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Latest Kitronik Educational Project Kit Brings Bluetooth Technology to the Classroom, Teaches Students to Make Their Own Speakers

Cool UK company Kitronik, which provides electronics project kits and educational resources to classrooms and hobbyists alike, knows that if you want to get the younger generations involved in today’s…

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

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a fresh stack of 3D printing industry news from all over the world. For starters, the United…

Materialise 3D Prints Unique Trophy for Tour of Britain Road Cycling Event

Anyone who has played intramural sports in their younger days knows that triumphant feeling of receiving a trophy; whether it be for a championship or just participating, the victorious feeling…

Paragon Rapid Technologies Adds RP Support’s NEOS 800 Industrial SLA 3D Printer to Prototyping Facility

Based in the United Kingdom, rapid prototyping service provider Paragon Rapid Technologies is steadily growing into one of the premier local 3D printing specialists in England. Although we haven’t covered Paragon…

Robot Bike Company Blends 3D Printed Titanium with Carbon Fiber for R160 Mountain Bike Frame

As someone who considers himself to be an avid cyclist, my calves get butterflies whenever I see or hear about 3D printing technology being utilized by a bicycle manufacturer. The effort…

Wessex Archaeology 3D Scans and Prints Two Shipwrecks from Underwater Archaeological Sites in UK

There’s no denying that the value of 3D printing has grown immensely throughout a wide range of industries over time, but one field I personally feel isn’t alluded to enough…

Project ALAN: Using a 3D Printed Robotic Arm to Assist With Stroke Rehabilitation

Among the population of the United Kingdom, the stroke is the second highest cause of death, and is also the leading cause of chronic adult disability. For those who survive the…

UK Government Report Says 3D Printing is a Threat to National Security, and That Should Scare You

The Ministry of Defence is a government department within the UK that takes responsibility for managing the nation’s official defense policy and their various armed forces. However it also has…

London Designer Models and 3D Prints Intricate, High Resolution Replica of Famous Sir Frederic Leighton Sculpture

When people looks towards 3D printing usually they don’t think “intricate, fine detailed sculpting.” After all, most desktop 3D printers on the market are based on FFF/FDM technology, which isn’t known…

MakerClub Receives £80,000 from UK Government to Integrate Expertise in 3D Robotics into School Curriculum

The UK’s Brighton-based MakerClub is important in that it is one of the 3D printing technology companies that recognizes how important it is to invest in the future: our kids. Since…

Online Dating Goes 3D: Match.com tries out 3D printed, life-sized models of two eligible bachelors

“It’s okay to look,” they tell you. “Finding love has never been so easy!” “They,” of course, would be Match.com in this case, the website that touts itself as being…