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Dudley, a Canadian duck, using his 3D printed leg

Dudley the Duck Gets a 3D Printed Leg

| Medical Technology, News | January 28, 2014

Dudley the duck lost part of his leg and one foot in a fight with two chickens, that cost his brother his life. After his recovery he could still swim but couldn’t walk too well. Dudley was spotted at the K9-1-1 Animal and Rescue Services in Sicamous Canada by mechanical engineer Terence Loring’s martial arts…more »

Solidoodle 4 3D Printer

Solidoodle have launched their latest 3D printer, the Solidoodle 4, and are making moves into retail stores with the redesigned machine. Solidoodle, based in Brooklyn New York, have sold over 7,000 3D printer across the world and their new machine offers their easiest to use machine to date. The Solidoodle 4 is a pre-assembled machine…more »

3D Printed Fossil

Scientists have 3D printed a dinosaur fossil which was hidden in a plaster cast jacket by using a CT scanner to generate the 3D model data. Delicate fossils are often stored in plaster casts to protect them but this makes examining the fossil impossible, until now. Before this technique was developed researchers would damage or…more »

NASA 3D Printed Tools

After NASA certified that the Made in Space 3D printer is ready to be shot into space to live aboard the ISS they are showing us how it will be used by astronauts. After passing a battery of tests, including micro-gravity zero-g demonstrations, the new 3D printer will launch to the ISS next year and…more »

Blizzident 3D Printed Toothbrush

For many people brushing their teeth in a morning can feel like a bit of a chore, even though it only takes a few minutes. If you’re one of those people then the Blizzident 3D printed toothbrush is for you. It only takes 6 seconds for a complete clean. This new toothbrush takes advantage of…more »

3D Printing Fine Art Tim Zaman

Dutch researcher Tim Zaman is working with Canon’s Océ Group to accurately duplicate famous paintings. Their technique is able to reproduce the texture of the artist’s brush strokes using a process that involves 3D scanning and 3D printing. Zaman has developed a photographic scanning system that not only captures a high resolution image of the…more »

Deltaprintr Large Format 3D Printer

There are many open-source 3D printers being developed around the world, but what separates one printer from another? The Deltaprintr aims to differentiate itself from the crowd by the ease it can be expanded to produce large format prints. This $400 3D printer is being developed by students Shai Schechter, Andrey Kovalev, Yasick Nemenov and…more »

Office Depot 3D Printers

Office Depot have become the latest retailer to offer 3D printers to their customers, which may show that the 3D printer could be the next must have business tool. Office Depot are a worldwide office supplies and printing provider, but they are not the first to offer 3D printing solutions in this sector. Staples have…more »

Pirate Bay 10 Years

The world’s most popular, and most famous, file sharing site is celebrating its 10th birthday, with Pirate Bay’s founder predicting that 3D printing will revolutionize the way we get physical products in the same way file sharing changed how we get music and movies. The Pirate Bay was started in 2003 and since then has…more »

3D Systems Team Platform

3D Sytems have been on a bit of a spending spree recently and have now announced that they have acquired TramPlatform, a cloud-based, collaborative design and project management platform. After buying Phenix Systems and RPDG this latest buy provides product design, engineering services and manufacturing companies the ability to share data and collaborate on 3D…more »

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