• Chinese boy saved by 3D Printed Model

    8 month old suffering Craniosynostosis, a rare congenital skull deformity was treated using 3D printing technology to produce exact replica model of his skull. Surgery was conducted on May 21 at Shanghai Children’s Medical Center and saw the power of 3D Printing as a future perspective.

  • 3D Printed Ovaries to arrive for Women

    Researchers team led by Dr. Monica stated at Boston Endocrine's Society-"we developed this implant with downstream human applications in mind" after the successful performance review of 3D printed ovaries in mice. The researchers had already planned to deliver this promising hope to women who can't have babies.

  • 3D Technology delivering Superheroes now?

    KidMob and Robohands united two years back as an innovative idea to help build 3D printed prosthetics for disabled children. However, this idea saw brilliance when creative minds introduced superhero like prototypes for their prosthetics.

  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery gives boy a new Nose

    After 5 years of self-imposed isolation, Dallan Jennet finally found 3D nose transplant at New York city which totally reconstructed his facial scarring and holed nose. This was indeed the first time in United states when 3D-printed nose was successfully implanted.

  • 3D Printing to simulate Choledochal Cyst Surgery

    With the help of 3-D Printing, researchers are now able to simulate laparoscopic surgery of choledochal cyst removal model. Under the supervision of 10 delegates, researchers at King's College Hospital, London, this method saw its first trial. The procedure involved a complex series of digital hepatic anatomy images and standard laparoscopic trainer dimensions.

  • Orthopaedician shifts from virtual model to 3d prints

    Boyd Goldie, an orthopaedic doctor in london, has started working with Ultimaker 2+, a software that converts medical scans to printable models. This free open software adds to the charm of 3D printing of the models, which help the doctor to get most of this technology.

  • K2M Group ready to expand after FDA clearance

    After clearance from FDA 510(k) for CASCADIA Titanium Systems, K2M group is all set to become the leading company in the world for complex spinal solutions. K2M is excited to have their CASCADIA Cervical Interbody System working top on priorities, which is an innovation designed to relieve suffering for patients with degenerative spinal disorders.


  • Office of Future 3D printed in Dubai

    With Crown Prince of Dubai at opening, World saw it's first 3D Printed office. This 2,600-square-foot, single-story, multi-building campus was designed by Gensler for the United Arab Emirates National Committee as the headquarters for the Dubai Future Foundation.

  • 3D Printed Sensory Hairs are here by MITs

    After 3D printed hairs, MITs at cambridge had added further potential to them. These new 3D printed hairs are capable of interacting with environmentand have sensors in them.

  • 3D Biopens to introduce Heights

    3D printing technology has been used to print several parts of human body, but it's on call use has never been so fascinating. The new Biopen uses hyrdogel bio-inkto create mid-surgery cartilage implants which yield a cell survival rate of an impressive 97 percent, and further extends the realm of possibility for 3D printing in medicine.

  • Personalised medicine pills can now be 3D Printed

    National University of Singapore has introduced inexpensive and simple pills which can be made from different medicines as a personalisation. These pills can contain multiple medicines and can have different release formulas within one combination.

  • Joints are on the list too, What's next?

    3D technology is able to print almost everything today, and Joints have just added to list. Although, they were discovered earlier, the new biocompatibility of these new joints structure is really worth-noting. Scientists at Mount Sinai Centre are already preparing the 3d printed joints that can mimic patient's own joints.

  • Can 3D Printing tackle Brain Cancer?


    A newly diagnosed brain cancer has poor prognosis, but Dr. Shu and Dr. Leslie at Heriot-Watt University believe their research can be the landmark of future. Lab growth cancer cells are useless, but 3D printed cancer cells can mimic body environment. This can help this team discover more effective and responsive treatment for brain cancer.

  • Syrian War Victim loses leg, leading 3D Printing Company today

    After losing his left leg in 2013 Syrian civil war, Asam Hasna decided to 3D print his prosthetic leg. However, working with MENA 3D, he discovered the potential of 3D printing technology. Today, he is the leader of ROW3D (Refugee Open Ware)  organization.

