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The R&D Tax Aspects of 3D Printing Anatomical Models

The R&D Tax Aspects of 3D Printing Anatomical Models

Hospitals are beginning to integrate 3D printing technologies into their operations to better prepare surgeons for high-risk procedures. Practice makes perfect, but when it comes to healthcare, no two surgeries are exactly alike. Advanced software, medical imaging, and 3D printing technologies can now be used in conjunction to produce an anatomically correct model of a […]

Hospitals are beginning to integrate 3D printing technologies into their operations to better prepare surgeons for high-risk procedures. Practice makes perfect, but when it comes to healthcare, no two surgeries are exactly alike. Advanced software, medical imaging,...
DK and MatterHackers Host Sweepstakes to Promote 3D Printing Projects Book

DK and MatterHackers Host Sweepstakes to Promote 3D Printing Projects Book

3D printing is a growing field and it’s growing faster than most people imagine. According to a 2015 study by Wohlers Report, the 3D printing industry is expected to generate over $21 billion in worldwide revenue between 2014 and 2020. Educating the next generation to harness the power of this empowering technology is a huge undertaking. […]

3D printing is a growing field and it’s growing faster than most people imagine. According to a 2015 study by Wohlers Report, the 3D printing industry is expected to generate over $21 billion in worldwide revenue between 2014 and 2020. Educating the next...
Soft Robotics: 3D Printable Synthetic Soft Muscle is 3X Stronger Than Natural Muscle

Soft Robotics: 3D Printable Synthetic Soft Muscle is 3X Stronger Than Natural Muscle

According to 3D printing guru Hod Lipson, who’s founded four companies, developed an innovative food 3D printer, co-authored two books and over 200 papers, and spoken at multiple industry events, robots will eventually be everywhere in our lives, thanks to new artificial intelligence algorithms and advanced manufacturing methods, like 3D printing. Lipson, a PhD who’s currently […]

According to 3D printing guru Hod Lipson, who’s founded four companies, developed an innovative food 3D printer, co-authored two books and over 200 papers, and spoken at multiple industry events, robots will eventually be everywhere in our lives, thanks to new...
Ultimaker Enhances the Ultimaker 3 and 2+ 3D Printers with Several New Products

Ultimaker Enhances the Ultimaker 3 and 2+ 3D Printers with Several New Products

It’s been less than a year since Ultimaker introduced the new Ultimaker 3, the latest version of their ultra-popular desktop 3D printer series. The hasn’t disappointed, it seems – like the company’s previous releases, it’s maintained a comfortable position at the head of “best of” lists and 3D printer buying guides, and has received consistently positive […]

It’s been less than a year since Ultimaker introduced the new Ultimaker 3, the latest version of their ultra-popular desktop 3D printer series. The Ultimaker 3 hasn’t disappointed, it seems – like the company’s previous releases, it’s...
MUN MED 3D Organizing Hand-A-Thon to Build 3D Printed Hands for Children in Zimbabwe

MUN MED 3D Organizing Hand-A-Thon to Build 3D Printed Hands for Children in Zimbabwe

Seven percent of the population of Zimbabwe has some form of disability, which amounts to 900,000 people. That’s according to Bo Simango, a Zimbabwe native who now works with an initiative based at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in Canada. Simango has an engineering background and has worked in several fields including energy, Arctic vessel development […]

Seven percent of the population of Zimbabwe has some form of disability, which amounts to 900,000 people. That’s according to Bo Simango, a Zimbabwe native who now works with an initiative based at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in Canada. Simango...
3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at the numbers from the last few months. The Highest […]

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at...
Inside Proto BuildBar: We Make the Makers

Inside Proto BuildBar: We Make the Makers

I am a proud, lifelong resident of southwest Ohio – I grew up roughly 15 minutes south of Dayton, which is known as the Gem City and is the sixth-largest city in the state, and now I live about six minutes away from downtown. It doesn’t sit well with me when I hear people say […]

I am a proud, lifelong resident of southwest Ohio – I grew up roughly 15 minutes south of Dayton, which is known as the Gem City and is the sixth-largest city in the state, and now I live about six minutes away from downtown. It doesn’t sit well with me...
3D Printer Review: Ultimaker 2+ Delivers for Precise Desktop 3D Printing

3D Printer Review: Ultimaker 2+ Delivers for Precise Desktop 3D Printing

One name that comes up frequently in desktop 3D printing is that of Netherlands-based Ultimaker. The company is well known for their reliable 3D printers, along with their steadfast Cura software. Back in May, as I talked with the Ultimaker team at RAPID, they learned that I had not personally used one of their 3D printers, […]

One name that comes up frequently in desktop 3D printing is that of Netherlands-based Ultimaker. The company is well known for their reliable 3D printers, along with their steadfast Cura software. Back in May, as I talked with the Ultimaker team at RAPID, they learned...
3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time for the next installment in the report, which switched to a quarterly format before its last release. Time flies, doesn’t it? There’s always something new in […]

