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Tyler Koslow

Tyler Koslow is a tech journalist hailing from Brooklyn, New York. His specialties include 3D printing technology, music, and anything else that happens to be shaking up everyday life. When he’s not pounding away at his computer keys, you can find Tyler riding his bicycle, playing guitar, and eating pasta. Follow @tykoslow

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Another Shot... Aug 29, 2018
3D Printed Gun Blueprints Are Being Sold Online Despite Court Order

Attempting to circumvent a recent court order blocking 3D printable gun blueprints from being shared online, Defense Distributed is now selling the files to customers in states that have not imposed a ban.

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The Last Shot? Aug 28, 2018
US Federal Judge Extends Ban on 3D Printable Gun Blueprints

3D printable gun blueprints will remain offline after a federal judge from Washington State extends a court order to block Defense Distributed from sharing firearm designs on its website.

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Structural Strength Aug 27, 2018
Researchers Develop 3D Printing Technique for World’s Strongest Material

Researchers from Virginia Tech University and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have developed a novel 3D printing process that produces objects from graphene – one of the world's strongest materials.

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A Fun(gi) Project Aug 19, 2018
[Project] Get Groovy with 3D Printed LED Magic Mushrooms

Turn your home into a magical forest of fungi with the 3D printed Magic Mushroom lighting decoration –created by German designer UniversalMaker. 

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Watch and Learn Aug 16, 2018
MIT Announces 11-Week Online Course on Additive Manufacturing for Professionals

Starting October 1, MIT is launching an 11-week online course for professionals interested in learning about 3D printing technologies, along with their applications and business potential.

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Trade Wars Aug 15, 2018
How Trump and China’s Trade War Could Impact the 3D Printing Market

The Trump Administration and Chinese Government continue implementing tariffs on one another, escalating an ongoing trade war between the two countries. It seems like the latest round of tariffs issued by the United States could have an impact on 3D printing filament market.

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Same Name, New Era Aug 14, 2018
Anet A8 2019 Version: Review the Specs

The extremely popular and highly controversial Anet A8 3D printer has received a serious makeover. The Chinese 3D printer manufacturer has recently revealed the Anet A8 2019 Version – a new model with a sleek redesign and enhanced safety features. Review the specs here.

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Target Practice Aug 12, 2018
[Project] Take Aim With a 3D Printed Miniature Compound Bow

Looking for an affordable and fun project to round out the summer with? Why not practice your archery skills with a fully 3D printed miniature compound bow.

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Timeless Memories Aug 11, 2018
[Project] Make a Customized Map Clock to Celebrate Timeless Memories

Recently shared on the r/3DPrinting subreddit, one maker created an endearing anniversary gift for his girlfriend. This 3D printed clock has a custom 3D map as the face, showcasing the exact area where they first met. You make your own too!  

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Crikey! It's a Croc! Aug 7, 2018
3D Printed Crocodile Cartilage Could be the Key to Human Joint Repair

Australian researchers from Central Queensland University have discovered that by mixing crocodile cartilage with adult stem cells, they can bioprint cartilage explants to potentially help repair damaged human joints.

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Featured image of 3D Printed Gun Hysteria Gone Too Far? Australian Man Faces Jail Over “Costume Props”
Caution All Cosplayers Aug 6, 2018
3D Printed Gun Hysteria Gone Too Far? Australian Man Faces Jail Over “Costume Props”

A man from Sydney is facing a serious jail sentence after advertising one of his 3D printed imitation weapons in a private Facebook group. He claims that the replica firearms were made as costume props, blurring the lines between dangerous DIY guns and cosplay items.

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Wash and Learn Aug 5, 2018
[Project] Amaze Your Friends with a 3D Printed Magic Faucet

A floating faucet? Sounds interesting, doesn't it? This 3D printed Magic Faucet is a wonderful project for those who love optical illusions. It's relatively easy to make and simply amazing to look at. 

Featured image of [Project] Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat
Make a Splash! Aug 4, 2018
[Project] Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat

The Ruiz Brothers of Adafruit are at it again with another fascinating 3D printing project: the 3D printed Crickit Paddle Wheel Boat. This water rover even has an underwater camera mount, so you can capture footage at your end of the summer pool party!

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Gettin' Paid for SLA Aug 2, 2018
Formlabs Secures Unicorn Status After $15 Million Investment Round

Massachusetts 3D printing startup Formlabs has raised $15 million in its latest funding round. The investment brings the company's total funding up to $100 million and places it valuation in excess of $1 billion, making it one of the few hardware startups to become a unicorn.

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Shots (Not) Fired Aug 1, 2018
Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Gun Models, But Defense Distributed Defies Court Ruling

Following a controversial court settlement that allowed Defense Distributed to share 3D printable gun blueprints online this week, a federal judge in Seattle has stepped in to issue a temporary restraining order and stop the release. But the pro-gun rights organization seems to have other plans...

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Review the Facts! Jul 29, 2018
Fusion3 F410 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The Fusion3 F410 is a professional 3D printer with a large build volume, superb print quality and reliable speed, making it an interesting option for small businesses and educational purposes. Review the facts of this 3D printer here.

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Science Time Jul 29, 2018
3D Printed Lab – Get Scientific with this Open Source Laboratory Rocker

Need some affordable scientific equipment to experiment and make a breakthrough discovery? This 3D printed open source laboratory rocker is a terrific tool for biological and molecular mixing applications.

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Out of this World! Jul 27, 2018
NASA-Awarded MARSHA Project Aims to 3D Print Egg-Shaped Structures on Mars

New York architecture and technology company AI SpaceFactory has been awarded by NASA for its MARS HAbitat (MARSHA) project. The concept includes using in-situ resource utilization to 3D print egg-shaped habitats on Mars that are optimized to deal with internal atmospheric pressure and structural stresses.

Featured image of New York Senator Chuck Schumer Sounds the Alarm on 3D Printed Gun Models
Loaded Issue. Jul 24, 2018
New York Senator Chuck Schumer Sounds the Alarm on 3D Printed Gun Models

During a recent press conference, Senator Chuck Schumer (NY-D) issued a warning about the imminent threat of 3D printed guns. The statement comes weeks after Cody Wilson reached a settlement with the US government to legally upload his 3D printed gun models online.

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New Horizons Jul 23, 2018
Ultimaker Expands Global Operations with New APAC Offices in Singapore

Ultimaker has announced that it is opening new offices in Singapore to better serve the growing demand for Ultimaker 3D printers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

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