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3D Hubs network could be about to make 3D printing mainstream

Need to print that one widget you need but don't have a 3D printer? A new network of 3D print shops could be about to make the new technology go slightly more mainstream. 3D Hubs is pretty clever. Rather than have everyone buy a 3D printer for their home, it is instead a website where…

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James O'Malley3D Hubs network could be about to make 3D printing mainstream

World's first 3D printed gun has been fired, ushering in a new age of DIY firearms

The world's first operational plastic gun to be made from a 3D printer has been fired. It's been created by a group called Defense Distributed in Austin, Texas, led by self-proclaimed "crypto-anarchist" Cody Wilson, who believes easy access to a…

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Gerald LynchWorld's first 3D printed gun has been fired, ushering in a new age of DIY firearms

Printcraft: Turn your Minecraft creations into 3D printed models

Minecraft, the indie gaming sensation that lets you build any item your imagination can conjure out of little Lego style blocks, is both an excellent adventure/strategy game and a superb way to get those creative juices flowing. Kids love it,…

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Gerald LynchPrintcraft: Turn your Minecraft creations into 3D printed models

3D printing moves one step closer…

Some boffins have been running tests involving laser printers. Test that, like all good tests, have involved dogs, facial restructuring and cutting-edge technology.

The scientists, from the Tissue Engineering Department at the University of Tokyo Hospital, have successfully printed out 3D bone replacements, using enhanced inkjet technology…

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Gary Cutlack3D printing moves one step closer…