I was getting impatient waiting for my second print from Shapeways to arrive and was starting to feel that the service was a bit problematic on two fronts: it’s fairly expensive given the low Canadian dollar; and, while time to print seems reasonable, delivery was a total of ten days for my first order (four of which were stuck in customs). 445 more words
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Mattel kicked off New York Toy Fair with a big announcement: the world’s largest toy maker is embracing the still-evolving 3D printing technology.
The Barbie and Hot Wheels maker gave… 384 more words
Here is a quick list re-visiting some of the more innovative and thought-provoking applications or ideas surrounding 3D printing in the sciences over the past few years: 410 more words
In the future, constructing skyscrapers may be as simple as following the instructions on a Lego model—albeit on a much grander scale.
The city-state of Singapore has invested S$150 million (roughly $100 million) into the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing at Nanyang Technological University to test out 3D printing concrete blocks on a large scale. 196 more words