3D printing is now for patients, not patents
Dr Chris Sutcliffe from the University of Liverpool School of Engineering reacts to the news of a facial reconstruction carried out using 3D printing:
Turning old milk jugs into 3D printer filament
Making your own stuff with a 3D printer is vastly cheaper than what you'd pay for manufactured goods, even factoring in the cost of buying the plastic filament.
Could future spaceships be built with artificial 'bone'?
How do you make a light, low-density material without compromising its strength? It's a conundrum that has plagued engineers and builders looking for tough, durable materials that don't weigh them down.
Stratasys unveils mighty color multimaterial 3D printer
What price our fascination with cheaper 3D printing?
The future of 3D printing is firming up as it moves from do-it-yourself tinkerers to key players selling complete consumer solutions. This shift brings important ecological and socio-economic implications.
Little, low-priced 3-D scanner from Toronto part of CES draw
3D printing poised to shake up shopping
A 3D printing trend playing out at the Consumer Electronics Show bodes a future in which shoes, eyeglass frames, toys and more are printed at home as easily as documents.
3D-printed components flown in British fighter jet
A Tornado fighter jet fitted with metal components created on a 3D printer undertook a successful test flight in Britain last month, defence company BAE Systems said Sunday.
Boots Industries unveils BI V2.0 for 3D printing
Kickstarter project Deltaprintr offers cheap easy to use 3D printer
3D printing used as a tool to explain theoretical physics
Students may soon be able to reach out and touch some of the theoretical concepts they are taught in their physics classes thanks to a novel idea devised by a group of researchers from Imperial College London.
Scientists build a low-cost, open-source 3-D metal printer
OK, so maybe you aren't interested in making your own toys, cellphone cases, or glow-in-the-dark Christmas decorations. How about a brake drum?
Developing natural-looking, 3D-printed skin
Researchers at the University of Liverpool are developing synthetic skin that can be produced on a 3D printer and matched to a person based on their age, gender and ethnic group.
Breakthrough adds a new dimension to printing (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Jun Yang said there's a Chinese saying that "people cannot use a basket to draw water."