3d Printing

One Amazing Breakthrough Gave This Man A New Face

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

A man whose face was critically injured after a motorcycle accident has had his life transformed after ground-breaking surgery involving parts made wi...

This Bike Was Printed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Tech

As 3D printers get ever more useful and cost-effective, the number of things you can actually produce with them is going to get even bigger. What d...

One-Legged Duck Waddles Tall Again Thanks To 3D Printed Limb (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A duck who lost a leg after he was attacked by an aggressive chicken is back on his feet thanks to 3D printing technology. Dudley, the sole surviv...

WATCH: This Machine Can 3D Print A House

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Tech

Everyone knows there's a housing crisis, and virtually every politician in the land wants to build houses - fast. So if only we had some kind of giant...

Would You Order A 3D Print Of Your Unborn Foetus?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought that carrying around an ultrasound picture of your future child demonstrated parental commitment, then you've been outclassed. An Am...

So Hipsters Are Now Wearing 3D Printed Plant Pots (With Flowers Inside)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

What happens when hipsters get hold of 3D printers? Obviously they start wearing jewellery with live plants growing inside. A new seller on the...

3D Printers in the Home? Absolutely, But Not in a Gangster's Crib

Richard Dinan | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Tech
Richard Dinan

Put simply, producing a 3D printed gun is akin to making a ladder from dried pasta. It IS possible but totally impractical. There are very affordable, easily available machinery and parts from retailers such as B&Q that could contribute to the manufacture of a firearm far more efficiently.

3D Printing- Designing Dollar Dreams

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Move over Apple, Samsung, Tesla and whichever else gee whiz company that comes instantly to your mind when you think about the tech sector.

3D Printers: How Will They Change the Way We Conceptualise and Design Products?

Michael Edmondstone | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Tech
Michael Edmondstone

Inexpensive 3D printers can be used to create small plastic figures and parts, either as final products, or as models, prototypes and test pieces to help you with your designs.

WATCH: World's First Full-Colour 3D Printers Unveiled

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech

3D Systems has unveiled the world's first full-colour 3D printer. The inspiringly named 'ProJet 4500' is said to be able to produce plastic, full-c...

WATCH: World's First Full-Colour 3D Printers Unveiled

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech

3D Systems has unveiled the world's first full-colour 3D printer. The inspiringly named 'ProJet 4500' is said to be able to produce plastic, full-c...

Victoria's Secret Create 3D-Printed Angel Wings

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The world has already seen its first 3D printed dress - not to mention its various 3D printed firearms and robot spiders. And now we have 3D printe...

Police Admit They May Have Jumped The Gun On Seized '3D Printed Firearm'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Tech

Police may have jumped the gun after suggesting they had found what could be the UK's first ever 3D printed firearm. The seizure, initially describ...

'3D Printed Gun' Seized By Police In Manchester

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Greater Manchester Police have released a statement admitting the seized 'firearm' might not be a 3D printed gun, as first reported, and said ...

The Board Game Renaissance

Tomas Rawlings | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Tech
Tomas Rawlings

Welcome to our digital future - everything binary and ethereal. Our lives in the cloud. Relationships conducted via avatar, conversations via Facebook and debates via Twitter. No need for the physical, the digital is the real world now. Or so some would have us believe.

World's First 3D-Printed Guns To Go On Display At The V&A

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech

London's V&A museum has acquired the world's first 3D-printed guns to put on display. The two prototype Liberator firearms were successfully fired ...

How 3D Printing is Advancing Regenerative Medicine

Lauren Razavi | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Tech
Lauren Razavi

What do dental implants, Invisalign, prosthetic limbs and internal organs all have in common? They can all be created for human use through the advancing technology of 3D printing.

A Custom Made Invisibility Cloak In 15 Minutes?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists in China have developed a fully functioning invisibility cloak that can be produced in 15 minutes. Unfortunately it only works on microw...

How To 3D Print A Human Skull

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

What's the coolest thing you could print on a 3D printer? We're torn between two - space rockets, and a human skull. Nasa's already got there on th...

How To 3D Print A Human Skull

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

What's the coolest thing you could print on a 3D printer? We're torn between two - space rockets, and a human skull. Nasa's already got there on th...

A Mini Figurine. Of Yourself.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Tech

Are you the kind of narcissist that can't walk past a puddle without checking out your insanely preened face? Or perhaps you're more the care-free ...

PICS: Google Glass 'Crosshairs' Funded On Kickstarter

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Tech

The privacy concerns involved in wearing Google Glass are substantial and largely unresolved. So it's a bold early adopter who decides to attach a cro...

WATCH: 3D-Printed Rifle Upgraded To Fire 14 Rounds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Tech

The next logical step in the continuing, worrying and seemingly inevitable evolution of freely available 3d-printed weapons has arrived. This time ...

Terminator 2-StyleLiquid Metal Structures Can Now Be 3D Printed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Tech

Researchers have developed a 3D printer which can make objects with liquid metal. The breakthrough raises the possibility of far more durable - and...

Maplin To Sell UK High Street's First 3D Printer

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech

Maplin will become the first UK retailer to sell 3D printers on the High Street. The £700 Velleman K8200 device will allow users to 'replicate' di...