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Matthew Mensley

Matthew Mensley is not a big fan of writing about himself in the third person. He is, though, a fan of writing, punning (the lowest, and most excellent form of wit) and all things tech.

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Press X to Begin Mar 21, 2017
Behind the Curtain at PlayStation’s Fabrication Arts and Design Group

At the Sony PlayStation Campus in California, Gary Barth uses stereolithography 3D printing to bring video game characters and items to life.

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Smiles All Around Mar 20, 2017
Formlabs Announces 2 New Materials for Dentistry, Partnership with 3Shape

Formlabs announces two new biocompatible resins and a partnership with 3Shape. Both could simplify 3D printing for dentists everywhere.

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Collaboration Station Mar 17, 2017
HP Lifts Lid On New 3D Open Materials And Applications Lab

Building on a foundation of printing technologies, HP opens a new lab dedicated to accelerating materials development.

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The Perfect Pour? Mar 16, 2017
PERK 3D Printed Third Wave Coffee Machine Hits Kickstarter

Meet PERK, a caffeine-fiend's dream. Designed by Jakub Svec, this Third Wave capable coffee machine has just gone live on Kickstarter.

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Say Cheese Mar 16, 2017
3D Printed Camerhack Adapter Allows Old Instamatic Cameras To Use 35mm Film

3D Printing camera modder Camerhack has just released an adapter to fit 35mm film into Kodak's iconic 126 film Instamatic camera.

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Ham-er Time Mar 15, 2017
3D Printing Unlocks The Secrets Of The Portable Pork Clock

Discovered in 18th-century Italy -- and entertaining historians ever since -- the pork clock sundial works once again thanks to 3D printing.

Featured image of Micron3DP Installs Its First High-Resolution Glass 3D Printer
Through The Looking Glass Mar 14, 2017
Micron3DP Installs Its First High-Resolution Glass 3D Printer

Israeli-based 3D printing technology company Micron3DP has taken its first steps to normalizing the printing of glass with 100-micron prints.

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Lawn Of The Dead Mar 13, 2017
3D Printed Zombie-Proof Autonomous House from PassivDom

Tongue firmly in cheek, Ukrainian tech startup PassivDom sets its sights on changing the world with affordable, off-the-grid housing.

Featured image of Snapmaker Kickstarter Project Teases 3D Printer, Laser Etcher and CNC Milling All-In-One
Set Lasers To Fun Mar 13, 2017
Snapmaker Kickstarter Project Teases 3D Printer, Laser Etcher and CNC Milling All-In-One

Say hello to Snapmaker - a three-in-one, all-metal workshop productivity machine heading to Kickstarter for under $200? What's the catch?

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Can You Dig It Mar 10, 2017
Project AME: Fully Operational Excavator with 3D Printed Parts

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has showcased the potential of large scale 3D printing with this fully functional excavator build.

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Itty-Bitty Liquids Mar 10, 2017
Microfluidics Team at Cardiff University Democratizing Research With 3D Printing

Advancing "lab-on-a-chip" microfluidics devices, Cardiff University researchers open their designs up to rapidly prototype new developments.

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Heart to Heart Mar 10, 2017
Stratasys 3D Printers to Support Nonprofit OpHeart Clinical Study on Pediatric Heart Surgery

A study is to be conducted examining the impact of 3D printing models of patient's hearts for pre-op pediatric heart surgery planning.

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Bloody Impressive Mar 8, 2017
Nanoengineers in San Diego 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

Coming to your body soon? Using proprietary 3D printing machines and a DLP process, researchers have fabricated functional blood vessels.

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Green Scene Mar 7, 2017
3D Printing With Cheap Bio-Polymer Cellulose One Step Closer

Researchers from MIT may have just paved the way for using cellulose - the world's most abundantly available natural polymer - in 3D printing.

Featured image of ACTLAB to Display Innovative Structure Printed With Wasp Delta 3D Printers
A House is Not a Bone Mar 7, 2017
ACTLAB to Display Innovative Structure Printed With Wasp Delta 3D Printers

At MADE Expo, keep an eye out for Politecnico di Milano's ACTLAB's Trabeculae Pavilion. Inspired by nature, made possible with 3D printing.

Featured image of Adam Savage Explores the 3D Printed Geisha from Ghost in the Shell
Puppet Master Mar 6, 2017
Adam Savage Explores the 3D Printed Geisha from Ghost in the Shell

A look inside New Zealand's famed Weta Workshop visual effects studio, as they bring the eerie to life for the new Ghost in the Shell movie.

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Getting STARTTed Mar 3, 2017
iMakr Unveils 3D Printer Kit for Under $100

London-based independent 3D printing megastore iMakr joins the budget game with the do-it-yourself STARTT 3D printer kit for beginners.

Featured image of BeeHex Raises US$1 Million to Bring Pizza 3D Printer to Life
Extra Cheese Mar 2, 2017
BeeHex Raises US$1 Million to Bring Pizza 3D Printer to Life

Pizzaphiles and tech-hungry kitchens take note. BeeHex is one step closer to launching what will be its primary dough-maker - the Chef3D.

Featured image of Sydney Man to Face Court for Possession of Replica Guns and Files to Print them
Game Over Mar 1, 2017
Sydney Man to Face Court for Possession of Replica Guns and Files to Print them

A 27-year-old man faces charges for possession of four replica guns made with 3D printing and digital files under Australia’s tight gun laws.

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