  • $25 3D Printed Vein Finder can be great assist for Nurses

    While Alex, a military automative engineer, designed a cheap cost Vein finder for his girlfriend, it also became a breakthrough how effectiveness of 3D printing can not always mean cost. This Battery powered DIY device is easy to use and penetrates skin, fat tissue and oxygenated blood with ease.

  • 3D Printer to replace Real Organs

    Researchers at Wake Forest University, North Carolina, say they have created a 3D printer that can actually replace real tissues, organs and bones in human body. Although the research has been performed at mice only, the success was a miracle without any necrosis or signs of cell death.

  • 3D Printable Micro-Organs are no longer a myth

    Researchers at Drexel university of Philadelphia and Tsinghua University of Beijing are claiming that using embryonic stem cells combined with hydrogel scaffolds, they can finally print micro-organs. These micro-organs can be anything from brain tissue, heart cells or bone.

  • Australian neurosurgeon swaps Cancer Vertebrae with 3D Print

    Australian neurosurgeon, Ralph Mobbs, successfully removed cancer-riddled vertebrae of his patient Drage Josevski who was suffering from Chordoma. After removal, the 3D printed body part was used as replacement for the vertebrae. After 15 hour surgery, patient was under screening for progress.

  • Solving the Secrets behind folds: 3D Printed Brain

    Scientists at Harvard University used 3D printed brain to learn how a human brain develops it's folds. The whole new concept that not only biochemical processes but physical forces are also involved in brain folds formation. This new discovery will help better understand the concepts behind neurological disorders like Alzheimer's disease and Schizophrenia.

  • Full Body Double can save your day


    You can now get a full body replica of yours by paying $59,000 to Groupon in Australia, thanks to Keech 3D in Bendigo. This body double is called 3D MAN, and is exact copy made after 30 minutes full body scan.

  • What's new in 3D Printed Plaster for fractures?

    NovaCast, a mexican mediprint, creates customized 3D printed Plaster cast which overweighs normal plaster in every concept. It doesn't absorb sweat, causes less skin infections, is 1/10th light-weighted, invisible to x-rays and you can take bath while wearing it. There's no way ordinary plaster can beat this 3.5 hours-to-make 3D printed plaster cast.

  • 3D Printed Teeth that fight off Bacteria

    Dutch researchers at the University of Groningen claim they can 3D print teeth made of anti-microbial plastic. This anti-microbacterial plastic can kill 99% of bacteria which cause tooth decay. Quaternary ammonium salts inside existing dental resin polymers can prevent tooth decay, so you never have to worry about losing teeth again.

  • Fastest 3D Printer could print in minutes

    NewPro3D of Vancouver, Canada, has developed 3D printer ILI™, Intelligent Liquid Interface, that can finish the process in minutes compared to hours. This is simply done by eliminating the dead time of printing process, peeling and layering and so, they call it Continous Printing.

  • 'Live' Blood Vessels are now 3D Printed

    Researchers at Lawrence Livermore,California , have successfully 3D printed live blood vessels from cells and organic material. These vessels are capable of self-assembling and delivering nutrients, but are being worked on for further organization before they can be used in real transplants.

  • 3D Printed Ears with Hearing aids cheaper than glasses

    Children born with ear deformities can now receive prosthetic ears that come with Hearing aids fitted. This silicone made 3D ear will be fitted within few hours. Researchers at Queensland are already working on stage two of cosmetics and will be available within 2 years as they received funding from national government.

  • Titanium Rib Cage and Sternum to be World's First

    A 54 year old Australian patient of cancer received Titanium rib cage and sternum after considering the option better than plate implants. CSIRO, the federal government agency for scientific research in Australia, claimed their 3D printed titanium model was perfect for identically mimicking the intricate structures of the sternum and ribs and the patient was discharged healthy and recovered well.

  • 3D Printed Heart gives toddler a hope

    After being diagnosed for congenital heart defect, Jemma Starks, received 3 open-heart surgeries. Preparing for the fourth surgery, the surgeons are delighted to use exact copy of Jemma's heart made from 3D printing. The family is happy to know what exactly are they dealing with before preparing for treatment and surgeries.

