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Researchers Optimize Robust, Lightweight, Bone-Inspired 3D Printing Infill

There’s so much more that goes into a 3D print than many people realize. To those unfamiliar with how the process works, it looks like simple magic – but there…

TU Delft Formula Student Team Races to Success with Help from 3D Hubs’ Student Program

The TU Delft Formula Student Team is one of the most successful teams in the history of the Formula SAE Student engineering competition, an annual multi-race event that challenges university students…

TU Delft Students Develop New Technique for 3D Printing Soft Robotics

I find soft robotics to be utterly fascinating. While the technology has been around for a while, it’s recently begun to really advance in unprecedented ways – thanks in part to…

Testing with the 3D Printed Mannequin Pays Off: Tour de France Cyclist Wins Time Trials

While much research and development is centered around making 3D printed items, from human organs to houses—in all of its wonder—this technology is also extremely useful just in the process…

The Next Rembrandt: Reaching Toward the Human Soul with 3D Printed Data

The technical world of 3D printing is an absolute wonder of precision and possibility. It has become clear that there is an as yet unlimited potential for improvement of the…

Dutch Students Create a Unique 3D Printed Metal Bicycle with Help from MX3D

It looks like something Spiderman might have built – a bike made of strong, silvery webbing somehow holding together tires, seat, and handlebars. In actuality it was created by a…

The 3D Printed Soft Robotics Hand Will Respond to Human Grip

Robots have already become an indispensable part of our lives. Everything from a Roomba to the automatic drink machine at McDonald’s and even the 3D printers that I write about…

The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — September 26

In this week’s stories we didn’t cover we have many examples of just how innovative 3D printing can be. For example, the still in-production Bloodhound Super-Sonic car has many 3D printed…

Competing For Luxexcel Award, Students Produce 3D Printed Malaria Diagnostic Tool & More

Students at TU Delft of the Netherlands are not only enthused about using 3D printing to do good in the world, and especially developing countries, but indeed they very well may have…

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge Will Soon Span an Amsterdam Canal

The oldest of Amsterdam’s approximately 1,280 bridges in use dates back to 1648. The city is famous for its beautiful canals and waterways, and Dutch engineers have long made their names in…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 2, 2015

This week’s news we didn’t cover includes new 3D printing services, such as Materialise’s upcoming massive 3D model database, Scanning Cars’ online selection of printable auto models, and Israel-based 3DShook’s…

O’Qualia Rolls Out CAPTOR, The First Fully 3D Printed Unmanned Aerial System

O‘Qualia builds unmanned aerial systems for the industrial and natural resources sectors in the Asia-Pacific region, and it was founded by a team of Dutch entrepreneurs to deliver unmanned aerial systems…

DragonFlex — A New 3D Printed Medical Device for Complex Procedures

Biomechanical engineer Filip Jelínek of the Austrian Center for Medical Innovation and Technology has developed prototypes for a medical device which use 3D design and printing which is likely to…

Students Combine Prusa i3 Printer with a MIG Welder to Create an Affordable Metal 3D Printer

The technology behind 3D printing is still at an early stage, but progressing rapidly. One area where researchers and engineers are focusing their attention now is affordable metal 3D printing….