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Algorithm for the Win
Researchers Detect Defects in Metal 3D Printed Parts Using Neural Networks

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a means to detect in real time whether a metal 3D printed part will be of good quality. Using machine learning algorithms (called convolutional neural networks) and a live video feed the team can spot defects in a piece as it's printing.

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Investment in Innovation
Evolve Additive Solutions Receive $19 Million Equity Investment Led by LEGO Brand Group

Evolve Additive Solutions, a spin-off company from Stratasys, has announced the completion of an equity investment of $19 million led by LEGO Brand Group.

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Firmware Updates
Major Firmware Update, Multi-Extruder News for Prusa MK3/MK2.5

Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, has released new major firmware for the MK3/MK2.5 3D printer, a new Slic3r PE 1.41.0, and the Multi Material Upgrade 2.0 is shipping now.

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The Future is Autonomous, and Hofmeister Kinkless
BMW’s Vision iNEXT Concept Car Features a Sensor-Packed 3D Printed Grille

BMW has outlined what it thinks the future car is: autonomous, all-electric and, to all intents and purposes a living-room-on-wheels. Oh, and it has a purty 3D printed grille.

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Shake Ya Tailfeathers
[Project] All3DP Takes on a 3D Printed Feather Automaton Mechanism

Here's a DIY project that's cool, looks pretty, and will test your DIY prowess. Introducing our redesign of a "feather automaton", originally created by Instructables user "fungusamungus."

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Getting Meta with Molds
Researchers Optimize Silicone Mold Fabrication with 3D Printed “Metamolds”

Researchers have developed a new tool to produce 3D printed "metamolds", which can be used to fabricate optimized silicone molds in a quick and cost-effective manner.

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Paging Dr. Resin
Carbon Launches Medical-Grade MPU 100 Resin for DLS 3D Printers

Carbon has launched MPU 100, the first-ever medical-grade material for its Digital Light Synthesis machines. It offers a combination of mechanical strength, biocompatibility, and sterilizability.

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It's a Beast
MakerGear Unveils MakerGear Ultra One Industrial Series 3D Printer

Ahead of a public showing at IMTS, MakerGear unveils the MakerGear Ultra One - a tank of a printer taking aim at industrial-quality printing.

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Motion Picture Magic
Designer Uses 4D Printing to Bring Life and Motion to “Tangible Animations”

Industrial designer Nicole Hone has created a collection of 'Hydrophytes', which are futuristic, aquatic plants that are made with multi-material 4D printing technology.

Featured image of [Project] Crank Out the Fun with This 3D Printed Manivelle Water Gun
Spray Away
[Project] Crank Out the Fun with This 3D Printed Manivelle Water Gun

The summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't soak your friends and family in a water fight. Spray away with this 3D printed Manivelle Water Gun designed by maker Hassan Nasser. 

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Dazzling Backers
Dazz 3D LCD 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign Smashes Funding Goal

Dazz 3D, a Chinese technology company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Dazz 3D LCD 3D printer. Promising high-quality resin 3D printing, a safe air purification system and an automatic refilling system, the campaign has already smashed its funding goal of $30,000 with over $100,000 raised.

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Researching Extra Small to Solve Big Problems
US Army Research Laboratory uses Atom Probe to Create Atomic-Level 3D Models of Specimens

Material scientists from the US Army Research Laboratory are using an atom probe to explore the structure of metal and ceramic specimens at the atomic-level and creating 3D models of the results.

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The Fast and the Fabricated
New Bugatti Divo Supercar Features an Elegant 3D Printed Rear Grille

Luxury car maker Bugatti has unveiled the Divo, the latest in a short line of modern superlative supercars. In addition to better handling than its predecessors, the Divo features a showstopping 3D printed rear grille and brake lights.

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Structural Strength
Researchers Develop 3D Printing Technique for World’s Strongest Material

Researchers from Virginia Tech University and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have developed a novel 3D printing process that produces objects from graphene – one of the world's strongest materials.

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Pretty as a Flower
US Students 3D Print a Sustainable Lotus House for Solar Decathlon 2018

Students from Washington University in St. Louis have been working on an energy-efficient prototype house for the past eight months. The Lotus House will be unveiled as part of Solar Decathlon China 2018 this month.

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A Lannister Always Pays His Debts
3D Print a Life-Size Tyrion Lannister

A Thingiverse user has 3D printed a life-size version of the Games of Thrones character, Tyrion Lannister. The print took 1,400 hours and is made of ten pieces which took six days to print. 

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New Nintendo Labo Kit to Teach Basic Engineering

Earlier this year, Nintendo released its Nintendo Labo platform. A series of cardboard accessories, it enables you to build extensions and peripherals for its Nintendo Switch video game platform. The latest set to be released is the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 3: Vehicle Kit.

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Cameradactyl 3D Printed Camera Smashes Kickstarter Funding Goal

Now on Kickstarter, the Cameradactyl is a colorful 3D printed 4x5 camera. The project has smashed its funding goal with 16 days left to go.

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Open-Source Snapper
The Goodman One: A 3D Printed Open-Source Camera

Made to be modified, the Goodman One is an open-source medium format camera. The majority of components are 3D printable.

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New 3D Printing Facility
Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children

A new 3D printing facility has been opened at the Department of Orthopaedics at Kasturba Hospital in India. Already, two children's lives have been changed as they received prosthetic limbs.

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