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time for the next installment in the report, which switched to a quarterly format before its...
3DPrinTravel: World Traveler Brings Every Destination a 3D Printed Piece of Itself

3DPrinTravel: World Traveler Brings Every Destination a 3D Printed Piece of Itself

Italian engineer Angelo D’Angelo has two big obsessions: travel and 3D printing. Worthy obsessions indeed, even on their own, but the creative D’Angelo has come up with a way to combine his two passions into an ongoing project that he shares with the world through his blog. A writer on several travel blogs, D’Angelo has […]

Italian engineer Angelo D’Angelo has two big obsessions: travel and 3D printing. Worthy obsessions indeed, even on their own, but the creative D’Angelo has come up with a way to combine his two passions into an ongoing project that he shares with the world...
Inholland University Aviation Students Use the Ultimaker 2+ to Perfect 3D Printed Rockets

Inholland University Aviation Students Use the Ultimaker 2+ to Perfect 3D Printed Rockets

3D printing offers a wide range of benefits, from the production of lightweight and quality parts to speed, affordability, and the opportunity to work in a self-sustained fashion, often cutting out the middleman. While most of these benefits also apply to design projects being produced in schools, the technology—now available in many learning institutions at all […]

3D printing offers a wide range of benefits, from the production of lightweight and quality parts to speed, affordability, and the opportunity to work in a self-sustained fashion, often cutting out the middleman. While most of these benefits also apply to design...
Kick Off the Holiday Season With MatterHackers' Third Annual Blue Friday Sale!

Kick Off the Holiday Season With MatterHackers' Third Annual Blue Friday Sale!

Black Friday is coming…and if you’re one of those people brave enough to go out there and battle the mobs of maddened shoppers, all I can do is wish you good luck – I will be hiding inside until it’s over. If 3D printers or printing supplies are on your list, however, you can not only […]

Black Friday is coming…and if you’re one of those people brave enough to go out there and battle the mobs of maddened shoppers, all I can do is wish you good luck – I will be hiding inside until it’s over. If 3D printers or printing supplies...
Floreon Announces Competition to 3D Print Spectacles for Footballer Ian Wright

Floreon Announces Competition to 3D Print Spectacles for Footballer Ian Wright

Ian Wright’s football story is one of a boy with humble beginnings making good after a long and difficult struggle. The third son of Jamaican immigrants, he was brought up by his mother and could never quite crystalize his dream of becoming a professional footballer. He had largely given up on the idea when a stint […]

Ian Wright’s football story is one of a boy with humble beginnings making good after a long and difficult struggle. The third son of Jamaican immigrants, he was brought up by his mother and could never quite crystalize his dream of becoming a professional...
Ultimaker Unveils Their Next Generation 3D Printer, the Ultimaker 3

Ultimaker Unveils Their Next Generation 3D Printer, the Ultimaker 3

For those looking to buy their first 3D printer or printer owners who are looking to trade up, buying a desktop 3D printer can be a real headache. There’s a glut of them on the market. It can be quite difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. And I’m just referring to FDM printing, […]

For those looking to buy their first 3D printer or printer owners who are looking to trade up, buying a desktop 3D printer can be a real headache. There’s a glut of them on the market. It can be quite difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. And I’m...
Ultimaker, MakerOS and Fat Cat Fab Lab Hit One Out of the Park with GAMESMASH 3D Printed Tabletop Game Challenge

Ultimaker, MakerOS and Fat Cat Fab Lab Hit One Out of the Park with GAMESMASH 3D Printed Tabletop Game Challenge

A friend recently asked me why I participate in contests and challenges. Well, for one, it’s a whole lot of fun! It’s also an opportunity to test my skills and to improve them. And challenges in your industry are also a valuable way to meet your peers, make new connections and strengthen existing ones. Last weekend […]

A friend recently asked me why I participate in contests and challenges. Well, for one, it’s a whole lot of fun! It’s also an opportunity to test my skills and to improve them. And challenges in your industry are also a valuable way to meet your peers,...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 30, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 30, 2016

This week included a lot of 3D printing news from all around the world, and as per usual, it was nearly impossible to keep up with all of the latest announcements and innovations. The New York-based Graphene 3D Lab announced a couple of organizational changes, appointing a new Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Research […]

This week included a lot of 3D printing news from all around the world, and as per usual, it was nearly impossible to keep up with all of the latest announcements and innovations. The New York-based Graphene 3D Lab announced a couple of organizational changes,...
Ultimaker Makes the Case for 3D Printing Bone Models for Surgical Pre-Planning

Ultimaker Makes the Case for 3D Printing Bone Models for Surgical Pre-Planning

One of the fastest growing applications for 3D printing is in the medical industry where doctors are discovering the power of surgical pre-planning using 3D printed replicas of their patient’s body. Doctors have discovered that CT or MRI data can be converted into 3D models and then 3D printed as highly accurate three-dimensional representations of […]

