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

Mar 9, 2018
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Clickity-Clack
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.

Mar 9, 2018
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Lights, Camera, Action
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. 

Mar 9, 2018
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There Will Be Blood (Pressure)
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. 

Mar 9, 2018
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Better Together
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.

Mar 8, 2018
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For under $10,000
ZYYX 3D Printer Unveils Patent-Pending Disruptive Metal 3D Printing Solution

Mar 8, 2018
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Light Fantastic
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.

Mar 8, 2018
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Blended Innovation
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. 

Mar 8, 2018
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Kim Kardashian Kake
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.

Mar 8, 2018
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Puzzles for Learning
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.

Mar 7, 2018
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Printer Libre
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.

Mar 7, 2018
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Making the Old New
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. 

Mar 7, 2018
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Wheels of Change
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.

Mar 6, 2018
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"The Future is Bright"
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.

Mar 5, 2018
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Bad to the Bone
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.

Mar 5, 2018
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Better Treatments
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.