  • After Bio-Inks CollPlants uses plant RhCollagen

    Leading 3D Printing companies are already using Bio-inks, when Israeli company, CollPlants has different plans. Plant-based RhCollagen is totally new to 3D Printing market, especially after it is backed up by Israel's Ministry of Economy by 1.4 million USD.

  • Six 3D Printed Organs that brought new life

    3D printing may appear fantasy, but it's applications are far real than imagined. Nevertheless, with expanding future, it has already began to bring new lives to people. These 6 purely fascinating events including cranium, vertebra, rib cage, nose, airway and a new arm were some of the landmarks for 3D printing emerging as marvels of technology.

  • 3D Printed Maps help the Blind and Visually Impaired

    Jason Kim and Howon Lee, undergraduate students of Joseph Kohn Training Center, Livingston, 3D printed a set of maps for their university. Exclaiming- "Students have to memorize everything, because they can’t carry the map with them", they added the exploratory technology for the the blinds community.

  • 3D Printing helps toddler survive Adult Kidney Transplant

    This was the first time a child received an adult kidney transplant, thanks to 3D Printing technology. Surgeons at London's Guy and St.Thomas hospital used 3D printed models of abdomen of Lucy, 3 year old receiver, and kidney of Lucy's father aged 35 years. Looking at the models, they knew how to minimise the risk of surgery and what was exactly going to happen, with both having perfect recovery now.

  • 3D Printed Cartilages to repair Shoulders,Knees,Ears and Nose

    Sweden Team led by Paul Gatenholm at the Wallenberg Wood Science Center has discovered scaffolds to regenerate Cartilages using 3D printed technology. These 3D printed chondrocytes when implanted in living mice, resulted in cartilage production. The team is currently working to explore it's use in human clinical trials.

  • Parents can now grab their baby before being born

    Channel Mum has set baby trend 2016 by 3D printing foetuses before they are actually born. Expectant parents can grab their 3D printed baby for 450$ for 8 inch or 200$ for small cast. The 3D foetus will be printed after ultrasound scans has been converted into actual plastic object.

  • 3D Prints help Blinds explore the images

    Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany, have developed a new kind of display called Linespace. This 3D printed display is more of on-demand image printing which can help blind people to re-discover what the actual world feels like.

  • 1845 Design that inspired the First 3D Printed Hand Prosthetic

    Back in 1845 when Dental Surgeon developed hand prosthetic made of whalebone and metal pulleys, it was used by Corporal Coles until his last day. This went to Health Museum of South Australia, where it became inspiration for Ivan Owen to develop the world's first 3D Printed Hand Prosthetic.


  • Nerves to regrow after 3D Printed Guide

    Collaborators from Virginia Tech and some universities have developed a 3D Prined Guide that can actually help regrow the nerves. Although nerve damage is permanent, and it is impossible for them to regenerate, while 3D Printing comes just at time to make things possible.

  • e-NABLING a Mother with 3D Printed Hand

    Nini, a young woman who had lost her hand after an accident, was expecting a baby when e-NABLE found her. Christian Schild helped her 3D print her hand after 2 months of hurdles of lacking material. While the Indonesian woman is happy for her new life with her child, 3D Printing continues to serve the world.

  • Revolutionising Medical Education with 3D Printing

    Anatomy of medical world was dominated by formaldehyde smelling cadavers and high cost plastic models for education. However, researchers of Australia and New Zealand are now using 3D printers like Z650 printer to prepare medical models of eye for ophthalmologists and optometrists. Apart from being low cost, they serve with better quality and easy learning.

  • 13 year old receives 3D Printed Christmas gift

    13 year-old girl Rebekah Jensen from Virgina was surprised when she received 3D Printed prosthetic hand at Marymount University. When falimy was rejected the traditional prosthetic hand by insurance companies, Dr. Eric Bubar through e-NABLE helped Rebekah for prosthetic hand costing as low as 50$.

  • 3D Printed Medical Gear specific for Neonates

    Researchers at Northeastern University have developed medical hardware which can be 3D printed specific for any sized newborn. The matching geometry with patient will help avoiding complications like puncturing veins and injuring delicate tissues.

