3d Printing

You Can Now 3D Print An Entire Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese company WinSun has revealed two record breaking buildings - a block of flats and a luxury villa - built by 3D printing. The five-storey apa...

DNA 'Glue' Lets You 3D Print Organs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Texas have created a special DNA 'glue' that could hold the key to hospitals being able to 3D print their own organs. ...

This Is A 3D Printed Car

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Local Motors Strati, it's the world's first 3D printed production car. It takes just 44 hours to print and is US road legal to drive. T...

Michael Rundle

Meet The Happiest Man At CES, And His Magic 3D Drawing Machine

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

Tech Editor Michael Rundle discovers the happiest man at CES 2015 - and his magical 3D drawing machine. It's loud. It's overwhelming. There are ter...

Ten Ways People Are Using 3D Printing

Damian Radcliffe | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech
Damian Radcliffe

3D printing has been tipped as a technological game changer for some time, but after a hesitant start it looks as if this potential is slowly starting to be realised...

These Kickstarters Are Incredible, But Should Probably Never Happen

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Tech

Gadgets that turn up in Kickstarter projects are usually better in theory than in practice. Not always - there are some notable examples to the contra...

You Can Now Print Your Own British Museum

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

The British Museum has opened a digital shop - but they're not just selling rubbers and pencils. In fact, they're not selling anything: the museum ...

This Gun Could Revolutionise Classroom Warfare

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

This man has created what can only be described as one of the greatest advances in stationary warfare since someone worked out that an elastic band co...

3D-Print Your Own iPhone Microscope For Less Than £1

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Tech

Ok so it doesn't cost £1, it actually costs much much less, in fact we're actually talking pennies. This tiny clip-on microscope was created by Pacif...

Meet The Answer To The Housing Crisis You Can Build Yourself

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK

On a London street on Friday a dwelling being billed as the answer to the capital's housing crisis has taken shape. This, ladies and gents, is the ...

Cutest. Cyborg. Ever.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Tech

Cutest. Cyborg. Ever. A tiny Chihuahua puppy born without front legs has been given back his ability to walk, thanks to a 3D-printed exoseleton com...

Print It and They Shall Come: 3D Printing's Growing Influence in Unlikely Places

Christopher Kenessey | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Tech
Christopher Kenessey

I'll take a medium-rare burger with a side of fries and a Coke. File, option, print--and you're soon enjoying your desired meal. Okay, it's not quite that easy yet, but the idea of being able to print out food like the Star Trek replicator is just one of the many applications of 3D printing technology that's coming closer to reality.

Video Game Figurines Just Got EVEN MORE Nerdy

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The realm of video games is not exactly short of very expensive action figures made in dubious taste for niche audiences of even more niche (nicher?) ...

3D Printing Beyond the Hype

George Fisher-Wilson | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech
George Fisher-Wilson

So at the moment every other day we see or hear news stories about 3D Printing and its limitless possibilities with space age projects from houses being built to skull transplants all coming from a 3D Printer.

Say What? Van Gogh's Severed Ear 'Regrown' From Cells Of Living Relative

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

A replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s ear has been grown using genetic material from one of his surviving relatives. Artist Diemut Strebe created the ...

Scientists Can Now 3D Print Human Blood Vessels

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

Forget trying to 3D print a new iPhone case because now scientists have found a way to actually 3D print human blood vessels. Despite being hideous...

This 3D Printer Turns Juice Back Into Fruit Because... Technology

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Tech

A Cambridge firm has unveiled a machine that will let you PRINT your own fruit. By using a special 3D printer, the firm is able to create artificia...

These Two Students Just Reinvented The Ketchup Bottle, And It's Genius

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

Ketchup bottles just don't work. Either they're made of glass and impossible to get the stuff out, or are squeezey but so messy they make using it tot...

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.