Study the 3D Printing of Surgical Instruments for use in Long Space Missions

Looking toward a future when space missions might occur at great distances over even longer periods of time, means being prepared for any number of emergencies or eventualities that could…

Got Milk? Then You’ve Got 3D Printer Filament at a 99.7% Discount

According to a new study produced by the Pearce Research Group at Michigan Technological University (MTU) you can now save yourself money and help the environment, all while making sure…

A Kick in the Axis – Crowdfunding a 3D Printing Revolution with $15,748,791.70+

Crowdfunding and 3D printing, they have grown up and matured together over the past few years. Kickstarter, the older brother, and 3D printing his little sister. They have provided great…

Researchers 3D Print With Epoxy Composites to Mimic Material Properties of Balsa Wood

3D printing processes have been undertaken using materials such as thermo plastics and UV-curable resins, but now materials scientists from Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have teamed up…

Researchers Use Microstereolithography 3D Printers to Print Objects 400X’s Stronger Than Current Standards

When it comes to 3D printing, most people visualize the process on a macro scale, a scale which can be observed with the human eye. Critics of 3D printing argue…

Researches Find Way to 3D Print Blood Vessels – Could lead to transplatable tissue

The field of medical science has been advancing at an extraordinary rate over the past decade or so, thanks in part to the advancement in technology. One of these ‘up-and-coming’…

Scientists 3D Print Shark Skin: May lead to technologically advanced boat propellers & more

When it comes to innovation, some of the most technologically advanced objects still belong to nature. Over the centuries, many inventions have come about, by observing nature in its finest…

Researchers Inspired by Human Bones, 3D Print Extremely Light, Strong Structures

Scientists often look towards biology, when they set out to find the most efficient way of doing something. Whether it’s photosynthesis as a means for energy conversion, or the human…