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Featured image of 3D Ecoprinters and Scavenged Plastic Help Disaster Recovery Teams in the Solomon Islands
When the going gets tough... Mar 5, 2018
3D Ecoprinters and Scavenged Plastic Help Disaster Recovery Teams in the Solomon Islands

Dr Mazher Mohammed is working on a project with Deakin University and Plan International to use waste plastic and "ecoprinters" to help disaster recovery teams.

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Bad to the Bone Mar 5, 2018
12-Foot-Tall Skeleton 3D Printed for Mexican Festival of Lights in Guadalajara

The Mexican 3D printing service Moti Digital used a Massivit 1800 3D printer to create a 12-foot-tall skeleton structure. The installation was showcased during the Mexican Festival of Light celebrations in Guadalajara.

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Better Treatments Mar 5, 2018
3D Bioprinting Models to Better Understand and Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

Scientists from Manchester, UK are using 3D bioprinting to investigate and better understand the brain's neurovascular unit (NVU) which will hopefully lead to improved treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

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Floating in Berlin Mar 4, 2018
Suspended Tree Sculpture Created with 3D Pen and Wood Filament

On display at the Super Bien! greenhouse for contemporary art in Berlin is the sculpture Portrait of a Birch by artist Martin Binder. Entirely drawn by hand using a 3D printing pen, it is some 4 meters of suspended wood-blended filament.

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No More Cords! Mar 2, 2018
Safely Charging a Smartphone with a Laser Beam

Researchers from the University of Washington are developing a method for charging a smartphone once it's placed on a tabletop by using a laser beam and safety features, such as 3D printed retroreflectors.

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Metal Mania Mar 2, 2018
Stratasys Reveals Plan to Develop Metal 3D Printing Platform

Stratasys has announced the development of a new metal additive manufacturing platform that will aim to displace conventional methods for short-run manufacturing. 

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Say Cheese Mar 2, 2018
3D Printed Hyperspectral Imagers Brings Better Imaging to Drones

Researchers are using 3D printing to create lightweight hyperspectral imagers which can be carried by drones for a cheaper cost than usual which will make the technology more accessible.

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Liquid Sense Mar 1, 2018
Harvard Researchers Develop Conductive Ink to Embed Sensors into Soft Robotics

Researchers from Harvard University have developed a 3D printing platform for creating soft robotic systems embedded with sensors. The team uses a technique developed in the lab of Jennifer Lewis to 3D print organic ionic liquid-based conductive ink within soft elastomer matrices. 

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Smokin' Mar 1, 2018
Scent Tray is a Beautiful 3D Printed Incense Holder and Ashtray

An artist based in Vancouver is using direct metal laser sintering technology to create beautiful incense holders and show off the possibilities for designing with and using 3D printing. 

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3D Printing Driving Innovation Mar 1, 2018
Material Research Laboratory in Ireland Gets €4.3-Million for 3D Printing

Game changing 3D printing technology is coming to Ireland's Amber materials science research center at Trinity College Dublin, thanks to €4.3 million in funding from the Science Foundation Ireland and European Research Council.

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It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a...3D Printer? Mar 1, 2018
DediBot’s Flying 3D Printer Soars Into TCT Asia 2018

The Hangzhou based 3D printing company DediBot stole the spotlight at TCT Show Asia 2018 with its flying 3D printer. The concept, called the Fly Elephant, connects a Delta-style 3D printer to a powerful drone. 

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Hello Dave Feb 28, 2018
Meet CIMON: The Floating AI That Will Live on the International Space Station

Airbus is using artificial intelligence from IBM to create an AI robot that will live on the International Space Station. This 3D printed mission and flight assistance system is called the Crew Interactive Mobile Companion, also known as CIMON.

Featured image of Magic Wheelchair Wins Gigaprize 3D Printer for Epic Wheelchair Costumes
Charitable, Giving... What's Not to Love Feb 28, 2018
Magic Wheelchair Wins Gigaprize 3D Printer for Epic Wheelchair Costumes

re:3D's Gigaprize for 2017 of a large format 3D printer has gone to Magic Wheelchair, an organization empowering handicapped children to follow in their heroes' footsteps with incredible costumes that integrate wheelchairs.

Featured image of [Update: They Did It!] World’s Largest 3D Printed Camper Trailer Will be Live-streamed
Coffee Shop Camper Feb 28, 2018
[Update: They Did It!] World’s Largest 3D Printed Camper Trailer Will be Live-streamed

After nine days of continuous 3D printing the Create Cafe team over in Saskatoon, Canada, has successfully completed the world's largest indoor 3D print. Called the Wave, the camper trailer is an exciting project that highlights big and ambitious prints needn't be confined to the factory floor.

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Open-Source Robo-Cat Feb 28, 2018
OpenCat: 3D Print Your Own Robotic Cat

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A Present Fit for a Tsar Feb 28, 2018
Designing and 3D Printing a Faberge Egg from Scratch

For his wife's birthday, maker Aleksander Wróblewski took inspiration from Russian Tsars to design and 3D print a Farberge egg from scratch which could hold a surprise. 

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No Training Wheels Required Feb 27, 2018
Woom Bikes Uses 3D Printing to Design Custom Bicycles For Children

On the hunt for the perfect bicycle for his child, Austrian designer Christian Bezdeka decided to start woom Bikes. The company is using 3D printing to create lightweight and comfortable bicycles for children aged 1.5 years and older.

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DIY Tank Project Feb 27, 2018
YouTuber 3D Prints and Tests a Screw Drive RC Tank

Create your own radio controlled 3D printed screw driver tank by following along with YouTuber Ivan Miranda's latest six part project.  

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Save the Bees Feb 27, 2018
Can the 3D Printed Synthetic Pollenizer Help the Bee Population?

A conceptual 3D printed idea called the Synthetic Pollenizer by an artist from Brisbane could help us keep bee populations alive and thriving. 

Featured image of Voxeljet to Send 500,000 Liters of 3D Printed Sand to TEI During Three-Year Contract
Streamlining Services Feb 26, 2018
Voxeljet to Send 500,000 Liters of 3D Printed Sand to TEI During Three-Year Contract

Voxeljet announced that it's signed a three-year contract with Tooling and Equipment International (TEI) meaning they'll supply the company with 500,000 liters of 3D printed sand over this time.

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