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Pedal Ti the Metal Feb 26, 2018
Students 3D Print Efficient Single-Piston Engine from Titanium

Engineering students from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, have taken to 3D printing a single-piston internal combustion engine from Titanium for their entry in the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Asia.

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New 3D Modeling Software Feb 26, 2018
PlastiSketch Debuts Alternative 3D Modeling Method Using Vectors

PlastiSketch offers a new method of 3D modeling that is an alternative to established tools. It is designed for those that want to create sculpted 3D objects, but lack the artistic finesse required by the likes of Zbrush and Blender.

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Add some fairy dust Feb 26, 2018
ColorFabb Presents New Range of High-Quality 3D Print Filaments

ColorFabb, the Dutch 3D printing filament maker, today launched a new filament. Based on its bestseller, the co-polyester nGen, the new nGen_LUX has been made using Eastman Amphora AM3300 3D polymer and some added "fairy dust".

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New Ways to Learn Feb 24, 2018
Wikimedia Commons Enables 3D Model Uploads and Downloads

Wikimedia Commons has enabled a new feature which will allow you to upload 3D models and the first to be uploaded is a model created by the #NEWPALMYRA project, honoring Bassel Khartabil. 

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Bringing Back the Extinct Feb 23, 2018
3D Scanning and Printing Tasmanian Tiger Joeys to Give Insight into Extinct Animal

Scientists have taken CT scans of preserved Tasmanian tiger joeys to help give them a better insight into the extinct animal and learn about the early development phases of the marsupials.

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Lowering manufacturing and development costs Feb 22, 2018
Bosch Invests in Ultimaker 3 Extended 3D Printers to Boost Global Production

The German automotive parts supplier will be implementing Ultimaker 3 3D printers across its locations worldwide to streamline production. Manufacturing companies are turning increasingly to additive manufacturing to boost their parts production.

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Bigger and Better Feb 22, 2018
Voodoo Manufacturing Goes Big with Large-Format Print Service

Voodoo manufacturing is supersizing its offerings with the announcement that the company now provides large-format 3D printing. Its customers can now order 3D printed parts in PLA up to eight times larger than before with a five day turnaround.

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The Quick and Lead Feb 22, 2018
Aurora Labs Paves Way for Faster Metal 3D Printing

Australian metal 3D printing company Aurora Labs has made some visible progress toward the development of a new rapid metal 3D printing technology. Dubbed Medium and Large Format Printer, the process could significantly speed up the 3D printing of large metal parts.

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New Ways to Share Feb 21, 2018
Facebook Supports New Format for Interactive 3D Model Uploads

You can now digitally sculpt a 3D model and upload it straight to Facebook to share with your friends. But, better yet, Facebook is now offering support for higher-quality glTF 2.0 files.

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3,2,1 Gnome Off! Feb 21, 2018
3D Printed Gnome Goes to Space to Celebrate 100 Years of Polish Independence

The symbol of the Polish city of Wroclaw has been 3D printed and launched into the stratosphere to prove that the only limits are ones we set in our minds. That, and it's in celebration of 100 years of Polish independence.

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3D printed sports rifle Feb 21, 2018
Athletics 3D Develops Olympic Gold-Winning Rifle with 3D Printing

French sports equipment company Athletics 3D turned to rapid prototyping for the design of one of its latest small bore rifles. The rifle, prototyped on a Zortrax M200, would go on to a gold medal-winning finish at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the hands of biathlete Martin Fourcade.

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The Shape of Printing Feb 21, 2018
Gregory Kress New CEO of 3D Printing Marketplace Shapeways

Shapeways has a new CEO and his name is Gregory Kress; the company will continue its expansion into a 3D printing marketplace where creators can design, make, and sell their ideas.

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Better Prototyping Feb 20, 2018
RoMA: Robotic Modeling Assistant Could be a Better Prototyping Machine

Cornell and MIT are working on a joint project called the Robotic Modeling Assistant (RoMA) which will bring together multiple technologies to create an ultimate prototyping machine.

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Thick Skin Feb 20, 2018
Stelia Aerospace Demos Cheap, Light and Strong Aircraft Fuselage Using WAAM

French firm Stelia Aerospace has lifted the lid on its newest innovation. Using WAAM (wire arc additive manufacturing), the company has demonstrated metallic self-reinforced aircraft fuselage panels that cut out a costly and time consuming assembly process.

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Shocking Stuff Feb 20, 2018
Electric Eels Inspire Device Which Reaches 110 Volts

A sheet of bioprinted hydrogels -- inspired by the electric eel -- is capable of delivering 110 volts of electricity. It has potential to become a soft power source which draws on a biological system's chemical energy.

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Cloud based 3D Printing System Feb 20, 2018
3D Printing Software company Beamler Acquires Printr

Beamler, the company that provides 3D printing software for the industry, has just announced the acquisition of Printr. It will be fully integrated into the buyer’s portfolio.

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Dota to Go Feb 19, 2018
Shapeways and Polycount Team Up for Dota 2 3D Printing Contest

3D printing service Shapeways and digital art forum and community Polycount are putting on a 3D printable design competition inspired by Valve's Dota 2 video game.

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Going Underground Feb 19, 2018
LiDAR Scanning Technology Helps Archaeologists Uncover Forgotten Cities

LiDAR scanning technology offers tremendous potential to help archaeologists discover lost cities across the world.

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Good Enough to Eat Feb 19, 2018
Artist Documents “Ritual of Habits” with 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

Rosalie Yu recreates her sweet treats in hyper-realistic detail with a grand project called a Ritual of Habits. She's creating a virtual reality experience -- and a 3D printed facsimile -- of 256 desserts (and counting).

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Flying Over the Ice Feb 19, 2018
How 3D Scanning and Printing Helped Team GB to Win Winter Olympics Gold and Bronze

Skeleton skinsuit engineers for Team GB used 3D scanning and printing to help athletes get a slight advantage over their competitors at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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