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Higher Learning Apr 24, 2018
MIT and Boeing Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Education

New online course from MIT and Boeing to teach professionals how to invent and implement innovative new applications for additive manufacturing.

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Helping Hand Apr 24, 2018
Open Bionics Releases Incredibly Affordable and Customizable “Hero Arm” Prosthetic

The UK-based organization Open Bionics is releasing the Hero Arm, an advanced multi-grip bionic arm that is 3D printed, extremely affordable, and completely customizable for each wearer. The innovative new prosthetic device will be made available in the UK on April 25, 2018. 

Featured image of Ultimaker Launches Alliances Program to Improve 3D Printing Material Profiles
Optimal Settings Apr 23, 2018
Ultimaker Launches Alliances Program to Improve 3D Printing Material Profiles

With the new Ultimaker Alliances Program, users will be able to load preconfigured material profiles and 3D print settings from leading material manufacturers.

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Twice as Nice Apr 23, 2018
MakerGear Brings M3 Independent Dual Extruder 3D Printer to RAPID + TCT

At the Rapid + TCT Event in Fort Worth this week, 3D printing manufacturer MakerGear are launching their new M3 Independent Dual 3D Printer and MakerGear Cloud Software.

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3D Printed Rainbow Apr 23, 2018
M3D Launches Full-Color Palette 3D Printer “Crane Quad”

M3D, the American 3D printed manufacturer, is launching a new desktop printer called Crane Quad for under $500 which offers more than 50,000 colors with its full-color palette. But, there are also two other new printers in this series.

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3D Printed Bus Apr 23, 2018
Proterra Partners With Carbon to 3D Print Emission-Friendly Bus Fleet

Featured image of Open Heritage Project by CyArk and Google Helps Preserve Monuments in 3D
Travel the World Apr 22, 2018
Open Heritage Project by CyArk and Google Helps Preserve Monuments in 3D

The Open Heritage initiative is a joint project from Google Arts and Culture and nonprofit CyArk to preserve monuments around the world in 3D and make them available to the public.

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Yellow With Envy Apr 20, 2018
3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits

A team of behavioral ecologists out of the University of Windsor, Canada, studies the mating habits of color-changing toads in Costa Rica using RoboToads -- 3D printed, motorized replicas.

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Eureka Apr 20, 2018
Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic

In what could be a major ecological breakthrough, scientists have accidentally invented a mutant enzyme that likes to feast on PET plastic.

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3D Printing Functional Items Apr 20, 2018
Designer Items 3D Printed On Demand at Milan Design Week

If you're in Milan for the Design Week, don't miss the ÉCAL Digital Market which is 3D printing everyday items designed by students and established designers to explore how the industry may be disrupted by on-demand mass production.

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To Infinity and Beyond Apr 20, 2018
NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule to Feature Over 100 3D Printed Parts

NASA's next venture into deep-space capsule will feature additive manufacturing in a big way. The agency's new Orion capsule will incorporate more than 100 3D printed parts, which will be produced by Stratasys in collaboration with Lockheed Martin and PADT.

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Coming to Your City Soon? Apr 20, 2018
WASP Creates Hub Network Across the World

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, has created the WASP Hub network and is expanding in Italy and across the world to cities including,  Barcelona, ​​London, Madrid, Paris, Umea, Jersey City and Beirut.

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3D printed prosthetic sockets Apr 19, 2018
Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber 3D Printed Prosthetic Sockets May Be Strongest Yet

Featured image of Zortrax Unveils New Add-On Air Filters for its 3D Printers
Clearing the Air Apr 19, 2018
Zortrax Unveils New Add-On Air Filters for its 3D Printers

In an effort to curb the emissions from 3D printing, Zortrax has unveiled air filtration covers for its M200 and M200+ 3D printers. Packing both HEPA and carbon filters, the device is said to tackle both the UFPs and stink from materials like ABS.

Featured image of U.S. Army Develops 3D Printed Soft Robotics Inspired by Invertebrates
Flexible Fighters Apr 19, 2018
U.S. Army Develops 3D Printed Soft Robotics Inspired by Invertebrates

After studying the mechanisms of invertebrates in nature, U.S. Army researchers have developed 3D printed soft robotics that can traverse difficult landscapes and squeeze into crowded spaces. 

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Shapeways $30 million funding round Apr 19, 2018
Shapeways Raises $30 Million to Boost 3D Printing Creator Services And Tools

Shapeways, the platform for product creation using 3D printing technologies, has just raised $30 million in a Series E funding round. The 3D printing creator community on Shapeways will benefit from tools to boost product creation, marketing, and brand development.

Featured image of Ultimaker and Prusa Vie for Dominance in 3D Hubs Trend Report
Bang on Trend Apr 19, 2018
Ultimaker and Prusa Vie for Dominance in 3D Hubs Trend Report

Ultimaker! HP! Prusa Research! New York City! More fascinating insights into the 3D printing industry, courtesy of the latest 3D Hubs Trend Report.

Featured image of Made In Space Receives NASA’s “Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year” Award
Lift Off Apr 18, 2018
Made In Space Receives NASA’s “Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year” Award

NASA’s Johnson Space Center this week awarded Made In Space, the space manufacturing company, with the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for performing well on every NASA contract.

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Kids, don‘t try this at home Apr 18, 2018
Custom-Shaped Explosives for US Navy 3D Printed on HP 3D Printers

We could soon see custom-shaped 3D printed explosives on the battlefield. A Tennessee-based consultancy, called E&G Associates, is aiding the US Navy in the creation of such devices. 

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How Does That Sound? Apr 18, 2018
Researchers Develop 3D Printed Metamaterials That Can Control Vibration and Sound

Researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed 3D printed metamaterials that can switch between active control and passive states, enabling control of acoustic and optical waves.

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