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

Apr 3, 2018
Featured image of ICYMI: April Fools Feat. Prusa, Formlabs, BMW, MatterHackers and More
Prank'd Ya
ICYMI: April Fools Feat. Prusa, Formlabs, BMW, MatterHackers and More

It was a good year for April Fools pranks in the 3D printing world: from food prep to Fast and Furious-worthy N2O upgrades for your printer and more, kick back and have another chuckle at all the 3D printing gags we could find.

Apr 3, 2018
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Bridging Data with 3D Printing
MX3D’s 3D Printed Steel Bridge Becomes “Living Laboratory” with Sensor Network

MX3D has finally finished building the full span of its long-awaited 3D printed steel bridge! For the next step, the Dutch company is working with the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction to install a network of sensors on the bridge.

Apr 2, 2018
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A Concrete Plan
Famed Italian Architect Massimiliano Locatelli to 3D Print a House at Milan Design Week

During Milan Design Week, engineering firm Arup and architecture studio CLS Architetti are 3D printing a house called 3D Housing 05 near the Duomo cathedral.

Apr 2, 2018
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Fits perfectly
Bandages that Stay on Your Joints Thanks to 3D Printing and Kirigami

Apr 2, 2018
Featured image of Relativity Space Raises $35 Million to Get 3D Printed Rockets Off the Launchpad
Up, Up, and Away
Relativity Space Raises $35 Million to Get 3D Printed Rockets Off the Launchpad

The Los Angeles startup Relativity Space has raised $35 million in its latest funding round led by Playground Global and other investors. The financing will enable the aerospace company to expand, while also paving the way for it to refine and test 3D printed rockets. 

Mar 29, 2018
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Interesting new features
Ultimaker Releases New and Improved Cura 3.3 Beta

Ultimaker is releasing a new beta version of its popular slicing software. You can now download Cura 3.3 now from the company’s website. As usual, the software is free.

Mar 29, 2018
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Darth Vader Black
Colorfabb Launches High-Quality Semi Matte Black Filament

Mar 29, 2018
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Clear-Eyed Innovation
New 3D Printed Lenses Can Transform Your iPhone into a Microscope

Engineers from Northwestern University have developed a new method to 3D print powerful lenses in a rapid manner. These lenses could be used to turn your iPhone into a microscope for high quality photos or on-the-spot disease diagnosis. 

Mar 29, 2018
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Raise the Roof
Raise3D Aims to “Pathfind Flexible Manufacturing” with Pro2 Series 3D Printers

Raise3D has unveiled the Pro2 Series, a line of industrial-grade 3D printers that offer accuracy, reliability, and a wide range of material capabilities. The company has also announced a new vision to "Pathfind Flexible Manufacturing" by providing customized solutions for vertical markets. 

Mar 28, 2018
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Welcome Home
3D Printed 95 m² Yhnova House in Nantes is Now Habitable

At Nantes Design Week 2017, a house was 3D printed in a matter of days. The five room project is called Yhnova House and, as it's a social housing project, by June this year, residents will move in according to the usual criteria.

Mar 28, 2018
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Researchers 3D Print Functional Robotic Prosthetic Hand at a Fraction of the Cost

Researchers from the University of Manchester have developed an extremely affordable 3D printed robotic prosthetic hand. The assistive device enables groundbreaking functionality for amputees, and can be fully customized for the user via an Android app.

Mar 28, 2018
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3D printed liquid tubes
Berkeley Scientists 3D Print Liquid Structures Within Liquids

Mar 27, 2018
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Metal 3D Printing Experienced 80% Growth in 2017

Mar 26, 2018
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Researchers Reveal Method to 3D Print Metallic Glass Alloys in Bulk

Materials Science and Engineering researchers at North Carolina State University recently detailed their method to produce large amounts of metallic glass alloys using 3D printing. The development could lead to better efficiency in electric motors and tougher materials and structures.

Mar 26, 2018
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Reebok Launches 3D Printed Shoe Called the Liquid Floatride Run

Reebok is debuting the Liquid Floatride Run shoe made using the same technology it introduced two years ago which essentially works using a 3D drawing process. The shoe is designed for distance running, cardio workouts and comfort.