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Perfect for Broke Artists
The World’s First 3D Printed Printmaking Press Is Now Free to Download

The Open Press Project is the world's first 3D printed printmaking press which is a lot less expensive than traditional presses and just €5 in materials.

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Blast Off
SpaceX and Virgin Orbit Veteran Tim Buzza Joins Relativity Space

Relativity Space, the LA-based startup aiming to make rocket production a matter of days, not years, is making good on its recent Series B funding objective; hiring a wave of new employees. Recently announced to be joining as an advisor is seasoned aerospace and rocketry executive, Tim Buzza.

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No More Fake Prints
Researchers Defeat 3D Printing Piracy with Hidden QR Codes

Researchers at NYU Tandon and NYU Abu Dhabi have developed the means to insulate 3D printing from piracy by converting flat QR codes into hidden features within a printed part.

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Bold as Brass
Brass 3D Printer: How To Get Brass 3D Prints

Brass is poor man's gold. With a bold face rivaling the appearance of precious metals, it proves that all that glitters is not gold, but in a good way. Here's the scoop on brass and how to 3D print with it.

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Out of this World!
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.

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First 3D Printing Masters in Spain
Barcelona’s University Launches Master Degree in Additive Manufacturing

The CIM UPC, the technological center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is launching a Master in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing which is the first course of its kind in Spain to focus on 3D printing. 

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Ready, Aim, Print
3D Printed Gun Models to Return Online as Defense Distributed Wins Court Settlement

After a lengthy legal battle, Cody Wilson and his organization Defense Distributed have settled a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department that will allow them to put 3D printable gun models back online.

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New Tech
Matter and Form Release V2 Desktop 3D Scanner to Replace V1

Matter and Form, creator of one of the more popular affordable 3D scanners, has released its next big thing: the Matter and Form V2. Replacement to its namesake V1 scanner, V2 introduces quicker scanning modes with the add-on +Quickscan, and a more rounded workflow for beginners and pros alike.

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Now on Kickstarter
Control Your PC and Presentations with a Fidget Cube

Inspired by the fidget cube, Masta Box is a controller gadget which serves a range of purposes, such as a Micro SD card reader, anAir Mouse, a Joystick and a Laser Pointer.

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Ignore the Shortfalls
Researchers Use Imprecise 3D Printing to Build Telescope

In an effort to show how useful 3D printing can be when you only take the benefits of the technology and work around the negatives, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories have developed a 3D printed telescope in a third of the time and at a fifth of the traditional cost.

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Project Time!
[Project] 3D Printed LED Ring Lamp with a Wood Veneer Finish

This weekend, we're looking back at a 3D printed LED ring lamp created by designer and maker "adylinn". This light fixture is stylish and easy to make, and even has a walnut wood veneer finish on the outside!

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Custom Colors
ColorFabb to Launch New Color on Demand Filament Service in June

Color on Demand is a new service coming soon from ColorFabb which will enable you to have the color you want matched and produced. With more choice than ever, you can either order from the dozens of RAL colors or match your own. 

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Lights, Camera, Action!
[Project] 3D Printed Motorized Turntable for Photo & Video

Want to capture all 360 degrees of an object with your camera? Adafruit has recently shared a 3D printing project that shows you how to create an inexpensive turntable made for photographers and videographers. 

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Open Source Seas
Project of the Week: 3D Print a Solar-Powered Open RC Boat

Want to spend the summer days sailing the seven seas and soaking up the sun? Thingiverse user UniversalMaker shows us how to build a 3D printed Open RC Boat equipped with solar panels.  

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But Does it Make the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs?
This Millennium Falcon-Themed Nissan is Partially 3D Printed

As the hype machine cranks into gear ahead of this month's release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm and Nissan have partnered to create a Millennium Falcon-themed Nissan Rogue.

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Not Just Surround-Sound
South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers

Virtual Reality is making it to cinemas in South Korea with film tech labs and visual effects houses rapidly creating popular content. Cinema-goers are fully immersed with both VR and 4DX which brings feel, touch and smell to the experience.

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Revolutionary
This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First

Electrical engineers from the Chemnitz University of Technology have achieved a world first; they've 3D printed a working electric motor from iron, copper and ceramic materials.

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Workshop Wisdom
Autodesk’s Pier 9 Releases Free Workshops for Wood, Metal, CNC & 3D Print Machinery

Learn metal, wood, CNC and 3D print shop skills with this wealth of highly produced workshops developed at Autodesk's high tech Pier 9 fablab facility.

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Spec Sheet
FLSUN QQ 3D Printer: Review the Specs

FLSUN QQ 3D Printer: Review all the available specifications and features. Find out the maximum print size, resolution, connectivity options and more.

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Flexible Transport
Upgrade Your Ride with a 3D Printed Airless Bicycle Tire?

To showcase their new flexible filament, 3D printer manufacturer Bigrep fabricated a 3D printed airless bicycle tire and took it for a spin on the streets of Berlin.

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