High-schoolers in Hong Kong set Guinness World Record for biggest 3D printed sculpture display

Lately, a new week also means a new World Record for 3D printing! At least a week ago, 1,236 students from 123 different secondary schools across Hong Kong set the World Record Guinness for the biggest 3D printed sculpture display. The giant model, which represents Hong Kong’s harbour side in miniature, consist of 1,214 3D […]

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University to develop 3D printed water treatment for contaminated drinking water

Researches at University of Bath, UK, hope to develop a 3D printed household water treatment (HWT) system for people who don’t have access to a centralized water supply in developing countries. The water supply system would cost $6.50 USD and be able to produce up to 35 liters of clean drinking water a day. 650 […]

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3D printing for kids: Top 11 fun and useful files to 3D Print for your Toddler

Hi everybody! a couple of days after launching the  Top 10 3D Printing Projects for Kids I was asked by many people to find more age-appropriate things for their little ones, so here it is! funny but also useful tools specially designed for children under 5. This is what we call 3D printing for toddlers: 3D […]

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French Design studio combines technology + craft to manufacture colorful 3D printed watch collection

Who wouldn’t love to use 3D printed accessories in a normal basis? Lyon-based design studio notaroberto-boldrini just launched a new project after the acquisition of the Zortrax M200 3D printer. Dubbed under the name of .STEP, this is a 3D printed watch collection that combines technology and craft process. About the creation of Watch.Step 3D […]

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Add full color graphics to 3D Printed parts with Hydro Dipping guide by Adafruit

Learn how to Add full color graphics to 3D Printed parts using Hydro Dipping technique! Hey guys! guess what? I just found that, a few weeks ago, Adafruit published a full guide to hydro dipping your 3D prints and it is definitely a good option if you want to give a nice finish to all your projects […]

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Students from Mexico use a 3D printer to create synthetic bone implants

Mexican students create bone implants from a third-generation material that promotes bone growth Students from Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico, made use of a 3D printing machine to create biocompatible bone implants from special material; this method is capable of regenerating bone tissue and could actually replace the use of existing alternatives. […]

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Printrbot and Polar3D introduce Printrbelt; a new conveyor belt 3D printer

Printrbot and Polar3D develop a new conveyor belt 3D printer While it isn’t a new concept, the conveyor belt 3D printer idea is gaining more and more popularity this year. Prove of this ‘trend’ popping up is the recent launching of the Printrbelt 3D printer, which just debuted last week after its successful development by […]

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Top 10 DIY projects to make with the Raspberry Pi 3 and a 3D printer

First of all, I must emphasize how wonderful is having a 3D printer in your life! you can simply print almost any tool, spinner or smiling face on the internet. Still, sometimes it all in plastic isn’t enough, we need to add electronics to get more useful objects. If you were looking for some DIY […]

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Québec’s provincial government to invest nearly $2.31M in Medical 3D printing center

Medical 3D printing center to be the first of its kind in the Canadian province Québec Industrial Research Center (CRIQ), together with the CHU Québec-Université Laval network of hospitals just launched a project to open a $2.874 million (USD) medical 3D printing center in Québec City; although Quebecois patients are not strangers to medical 3D printing, […]

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Top 10 3D Printing Projects for Kids you’d love to try this weekend!

When it comes to 3D printing, most people will exaggerate about your ‘apparently expensive’ hobby. On the other hand, your partner might be skeptical about the practical uses of having 3D printed stuff around the house. Fortunately, this article gives you awesome ideas on 3D printing projects for kids, so you and your family can […]

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MP Select Mini was Hacked using Reverse Engineering by Robin Reiter

Is this one of the best years for 3D printing? Well, I’m acquainted with some awesome news and I certainly see more people getting in touch with this technology. The 3DP industry is expanding its horizons and as Moore’s law established, with the passing of the years, it must be smaller and cheaper. MP Select Mini […]

Sydney Toddler with cerebral palsy takes first steps wearing 3D printed orthotics

A toddler has taken her first independent steps wearing 3D printed orthotics made by Australian start-up AbilityMate Eve Darcy was diagnosed with cerebral palsy only a few weeks after her birth; it wasn’t a surprise that Eve could only walk aided by a rolling frame as she growing. But now, after a couple of days […]

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