Shapeways churns out everything from designer gowns to iPhone cases, using nothing but a printer and some nylon powder.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have created microscopic enclosures to group certain forms of bacteria together to discover how they interact to spread disease.
The number of 3D printers sold is set to double by 2015 despite hype outpacing what's technically possible, according to IT analyst firm Gartner.
Using the new software from Sixsense is sort of like playing a video game—except the goal is to create a 3D model.
The Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo hosted state-of-the-art hardware in San Jose last week—including printers that dished out candy confections, as well as objects made of paper.
3D printing comes to the kitchen, as developers experiment with printing meals to please palates and combat food waste.
The 3Doodler, a sort of handheld 3D modeler, extrudes heated plastic that can be shapped into a variety of objects
Now that 3D printing's becoming more popular, the rush to curtail copyright infringement begins.
Window's new 3D printing integrations points to Microsoft betting that 3D printers will become a ubiquitous desktop accessory.
We've already seen 3D printers, so why not 3D scanners as well? MakerBot's new $1400 Digitizer lets you scan 3D objects, converting them into digital models you can manipulate and then print on your 3D printer.