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ABS-olutely Amazing!
MatterHackers Build Series ABS Filament Review

Printing with budget ABS seems like a bad idea, especially given it's fickle nature. So it's a good thing MatterHackers offers a quality ABS for a reasonable price. Does it hold up to their claims? Let's find out!

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No More Stair Stepping
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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LCD, Easy as 123
Zortrax Launches Castable Resins, Opens Z-Suite to Third-Party LCD Printers

Zortrax, the manufacturer of the Inkspire LCD 3D printer, has opened up its Z-Suite slicing software to third-party hardware. The move makes it a highly advanced option for users of budget LCD systems such as the Anycubic Photon and Elegoo Mars.

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Cast Injection Molding Aside
Urethane Casting – All You Need to Know

Urethane casting combines the strength and finish of injection-molded parts with the flexibility of 3D printed tooling. Learn more about this low-volume process!

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Closing the Loop
3D Printing Sustainability – Solving the Plastic Trash Crisis

By 2050, there is predicted to be more plastic in the ocean by weight than fish. Learn about the institutions and organizations taking a stand.

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Big Things, Small Packages
3D Printing Microfluidic Models – 5 Most Interesting Projects

One of the goals of low cost 3D printing is to be able to create medical and scientific devices from it. Diagnostically capable microfluidic models represent the first step into this exciting new world of 3D printing and biosensing capabilities.

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Splish Splash Attract
Berkeley Scientists 3D Print a Liquid Magnetic Device

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory used a modified 3D printer to create a magnetic device out of liquids.

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Improved on Many Levels
BigRep Studio G2: Review the Specs

The BigRep Studio G2 is an industrial FFF printer with a build volume of 500 x 1000 x 500 mm, produced by German manufacturer BigRep. Let's review the specs.

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Octoprint: Pocket Edition
Octopod Enables Easy Printer Control from Smartphone

Octoprint is a massively popular printer control solution that runs in desktop browsers - but what if you don't have a computer at hand? That's where Octopod comes in.

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No Cows Were Harmed
3D Printed Steak: The Latest Advancements

With the rise of culinary 3D printers, most of our favorite foods are printable. The steaks - or rather, the stakes - are high as the 3D printing industry races to perfect printed meat.

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Flexible Yet Tough
MIT Engineers 3D Print Flexible Mesh to Support Healing of Soft Tissues

MIT’s engineers have designed 3D printed mesh materials for ankle and knee braces which they can "tune" to a patient's body to support soft tissues during the healing process.

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Pinching Pennies
[DEAL] Monoprice Select Mini V2 for $99 (Open Box)

A big discount on a mini printer here, with Monoprice reducing open-box Select Mini V2 3D printers down to $99.99.

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Selectively Lasered Stocks
The Art of Shares Turns Stock Market Numbers into 3D Vizualizations and Prints

IG, a British online trading provider, presents "The Art of Shares", an interactive way to visualize share prices, turning them into 3D sculptures which resemble skyscrapers. They even 3D printed a few too.

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3D Dentistry
Dental 3D Scanning – Next Level Imaging in Dentistry

Conventional dental imaging techniques are becoming obsolete thanks to 3D scanning. Discover what a 3D dental scan is, how it's done, and what it's useful for!

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Making your 3D printing life easier.
Ultimaker Cura 4.1 Improves Upon Existing Tools

Just last week, Ultimaker launched the beta version of Cura 4.1. However, the stable version is now available to download boasting improvements to print preparation software and expert-configured print profiles.

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New Name, New Updates
Prusa Renames Slic3r PE as PrusaSlicer and Gives it a Huge Revamp

News from Josef: Prusa has been simplifying and improving its open-source slicer Slic3r PE, offering a ton of interesting new features and introducing a new name PrusaSlicer.

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Who Doesn't Like Stuff?
[STUFF] Nvidia Jetson Nano: AI Smarts for Your Next Project

Graphics boffins Nvidia have shrunk the means for machine learning and AI-driven decision making into a teeny tiny low-power IoT device-mountable board. The revolution begins here!

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Go Big
Large-Scale / Large-Format 3D Printing – Quick Starter Guide

Learn the basics of large-scale 3D printing, a great way for you to grow your small business without bankrupting yourself with startup costs.

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Finally, You Can Position Panels
Ultimaker Cura 4.1 Beta Released with UX Improvements and Slicing Enhancements

Ultimaker has launched a new beta update to its open-source 3D printing slicer, Cura. This version, Cura 4.1, promises to bring more control to a user's 3D printing workflow.

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Can't Keep a Good 'Bot Down
From the Ashes: The Return of Printrbot?

Printrbot had produced well-loved, iconic machines since the dawn of the consumer 3D printing revolution, at least until mid-2018 when it shuttered operations. But latest news suggests that the veteran manufacturer is planning a comeback.

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