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

Apr 26, 2018
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New Life
Robo 3D Picks Up Official Support Duties for New Matter Printers

San Diego-based Robo 3D has just announced a lifeline for customers of recently-shuttered New Matter. Owners of New Matter's Mod-T 3D printer can now turn to Robo for technical support, parts and troubleshooting.

Apr 26, 2018
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New Technique Can 3D Print Electronics Directly on Skin

In an exciting new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota demonstrate how a customized, low-cost 3D printer can print electronics onto a moving hand.

Apr 26, 2018
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Researchers Develop Thermorph Technique to Print Self-Folding Objects

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are using a desktop FDM 3D printer, off-the-shelf printing filaments and a design editor to create flat prints which self-fold into different shapes when heat is applied. This technique is called Thermorph.

Apr 25, 2018
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Triple Time
Tiertime Unveils Three New 3D Printers at Rapid + TCT 2018

At the Rapid + TCT show in Texas, Tiertime shone a light on not one but three new 3D printers. One sees an upgrade to a familiar face -- the company's popular Up Mini 2 -- while the other two are all-new, including a 12-print-bed toting beast.

Apr 25, 2018
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The Sting
3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers

Engineers at Temple University in Philadelphia take inspiration from the insect kingdom for their 3D printed surgical needle design; the stinger of the humble honeybee.

Apr 24, 2018
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Printing Molecules
Nano-3D Printing Technology Helps Develop Improved Biochips

Apr 24, 2018
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Band-Aid 2.0
Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential

By embedding platelets into a 3D printed mixture of cells and gel, a team of researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hope to improve the healing properties of tissue implants and skin grafts with printable body tissue.

Apr 24, 2018
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Higher Learning
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.

Apr 24, 2018
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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. 

Apr 23, 2018
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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.

Apr 23, 2018
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3D Printed Rainbow
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.

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

Apr 22, 2018
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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.

Apr 20, 2018
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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.

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