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Chinas builds its first 3D-printed car

Tech firm Sanya Si Hai 3D unveiled China’s debut 3D-printed car, a radiant gold sedan dubbed Shuya. The electric-powered two-seater is capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 km/hr and went for a drive on the streets of Hainan province, southern China.


Jeremy Clarkson immortalised with Hungry Hippos heads

3D printing firm CEL has found one of the more inventive ways to capitalise on the TV presenter’s suspension from Top Gear...


Scientists create Terminator 2-inspired 3D printer

New technique works 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing and makes objects within minutes by simply lifting them out of a pool of resin.


Smile! Meet the 3D printer churning out teeth, nerves and gums for dentists

Will.i.am thinks we will be 3D printing human beings in the future, although his comments were met with skepticism from biology experts. Perhaps a better starting point would be teeth.


3D Print This Limited Edition Pi 2 Case

IF you haven't heard already, the new Pi 2 is here! A 3D printed case is just the accessory you need for the latest version of our favorite supercomputer.


10-Year-Old Girl Assembles Fully Functional 3D Printed Hand

3D Printing is doing a lot of good for a lot of people, thanks in part to an initiative that has really begun to gain steam. ‘Enabling The Future‘ is a project run by many extremely innovative and caring individuals, that allows people with 3D printers and knowledge of 3D design to help those in need of affordable prosthetics.


3D Printing to Usher in New Customization Methods for the Apple Watch

Now with the latest announcement by Apple, introducing the new Apple Watch, we may be about to see the technology of 3D printing grow up faster than anyone could have expected.


Lego Awarded 3D Printing Patent, May Allow Users to Print Own Bricks

Last month Lego was awarded a pretty interesting patent, which they filed for back in July of 2013. The patent, number WO 2014005591 A1, is for the 3D printing of plastic on Lego block bases, which have already been molded.


Plastic Scribbler Announces Asterid Model 1100 3D Printer

Plastic Scribbler announced the release of their new Asterid Model 1100 3D printer.


World's first 3D printed bike.

British bicycle brand Empire Cycles has collaborated with additive manufacturing company Renishaw to build the world's first 3D-printed metal bike frame.


Turn an MP3 into a 3D Printed Vinyl Record

Instructables member Amanda shows us how she has 3D printed some of her MP3 tracks on a 3D printer.

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Beaglebone Black 3D Printed Case

I'm designing my first Beaglebone Black 3D printed case. The bottom part is ready for printing.


3D-printed pasta – the shapes of things to come?

Once, not so very long ago, the pasta of Italian dreams was kneaded, rolled and shaped by hand in the kitchen. Now, though, the world's leading pasta producer is perfecting a very different kind of technique – using 3D printers.


Tornado fighter jets fly with 3D printed parts.

Earlier this week defence company, BAE Systems announced the successful test flight of a RAF Tornado fighter jet, which featured 3D Printed components.


CES 2014: 3D food printers create sweets and chocolates

Two food-creating 3D printers that will launch later this year have been unveiled in Las Vegas.


3D Printing directly onto a glass bed.

Read my experience with printing directly onto the glass bed of my RepRapPro Mendel.


3D printing produces new foot for buttercup the duck.

Novacopy used 3D printing to print a mould for a new foot for Buttercup the duck. Read the full story at www.geek.com


RepRep is ready for printing.

So it's done. The build is complete. Now I have to figure out how to use the software and get printing some parts. Check back soon for some example printed parts.


It's Arrived

Finally a box a bits has arrived. Looking forward to putting it together. There is some minor damage to the power supply but hopefully it won't be a problem.


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