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Featured image of Student 3D Bioprints Cancer Cells to Improve Treatments
Improving Cancer Treatments Aug 23, 2018
Student 3D Bioprints Cancer Cells to Improve Treatments

A Waikato University masters student is using 3D bioprinting to grow life-size tumor cells in 3D which may help improve treatments. Eventually, it may be possible to take cells from a patient, grow a tumor and see which treatments work best on it in a laboratory.

Featured image of US Marines Saved $70,000 by 3D Printing Small F-35 Aircraft Component
Big Savers! Aug 23, 2018
US Marines Saved $70,000 by 3D Printing Small F-35 Aircraft Component

A team of US Marines in Maryland were tasked with finding a landing gear component that attached to the door of a F-35 stealth fighter aircraft. By using 3D modeling and printing, they were able to replicate the component for just 9 cents.

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No More Fake Prints Aug 23, 2018
Researchers Defeat 3D Printing Piracy with Hidden QR Codes

Researchers at NYU Tandon and NYU Abu Dhabi have developed the means to insulate 3D printing from piracy by converting flat QR codes into hidden features within a printed part.

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Brmm Brmm Aug 22, 2018
XEV to Start Production of 3D Printed Electric Car at Chinese Mega Factory

XEV, the Italian car manufacturer, is starting production on a 3D printed vehicle called the LSEV next year at a “mega factory” in Jiangsu.

Featured image of US Students 3D Print a Sustainable Lotus House for Solar Decathlon 2018
Pretty as a Flower Aug 22, 2018
US Students 3D Print a Sustainable Lotus House for Solar Decathlon 2018

Students from Washington University in St. Louis have been working on an energy-efficient prototype house for the past eight months. The Lotus House will be unveiled as part of Solar Decathlon China 2018 this month.

Featured image of WOW! Launches SparkMaker FHD Resin 3D Printer on Kickstarter
More Pixels, More Print Aug 21, 2018
WOW! Launches SparkMaker FHD Resin 3D Printer on Kickstarter

After attempting to knock the legs out from beneath the desktop SLA market with its sub-$300 SparkMaker 3D printer, WOW! has returned with a successor. Called the SparkMaker FHD, the new machine promises full-HD LCD-based SLA 3D printing and wireless operation.

Featured image of iFix 3D Printing BioPen Receives $1.1 Million in Funding
Saving Vision with iFix Aug 21, 2018
iFix 3D Printing BioPen Receives $1.1 Million in Funding

A BioPen which uses "ink" to treat eye wounds is closer to becoming commercially available thanks to the help of NSW (New South Wales) Medical Devices Fund awarding it $1.1 million.

Featured image of Mosaic Manufacturing Launches Palette 2 Multi-Material Printing Solution
Mix Magic Aug 21, 2018
Mosaic Manufacturing Launches Palette 2 Multi-Material Printing Solution

Successor to the popular Palette+ filament blending box, the Palette 2 adds across the board improvements including deeper 3D printer integration, allowing you to augment your single extrusion 3D printer with no workflow disruption.

Featured image of Educational BOSEbuild Headphone Kit Developed Using 3D Printing
Build-it-Yourself! Aug 20, 2018
Educational BOSEbuild Headphone Kit Developed Using 3D Printing

BOSEbuild is a team within the Bose Corporation tasked with the development of audio-based educational kits. The most recent project is a build-it-yourself Bluetooth headphone set which was made possible with 3D printing.

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A Lannister Always Pays His Debts Aug 20, 2018
3D Print a Life-Size Tyrion Lannister

A Thingiverse user has 3D printed a life-size version of the Games of Thrones character, Tyrion Lannister. The print took 1,400 hours and is made of ten pieces which took six days to print. 

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New Tool Head for Tiny Prints Aug 19, 2018
Aleph Objects Debuts Aerostruder v2 Micro Tool Head

The manufacturer of LulzBot 3D printers, Aleph Objects, has demonstrated an ultra-precise new Aerostruder v2 Micro Tool Head. It enables you to 3D print accurate penny-scale parts. It will be available to purchase in September.

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New "Advanced" Material Aug 18, 2018
Ackuretta Launches New 3D Printing Ceramic Resin

Ackuretta, the manufacturer of high-precision prosumer grade Digital Light Processing 3D printers based in Taipei, Taiwan, announced the addition of a new ceramic resin to its Qura resin line. 

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AM Insider Aug 17, 2018
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 33 / 2018

Want to know what’s happening in the Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing industry? Here’s All3DP’s weekly report for professionals, written by former 3dprint.com editor-in-chief and industry expert Sarah Goehrke.

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Watch and Learn Aug 16, 2018
MIT Announces 11-Week Online Course on Additive Manufacturing for Professionals

Starting October 1, MIT is launching an 11-week online course for professionals interested in learning about 3D printing technologies, along with their applications and business potential.

Featured image of TU Wien Researchers 3D Print Artificial Placental Barrier on a Chip
Organ-on-a-chip Aug 16, 2018
TU Wien Researchers 3D Print Artificial Placental Barrier on a Chip

Researchers from TU Wien, a university in Vienna, Austria have used a 3D printing method to create an artificial placental barrier on a chip. Its benefits include enabling researchers to learn more about how the placenta allows the exchange of substances between mother and baby.

Featured image of Autonomous 3D Printed Olli Bus Undergoing Testing at University of Buffalo
Reducing CO2 Emissions Aug 16, 2018
Autonomous 3D Printed Olli Bus Undergoing Testing at University of Buffalo

Olli, the 3D printed bus developed by Local Motors, is undergoing testing at the University of Buffalo which will inform policy on transportation issues, reliability, and safety.

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Trade Wars Aug 15, 2018
How Trump and China’s Trade War Could Impact the 3D Printing Market

The Trump Administration and Chinese Government continue implementing tariffs on one another, escalating an ongoing trade war between the two countries. It seems like the latest round of tariffs issued by the United States could have an impact on 3D printing filament market.

Featured image of 3D Printing Supports Growth of Coral Reef Ecosystem in the Maldives
Rebuilding Coral Reefs! Aug 15, 2018
3D Printing Supports Growth of Coral Reef Ecosystem in the Maldives

To help promote the growth of a coral reef ecosystem in the Maldives, a team has designed and 3D printed an artificial reef made from hundreds of ceramic and concrete modules. The 3D printed reef is being used by the Summer Island Maldives resort to build a new coral reef ecosystem.

Featured image of Women in 3D Printing’s “Diversity for A.M. Report” Calls for Widespread Social Change
More Women in 3D Printing! Aug 14, 2018
Women in 3D Printing’s “Diversity for A.M. Report” Calls for Widespread Social Change

Women in 3D Printing is an organization which does exactly what it says on the tin. It's dedicated to inspiring, supporting and promoting women using Additive Manufacturing technologies. Its "Diversity for A.M. #Q2 2018 Report" offers some interesting insights into the industry.

Featured image of Sculpteo Launches New Resin Material Urethane Methacrylate or UMA90
New Material Alert Aug 13, 2018
Sculpteo Launches New Resin Material Urethane Methacrylate or UMA90

Sculpteo, the French 3D printing service recently added a new resin material called Urethane Methacrylate or UMA90. The material offers a strong, sleek finish and is suitable for prototyping or printing mechanical parts.

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