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All the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Jul 31, 2018
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Hot Stuff
This Windproof Camping Stove is 3D Printed from Steel

Cast your camp cooking woes to the wind: students at ETH Zurich and Zurich University of the Arts have developed a windproof camp stove that will defeat even the most blustery of gales.

Jul 31, 2018
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3D-Bioprinting Meets Nerve Tissue Engineering
Researchers 3D Bioprint Scaffolds to Help Regrow Damaged Peripheral Nerves

Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, are 3D-bioprinting scaffolds to regrow damaged nerve cells. 

Jul 30, 2018
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Super Smart Slab
ETH Zurich Uses 3D Sand Printed Formwork to Build Concrete Smart Slab

Researchers at ETH Zurich have realized the first full-scale architectural project using 3D sand printing for its formwork. The result is a huge lightweight concrete "Smart Slab" at the DFAB House.

Jul 30, 2018
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Meddling with Metal
Markforged Cleared of Desktop Metal IP Infringement Claims

In March, Desktop Metal filed a lawsuit against Markforged for allegedly copying portions of its patented metal 3D printing processes. Last week, a federal jury decided to clear Markforged of both IP infringement allegations, marking a major victory for the defendant. 

Jul 29, 2018
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New 3D Printing Facility
Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children

A new 3D printing facility has been opened at the Department of Orthopaedics at Kasturba Hospital in India. Already, two children's lives have been changed as they received prosthetic limbs.

Jul 28, 2018
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Materialise to 3D Print a Full Mammoth Skeleton

In a holistic demonstration of its abilities, Materialise is creating a complete life-size replica of the Lier Mammoth. The new mammoth skeleton will go on display in the city of Lier, where the original was discovered, in October.

Jul 27, 2018
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Out of this World!
NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars

New York architecture and technology company AI SpaceFactory has been awarded by NASA for its MARS HAbitat (MARSHA) project. The concept includes using in-situ resource utilization to 3D print egg-shaped habitats on Mars that are optimized to deal with internal atmospheric pressure and structural stresses.

Jul 27, 2018
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3D printing on the rocks
Researchers Develop Electron Nanofabrication Method Using Ice

Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University in China have created an improved 3D nanofabrication method which uses ice and electron beam technology. The method cuts down on the time it takes to develop structures using standard e-beam lithography.

Jul 26, 2018
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Amazon enters the Filament Business
You Can Now Preorder Own-Brand Amazon 3D Printing Filament for $19

Amazon, the American electronic commerce giant, is now selling own-brand 3D printer filaments amongst the "essentials" of its AmazonBasics range.

Jul 24, 2018
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I Am Iron Man
3D Printed Jet Suit Now on Sale at British Retailer Selfridges

The dream of becoming Iron Man is more achievable than ever thanks to Richard Browning's 3D printed Jet Suit, which is now on sale at Selfridges in London. However, expect to pay an eye-watering £340,000 for the privilege of owning this kerosene-fueled contraption.

Jul 24, 2018
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Loaded Issue.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer Sounds the Alarm on 3D Printed Gun Models

During a recent press conference, Senator Chuck Schumer (NY-D) issued a warning about the imminent threat of 3D printed guns. The statement comes weeks after Cody Wilson reached a settlement with the US government to legally upload his 3D printed gun models online.

Jul 24, 2018
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Beyond Cura and Simplify3D
Autodesk’s NetFabb 2019.0 is Now Available to Download

Autodesk has now introduced its 2019 version of Netfabb, the additive manufacturing and design software. Improvements such as better 3MF support and changes to the latticing function should make working with 3D printable files more comfortable.

Jul 24, 2018
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First 3D Printing Masters in Spain
Barcelona’s University Launches Master Degree in Additive Manufacturing

The CIM UPC, the technological center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is launching a Master in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing which is the first course of its kind in Spain to focus on 3D printing. 

Jul 20, 2018
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A Blow for Innovation?
Does a European Parliament Resolution Stifle 3D Printing Innovation?

The European Parliament released a non-binding resolution about 3D printing which the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, CECIMO, believe could be a barrier to innovation.

Jul 19, 2018
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Once Upon a Time...
Kings3D Uses Over 100 SLA 3D Printers to Create 35 Majestic Castles

Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Kings3D recently presented the Evergrande Fairyland Project, an ambitious project that includes 35 highly detailed castles that were created with SLA 3D printing technology.