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

May 14, 2018
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Augmented Humans
Youbionic Develops New Version of 3D Printed Bionic Hand

Italian startup Youbionic has developed a new 3D printed bionic hand which they claim can perform all movements that a biological hand can. However, it costs €1,499 to buy.

May 14, 2018
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Culture Sculpture
Artist Builds 3D Printer That Turns African Tribal Symbols into Sculptures

Artist Matthew Angelo Harrison has designed and constructed a large-scale 3D printer that is capable of 3D printing sculptural drawings based on African tribal symbols. 

May 14, 2018
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Fresh Air?
3D Print Air Quality Study Reveals Health Risks with Certain Filaments

Is your 3D printer slowly killing you? DIY3DTech.com did an air quality study for 3D printers to find out. After publishing a bunch of episodes of YouTube, Joseph Campbell has now has the results.

May 14, 2018
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Speeding up Bioprinting
Aspect Biosystems Secures $1 Million in Funding to Boost 3D Bioprinting Platform

Aspect Biosystems has been busy working on 3D bioprinting technology. Now, the company secured a substantial investment to speed up its commercialization. 3D bioprinting is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and also challenging 3D technologies currently in development.

May 13, 2018
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But Does it Make the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs?
This Millennium Falcon-Themed Nissan is Partially 3D Printed

As the hype machine cranks into gear ahead of this month's release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm and Nissan have partnered to create a Millennium Falcon-themed Nissan Rogue.

May 11, 2018
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Dot Dash Dot
3D Printed Telegraph Replicates Ezra Cornell’s 1844 Original

Made with 3D scanning and 3D printing, a replica of Ezra Cornell's telegraph machine from 1844 goes on display at Cornell University Library.

May 11, 2018
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This 3D Printed Skim Reaper Can Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Credit card skimming is a disease. Meet the cure. The New York City Police Department is testing a "skim reaper" to detect and prevent credit card fraud. It's based on a 3D printed prototype by researchers from the University of Florida.

May 11, 2018
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Made In Space Wins NASA Contract for Next-Gen ‘Vulcan’ 3D Printer

California-based company which built the two 3D printers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) secures a NASA contract to continue developing its next-generation Vulcan manufacturing system.

May 10, 2018
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Pulling the Strings
Student 3D Prints Prosthetic to Help Girl Learn to Play the Violin

May 9, 2018
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Slice & Print
Simplify3D and FlashForge Partner Up for Professional 3D Printing

Leading developer of 3D printing software Simplify3D enters into new agreement with FlashForge, manufacturer of desktop 3D printing systems, to provide support for their extensive lineup of 3D printing platforms.

May 8, 2018
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Workshop Wisdom
Autodesk’s Pier 9 Releases Free Workshops for Wood, Metal, CNC & 3D Print Machinery

Learn metal, wood, CNC and 3D print shop skills with this wealth of highly produced workshops developed at Autodesk's high tech Pier 9 fablab facility.

May 8, 2018
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Good Fit
Amazon is 3D Scanning Customers’ Bodies to Improve Online Shopping

To help sell clothes more effectively, Amazon is reportedly inviting customers to a New York office for a detailed 3D body scan over a 20 week time period.

May 8, 2018
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Spice of Life
Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth

Researchers at Washington State University find that natural cures combined with biomedical devices prompt bone health, growth. In this case, 3D printed ceramic bone scaffolds coated with curcumin, a compound of the spice turmeric.

May 7, 2018
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Second Skin
This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a portable 3D skin printer that can repair deep wounds in two minutes or less.

May 6, 2018
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Reinventing the Wheel Prototype
BigRep Prototypes Big with a 3D Printed Wheel Rim

Product Designer Marco Mattia Cristofori from BigRep turned to the custom wheel rim for a development challenge, creating a prototype virtually indistinguishable from the real thing.