  • 5 Year Old gets her Heart 3D Printed for Surgery

    Mia Gonzalez, a 5 year-old girl received a successful open heart surgery at Miami’s Nicklaus Children’s Hospital after the surgeon used the 3D Printed model of her heart. Mia was suffering from congenital defect, Double aortic arch, which had been misdiagnosed as Asthma. Surgeon Dr. Redmond Burke visualized the whole operation before it could be actually performed.

  • Mark 1 to be first 3D Printed 50,000$ Humanoid Robot

    After spending 50k$ on 3D Printed Humanod Robot, Mark 1, the graphic designer, Ricky Ma from Hong Kong finally completed his dream project. Although "She" looks like Scarlett Johansson, this humanoid is designed to perform complex functions. Ricky is currently looking for investors who would buy her.


  • 3D Printing strikes back Disaster

    After Nepalese valley had been hit by earthquakes, the apocalypse left 200 families homeless with blurred hopes and shattered water pipes. Lamb from NGO FieldReady visited the site and discovered that 3D printing can be handy in reversible the effects. Indeed, 3D Printing solved the leaking problems, but there is always more to what you see.

  • 3D Printing in Gel could be the future for Organs

    Researchers at the University of Florida have developed 3D printed Gel made of acrylic acid polymer. This Gel will acts as a scaffold to hold the structure in place during the printing process, thereby, establishing the future of 3D Printed Organs.

  • 3D Printing and Computer Simulation pave way for Medical Trials


    Scientists are now working with Computer simulation and 3D Printing to develop faster and safer ways of testing medical devices without actually installing them in live humans. Since these medical devices for heart and vascular diseases will be tested on 3D Printed models, the long list of Animal testing, Clinical trials and FDA approval will be surpassed.

  • You can get your own Deus Ex Hand now!

    Open Bionics, a prosthesis developing company has just paired with gaming company Eidos Montreal to create royalty free prosthetic hand based on Deus Ex franchise. Although prototype, they have perfect functionality combined with Sci-Fi look and will be available by next year.

  • Sponge of Baking Soda to reduce Global Warming

    Scientists in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), California are testing sponges made with the key ingredient of baking soda as a way of capturing carbon emissions. This project is being funded by UK government as i they believe it will greatly help in reducing Global warming with much lower costs.

  • Advancing age of Orthobiologics

    Inspite of cutting out the injuries and prescribing medications for pain, 3D printing has opened new doors of Orthobiologics. 3D Bone Implants such as CT-Bone® from Next21 and Xilloc and Repair and Regeneration techniques from Kuros Biosciences and Bioventus are some of the landmarks of 3D printing sectors.

  • Born without hand but Greater hopes

    Frankie Grieco of Wilmington, a 9 year-old kid was born without right hand and always wished to ride bicycle. Her mother, Rachel approached e-NABLE, and 18 third-grade boys in Frankie’s Cub Scout pack helped him build his prosthetic 3d Printed hand.

  • Zambia receives 3D Printed Weather Stations

    The landlocked country Zambia in South Africa has significant number of farmers who rely on rain for their life. Researchers at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, with funding from USAID, installed five 3D Printed Weather stations at the zones.

  • Anvil 3D Printer boosts 101k$ with their campaign

    With 3 days still remaining for their Kickstarter campaign, Anvil Electronic Technology has already raised 101k$ with their affordable 3D Printer, Anvil. Currently, Anvil team will be focussing to make their current 3D printer user-friendly printer as much as it can be.

  • Basketball shooting with 3D Printed hand

    11 year-old Logan was unable to shoot into basketballs with his traditional prosthetic. Combining efforts of AIO Robotics and 3D printing for Everyone(3D4E), Logan received his 3 fingered prosthetic hand which he tested at UCLA campus for perfect shoots.

  • 3k$ 3D Printed Replica of yours is here!

    Voodoo manufacturing, a new york based body and design firm is printing full body replica for 3000$ using the 3D printing technology. With the help of MakerBot 3d printers, the company will provide you with 11″ x 6″ x 6″ replica in 88 pieces later to be re-assembled.

