Category 3D/3-D Printing

NASA Preparing To Launch 3-D Printer Into Space

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/29/nasa-3d-printer-space_n_4013288.html NASA Preparing To Launch 3-D Printer Into Space By MARTHA MENDOZA 09/29/13 01:58 PM ET MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might […]

3D printing scales up

http://www.economist.com/news/technology-quarterly/21584447-digital-manufacturing-there-lot-hype-around-3d-printing-it-fast 3D printing scales up Digital manufacturing: There is a lot of hype around 3D printing. But it is fast becoming integrated with mainstream manufacturing Sep 7th 2013 |From the print edition PEEK through the inspection windows of the nearly 100 three-dimensional (3D) printers quietly making things at RedEye, a company based in Eden Prairie, […]

3D Printing Is a Matter of Life and Death

http://mashable.com/2013/09/05/3d-printing-healthcare/ 3D Printing Is a Matter of Life and Death By Matt Petronzio When Kaiba Gionfriddo was born prematurely on Oct. 28, 2011, everything seemed relatively normal. At 35 weeks, his doctors’ main concern was lung development, but Kaiba was breathing just fine. Doctors deemed him healthy enough to send him home within a few […]

The Ultimate 3D Printer

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ben-uyeda/the-ultimate-3d-printer_b_3834905.html The Ultimate 3D Printer Posted: 09/06/2013 10:34 am By Ben Uyeda From the president’s State of the Union address to tech blogs, we have been hearing about how 3D printing will provide revolutionary solutions and innovations. There is good reason to be excited about additive manufacturing, but the ultimate 3D printer already exists and […]

3D Printing: How to Jumpstart A Stalled Tech Revolution

http://readwrite.com/2013/07/30/3d-printer-revolution-is-coming 3D Printing: How to Jumpstart A Stalled Tech Revolution Why desktop manufacturing hasn’t yet become the consumer movement it could be—and how all that may be about to change. Adriana Lee July 30, 2013 3D printing, now effectively six years old, should be a blockbuster hit. It’s science fantasy made real, a futuristic technology […]

Can 3D Printers Revolutionize Education?

http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/1112911607/3d-printers-revolutionize-education-073113/ Can 3D Printers Revolutionize Education? One Michigan Engineer Thinks They Just Might July 31, 2013 Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Twelve teams of Michigan teachers are visiting Michigan Technological University (MTU) this week to get some hands-on experience with 3D printing technology. Here they’ll learn about the emerging trend of creating […]

Choosing a 3D Printer for the Classroom

http://www.evenfromhere.org/2013/07/28/choosing-a-3d-printer-for-the-classroom/ Choosing a 3D Printer for the Classroom by Clarence Fisher 3D printing is an exploding technology. The printers are definitely one of the hottest things on the technology market right now that you can buy. While some schools have had these printers for a few years, there are many more which are considering buying […]