3D Printing

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Now, insect-like soft robots can be printed within minutes

12 Apr 2020

Now, insect-like soft robots can be printed within minutes

Building a functional robot has always been a hard nut to crack, but a team of engineers, hailing from the University of California San Diego, is racing to change that into something very trivial.

This 3D-printing pen will bring your illustrations to life

30 Sep 2019

This 3D-printing pen will bring your illustrations to life

The act of picking up a pen/pencil and doodling stuff defines an artist (both aspiring and renowned), but over the years, the creations of a pen have been limited to just paper.

Well fitted, 3D-printed bras are on the way: Details here

03 Jun 2019

Well fitted, 3D-printed bras are on the way: Details here

As modern-day garment industry relies on mass-production, products from different brands could have varying fits, even when you go for the same size.

3D-printed gun makers are spreading anonymously on the internet

27 May 2019

3D-printed gun makers are spreading anonymously on the internet

3D-printed guns have raised plenty of alarms, mainly because they can be created by anyone and are capable of firing standard handgun rounds.

#Breakthrough: Scientists printed first-ever 3D heart using actual human tissue

16 Apr 2019

#Breakthrough: Scientists printed first-ever 3D heart using actual human tissue

In a major breakthrough, scientists have 3D printed an actual heart from human tissue.

3D-printed food: Here's how it can be prepared

09 Apr 2019

3D-printed food: Here's how it can be prepared

From automobile parts to medical implants, modern 3D printers can create just about anything with a given set of raw materials.

3D-printed food: Here's how it can be prepared

02 Feb 2019

3D-printed food: Here's how it can be prepared

From automobile parts to medical implants, modern 3D printers can create just about anything with a given set of raw materials.

This IIT-Delhi team helps blind students 'see' diagrams using 3D-printing

17 Jan 2019

This IIT-Delhi team helps blind students 'see' diagrams using 3D-printing

We all believe in education for all, but even today, visually impaired students are not getting the education they really deserve.

Body parts could be 3D printed to heal injured astronauts

12 Dec 2018

Body parts could be 3D printed to heal injured astronauts

Humankind is spending more and more time in space, and these long-drawn space missions are only slated to get longer, with mega missions coming up.

US: 3D-printed guns now? Thankfully, the judge blocks the release

01 Aug 2018

US: 3D-printed guns now? Thankfully, the judge blocks the release

A day back, it seemed that the floodgates of gun control were about to burst open in the US, with schematics for 3D-printed guns and supporting software slated to go public from August 1.

US: Trump considering rules on citizens printing 3D plastic guns

01 Aug 2018

US: Trump considering rules on citizens printing 3D plastic guns

US President Donald Trump yesterday said he was looking into whether Americans should be able to print their own guns, dipping his toe into the latest contentious debate over the right to bear arms.

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

10 Jul 2018

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

Setting a new benchmark, an intelligent 3D design technology will be used to build the Terminal 2 (T2) of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru.

3D-printed artificial limbs reach patients in Madagascar and Togo

09 Jul 2018

3D-printed artificial limbs reach patients in Madagascar and Togo

US-based organization Humanity & Inclusion (HI), formerly known as Handicap International, is bringing 3D-printed prosthetic and orthopedic support to Madagascar and Togo.

World's first family that lives in a 3D-printed house

08 Jul 2018

World's first family that lives in a 3D-printed house

A family in Nantes, France has become the world's first family to move in to a 3D-printed home.

Portable 3D printer can heal skin wounds in minutes

08 May 2018

Portable 3D printer can heal skin wounds in minutes

In a first, researchers from the University of Toronto in Canada have developed a portable 3D skin printer that can heal deep skin wounds within minutes.

3D-printed electric-car made, to be available for Rs. 6 lakh

19 Mar 2018

3D-printed electric-car made, to be available for Rs. 6 lakh

Italy-based X Electrical Vehicle (XEV) is mass producing the first 3D-printed car in the world.

3D-printed homes: Built under 24 hours, cost just Rs. 2.6lakh

18 Mar 2018

3D-printed homes: Built under 24 hours, cost just Rs. 2.6lakh

US-based 3D printing firm Icon has partnered with New Story, an international housing solution non-profit, to showcase a 3D-printed home at the ongoing SXSW 2018 festival in Texas.

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

14 Mar 2018

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

Technology has touched human lives in more ways than one. And now, this marvel creation of technology can help build homes for the 1.2 billion people who lack shelter.

The exciting world of Google's Augmented Reality 3D stickers

13 Dec 2017

The exciting world of Google's Augmented Reality 3D stickers

After announcing "AR (Augmented Reality) Stickers" back in October, Google finally started launching the exciting feature for Pixel devices first.

3D-printer can print whole 'houses' in a day

10 Sep 2017

3D-printer can print whole 'houses' in a day

Pushing the envelope with respect to what technology can accomplish, home buyers may be able to get a whole house 'printed' in less than 24 hours.

Instagif: A Polaroid-like camera that can instantly print GIFs!

31 Aug 2017

Instagif: A Polaroid-like camera that can instantly print GIFs!

If you always wanted Harry Potter-style moving pictures, then your wish might have just come true!

A 3D printed, airless and biodegradable tire?

01 Jul 2017

A 3D printed, airless and biodegradable tire?

French tire manufacturing giant Michelin introduced its Vision concept at the Movin' On conference in Montreal, Canada this week.

Self-replicating 3D printer could help construct a lunar base

11 Jun 2017

Self-replicating 3D printer could help construct a lunar base

Scientists from a university in Canada are developing a new 3D printer which can make copies of itself using lunar material.

Scientists 3D print bionic skin with touch sensing abilities

14 May 2017

Scientists 3D print bionic skin with touch sensing abilities

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a one-of-a-kind 3D printer which can be used to print electronic touch-sensory devices directly on human skin.

3D food printing to touch USD 425 million by 2025

26 Apr 2017

3D food printing to touch USD 425 million by 2025

The three-dimensional (3D) food printing market has taken off recently and is projected to be worth USD 425 million by 2025.