  • 3D Printing guides Narrow Cranial Surgery

    1 year-old Chen Chen from Yongzhou City, China, was diagnosed with rare skull deformity called Narrow Cranial Disease. Concerned about the intra-cranial pressure complications, Neurosurgeons approached to 3D Printing reconstruction, and Wu Shui Hua’s team was able to go into surgery.

  • 3D Printing to be Copyrighted?

    Copyright lawyer Mark Avsec, partner with Cleveland-based law firm Benesch, believe 3D printing need legal support for which he is currently working on. Since Ohio is becoming the epicentre for Additive manufacturing, designs need to be legalized and copyrighted for the boom of business sector.

  • Micro-Sensored Rocks to aid Oil extraction and CO2 Capture

    Aware of the fact, that rocks can't talk, Professor Maroto-Valer from European Research Council, plan to design his own 3D Printed rocks which will help them understand how liquids and gases travel through porous rocks in the subsurface. The team will 3D print their own porous rocks with incorporated micro sensors, thus allowing them to maximize oil extraction and storage of captured CO2.

  • Made in Space plans to convert Asteroids into Spacecraft

    With Project RAMA (Reconstituting Asteroids into Mechanical Automata), Made in Space with Additive Manufacturing plans to convert free floating asteroid into spacecraft. Earth has always suffered lack of minerals, and these asteroids with guided 3D Printing on them will force them transport themselves to mining facilities.

  • Blood Delivering Drones by Flirtey


    Drone delivery service Flirtey, in collaboration with Dr. Amukele, plans to test ship-to-shore drone delivery in Cape May, New Jersey, on June 23rd. Their hexacopters will carry 5.5 pounds of cargo, travel at about 30 mph, and will greatly assist in delivering blood samples from disease outbreaks to testing facilities.

  • Scientists 3D Print Liver closest to Real one

    Scientists at University of California, San Diego, have successfully 3D Printed Human Liver model, almost resembling human liver with its hexagonal structure. With combination of liver cells and supporting cells, this model can help pharmaceutical companies to develop better treatment plans.

  • 3D Print Adapter to solve Oculus Rift CV1 Lens fitting

    New Oculus Rift CV1 virtual reality headset hardware is somewhat tricky for glass users. Thanks to 3D printer design for Oculus Rift CV1 prescription lens adapter by Thingiverse member Jegstad, this issue is finally resolved.

  • 3D Printing will rise in Food and Water Waste Management

    With depleting fresh water and growing food wastage, Waste management companies of nations like UK had already started to shift towards 3D Printing for measures. The 3D printing technology is expected to cut this loss by 50% by 2025 with it's innovative recycling measures.

  • Sensing through the 3D Printed Hand

    With normal prosthetics, you can have motor functions, but not the sensory touch. Researchers at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies have built a 3D printed prosthetic hand that can help you "feel" while you touch. Fingertip is composed of an electrical sensor coated in a polymer, which translates surface coarseness into current pulses relayed to a nerve in the arm.

  • FDA issues draft guidance to 3D Printed Medical Devices

    FDA has issued draft guidance for 3D printed medical devices which includes recommendations for testing and characterisation. However, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) added- “FDA says the guidance is not intended to address 3D printed products containing biologics, cells or human tissues" but FDA waits for public comments.

  • Stratasys and Jacobs Institute to establish 3D Printing Centre

    Partnering with Jacob Institute, Stratasys is going to open Centre of Excellence to advance the use of medical devices. This new COE will aim to develop and test new medical devices, enrich clinical education and serve as a referral center for hospitals.

  • Chinaplas 2016 makes historical breakthroughs

    Chinaplas held it's 30th Exhibition featuring 3D Printing at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), China from 25-28th April. Amazed by 13.7% increase in visitors, the event had around 150,000 visitors in 4 days, the largest ever recorded. With 40 ground-breaking techs, it was termed a must-visit show.

  • MedSieve recieves £102,000 Award as funds

    MediSieve, the developer of a magnetic filter device, treats malaria by capturing and removing malaria infected red blood cells. It received a Pathfinder Award from the Wellcome Trust of £102,000, enough to fund a 12-month project to manufacture and test clinical prototypes of its device.

