Tagged with: 3D Printing

MIT Students Have Figured Out How to 3D Print Ice Cream

MIT Students Have Figured Out How to 3D Print Ice Cream

You scream, I scream, we all transform an off-the-shelf Cuisinart soft-serve maker to extrude super-cooled and 3D-printed shells of ice cream! Three students at MIT, Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim, have created a homemade ice cream printer that extrudes soft serve and immediately freezes it so that ...

Are 3D Printers the Future of Libraries?

Are 3D Printers the Future of Libraries?

In the small town of Fayetteville in northern New York, you'll find the local library in an old furniture factory dating from the turn of the 20th century. The refurbished building retains hints of its industrial past: wooden floors, exposed beams, walls lined with carefully labelled tools. But instead of quietly perusing ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About MakerBot’s 3D Printers on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About MakerBot’s 3D Printers on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Kerry Drew and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about MakerBot's 3D printers. ...

MakerBot’s 3D Printers are Now Available in Select Home Depot Stores

MakerBot’s 3D Printers are Now Available in Select Home Depot Stores

MakerBot's Replicator Mini, the company's entry-level 3D printer, made its way into select Home Depot stores and at Home Depot's website on Monday. The rollout is part of a pilot program for MakerBot and Home Depot, and it marks the first time Home Depot has offered 3D printers in its stores. The select stores (found in ...

Artec’s Shapify Booth is the World’s First 3D Full Body Scanner

Artec’s Shapify Booth is the World’s First 3D Full Body Scanner

A new partnership between Artec Group and Asda has made Asda the first supermarket in the UK with 3D printing technology. Asda recently installed the Artec Shapify Booth — the world’s first "high speed 3D full body scanner" -- in its Trafford Park store. The booth will let customers create a 3D miniature replica (what ...

Researchers Can Now 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

Researchers Can Now 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

One of the biggest problems with printing human meat was the creation of blood vessels and ventricles. Making a solid mass of flesh was easy but adding a way to pump blood and other nutrients through the flesh was more difficult. Now researchers at the University of Sydney, Harvard, Stanford and MIT, have solved some of ...

This 3D Printer Turns Plastic Bottles Into Anything You Want

This 3D Printer Turns Plastic Bottles Into Anything You Want

Star Trek's replicators were not only able to produce any food or products our far-off descendants wanted, they were also able to make it from any kind of waste products. It was the ultimate recycling scenario, one that the new Ekocycle Cube 3D Printer hopes to emulate by using a new filament made in part from recycled ...

3D-Printed Organs 101: Everything You Need to Know

3D-Printed Organs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human organs. Think about it: If we ...

The FBI is Using a 3D Printer to Research Homemade Explosives

The FBI is Using a 3D Printer to Research Homemade Explosives

The FBI is buying a 3D printer for research into improvised explosive devices (IEDs). In a notice posted last week, the FBI announced its intention to purchase a $19,000 Stratasys Objet24 3D printer, saying that the device would be used to "support the advanced technical exploitation of evolving and existing high technology ...

MakerBot Releases an iPhone App to Control 3D Printing from Anywhere

MakerBot Releases an iPhone App to Control 3D Printing from Anywhere

If you have a fifth-generation MakerBot Replicator 3D printer and an iPhone today is your lucky day. MakerBot announced the availability of MakerBot Mobile for the iPhone. The app gives you access to your 3D printing library and Thingiverse via the cloud. In addition to accessing all of your files, the app lets you control ...