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Record breaking Kickstarter campaign validates the market for bespoke 3D printed footwear

3D Printing Industry has followed Wiivv’s journey since 2014 when we met the co-founder at a conference shortly after he founded the company. More recently we reported how the 3D p [...]

Record breaking Kickstarter campaign validates the market for bespoke 3D printed footwear

3D Printing Industry has followed Wiivv’s journey since 2014 when we met the co-founder at a conference shortly after he founded the company. More recently we reported how the 3D p [...]

Sliced 3D Printing Digest: Victrex, Iron Range Makerspace, Autodesk

Our Easter edition of Sliced 3D printing news in brief features: Victrex, Zyex, Iron Range Makerspace, Autodesk, Plastics Today, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, North China [...]

Prusa levels FFF 3D prints with Smooth Variable Layer Height add-on for Slic3r

Prusa Research has added new features to its edition of Slic3r software. To better prepare models for 3D printing, the Prusa update adds a Smooth Variable Layer Height tool in addi [...]

Northwestern’s Shah Lab demonstrates extraterrestrial 3D printer inks

A study published in Nature's Scientific Reports demonstrates tools and bricks 3D printed in inks made from Lunar and Martian like powders. Conducted by the Shah Tissue Engineering [...]

Morphosource 3D scans lemurs & releases STL files

Researchers from Duke University have created a digital database of 3D scans of deceased animals. The online database, Morphosource, has been developed with the aim of providing an [...]

Study simplifies 4D printing process for self-assembling objects

A study published in Science Advances demonstrates a way of creating 3D printed shapes that assemble when exposed to heat. The study proposes a simplified process of "4D printing" [...]

Chinese doctors use 3D printing to prepare for facial reconstruction surgery

Doctors in Shanghai, China have used 3D printing to reconstruct a woman's face. Jin Qi, from a small village in Hubei Province Central China lost her nose and lips when she was 2 y [...]

3D Printing The Next Five Years by Gordon Styles, founder and president of Star Rapid

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printi [...]

3D Printing The Next 5 Years by Dr Tracy Gardner of Tech Age Kids

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printi [...]