  • Sneezometer is the new trend for Lungs

    The 3D Printed Sneezometer is a spirometer designed by University of Surry researchers to tackle lung problems before they occur. Being the cheapest and most-sensitive, it can measure speed of sneeze and measure lung capacity, helping to diagnose lung diseases like Asthma and Sleep apnoea.

  • J&J alliances with HP for medical products

    Johnson and Johnson recently partnered with an HP subsidiary to develop medical and consumer products using 3D Printing. Although believed to be done under pressure after underperforming in Pharmaceutical, J&J is still looking forward to revive their company fortunes.

  • Can Faces be 3D Printed for transplants?

    Pluripotent cells are creators of almost every mature cell in body, including the keratinocytes and melanocytes of skin. Reprogramming these mature cells to obtain pluripotent cells, and ultimately using them to produce living tissue using living tissue, this can make Facial implants possible.

  • Full Circle Labs seeks £200,000 for Retouch3D

    Full Circle Labs, an electronic tool developer is currently seeking investment through equity crowdfunding platform, Invesdor, for it's modular platform for handheld heated tool. Aiming at £200,000, Full circle is currently offering 20% in equity and the campaign is set to close on July 29th. The company's success is beyond it's Retouch3D which received huge interest from distributors and resellers.

  • J&J launches World Without Disease QuickFire challenge

    Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Janssen Research and Development have announced to launch a challenge competition worth £343k prize and an entrance to J&J Innovation, JLABS community. World Without Disease QuickFire challenge invites to find disease solutions from across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer sectors, where winner be selected after their solution tops four of the criteria.

  • 3D Printing Scaffolds is a worthy future

    Scaffolds offer ways to repair damaged tissues and can allow tissue and cartilages to regrow. With Inkjet 3DP and SLS being the commonly used powder-based tools in biomedical engineering applications, recent advances in mass manufacturing are expected to have an impact on fabricate tissues and biological scaffolds. A study published by the National Institute for Materials Science does highlight the significance of this task.

  • 3D evloving to 4D!

    With 3D Printing already into use in every sector, researchers are now experimenting 4D Printing that involves 3D-printing items that are designed to change shape after they are printed. Lewis and team, Harvard University, have evolved 3D-printed structures made of stiff cellulose fibers embedded in a soft hydrogel, whose orientation can be controlled after they swell up on immersing in water.

  • Italian Marco for Niazi Afghanistan

    Niazai from Afghanistan was using a poorly made prosthesis that was creating some serious infection to his leg. After meeting Marco, an engineer from Trieste, Italy, he received a 3D Printed Prosthetic leg with DeltaWasp 20 40 design, free of charge. Later, he also received a new home from Trieste Refugees Association.

  • Smarttech unveils it's Scan3dMed

    Although there are already many 3D scanners in market, Smarttech, Polish company, has introduced it's powerful scan3dmed scanner that can full scan whole body in 0.7 seconds. With 430 x 110 x 220 mm scanner, doctors can now instantly plan 3D prints for custom prosthetics, accessories and mobility devices with increased patient's convenience.

  • 3D Printing for Marines

    On June 1-2, Marines from MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina, were introduced with 3D Printing to apply problem-solving techniques to create and print 3D designs. Using Invent3D printer, they were assigned to assemble them and learn about military occupational specialties and their capabilities.

  • Wipro partners with Authentise for Additive Manufacturing Services

    Wipro limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced on June 8, about its partnership with Mountain view based Authentise Inc, leading provider of 3D printing technologies and consulting services. This alliance is expected to deliver full spectrum of 3D printing services including consulting, design optimization, software & system integration, product management and testing services.

  • Hong Kong Researchers to use 3D Printing for Heart Surgery

    Chinese University and the University of Hong Kong have introduced personalised models of complex heart structures using 3D Printing technology. The actual heart structure is first captured via ultrasound imaging, followed by the creation of a silicone model which takes two days. It has been applied on 3 patients, first being a 78 year old woman with several strokes. With this, doctors can now determine proper size of occluder.

  • CMU research to introduce Stronger 3D Printed Titatnium

    Powder-based 3D printing of titanium often leads to increased porosity of final products and therefore, increased risk of breakage. To investigate this problem, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the Argonne National Laboratory inspected Ti-6Al-4V titanium and learned that as the titanium powder heats, gases trapped in the material can create pores. This issue has been established and yet to be fixed.

