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Canadian Scientists Handheld 3D Skin Printer Promotes Rapid Recovery for Severe Burn Wounds

A handheld 3D skin printer developed by the University of Toronto (UoT) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre engineering researchers recently demonstrated accelerated healing of large, severe burns. According to the…

3D Printed Lights and Artificial Intelligence Used in Interactive ‘Living Architecture’ Structure

A design that takes its cues from natural processes for creation is referred to as biophilic – rather than green design, which is used to keep harm from coming to the…

3D Printing in Art and Architecture: Miles Gertler Explores the Familiar and Unfamiliar

Form and function are two important aspects of any design, whether for art or architecture (or anything in between). When bringing that design into the third dimension, 3D printing helps…

It’s All About the Story: Think2Thing Puts 3D Printing in Context

Toronto-based Think2Thing is no longer a stranger to 3D printing technology, but the story had to start somewhere. For the founding team, this story’s “once upon a time” was October…

Canada is Telling a New Story in 3D: VR & AR in Focus at Be3D Think Forward Event

Oh, Canada! Yesterday at the TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) Bell Lightbox, Think2Thing and Ryerson University brought the second Be3D conference together, centered around one idea: “Think Forward.” With focus on…

3D Printing for Gamers — A Few Questions For: U-Dimensions

Gamers and 3D printing. 3D printing and gamers. It’s a tale as old as time, in that very twenty-first century way. We’ve seen gaming and 3D printing come together in…

Think2Thing and Ryerson University Bring Back Be3D Conference with Focus on Virtual and Augmented Reality

Tomorrow, 2017 will enter into its third month, and 3DPrint.com has already been to two major conferences, attending CES 2017 in January and SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2017 at the beginning of February. Next…

The Digital Hand: Using Kinect to Create 3D Printed Furniture and Objects

Parametric is a favorite word among the digital design community. In fact, one of my colleagues at the university and a good friend of ours used it so often that…

The Turbulence & Technique of Starry Night Translates to 3D Print & Wins First Place at AMUG

If we played a word association game regarding Vincent van Gogh, it would be fairly predictable. Van Gogh? Ear. Gone by razor. Best artwork? Starry Night. Turbulence accompanied by nightmarish…

University of Waterloo Engineer Builds 3D Printer for Bone and Joint Replacements

Over the years many different materials have been used to make bone and joint implants, including a wide range of plastics, ceramics and metals like titanium, with varying results. The…

Ryerson University Professors Teach Students About Water by 3D Printing It

Water is ephemeral. You can’t grasp it in your hands; even its frozen form melts away before long if it’s touched. There’s a proverb about not being able to step…

Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children: Doctors Design Patient-Specific 3D Printed Heart Models for Complex Surgical Training

Just imagine the pressure of being in an operating room, holding the life of a child in your hands, with family members to answer to, as you proceed with an…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events are in Toronto, Canada and Padova, Italy

It is no surprise at all that this week’s 3D Hubs Events are rather subdued. After all, Thursday, December 3, 2015 was 3D Hubs’ celebration of Global #3DPrintingDay, which was…

Autodesk Moves to MaRS–New Location in Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District

The MaRS Discovery District in Ontario, Canada is one of the largest technology, medical and science innovation hubs in the world. Founded as a non-profit back in 2000, MaRS is…

Be3Dimensional Innovation Fund Inaugural Recipients to Receive $50K Each to Pursue 3D Printing

Artists supporting artists. That’s what a new grant program, just being put forth by 3D printing atelier Think2Thing, and Ryerson University is all about. Both serious in regards to innovation…

Toronto: Think2Thing Atelier & Ryerson University Host Toronto’s First 3D Printing Conference

While they may be famous for enjoying big snows, serious hockey and other sports, along with numerous historical features, the citizens of Toronto are now also getting a big dose of 3D…

3D Printed Arabesque Wall: Old Architectural Forms Meet Avant-Garde Design

This past summer, from mid-May to late-August, an important 3D printing exhibition in Toronto, Canada titled “3DXL” was the venue for some of the most extraordinary, large-scale, 3D printed architectural…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events Include Meetups, Workshops, and a Pub Nite!

The weather is cooling off and leaves are beginning to change and fall, even here in humid Florida, signaling the end of summer. It’s the perfect time of year to see…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events are International: Canada, Costa Rica, Brazil & US

This week, 3D Hubs is sponsoring five events all over the world! 3D printing is becoming more common, and if you have any doubt about that, just take a look…

It’s a 3D Printing Win-Win: Voovo to Launch Crowdsourcing Platform for Consumers and Makers

Creativity is all about connections. One comes up with a concept and connects it to a design or some sort of expression they want to make known, and most often…