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University of Canterbury Student Creating New 3D Printed Water Filter

There have been many instances where compassionate and resourceful people and organizations have turned to 3D printing to improve the lives of people in need, from providing medical devices like hand…

Buggy 3D Printed Kitchen Appliance Targets Sustainable Nutrition

While I don’t think many people would agree with young Simba’s culinary assessment of jungle bugs as being “slimy yet satisfying” in The Lion King, the truth is that insects are…

Reach for the Stars: Students Working with NASA to Reduce the Weight of 3D Printed Objects Sent to Space

During college, I was a staff photographer and the chief copy editor for our school newspaper. I also landed two great summer internships – one in the marketing department of…

University of Alabama Students Wrestle with How to Take Down Drones

The primary concern that most people have with drones is how to get them up in the air and keep them there. Not so with Northrop Grumman Corp (NGC); they…

Isart Digital Students Create Award-Winning Game and 3D Printed Figurine

Ten students at Isart Digital, a Parisian video game and 3D animation school, came together to create a beautiful video game called Lily, Colors of Santa Luz. The idea was…

It’s Like Walking on Air With These 3D Printed Shock-Absorbing Shoes

We’ve seen 3D printed shoes before–what is interesting to note is that these stories are becoming increasingly common as the technology becomes more accepted as a method for footwear design…

Off-Road or In Class 3D Printed RC Vehicle Gets Top Marks

When Louis Lee, a student majoring in transportation design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, was given an assignment for the Solid Modeling course in which he was enrolled,…

3D Printed Gloves for Wheelchair Racing Introduce Student to Making

Arielle Rausin, a junior in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is enrolled in the Digital Making course with Dr. Vishal Sachdev. The assignment for the course was fairly…

Design Team at UT Austin 3D Prints a Reverse Engineered Cap Gun

Students studying mechanical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin are required to take a course called, not surprisingly, “Introduction to Mechanical Engineering.” As part of this course, the…

Danish Dynamos: Students Make 3D Printed, Manually Powered Lights

3D printing is exciting, and many are excited and look forward to not only learning about the technology but also trying their hand at producing their own 3D printed models. Often,…

Brooklyn School Kids’ Tech Project on Gentrification Features 3D Printed Homes

Combined efforts to keep elementary school children in the technological development loop transformed a grade school science project into a collaborative venture that fused science, technology (including 3D printing and…

Oklahoma State Students Embrace 3D Printing With Fishing Reel, Rocket, QuadCopter & More

Do you remember spending days and weeks on school projects that involved an end design or prototype that had to be just perfect, and once it was handcrafted and produced…

High School Students Create 3D Printed Prosthetic For One Grateful Individual

As 3D technology becomes more commonly integrated at earlier stages of education, students are producing surprisingly advanced products. Last January, Jayme Sims lost four of his fingers in a wood…