When it comes to 3D printing, speed is one of the areas in which we would all love to see the most improvement.
ORB Modules are independent printer elements that have specific functions.
The art of extreme costume makeup has come a long way. Consider, for example, the carefully painted faces of Broadway actors in Cats and then fast forward a few decades to Ralph Fiennes as a noseless, ghostly Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies.
Exclusive: WinSun China builds world's first 3D printed villa and tallest 3D printed apartment building
One area in which 3D printing has really excelled as of late is in the reproduction of weapons and props from popular video games.
Champion Motorsport builds a line of aftermarket performance products for Porsche automobiles, and their line includes turbo inlet ducts for the Porsche 997.
Losing a limb is tragic and traumatic, but a bevy of companies are using the power of 3-D printers to bring high design to a backwater of medical devices.
It might not offer the same durability as your trusty ol' Husqvarna, but a 3D-printed lawnmower has shown it is up to the task of keeping your lawn in shape.
The 3D printer aboard the International Space Station has wrapped up the first phase of its orbital test run by cranking out a ratchet wrench whose design was beamed up from Earth.
Although 3D printing is revolutionizing prosthesis manufacturing, enabling fast, accessible, low cost production, aesthetics is lagging behind.
3D printing technology may be some way off producing fully functional household appliances, but tiny steps are being made toward helping us out with our domestic duties.
If there is a breakdown in the normal manufacturing system because of TEOTWAWKI, the usual supply of parts may be unavailable to replace the broken pieces of our machines. However, 3d printing might provide a solution by allowing us to make whatever
Print your candy and eat it too.
British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalized replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumors more precisely.
Derby was born with deformed front legs, but prosthetics made by a 3-D printer allow him to run. (3D Systems)
Big ol' Alaska. The state that can swallow Texas, Montana, and California with room for a New England-size dessert.
Though printing items like chocolate and pizza might be satisfying enough for some, 3D printing still holds a lot of unfulfilled potential.
The design studio Nervous System has created a novel process that allows a 3-D printed dress to move and sway like real fabric.
Harris Kenny (Communications Manager of Aleph Objects) provides an update on their desktop 3D printers - John Whitehead (Rutherford Inst) provides and update on American Civil Liberties - Michael Belfiore (Author, Journalist) reports on the private s
Human spaceflight reached an important milestone this week. An additive manufacturing device, or 3D printer, was turned on, and initiated the first official 3D print on the International Space Station (ISS).
Following our recent report of a Chinese company printing 10 houses in a day, the potential for architects to essentially click-and-print complex large-scale projects on a regular basis has moved a step closer to reality. This week, the UK's Loughbor
The International Space Station's 3D printer has produced its first part, ushering in what proponents hope will be a new age of off-Earth manufacturing.
Cody Wilson: Happiness is a 3-D Printed Gun.
You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where th
When a medication enters the bloodstream, it ends up being concentrated in the liver – after all, one of the organ's main functions is to cleanse the blood.
It looks like Local Motors is getting some company in the 3D-printed car arena. German electric vehicle manufacturer StreetScooter recently completed the prototype of its C16, most of the exterior components of which were created using a Stratasys Ob
When entrepreneur Michael Toutonghi and his son wanted to make a rocket in their family basement, they went about it in a thoroughly modern way: though the duo wasn't gearing up to produce their rockets by the hundreds, the production and assembly
The 3D printing industry is undergoing enormous growth globally as innovation seems to have snowballed. One Harvard professor is proposing 3D printing as key to industrial development in many Southern African countries whose economies are weak or flo
UK Researchers Improve Comfort Levels for Cancer Patients by 3D Printing Radiotherapy Body Molds.
One of the biggest problems in 3D printing is anticipating the kind of equipment you'll need; if you suddenly have to print in ceramics, you may have to buy another machine.