PURPS, THE PENGUIN WHO RECOVERED ITS ‘HAPPY FEET’ BY 3D PRINTING

Even when it is not the first time 3D printing technologies come to the aid of other species for partial or full recovering life’s style, get to know about new cases is always comforting to our community; this particular case shows how Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Middle School, ACT Group and 3D Systems teamed together to […]

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8 Unbelievable Things You Can 3D Print

I have not 3D-printed a Girlfriend yet, but these are just as cool. I have been researching the 3D Printing world and advancements, and there are many objects that have been created that I never, ever, expected could be 3D Printed. Most of them, in fact, I have already printed myself, and they are actually […]

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Positive 3D Printing

In a previous blog I discussed negative ways that 3D printing can be used in the world. To counter that blog I’ll discuss the many positive things that can come from 3D printing (Positive 3D Printing). Many of these organizations have an open source philosophy, and you can join or contribute your time or 3D […]

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The future is near? Let’s talk about Medical 3D Printing.

On May 10th the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft report that will lay the groundwork for approving printed medical devices. ‘Technical Considerations for Additive Manufactured Devices: Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff” is a 28 page document that covers the FDA’s current position and possible regulations for future […]

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3D Printing on Healthcare; How Makers can change people lives.

3D printing has come a long way these days. There is a printer for just about anything you can think of making. Want to print a jet engine?  Give Boeing a call. Maybe Space is more your thing. NASA has more 3d printing projects in the works than just about anyone else. Just about anyone […]

4 uses of 3dprinting in science

Today I’m going to show you some different uses of 3d printing in science. Well, 3D printing isn’t only to print the Eiffel Tower. Print organs and bones Organs – 3d printing in science The first time that I heard about 3D-printers was in 2014, when the maker movement became mainstream in Brazil and more articles and posts about […]

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Mão 3D – The project that is changing lifes for the kids in Brazil

E-Nable and  3D-Printing Inspired by the sad tale of a South African carpenter who was in dire need of a highly flexible and low-cost alternative to standard prosthetics, the Mão3D (3DHand) program is the leading project in the E-Nable global family of systems, which offers affordable, 3D-printable prosthetics for low-income communities and currently aims to […]

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3D Printing for People with Disabilities

3D Printing for People with Disabilities; 3D printing Health care benefits 2015 was the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act. This landmark civil rights bill provided legal protection and rights to access for everyone. Within those short 25 years, much has been accomplished in providing equal access to buildings and adaptive equipment. However […]

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Romina: the Mexican Galgo who has a brand new leg

 Three-dimensional printing is a revolution in the way that we produce objects <<from the manufacturing of prototypes to products>>, including changes in the way we support social causes. A good example is the 3D printed leg as a prosthetic device,  this kind of projects involves community around the world and they always help. The power of giving […]

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