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Bulent Yusuf

Bulent Yusuf is a digital communications specialist with extensive experience in web content production and management.

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We the Rosies May 4, 2018
Take Part in 3D Printing a Massive Rosie the Riveter Sculpture

An ambitious new collaboration between We the Builders and Adam Savage seeks to crowd-source and 3D print a six foot tall sculpture of Rosie the Riveter for the Nation of Makers Conference in June.

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Fasten Your Seatbelts May 3, 2018
GM and Autodesk Using Additive Manufacturing for Lighter Vehicles

GM is using Autodesk's generative design technology and additive manufacturing to fabricate lighter automotive parts; this seat bracket is 40% lighter and 20% stronger than its predecessor.

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A Quiet Word Apr 30, 2018
3D Printed AlterEgo Wearable Responds to Silent Speech

Students from MIT have created a prototype 3D printed device, AlterEgo, that can recognize the words you mouth when silently talking to yourself and interpret them as commands.

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Say Fuzzy Pickles Apr 30, 2018
3D Printed Camera Combines 35mm Film with Sony Lenses

Coming soon to a crowdfunding platform near you, Lex is a protoype 3D printed camera that shoots 35mm film using modern Sony lenses.

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Full Throttle Apr 30, 2018
Futuristic Metal 3D Printed Motorcycle Frame Teased by BMW

Carmaker BMW showed a 3D printed motorcycle frame at their Digital Day 2018 in Munich, an S1000RR superbike with a frame and swing arm fabricated using metal powder laser melting.

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Gleaming the Cube Apr 29, 2018
Skateboard Trucks Optimized for Downhill Racing with Metal 3D Printing

Engineering student Philipp Manger designed a pair of custom skateboard trucks for downhill racing -- combining topological optimization and lattice structures -- and had them 3D printed in metal.

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Kite-Funding Apr 27, 2018
3D Print a Custom Smartphone with Kite on Kickstarter

New crowdfunding campaign promises to enable backers to 3D print and assemble a powerful smartphone, and tinker to their heart's content. Should you back the Kite on Kickstarter?

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False Promises Apr 26, 2018
3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection

Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.

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Tattoo You Apr 26, 2018
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.

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The Sting Apr 25, 2018
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.

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Band-Aid 2.0 Apr 24, 2018
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.

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Higher Learning Apr 24, 2018
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.

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Twice as Nice Apr 23, 2018
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.

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Eureka Apr 20, 2018
Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic

In what could be a major ecological breakthrough, scientists have accidentally invented a mutant enzyme that likes to feast on PET plastic.

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Bang on Trend Apr 19, 2018
Ultimaker and Prusa Vie for Dominance in 3D Hubs Trend Report

Ultimaker! HP! Prusa Research! New York City! More fascinating insights into the 3D printing industry, courtesy of the latest 3D Hubs Trend Report.

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Join Hands Apr 16, 2018
How 3D Printing Empowers Locals in Sierra Leone

Surgical resident Lars Brouwers brings aid to Sierra Leone by providing training and materials in 3D printed functional prostheses to local citizens.

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Kraftwerk Apr 16, 2018
BMW to Establish Additive Manufacturing Campus in Munich

With a total investment worth over €10 million, automotive giant BMW will open an industrial scale 3D printing campus in Munich, Germany in early 2019.

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Epic Roll Apr 13, 2018
Helping the Visually Impaired with DOTS RPG Dice

On an epic quest to make roleplaying games more accessible to the visually impaired, Jack Berberette uses professional 3D printing services like Shapeways to fabricate his unique DOTS RPG braille dice.

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Gift Wrapped Apr 13, 2018
How 3D Scanning Can Optimize Food Packaging

Swiss specialists Bachmann Forming use Artec 3D scanners to digitize handcrafted chocolate bunnies, so they can create custom food packaging.

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Marathong Man Apr 13, 2018
Are You Crazy Enough to Run a Marathon in 3D Printed Sandals?

Footwear Engineer Chris Bellamy is going to run the Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Sandals. Naturally, his employers at custom footwear maker Wiivv are only too happy to support him.

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