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3D Printing Turns the Corner with Ambidextrous Sofa

3D Printing Turns the Corner with Ambidextrous Sofa

When scientists get tired of trying to save the planet or invent flying cars, they switch their attention to the everyday routine to see how they can make our lives easier and better.

10-Year-Old Boy uses 3D Printing to Save Lives

10-Year-Old Boy uses 3D Printing to Save Lives

Each year, children die from heat stroke as a result of being left unattended in motor vehicles. In an effort to reduce hot car deaths, a fifth-grader has invented a device with the help of 3D printing.

3D Printed Dress Made From Butterflies

3D Printed Dress Made From Butterflies

3D printed clothing and accessories are gaining a strong presence on the runways and catwalks of fashion shows from all around the world. Australian designer Charne Esterhuizen showcases her eye-catching dress made with 150 butterflies, 3D printed of course.

RAMBO – 3D Printed Grenade Launcher

RAMBO – 3D Printed Grenade Launcher

Rambo is back, but not as you know it! In this article, we will cover a 3D printed grenade launcher that has been successfully tested by the U.S. military and aptly been named RAMBO.

3D Printing Helps to Animate Cyborgs for "Ghost in the Shell"

3D Printing Helps to Animate Cyborgs for "Ghost in the Shell"

Richard Taylor, the CEO and co-founder of the world renowned Weta Workshop in Wellington, New Zealand, brought some of the most jaw-dropping special effects to the big screen in blockbuster films such as The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. Their most recent project involved creating 3D printed geisha masks for one of the most anticipated movies of 2017 - "Ghost in the Shell." Learn how new technologies and materials made it all possible.

Turning a smartphone into a 3D printer

Turning a smartphone into a 3D printer

Working with your personal 3D printer at home can be extremely expensive and complicated. ONO tries to change this with their revolutionary smartphone-powered 3D printer.

One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s Treasure

One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s Treasure

Students from UC Berkeley have come up with a solution for recycling failed 3D prints so the filament can be used once again and not go to waste.

"Optimus" - 3D Printing Transformer with Laser

"Optimus" - 3D Printing Transformer with Laser

The invention of a startup from Stockholm has received nearly $80,000 for their crowdfunding campaign, and there is still a month left for backers. There is no surprise: their Optimus is clearly turning heads in the manufacturing industry.

Clue to a Food Safe Glue

Clue to a Food Safe Glue

Have you ever used adhesives for kitchen utensils or maybe for your children's toys? How toxic are these glues and does a food safe glue exist? Let’s try to find a clue to the right glue.

Polish Invention Helps to Treat Cancer

Polish Invention Helps to Treat Cancer

A new method of 3D printing can improve the whole surgery process.

Stanford’s Teacher Animates his 3D Printed Sculptures

Stanford’s Teacher Animates his 3D Printed Sculptures

John Edmark, a teacher, inventor, and artist, combines mathematical calculations, natural patterns and modern technology to create sculptures that resemble blooming flowers without any inside mechanisms.

A Reason to Throw Away Support Materials?

A Reason to Throw Away Support Materials?

3D printing enthusiasts know all too well that the laws of gravity can ruin even the best-laid plans when 3D printing, forcing the use of support materials to achieve the perfect print. Thankfully, there are several new inventions that can now help to solve this problem.