A new method promises a faster, more efficient approach to 3D printing. By using two lights, researchers say that the new method can create complex shapes from vats of liquid resin.
January 13, 2019
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid researchers have developed a 3D printer that uses special bioink to print functional human skin. What are the two main potential applications of this technology?
Biotech January 25, 2017
3D printing with metals is nothing new but a startup is taking the process to the next level by using liquid metal instead of the usual powdered ones, potentially revolutionizing the manufacturing process.
Material Science January 16, 2017
MakerBot's latest 3D printers, the Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+, represent the company's focus on more serious and professional machines. MakerBot is previously known for its general-purpose fun 3D printers.
Gadgets September 22, 2016
The co-founder who launched a Kickstarter for the popular 3D printer Peachy Printer allegedly stole backers' money for his own personal use, including funding the construction of his new house.
Business Tech May 11, 2016
Finnish nonprofit VTT Technical Research Centre is investing in high-tech vending machines that will allow customers to customize their healthy snack that is 3D-printed.
Life & Style May 5, 2016
The Chinese Academy of Sciences has announced the development and testing of a new 3D printer capable of manufacturing spaceship parts in space. How good is it compared to NASA's latest design?
Space April 21, 2016
A new 3D printing technique has been developed that allows solids and liquids to be created simultaneously. How could this affect the future of robotics?
FUTURE TECH April 7, 2016
OLO 3D Inc. has invented a new device that will revolutionize the 3D printing industry with OLO. The device is light, compact, affordable and lets you print using just your smartphone.
Gadgets March 29, 2016
Replacing diseased organs, tissues and even bones with 3D-printed structures may soon become a possibility. A new 3D printer shows promise that such organs may last inside the body and create its own network of blood vessels.
Life February 15, 2016
A toddler became the first in the world to get an organ transplant from an adult donor through 3D technology. The operation was successful and the child was saved from a lifetime of dialysis treatments.
Life January 27, 2016
A fascinating an easy to use 3D printer from a startup you've never heard of.
Gadgets January 7, 2016
It also boasts some pretty solid features.
Gadgets January 6, 2016
It still wants to perfect mixing white and black to get gray, though, calling it 'the ultimate challenge.'
Gadgets January 5, 2016
A mechanical engineering student built the very first 3D-printed revolver. Dubbed the PM522 Washbear the gun was created using a consumer 3D printer and can fire up to eight bullets between reloads.
FUTURE TECH December 11, 2015
Qubea has launched a 3D printer called Rever on Kickstarter. Customers can pledge $219 and get a printer along with a cartridge in June 2016.
Gadgets November 26, 2015
MakerBot's new desktop update includes a brand-new diamond-shaped infill pattern developed by the company, which makes its printers 30 percent faster than its older software.
November 3, 2015
Pico is a home brewing machine that allows you to create craft beers by using pre-packaged ingredients and the push of a button.
Gadgets October 26, 2015
A company called Glowforge used crowdfunding to find funding for its 3D laser printer — and has now made the crowdfunding hall of fame as the biggest 30-day campaign in history.
Start Ups October 26, 2015
Expanding knowledge of the human body and modern technology could move us towards a world where transplant patients will no longer wait years for new organs. Scientists developed a 3D printing process to create coronary artery structures.
Life October 25, 2015
The Apis Cor 3D printer can print a whole building in just one day. However, it is also small enough to easily be transported and re-assembled in another location to print a building again by the next day.
Gadgets October 14, 2015
Trove launched a customizable jewelry 3D printing service. The platform allowed clients to make their creations as unique as possible, for an affordable price. The company took care of the needs of conservative clients as well.
Start Ups October 9, 2015
A giant 3D printer from the World's Advanced Saving Project (WASP) can build houses using heavy-duty mud.
September 25, 2015
Glowforge has opened up pre-orders for its 3D laser printer, which is able to cut materials into products with precision. The laser printer is easy to use and is much cheaper than other cutters.
Gadgets September 24, 2015
XYZprinting has launched a new 3D printer called the da Vinci Professional, which is aimed at businesses and professionals who are looking for 3D printing solutions.
Gadgets September 24, 2015
Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax announced its Model Library where users can store and share projects. It has also released the model and manual for a printable robotic arm.
Apps/Software September 24, 2015
Two photographers decided to bring the runway to them, creating a bevy of 20-inch high fashion models with couture outfits — all by using 3D printing technology.
Gadgets September 18, 2015
Hershey's and 3D Systems have teamed up to create the world's most advanced chocolate 3D printer.
Geek September 18, 2015
While 3D printing services at the office supply chain have been available in retail stores, Staples is now offering them on their website, where customers can upload designs and have them shipped to their front door.
September 10, 2015
The world’s first 3D-printed hotel suite has two bedrooms, a living room and a spa with its very own 3D-printed Jacuzzi.
Internet Culture September 10, 2015
Developed by a team at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), the MultiFab 3D printer is a new multi-material printing platform that might be a huge step toward creating 3D-printed electronics.
August 24, 2015
Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi takes light painting in a new direction with the help of a 3D printer.
Gadgets July 6, 2015
A design firm is using waste from 3D printers to make furniture and other objects.
Gadgets July 2, 2015
A robotic arm that once assembled cars is now being used to 'print' furniture.
FUTURE TECH July 1, 2015
A 'printer' has been created by Bricasso that uses 1x1 tiles to create 2-dimensional mosaic art. The team behind the printer may eventually create a 3D version of the machine.
Gadgets June 29, 2015
A new 3D printer is able to manufacture small organic molecules, but what can this mean for research into new chemicals?
March 13, 2015
The all-in-one Blacksmith Genesis is the world's first rotary compact 3D printer. It not only perseveres to make the technology accessible to regular consumers, but also simplify 3D printing.
Gadgets February 17, 2015
Transport objects over vast distances, just like they do in Star Trek!
Geek January 28, 2015
It’s only been last year that 3D printing made a splash at CES 2014, but 3D printing companies are at it again with new and improved 3D printers that are set to change way we do business.
Gadgets January 8, 2015
Scientists take a step further ahead of 3D printing and develops a 3D printer. Water absorbent materials used in 4D printing can change the shape of a printed object.
December 23, 2014
NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore needed a ratcheting socket wrench at the ISS. He would normally have to wait for this item to be delivered by a cargo spacecraft, but with a 3D printer on board the space station, NASA simply 'emailed' him one.
Space December 22, 2014
A Barcelona-based startup debuted a 3D printer that serves up food to encourage eating healthy, while saving foodies from time-consuming preparation. The "Foodini" printer is not much different from other 3D printers on the market, but instead of printing plastic, the printer squeezes fresh ingredients out of capsules to create food items such pizza, spaghetti, mini burgers and chocolate, just to name a new.
Internet Culture November 6, 2014
Pirate3D brings the blind the ability to 'see' photographed memories. In this touching new ad, five visually impaired people remember cherished moments as these come to life right in the palm of their hands.
Internet Culture October 25, 2014
Amazon gives users the option to get a custom bobblehead. It is part of new efforts in 3D printing.
Apps/Software July 28, 2014
Space travelers could, one day, print everything from food to new rockets using 3D printers,
Space July 20, 2014