  • Gamer gets a Cyborg 3D Printed Arm

    After meeting a horrible accident with a train, James Young, 22 year-old from london, lost his arm just to get a bionic arm for himself. This 4.5kg Cyborg arm, inspired from character Snake of game Metal Gear Solid, is multi-function with some being as battery power at backpack, mood lightings and laser torch.

  • Dubai plans for 3D Printing

    Dubai had it's future office 3d printed recently, and now it is looking for medical field to be taken care by 3D printing technology. The Dubai Health Authority announced to create prosthetic limbs for patients for less than Dh400(108.9$) and develop printable ceramic teeth in less than 20 minutes around 2025. The Authority believes 3D printing will accelerate patients’ healing process by up to 80 per cent.

  • Nursing Students design 3D Printed Pill Boxes for HIV/AIDS Patients

    AIDS is one of the diseases where patients require to take many medications to keep up with increased immunity loss. To tackle the issue of carrying so many pills, nursing students of Caldwell University have developed a unique pillbox for such patients. While the course, they worked on their design with interim director of Jennings LIbrary Ellen Johnston.

  • Pope blesses 3D Printing

     Pope blesses 3D Printing

    A team of fifteen students from Massimiliano Massimo Institute,Rome, made a 3-D printer which makes prosthetic hands from plastic waste, received blessings from Pope Fracis. These 3d Printers are going to Uganda and Congo to make new hands for people maimed in civil wars, accidents, and by disease after crowd-funding from Crowd4Africa

  • Additive Industries emerges at RAPID 2016

    Additive Industries RAPID Conference 2016

    Additive Industries, established in 2012, emerged in RAPID 2016 with it's MetalFAB1 3D Printer targeting to revolutionise metal 3d printing. With capability of 10-fold metal production, the company seeks feedback from customers to find if it the hype is a cannonball or a belly flop.

  • German Paralympian to use 3D Printed Leg

    German Paralympian 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

    German Paralympian cyclist, Denise Schindler will be using 3d Printed leg prosthetic for 2016 Rio Olympics. AutoDesk will be providing her with replacement prosthetic, and she believes it is far better as previous plaster prosthetic was slow to produce and relatively expensive.

  • Anatomy classes get their 3D Printed Frogs

    3D Printed Frog Model

    Scientists of Massey University, New Zealand, have developed 3D Printed Frog skeletons that will help the students learn anatomy. These skeleton and cartilage replicas were printed using a selective laser sintering 3D printer and will provide better approaches to anatomical dissections.

  • Canadian Amputee to receive 3D Printed Robotic Hand

    Romeo Tucci 3D Printed Hand

    Nunavut amputee, Romeo Tucci, suffered frostbite in early April, and was left with two missing hands. With help from his sister, Christina, he approached World of 3D Printing company and will soon be receiving his 3D Printed hands as the parts have already been printed.

  • 3D Printed Splints to support Paralysis

    3D Printed Splints

    Morriston Hospital in Swansea is testing a revolutionary and attracting looking new Splint to help people with damaged brachial plexus causing paralysis, by connecting the spine to the upper limbs. This research project is the result of Mr.Lloyd, surgical design expert Dominic Eggbeer and 26-year-old patient Tom Wheeler and is being trialed by kickboxing champ Leif Thobroe.

  • A*STAR to develop better Titanium-Tantalum Alloy

    Titanium Tantalum Alloy

    Titanium-Aluminum mixture has been used for 3D Printed Implants already, and have been effective so far. However, researchers from Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore (A*STAR) have developed Titanium-Tantalum mixture that is more potent that traditional Titanium-Aluminum mixture.

  • Materilise CEO calls for Improved Clinical Guidelines

     Materialise CEO

    Fried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise has called upon stakeholders for agreement of common standards of clinical, economical and patient benefits of medical 3D printing. He stated that success can only be achieved with globally accepted set of guidelines helping the medical 3D printing industry to better persuade physicians, hospitals, and policy makers to adopt this increasingly valuable technology.

