3D Printing News & Features

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world and the latest features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories.

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Dec 17, 2017
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Robotic Blimp to Explore Hidden Chambers of Great Pyramid

Research team in France collaborating with archaeologists to use a Robotic Blimp to explore a mysterious new chamber in the Giza pyramids.

Dec 16, 2017
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Just Add Water
Smart Cups Debuts the 3D Printed Energy Drink

Shipping empty biodegradable plastic cups with 3D printed polycapsule flavors, is Smart Cups the future of thirst quenching? Just add water.

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Dec 16, 2017
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Siemens Awarded by ASME for 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) awards Siemens for creating the first 3D printed and fully tested gas turbine blades.

Dec 15, 2017
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3D Printing Industry in China to Benefit from Government Action Plan

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is working with 12 departments to create an action plan for boosting 3D printing.

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Dec 15, 2017
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UPS Partners With SAP to Launch Spare Parts 3D Printing Business

US package delivery company UPS is teaming up with enterprise software company SAP to branch out into a spare parts 3D printing business.

Dec 15, 2017
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Resist the Recall
Shapeways CEO Tom Finn Speaks Out Against Net Neutrality Recall

Shapeways CEO Tom Finn wrote an op-ed for NY Daily News about how the recent net neutrality recall will impact his and many other startups. 

Dec 15, 2017
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This 3D Printed Smart Glass Can Keep You Cool in the Summer

Researchers from the University of Delaware have developed a 3D printed smart window that could help cool the masses. 

Dec 14, 2017
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Quirky and Results Driven
Formlabs Wins Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2018 Award

3D printer manufacturer Formlabs, founded by MIT graduate Maxim Lobovsky, wins Glassdoor's 'Best Place to Work 2018' Employee Choice Awards.

Dec 14, 2017
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May The Ultrasound Be With You
Amputee Musician Tests Luke Skywalker Hand

Researchers at Georgia Tech use ultrasound to extend the technology behind prosthetic hands and deliver the results to an amputee musician.

Dec 14, 2017
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Unique Prizes
colorFabb Creates Lodewijk van der Grinten Prize 2017 Using Funky New nGen_LUX Filament

As sponsor and trophy maker of the Lodewijk van der Grinten prize, colorFabb came up with a unique and interesting design for 2017. 

Dec 14, 2017
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GE Additive Releases Photo of H1 Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing Machine

GE Additive releases the first image of the H1 additive manufacturing system, which could be the fastest binder jet platform on the market.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Army Engineer Research & Development Center Creates Largest 3D Printed Building in US

A team from the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) used 3D printing to create the country's largest 3D printed building.

Dec 13, 2017
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VR Vacation
Airbnb Adopts AR/VR to Let You Visit A Home Before Renting It

The global apartment and home rental service Airbnb will incorporate VR/AR technology to allow users to visit locations before renting them. 

Dec 12, 2017
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3D Printed Solar-Powered FieldLab Makes Medical Diagnosis More Accessible and Affordable

The FieldLab is solar-powered and compact, making it suitable for conflict-ridden and remote areas requiring medical assistance.

Dec 12, 2017
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New Year, New Products
Aleph Objects to Display New LulzBot Products at CES 2018

Aleph Objects is releasing three new products for 2018 and showcasing their seven new releases from 2017 at CES 2018 and FETC 2018 in January.

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