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Finally, There’s a Better Way to Recycle PLA

It’s a commonly held belief that PLA is easily biodegradable – which it is, except only under particular conditions not found in your typical landfill. So what of the myriad of Benchies? UK researchers may have a solution.

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New Filament Absorbs Neutrons, Acts as Radiation Shielding

Additive Composite Uppsala AB and Add:North team up to release Addbor N25, a high-tech filament for 3D printing that absorbs neutrons.

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Artec Space Spider 3D Scanner: Review the Specs

Developed to ISS specifications, the Artec Space Spider industrial handheld 3D scanner promises seamless quality and accuracy. Read on for our review of this machine's specs.

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ColorFabb Now Supplies Specialist Filaments from Igus

ColorFabb is carrying Igus filaments, which were created for simple processing and boast excellent wear values.

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Nonplanar 3D Printing Gives Curvy Top Layers

Researchers from the University of Hamburg are developing a Slic3r modification that improves print surface quality using Nonplanar layers. Printing in three dimensions simultaneously it results in smooth surfaces with no stair-stepping effect.

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Celebrate the Moon Landing with a 3D Printed Bootprint

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, memorabilia creator, Master Replicas, made a 3D printable version of Buzz Aldrin's footprint.

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How 3D Printing Transformed Ashley Furniture’s Production Process

American furniture manufacturer Ashley Furniture uses 3D printing to improve production by reducing costs and lead times and encouraging employee creativity.

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CraftBot 3 Review: The Supervisor Needs Supervision

Could the CraftBot 3 be a worthy entry to the dual extrusion market or does it lack the reliability to truly stand out? Check out our review to see how it holds up.

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3D Printer Near Me – The Easiest Way to Find Them

Want to try your hand at 3D printing but thinking "I don’t have a 3D printer near me"? Or maybe you want to 3D print in an exotic material that your printer can’t handle, like gold or silver? Either way, we got you covered.

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Biqu Magician Review: A Little Wizard

Gaining traction in the budget conscious 3D printing community, the BIQU Magician is a feature-rich delta 3D printer. Check out our BIQU Magician review for our verdict on this bewitching machine.

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3D Printing & Movies – 3D Printing Behind the Scenes

The cinematic industry has come full-circle, from craftsmanship to computer-generated graphics and back to craftsmanship, but now on a different level with 3D printing. Now, the digital becomes reality.

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Siberian Husky Fitted with 3D Printed Titanium Skull Implant

After a Siberian Husky was diagnosed with a cranial wall tumor, Utrecht University’s Clinic for Companion Animal Health acted quickly, removing it and fitting the dog with a 3D printed skull roof. The husky is making a speedy recovery.

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FluidDesigner is a Blender Application Template for Simplifying Complex 3D Designs

FluidDesigner for 3D printing is an application template for CAD program Blender, which – according to its programmer – makes the software so easy to use "even a 10-year-old" can use it. 

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Einscan Pro 2X 3D Scanner: Review the Specs

Shining 3D has released the Einscan Pro 2X 3D scanner and ExScan Pro software, ushering in the next-generation of seamless 3D scanning solutions. Let's review the specs.

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24-Year-Old Engineer is 3D Printing Prosthetics for People in Poor Countries

Guillermo Martinez is a 24-year-old industrial engineer who has been utilizing 3D printing technology to create prosthetic limbs for impoverished people all over the world.

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Polaroid to Release Europe-Only PlaySmart 3D Printer

From the hallowed halls of CES, Polaroid has announced a shiny new 3D printer for its customers in Europe. Called the PlaySmart, the budget-friendly device looks to offer a wide range of features including wireless app operability.

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How Can I Connect with Other People Doing 3D Printing?

It's always a good idea to connect with people with whom you share interests -- in this case, 3D printing. Here are some of the best ways to connect with people who are doing 3D printing.

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3D Printed Insole Speeds Up Healing Process of Diabetic Ulcers

Purdue University researchers use 3D printing to develop a shoe insole which could speed up the healing process of diabetic ulcers and help patients avoid amputation. 

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Renewi and Refil Develop HIPS Filament Made From Recycled Refrigerators

The international waste-to-product company, Renewi, and Dutch recycling filament specialist, Refil, are collaborating to create a high-quality HIPS filament that is made from recycled refrigerators.

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Researchers 3D Print Objects which Send Data Without using Power

University of Washington researchers have developed 3D printed plastic objects which communicate wirelessly to transmit data about their uses without requiring batteries or electronics. 

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