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

Apr 11, 2018
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Branded Goods
Digitally Augmented Additive Manufacturing Parts from Rize

3D printing company Rize has integrated digital rights management into physical 3D printed parts at the voxel-level; embedded QR codes can be used to provide compliance, authenticity and traceability.

Apr 11, 2018
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3D printed weapon
Orbital ATK Tests Warhead Created Using 3D Printed Parts

3D printing speeds up development of warheads. It was only a matter of time before engineers would use 3D printing technologies to develop weapons.

Apr 11, 2018
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Bellywatch
This 3D Printed Wearable Can Monitor Stomach Activity

Scientists at UC San Diego create a 3D printed wearable to monitor stomach activity throughout the day, replacing the need for invasive probes.

Apr 10, 2018
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3D printed coral reef
3D Printed Reefs May Offer Hope to Restore Dying Coral Reefs Worldwide

3D printing may provide a sustainable solution to the current crisis of coral reef death globally. Population growth and the environmental burden that accompanies it has taken a serious toll on the Australian Great Barrier Reef and many other coral reefs over the last few years.

Apr 10, 2018
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Smile!
Floss All Your Teeth at Once with the Custom-Fitted and 3D Printed UFloss

A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a new 3D printed flossing device called UFloss, which allows you to floss all of your teeth at the same time. This oral hygiene product will use an app to take impressions of the user's mouth, creating a fully custom-fitted solution for all. 

Apr 10, 2018
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Cooked up by Chef Jan Smink and byFlow
First Permanent 3D Printed Food Restaurant Premieres in the Netherlands

Dutch company byFlow and chef Jan Smink are pairing up to launch the first permanent restaurant for 3D printed food in Wolvega, the Netherlands. The launch is scheduled for September 2018 but bookings can be made in mid-May.

Apr 9, 2018
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A Grand Experiment?
HP is Applying Multi Jet Fusion to Their Supply Chain

Citing cost savings and design freedom, HP is integrating their 3D printing and additive manufacturing technology, Multi Jet Fusion, into their supply chain for multiple products.

Apr 9, 2018
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Art & Science
Getting to The Heart of the Matter with 3D Printing

Combining medically accurate models with allegorical artworks, new exhibition "The Heart of the Matter" takes a closer look at the complexity -- and beauty -- of the human heart using 3D printed sculptures.

Apr 9, 2018
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Ticket to the Moon
Rocket Lab Prepping First Commercial Launch in April

Following a successful January test launch of their Electron booster with 3D printed components, US private space firm Rocket Lab plans to go ahead with its first fully commercial mission later this month.

Apr 7, 2018
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Big Advancements on the Nano Scale
Russian Physicists Develop Special Nanoparticles for Biomedical 3D Printing Process

Researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences' Crystallography & Phonetics Scientific Research Center have developed a nanoparticle-based 3D printing method that is considerably faster and more accurate than traditional 3D printing technologies. 

Apr 6, 2018
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Alice in 3D Printing Wonderland
With New 3D Print Smart Ink Objects Can Change Shape And Color

3D printed materials that change shape and color may be coming to market sooner than previously thought. A team of researchers at Dartmouth College presented a new smart ink which induces shape and color changes in 3D printed objects.

Apr 6, 2018
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Building Blocks
Autodesk Supporting Hip Hop Architecture Camps for Second Year

Now in its second year, Autodesk and the Urban Arts Collective continue their collaboration on Hip Hop Architecture Camps, inviting local middle and high school students to re-imagine their communities and introduce STEAM education through the lens of hip hop culture.

Apr 6, 2018
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Easy Listening
3D Printed Custom Fit In-Ear Monitors on Kickstarter

Professional musicians and audiophiles may soon be able to benefit from custom-fit, 3D printed in-ear monitors, if this Kickstarter campaign by HW Audio is successful.

Apr 4, 2018
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Diversity is Key
New Report Takes Deep Look at Gender Diversity in Additive Manufacturing

A new quarterly report from the organization Women in 3D Printing takes an in-depth look at diversity within the additive manufacturing, focusing on the employment distribution between genders, the different perception on professional opportunity, and the views of women who are pioneering the industry.  

Apr 4, 2018
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Print Long and Prosper
New Metal 3D Printing Company Vulcan Labs Spun Out of Stratasys

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has spun off a 3D printing operation into a new independent company called Vulcan Labs, specializing in powder-bed fusion technology.