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3D Printing

3D Printing Glass Video

Watching glass get 3D printed is absolutely mesmerizing

August 21st, 2015

Advanced 3D printing technology lets us quickly create various objects, including real buildings and cars, but one of the most unusual uses for 3D printing might be creating glass objects by using a unique 3D printer model. Scientists from MIT have already figured out how to put molten glass through a 3D printer and have …

3D Printed Chef's Knife

3D Printing Creates High-Tech Chef’s Knife

June 25th, 2015

The knife is a chef’s most important tool, yet it hasn’t changed much over the centuries. Knife specialist NextGen believes that it’s time for knives to get a high-tech design upgrade. Ask almost any chef to show you their hand, for example, and you’ll see a callus on their index finger. Somerville, Massachusetts-based NextGen has designed …

L'Oreal 3D-Printing Human Skin

How L’Oreal wants to let you 3D print your own skin

May 20th, 2015

Have you ever just wanted to order a new batch of skin tissue on a whim? That’s apparently something that might happen in the not-too-distant future, as at least one company is researching technology that would allow it to grow human skin using 3D-printing techniques. The company in question is French cosmetics company L’Oreal, which partnered …

Local Motors 3D Printed Car

What it’s like to ride in a 3D-printed car

January 13th, 2015

As always, there was a huge focus on motor vehicle innovations at CES this year, from hydrogen fuel cells to dashboard operating systems. But here’s one thing you probably didn’t see: a 3D-printed car. Chris Ziegler at The Verge had a chance to ride around in the Local Motors Strati at the North American International Auto …

Lightpaper 3D Printed Lighting

Meet Lightpaper, the coolest way to turn on the lights yet

December 29th, 2014

In addition helping us print out our own toys, food, and even houses, 3D printing can also be used to print new ways to light your house. A company called Rohinni has come up with Lightpaper, which is a printable, paper-thin lighting solution that can be applied to any surface.