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Does Desktop 3D Printing Pose Threat to Toy Manufacturers?

Research from Michigan Technological University and MyMiniFactory shows the impact that desktop 3D printing has on the toy industry.  

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Dremel Launches DigiLab 3D45 3D Printer for Advanced Materials

The New Dremel 3D Printer, the Digilab 3D45, features Remote Build Management with Visual Monitoring. Aimed at higher education makerspaces.

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Texas Tech Researchers Strengthen 3D Printed Parts with Microwaves

Researchers from Texas Tech University are developing a way to strengthen 3D prints which relies on microwaves and carbon nanotubes.

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CHIL-DISH Project and Shapeways Bring Kid’s Drawings to Life

The winners of the CHIL-DISH Project, which saw kid's drawings realized as 3D printed objects, are revealed after months of deliberation.

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Worm-Shaped Robot Removes Discomfort from Colonoscopies

An associate professor at the University of Colorado Boulder is developing a robot to make colonoscopies more comfortable for patients. 

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Research Center Acquires First HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer in UK

The HP Jet Fusion 3D printer finds its first home in the United Kingdom, at the Manufacturing Technology Center in Coventry.

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MIT Engineers Develop Computer Chip to Shrink Drone Technology

Researchers at MIT developing the world's smallest intelligent drone that could fly on its own; the most important part is the computer chip.

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Maker Creates Gigantic 3D Printed “LEGO” Electric Skateboard

James Bruton from XRobots creates and rides a gigantic LEGO electric skateboard made with 3D printed bricks.

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Eighth-Graders 3D Print a Wheelchair for Ray the Kitten

Ray the kitten has a kink in his spine. Students from Portsmouth Middle School have used 3D printing in a creative way to help.

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Batch Works use Ultimaker 2+ as a Perpetual Printing Machine

London startup Batch Works have devised an ingenious perpetual printing process for a standard Ultimaker 2+, and it's completely open source.

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“Beeing Human”: A 3D Printed Clothing Line Inspired by Honeycombs

Jamela Law is a "recyclopath" fashion designer using 3D printing to create nature inspired designs. Her latest collection is called Beeing Human.

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Desktop Metal Receives $115 Million in Latest Funding Round

Desktop Metal received $115 million in funding and by September this year, the first 3D printer will be available with the more expensive option ready for next year.

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Burger King Promotes Stacker Day in Argentina with 3D Printed Hands

For Stacker Day in Argentina, Burger King partners with Atomic Labs to 3D print prosthetic hands; all the better to eat Whoppers with.

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Australian University Acquires Groundbreaking LightSpEE3D Metal 3D Printer

Charles Darwin University is acquiring the LightSpEE3D printer, reportedly faster and cheaper than any metal 3D printer on the market. 

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Aquapioneers Offer a 3D Printed Urban Farming System

Aquapioneers is a Spanish start-up asking for funding for their open source, aquaponics kit which allows you to easily grow your own food.

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Patient Redditor 3D Prints Iron Man Costume on an Up Mini

Proving a small build volume is no limitation, Reddit user JayLuvLL has 3D printed an entire Iron Man costume using only his Up Mini.

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Could Print the Future Launch World’s First 3D Printing Chain?

Canadian company Print the Future is launching a 3D printing chain, inviting customers to personalize purchases and print them in store.

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Unlimited Tomorrow CEO Creates Lifelike 3D Printed Hand for Young Momo

LaChappelle is a young engineer who is using 3D printing to develop high-tech prosthetics for amputees with his company Unlimited Tomorrow.

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This is a 3D Printed Aperture Science Sentry Turret from Portal

Using Arduino, 3D printing and thinkness, engineering student pays tribute to his favorite video game with an Aperture Science Sentry Turret.

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Carl Bass, Former CEO of Autodesk, Joins Formlabs Board of Directors

Hot on the heels of introducing new technologies and machines to its lineup, Formlabs announces a valuable addition to its board.

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