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Jan 4, 2016
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3D Printing in 2016
3D Printing in 2016: Park’s Predictions

Rachel Park is one of the most prolific journalists in 3D printing. Starting off her weekly column on All3DP, here are her predictions for 3D printing in 2016.

Dec 31, 2015
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Bioprinting
Soft Robotics Hand Improves Robot-Human Interactions

A student from the Delft University of Technology developed a 3D printed soft robotics hand that can shake hands with people.

Dec 26, 2015
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And Only One’s a Bad Apple
6 Most Funded Kickstarter 3D Printer Projects

Currently, on Kickstarter, there are over 800 funding propositions containing the term "3D printing". Below are the top six Kickstarter 3D Printer projects.

Dec 25, 2015
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What to buy
5 Great Ways to Spend your Christmas Money on 3D Printing

Fascinated by 3D printing? Here's a short guide on how to help you channel that extra Christmas money in the right direction.

Dec 22, 2015
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3D Printed Chocolate
3D Printed Chocolate: How To Get The Yummy Stuff

Honestly, there’s nothing more heartwarming than your personal piece of chocolate. Since 3D printing has appeared on the scene, you can dream of much more personal and unique chocolate shapes.

Dec 18, 2015
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It Belongs in a Museum!
3D Printing May Have Solved The Mystery of Venus de Milo

For centuries, archeologists were looking for an answer to the question: who was the Venus de Milo? Thanks to 3D printing, we now have a new, interesting theory.

Dec 17, 2015
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Paths of Glory
Minifig Battlefields recreate WWI Trenches with LEGO and 3D Printing

Minifig Battlefields are educating school children about the trenches of WWI, with intricately detailed dioramas built using 3D printing and LEGO bricks.

Dec 17, 2015
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Guest Post
3D Printing: What I know now that I didn’t know a year ago…

What do you know now that you didn't know a year ago? An entrepreneur driving the market in eco-friendly 3D printing filament shares her learning.

Dec 16, 2015
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Bigger, Bolder, Better.
10 Unbelievable 3D Printing World Records

3D printing is still relatively young. For that, it has already broken several records - some even made it to the Guinness Book Of Records. Here are 10 of the greatest 3D printing world records.

Dec 14, 2015
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3D Printed Figurines
All I Want For Christmas Is (Mini) You

3D printed figurines are shaping up to be one of the most sought after present this Christmas. Here’s what you should know about them.

Dec 8, 2015
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"Oh god, No!"
Awesome Video: Elders React to 3D Printers

Think grandma could use a 3D printer? This episode from YouTube famous Fine Brothers shows how "Elders React to 3D Printing."

Dec 7, 2015
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Opinion
A 3D Printer is for Life, Not Just for Christmas

Stories abound of 3D printers gathering dust from last Christmas. Don't buy a 3D printer if you're not prepared to learn how to use it.

Dec 7, 2015
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Will you... print me?
3D Printed Wedding Rings: Affordable, Gorgeous, Adorable

So you want to get married? Looking for something special and unique? Then you should consider a 3D printed wedding ring.

Nov 30, 2015
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Calling For A Second Financing Round
All3DP: “3D Printing Is Going To Be a Mass Market”

Antonia Cramer has interviewed All3DP CEO Mathias Plica for German Venturate Magazine.

Nov 28, 2015
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Assistive Technology
How an Ageing Society Profits from 3D Printing

Assistive tech is a growing field, due to changes in society. It's a good thing assistive tech is slowly becoming more open for new ideas and approaches.