  • Smashing the Boris: 3D Printed Tumor


    Ten year-old Casey Doyle was diagnosed with Synovial cell sarcoma, whose 3D Printed model he first smashed at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Later, Surgeons at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital removed the tumor in March, and helping get him another 3-D model replica of his tumor using MRI and polylactic acid.

  • Ira3D enters the Medical Market with Filament Offerings

    Ira3D Special Filaments

    Ira3D, Italian 3D Printing company, has just entered the 3D Printing market with it's abundance of Thermoplastic filaments targeted to revolutionize medical field. Irabs Bismuto, Gummify Skin, NYLON 680, Nylon Protesis, Nylon Protesis and IRA PP TALC are the special filaments set to harness the benefits of 3D Printing.

  • 3D Printing the Custom Prosthetic Arm Sockets

     Custom Prosthetic Sockets Neya

    Emelie Strömshed from School of Engineering at Lund University in Sweden, has developed a step-by-step process to combine prosthetic arm socket CAD data with 3D scan data of a patients residual limbs to create perfectly fitting 3D printed prosthetic arm sockets. This process is intended to guide prosthetist without requiring extensive experience in CAD and also allows socket to be adopted for passive and active myoelectric prostheses.

  • 3D Printing the entire Jaw

    3D Print Entire Jaw

    Josh Stephenson, a graphic designer underwent surgery to remove his left eye, upper left jaw and the roof of his mouth after failure of radiation treatment for malignant melanoma. Using a 3D-scanned and printed copy of Stephenson's skull and scapular bone, Andrew Dawood, a dentist with Dawood and Tanner, recreated his entire jaw.

  • Stryker Spine Division to introduce Tritanium PL Cage

    Stryker Titatnium PL Cage

    Stryker’s Spine division has developed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar (PL) Cage, a 3D-printed inter-vertebral body fusion device that aids in lumbar spinal fixation for patients with degenerative disc disease. This will be introduced at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting April 30–May 4, 2016, in Chicago and is expected to be widely available for orthopaedics and neurosurgeons in mid-2016.

  • Conjoined Twins separated using 3D Printed Model

    Conjoined Twins 3D Print

    10 months old conjoined twins, Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith were facing difficulties as their organs were attached and couldn't be operated easily. However, surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital used Materialise’s Mimics software to design a 3D-printed model using CT scans and finally separated them successfully after 30 hours and 26 clinicians team.

  • In(3D)ustry to see future of 3D Printing

    In3dustry 3D Printing

    In(3D)ustry:From Needs to Solutions conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain on June 21-23 to see world-famous companies like HP, Hofmann and Ultimaker take part in event. While Vinton Cerf (Father of Internet) will deliver opening keynote, Architects will represent the latest 3D printed projects and surgeons will describe how the technology is being used for medical applications including facial reconstruction and pediatric oncology.

  • MEDICREA grabs FDA Approval UNiD™ for Cervical Rod

    Medicrea Unid Cervical Rod

    Medicrea, announced FDA approval of the first-ever patient-specific UNiD™Cervical rod for spine surgery, secured by their complementary PASS OCT® posterior cervical stabilization system. Being the only medical device company offering patient-specific implant solutions for spinal conditions, it rolled out it's first implantation of the UNiD™ Patient-Specific Cervical Rod in New York City on February 17,2016.

  • OneRing for Parkinsonsim by 15 year-old

    OneRing Parkinson

    Utkarsh Tandon, an Indian American kid from California, 3d printed a medical device for Parkisnon's patients called OneRing inspired by Lord of Rings movie for which he won California State Science Fair and given grant from UCLS Brain Research Institute. The plastic ring contains a microchip and records wearer’s movements as Dyskinesia, Bradykinesia, and tremor.

  • 3D Printing transforms an African Child's Life

    Grace 3D Print Facial Reconstruction

    Grace, an 8 year-old from Zambia, Africa was suffering a craniofacial abnormality with further complications from infections. Though being controlled the infection, surgeons had to find a way to re-form her forehead for which they approached 3D Printed Models using CT scans. Following Virtual Surgical Planning, they finally operated with success.

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