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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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GE Files Patent to Improve 3D Printing Security with Blockchain Tech

General Electric (GE) has recently filed a patent application that would allow them to use blockchain technology to validate and verify 3D printed objects on its supply chain. 

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Sketchfab Launches Online Store After Successful 6-Month Beta Trial

Early 2018, Sketchfab launched its own online store in beta. After proving to be a success, the company is now officially launching the store just six months after beta. 

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Vive to Advance Medicine?
Explore Your MRI Data With a Tablet, Vive Tracker, and a 3D Printed Adapter

Here’s one ingenious method of navigating MRI scanner data: With the help of 3D printing, some software, and a tablet, you can zoom through your brain.

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Certainly No Heart of Glass
Students 3D Print Prosthetic Feet for “Debbie Harry” Chicken

Students from West Michigan Aviation Academy recently worked on an extracurricular project which was rather different from the average. Their task was to create prosthetic feet for an urban chicken who lost hers to frost bite.

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She Said Yes!
3D Printing a Personalized Engagement Ring for a Proposal

Before proposing to his girlfriend, Dan Ko decided that everything had to be perfect, including the engagement ring. So, he truly personalized his proposal by 3D modeling and printing a ring which he knew his future wife would love.

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3d printed chair for gamers
IKEA Lets You Play in 3D Printed Gaming Chairs

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We all live in a 3D printed submarine
Researchers Develop 3D Printed Submarine Which Exploits Temperature Changes to Move

Researchers at ETH Zurich and Caltech developed a 3D printed submarine which doesn't need fuel, electricity, propellant or even an engine. Instead, it exploits temperature changes in the water to complete complex movements.

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Download Free 3D Printable Angry Birds Evolution Figurines

MyMiniFactory launched a new campaign at the end of last month which saw the release of seven official 3D printable figurines from everyone's favorite mobile game, Angry Birds Evolution. The campaign was in collaboration with Rovio.

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3D Printing Method Creates Concrete Casting Molds to Help Restore New York City Building

EDG NYC is an architecture firm that has developed a new method of digital sculpting, which they call "Modern Ornamental", to restore a building in New York City. The process utilizes 3D printing to produce complex molds for casting concrete structures.

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Healthy Sugar?!
Engineers Develop 3D Printing Method That Produces Tissue Scaffolding From Sugar

A team of engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a free-form isomalt 3D printing technology that produces intricate sugar-based scaffolding, which could potentially be used to grow tissue or study tumors. 

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Driving Mass Adoption of 3D Printing
3DPrinterOS Cloud-Based Operating System is Integrated Into KODAK Portrait 3D Printers

3DPrinterOS, the cloud-based 3D printer management company, announced that it will be integrated into the Kodak Portrait 3D printer ecosystem. The partnership will help provide schools and enterprises with a way to manage files, track printers and materials, and enable printing from networked computers.

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Row, Row, Row Your RoBoat
3D Printed Autonomous RoBoats Aim to Reduce Road Traffic in Amsterdam

Researchers from MIT CSAIL and the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions are working on a project called the RoBoat which will free up road traffic in cities with a network of canals. The boats are autonomous and can even come together to create floating structures, such as bridges.

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Printrbot Returns
Printrbot Unveils New 3D Printers & CNC Milling Kit at Maker Faire 2018

At the recently held Maker Faire 2018 event, the veteran 3D printer manufacturer Printrbot unveiled a range of new products, including the new Printrbot Play v2, a unique conveyor belt-style 3D printer kit for long prints and rapid single-object reproduction, as well as the Printrbot CNC v2 KIT. 

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How about a Customized Carbon Fiber Bike?
Arevo Boosts Expansion of Carbon Fiber 3D Printing With $12.5 Million Funding Round

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Test Target Beauty Products Before you Buy with AR Makeup Studio

Target is using augmented reality (AR) to help customers decide whether their chosen product really suits them in a sanitary way. The technology is now available and will see future updates such as online Beauty Concierges.

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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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Experimental Ceramic Resin for the Form 2 Now Available

A new experimental Ceramic Resin is a now available for the Form 2 from Formlabs, making ceramic 3D printing the most affordable and accessible it has ever been for engineers and designers.

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"Factory of the Future"
3DPrinterOS Partners with Microsoft to Make Adopting 3D Printing Easier

3DPrinterOS is working with Microsoft to scale its "factory of the future" 3D printing cloud platform. The idea is to use Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service to make its own cloud platform more powerful and scalable.

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Culture Sculpture
Artist Builds 3D Printer That Turns African Tribal Symbols into Sculptures

Artist Matthew Angelo Harrison has designed and constructed a large-scale 3D printer that is capable of 3D printing sculptural drawings based on African tribal symbols. 

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