One of the fastest growing applications for 3D printing is in the medical industry where doctors are discovering the power of surgical pre-planning using 3D printed replicas of their patient’s body. Doctors have discovered that CT or MRI data can be converted...
3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a list […]

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a...
Instructables & 3D Hubs Launch Their 3D Printing Contest 2016 with 15 3D Printers Up for Grabs

Instructables & 3D Hubs Launch Their 3D Printing Contest 2016 with 15 3D Printers Up for Grabs

Do-it-yourself maker community Instructables is teaming up with global 3D printing network 3D Hubs for a new contest that will see 15 lucky winners walking away with a top of the line desktop 3D printer. The 3D Printing Contest 2016 is looking like it is going to be one of the biggest 3D printing design competitions […]

Do-it-yourself maker community Instructables is teaming up with global 3D printing network 3D Hubs for a new contest that will see 15 lucky winners walking away with a top of the line desktop 3D printer. The 3D Printing Contest 2016 is looking like it is going to be...
Good News for Ultimaker 2 Owners: New Extrusion Upgrade Kit Lets You Turn Your Older Printer Into an Ultimaker 2+

Good News for Ultimaker 2 Owners: New Extrusion Upgrade Kit Lets You Turn Your Older Printer Into an Ultimaker 2+

Everyone’s been there. You save up for a fancy new piece of technology – a phone, a computer, a 3D printer – and finally have enough to buy it. You bring it home, set it up, and happily start using what you see as the coolest device you’ve ever had. A month later, the manufacturer […]

Everyone’s been there. You save up for a fancy new piece of technology – a phone, a computer, a 3D printer – and finally have enough to buy it. You bring it home, set it up, and happily start using what you see as the coolest device you’ve ever...
Celebrate Fallout 4 with Festive 3D Printed Mini-Nukes

Celebrate Fallout 4 with Festive 3D Printed Mini-Nukes

While the debate about the ethics and legality of 3D printed guns continues to rage, I’m thankful that I have yet to hear about 3D printed nuclear bombs, although, given enough time, some crazed dictator will probably find a way to make one. (Please, please no one tell Donald Trump about 3D printing.) At the […]

While the debate about the ethics and legality of 3D printed guns continues to rage, I’m thankful that I have yet to hear about 3D printed nuclear bombs, although, given enough time, some crazed dictator will probably find a way to make one. (Please, please no...
Design a Star Wars Themed e-NABLE Prosthetic Arm and Win an Ultimaker 2+

Design a Star Wars Themed e-NABLE Prosthetic Arm and Win an Ultimaker 2+

Over the years e-NABLE has created thousands of 3D printed prosthetic arms for children and adults all over the world. While many of the lucky recipients of e-NABLE devices have some say over the design of their hand, most of the limbs created are the standard designs that have been 3D printed in whatever color […]

Over the years e-NABLE has created thousands of 3D printed prosthetic arms for children and adults all over the world. While many of the lucky recipients of e-NABLE devices have some say over the design of their hand, most of the limbs created are the standard designs...
3D Printed Fabulous Beasts Doing Fabulously On Kickstarter

3D Printed Fabulous Beasts Doing Fabulously On Kickstarter

Sometimes when I write about certain Kickstarter projects, I get really excited about them. I’ve backed a couple, and I regularly check up on others to see how they’re doing. One of the projects I got particularly attached to was Fabulous Beasts, an innovative 3D printed game that is a little over a week away from […]

Sometimes when I write about certain Kickstarter projects, I get really excited about them. I’ve backed a couple, and I regularly check up on others to see how they’re doing. One of the projects I got particularly attached to was Fabulous Beasts, an...
Here's a 3D Printable and Customizable Pegboard to Organize Every Room in Your Home!

Here's a 3D Printable and Customizable Pegboard to Organize Every Room in Your Home!

If you don’t know what a pegboard is, then you are definitely missing out if you are the kind of person who likes to keep things neat and tidy around the house. If you also happen to have access to a 3D printer at home, or near by, then you can check out  the Manhattan Pegboard […]

If you don’t know what a pegboard is, then you are definitely missing out if you are the kind of person who likes to keep things neat and tidy around the house. If you also happen to have access to a 3D printer at home, or near by, then you can check out  the...
Check Out This Incredible Tourbillon Clock Made Entirely from 3D Printed Parts

Check Out This Incredible Tourbillon Clock Made Entirely from 3D Printed Parts

In case you’re not familiar with what a tourbillon is, it is a mechanical component to a watch that prevents gravity from slowing down the watch and reducing accuracy. In an era when most watches are battery operated tourbillons are pretty rare, however faux tourbillons are quite common. Basically if you see a battery operated […]

In case you’re not familiar with what a tourbillon is, it is a mechanical component to a watch that prevents gravity from slowing down the watch and reducing accuracy. In an era when most watches are battery operated tourbillons are pretty rare, however faux...
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