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Gimmie Shelter Mar 12, 2018
Live at SXSW: $4,000 3D Printed Homes for Those Who Lack Shelter

The construction company ICON is working together with the charity New Story to combat inadequate housing across the globe. Using ICON's Vulcan 3D printer, the collaborative effort aims to 3D print 650-square-foot homes that are affordable and sustainable.  

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Go Green Mar 12, 2018
Gigabot X can 3D Print with Recycled Plastic Pellets

Now live on Kickstarter is the Gigabot X, a large-scale, direct pellet extrusion 3D printer for fabricating with recycled plastic.

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No Highs, No Lows, Must be a Bose ;-) Mar 12, 2018
Bose Develops AR Sunglasses which use Sound

Bose, the American audio systems company, used 3D printing to create a prototype for AR sunglasses which use sound rather than a camera and screen. 

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Libraries FTW! Mar 12, 2018
Autodesk Wants To Let You Build Circuit Boards Faster and Easier

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Prenatal 3D Selfies Mar 11, 2018
3D Printed Ultrasound: Get a 3D Printed Model of your Unborn Child!

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Clickity-Clack Mar 9, 2018
Researchers Create Knitted Replicas of 3D Printing Models

The humble art of knitting takes on a whole new dimension; new software can convert any 3D model into a pattern to create knitted replicas.

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Lights, Camera, Action Mar 9, 2018
Turn Your Phone into an Action Camera with the 3D Printed Periscope Case

Defox has launched the 3D printed Periscope Case on Crowd Supply. The case is dubbed the working man's Go Pro and can turn your phone into an action camera. 

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There Will Be Blood (Pressure) Mar 9, 2018
3D Printed Smartphone Device Puts Blood Pressure Monitoring at Your Fingertips

Researchers from Michigan State University have developed 3D printed smartphone device that is able to monitor the user's blood pressure. The device uses a sensor that calculates blood pressure at the touch of a fingertip. 

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Better Together Mar 9, 2018
Sony Mobile and PostNord Group Work Together on 3D Scanning, 3D Printing, and Distributing

PostNord Group and Sony Mobile are working together to make the 3D market accessible for both businesses and consumers. The first stage is enabling customers to print models from the Sony Mobile app which are then distributed by PostNord.

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Light Fantastic Mar 8, 2018
Werteloberfell 3D Prints onto Japanese Silk Paper to Create “Panel Light” Structures

German design studio WertelOberfell experimented with 3D printing to create"Panel Light", based on Isamu Noguchi's paper lanterns. They can be printed very quickly and use very little material.

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Blended Innovation Mar 8, 2018
Vitamix Uses Carbon 3D Printing to Reimagine Nozzle Production

Vitamix partners with The Technology House to use Carbon's 3D printing technology to transform part design and production. The blending equipment leader will mass produce a micro-fluidic nozzle that is 10 times more durable, uses 30 percent less material, and is 33 percent more economical. 

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Kim Kardashian Kake Mar 8, 2018
Baker Creates Life-Size Kim Kardashian Cake With 3D Printing

A Kim Kardashian double has commissioned a baker to create a life-size cake of the celebrity. The cake took ten days to make and 3D printing was used to create Kim K's face.

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Puzzles for Learning Mar 8, 2018
3D Printing and Distributing the Fittle Puzzle to Help People in India Learn Braille

Fittle is the world's first 3D printed braille puzzle which is open source. It's helping visually impaired people in India learn to read braille quickly and efficiently.

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Bringing Together Art and Awareness Mar 7, 2018
Venus de Milo Receives 3D Printed Prosthetics for Handicap International Campaign

Venus de Milo and other statues in Paris, France received 3D printed prosthetic arms as part of Handicap International's #BodyCantWait campaign.

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Printer Libre Mar 7, 2018
Open Source Files for BCN3D Sigmax 3D Printer Released

In a big win for the open source 3D printing community, BCN3D Technologies release open source files for BCN3D Sigmax desktop 3D printer.

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Making the Old New Mar 7, 2018
3D Hybrid Solutions Adds Metal 3D Printing Capabilities to CNC Machines

The California-based company 3D Hybrid Solutions is offering three metal 3D printing tools for CNC machines, including Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM), Laser Metal Deposition (LMD), and Cold Spray toolheads. 

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Wheels of Change Mar 7, 2018
Goodyear Creates Oxygene 3D Printed Concept Tire to Improve Air Quality

American tire company Goodyear will debut a 3D printed tire concept this week at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Called Oxygene, the tire touts many potential environmental benefits, including improving air quality in cities and recycling old waste rubber.

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"The Future is Bright" Mar 6, 2018
3D Printable Gallium Alloys Could Lead the Way for Flexible Electronics

Oregon State University's College of Engineering researchers have made progress in the ability to rapidly manufacture flexible electronics and soft robotics.

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Jetting to the Cure Mar 6, 2018
3D Jet Writing Technique Provides Better Understanding of How Cancer Spreads

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a new 3D jet writer that allows them to print high-resolution polymer as microtissues. These tiny tissue structures are able to facilitate cancer cell growth, allowing for improved drug development and testing.

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Hand in Glove Mar 5, 2018
Researchers 3D Print Tremor Suppression Glove to Help Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers from Western University have developed a functional prototype of a new tremor suppression glove. This device aims to provide more independence to patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. 

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