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Aug 8, 2018
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Designer Creates Beautiful Plastic Reef Series with Generative Algorithms

Fernando Jerez, a computer science teacher, amateur designer, and 3D printing hobbyist, has been working on a community project called the Plastic Reef series. He recently finished the fourth design for the series.

Aug 8, 2018
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3D Printer Under $100 – Does it make sense to buy one?

If you are looking to buy a 3D printer under $100 you may ask yourself if it makes sense to buy one... but we are here to help. In this article, you'll find short descriptions of three popular sub $100 3D printers and finally, the pros and cons to the question.

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Aug 7, 2018
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3D Printed Crocodile Cartilage Could be the Key to Human Joint Repair

Australian researchers from Central Queensland University have discovered that by mixing crocodile cartilage with adult stem cells, they can bioprint cartilage explants to potentially help repair damaged human joints.

Aug 7, 2018
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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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Aug 6, 2018
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Under Armour Releases 3D Printed Sneakers to Celebrate Hall of Fame Induction of Ray Lewis

To celebrate Ray Lewis' recent induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Under Armour is honoring the former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and two-time Super Bowl champion with a limited edition version of its 3D printed ArchiTech Futurist sneakers. 

Aug 6, 2018
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3D Printed Gun Hysteria Gone Too Far? Australian Man Faces Jail Over “Costume Props”

A man from Sydney is facing a serious jail sentence after advertising one of his 3D printed imitation weapons in a private Facebook group. He claims that the replica firearms were made as costume props, blurring the lines between dangerous DIY guns and cosplay items.

Aug 6, 2018
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Polycarbonate / PC Filament – The Basics & Best Brands

Want to try Polycarbonate filament? Check out this simple guide to learn about the basics, and the best PC filament brands.

Aug 6, 2018
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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.

Aug 5, 2018
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[Project] Amaze Your Friends with a 3D Printed Magic Faucet

A floating faucet? Sounds interesting, doesn't it? This 3D printed Magic Faucet is a wonderful project for those who love optical illusions. It's relatively easy to make and simply amazing to look at. 

Aug 3, 2018
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Researchers Print Bone Implants to Treat Non-Healing Defects

Researchers from NYU Langone Health have developed 3D printed bone implants that encourage new bone growth, dissolving as they are replaced. This could make a huge difference to the lives of those suffering from non-healing bone defects.

Aug 3, 2018
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Victrex Introduces New PAEK Products for Additive Manufacturing

Victrex, the British-based supplier of high performance polymer solutions, has prepared new high performance PAEK powder and filament for SLS and FFF 3D printing. 

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Aug 2, 2018
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Researchers 3D Print Soft Robotic Manipulators to Investigate Fragile Deep-Sea Life

During an oceanographic research cruise to a remote region of the Pacific Ocean, Harvard researchers used 3D printed soft robotic manipulators to investigate fragile deep-sea organisms.

Aug 2, 2018
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Formlabs Secures Unicorn Status After $15 Million Investment Round

Massachusetts 3D printing startup Formlabs has raised $15 million in its latest funding round. The investment brings the company's total funding up to $100 million and places it valuation in excess of $1 billion, making it one of the few hardware startups to become a unicorn.

Aug 1, 2018
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Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Gun Models, But Defense Distributed Defies Court Ruling

Following a controversial court settlement that allowed Defense Distributed to share 3D printable gun blueprints online this week, a federal judge in Seattle has stepped in to issue a temporary restraining order and stop the release. But the pro-gun rights organization seems to have other plans...

Aug 1, 2018
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Brass 3D Printing – How To 3D Print Brass

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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