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Shoes That Perfectly Fit Are Coming Soon Via 3D Printers Shoes That Perfectly Fit Are Coming Soon Via 3D Printers

Finding shoes that perfectly fit is a chore. There are plenty of shoes in your size, but a lot of them just feel a little off. With help from 3D printers, one company is aiming to solve this problem by …

Stratasys Made Some 3D Printed Skis Stratasys Made Some 3D Printed Skis

With the Winter Olympics still going on, interest in skiing must surely be mounting. After watching some of the world best skiers tackle the slopes, you may feel inclined to finally take up skiing. If you happen to have yourself …

Ford 3D Printed A Chocolate Mustang For Valentine’s Day Ford 3D Printed A Chocolate Mustang For Valentine’s Day

Ford is known for embracing new technologies before other automakers do. It’s already been working with 3D printers for a while to produce prototypes for testing. Now the company is having a little fun on Valentine’s Day by experimenting with …

Charmr Makes 3D Printable Jewelry Out Of Your Photos Charmr Makes 3D Printable Jewelry Out Of Your Photos

Autodesk’s 123D Web app is an easy way to create 3D models that can then be sent to your 3D printer. For Valentine’s Day, Autodesk has added a new app called Charmr that lets you convert a photograph into jewelry. …

You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it was entering the 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. After that, it announced that it was working with Nestle to develop and sell 3D printed chocolates and …

3D Printed Meat May Be Coming To New York City 3D Printed Meat May Be Coming To New York City
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New York City is home to some of the best dining in all of the world. If the stars happen to align for Modern Meadow, it might also be the go-to destination for 3D printed meat. Modern Meadow, the company …

NASA Is Now Trying To 3D Print Wood NASA Is Now Trying To 3D Print Wood

For the past year, the big story in 3D printing has been researchers trying to create living materials through the 3D printing of cells. Companies like Organovo are on the cusp of creating working organs with 3D printers, and other …

Here’s A Look At The Up Plus 2 3D Printer Here’s A Look At The Up Plus 2 3D Printer

If you’re in the market for an affordable 3D printer, you might just have to give TierTime’s Up Plus 2 a look. The printer comes in at under $2,000 and has a lot of the same features you’ve come to …

MakerBot Partnering With Universities To Build Innovation Centers MakerBot Partnering With Universities To Build Innovation Centers

The Maker Space is one of the greatest resources any city can have. Within its walls, people can work with 3D printers and other innovative manufacturing tools to create and express themselves in ways they never thought possible. Now MakerBot …

New Super Strong Material Created Using 3D Printing New Super Strong Material Created Using 3D Printing

3D printed materials got a huge boost late last month when MarkForged announced that it had created a carbon fiber 3D printer. It’s not only 3D printed materials that are getting stronger though as material scientists are now using the …

White House To Host Maker Faire This Year White House To Host Maker Faire This Year

Every year, Make magazine hosts Maker Faires in San Francisco, Detroit and New York. The events attract people from all over the world to show off their latest engineering and artistic creations. For those who can’t make it to the …

AT&T Adds A 3D Printer To Its Online Store AT&T Adds A 3D Printer To Its Online Store

As 3D printers continue to become more popular, more and more retail outlets are beginning to carry the devices. Staples became the first major retailer to carry 3D Systems’ Cube 3D printer in retail stores, and Office Depot offers in-store …

Stratasys Unveils The Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer Stratasys Unveils The Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer

Stratasys nabbed one of the best 3D printer manufacturers in the world when it acquired Objet back in late 2012. Since then, the two companies have been working together on some new impressive printers, including its multi-material Connex line. This …

3D Printed Organs May Cause Moral Quandaries In The Future 3D Printed Organs May Cause Moral Quandaries In The Future
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One of the most promising uses of 3D printing is the creation of human tissue and organs. Proponents of the technology believe that we may one day be able to grow transplantable organs in the lab bypassing the lengthy donor …

There’s Now A Carbon Fiber 3D Printer There’s Now A Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

3D printers can create objects in a variety of materials, but plastic is still the most common. While metal 3D printers have been around for years, it’s still pretty uncommon to see them being used outside of a professional capacity. …

Here’s A Better Look At NASA’s 3D Pizza Printer Here’s A Better Look At NASA’s 3D Pizza Printer

NASA wants to send a few brave men and women to Mars in the future. To do that, they’re going to need to stock up on supplies for the estimated 250 day trip. Despite my love for dehydrated ice cream, …

You May Be 3D Printing Your Own Clothes By The End Of 2014 You May Be 3D Printing Your Own Clothes By The End Of 2014
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In early 2013, Objet partnered with fashion designer Iris Van Herpen to create a 3D printed dress. It was certainly a perfect fit for the world of high fashion where functionality means nothing and art is everything. For those who …

3D Babies Appears To Be In Business, Will 3D Print Your Fetus For $600 3D Babies Appears To Be In Business, Will 3D Print Your Fetus For $600

In October of last year, 3D Babies wanted to prove that Japan wasn’t the only country producing creepy 1:1 scale 3D printed fetuses. It needed help in its quest though and took to Indiegogo to raise $15,000. It only managed …

The First 3D Printed House Will Be Built In Amsterdam The First 3D Printed House Will Be Built In Amsterdam

Back in 2012, two technologies emerged that promised to build homes in less than 24 hours using a 3D printer. Since then, both Contour Crafting and 3D concrete printing have made progress, but not enough to print a house in …

3D Systems, Hershey Team Up To Develop 3D Printed Food 3D Systems, Hershey Team Up To Develop 3D Printed Food

At CES, 3D Systems announced its intention to enter the new 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. Both printers can layer sugar to create 3D printed candy, cake toppers and other sugar sculptures. Now …

Here’s A Better Look At MakerBot’s New 3D Printers Here’s A Better Look At MakerBot’s New 3D Printers

At CES 2014, 3D printers were generating some of the biggest buzz at the show. The two big guys – 3D Systems and MakerBot – were both showing off the new 3D printers that will define 2014. While 3D Systems …