Featured image of Isolating Aggressive Breast Cancer Stem Cells with 3D Printed Scaffolds
Avoiding Relapse Dec 20, 2018
Isolating Aggressive Breast Cancer Stem Cells with 3D Printed Scaffolds

Scientists at the University of Girona in Spain have reached an important milestone in triple-negative breast cancer research by successfully using 3D printing to isolate aggressive breast cancer stem cells. 

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Tiny Optical Illusion Dec 20, 2018
3D Printing Impossible Object Optical Illusions as Small as Red Blood Cells

A Japanese mathematical scientist at Meiji University used Cytosurge's FluidFM 3D printing technology to create "Impossible Objects", which trick the mind, as small as the size of a red blood cell.

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Give Ultimaker Your Feedback Dec 19, 2018
Ultimaker Cura 4.0 Beta Released with Preview of New User Interface

Cura, the free, open-source 3D printing slicer is in the process of being updated to Version 4.0. Ultimaker’s "early Christmas gift" has launched as a preview of the software's new user interface is available now. 

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Caught Twinkly Handed Dec 19, 2018
NASA Engineer Gets Revenge on Package Thieves with Glitter Bomb Trap

Mark Rober, the former NASA engineer turned YouTuber, has developed the perfect ploy to get his revenge on unsuspecting package thieves by building a Glitter Bomb trap which blasts them with glitter and a stinky smell triggered by a 3D printed actuator.

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Don't Judge a Printer by its Cost Dec 18, 2018
3D Print in a Library – What to Consider & How to Find Them

If you don't have access to a 3D printer, the local library could be the way to go. It's also a great way to learn! All you need is a few loose coins.

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Face It, Facial Recognition isn't Safe Dec 18, 2018
3D Printed Head Unlocks Multiple Phone Models

Thomas Brewster, a Forbes journalist, 3D printed a life size model of his own head to discover just how safe the data on our phones is when we use facial recognition. Turns out, a lot less safe than you might think.

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Gone in a Flash Dec 17, 2018
[DEAL] Free Resin and FEP Vat with the Peopoly Moai Kit from Matterhackers

Matterhackers is offering a flash deal on a Peopoly Moai 3D Printer Kit Holiday Bundle: If you buy the 3D printer, you get a liter of Model Resin and the FEP vat upgrade thrown in for FREE!

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Connect! Dec 17, 2018
How Can I Connect with Other People Doing 3D Printing?

It's always a good idea to connect with people with whom you share interests -- in this case, 3D printing. Here are some of the best ways to connect with people who are doing 3D printing.

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Haunting 3D Print Dec 17, 2018
LSU Student 3D Prints Full Size Human Phantom for Testing Radiation Therapy

A senior at Louisiana State University (LSU) studying Biological and Agricultural Engineering has used a 3D printer to aid her research by printing a life-size human body for radiation therapy. 

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It's All in the Details Dec 16, 2018
3 Best Detail Sanders of 2018

Let's face it, no matter how many digits were on your 3D printer's price tag, post-processing is still sometimes necessary. That's where detail sanders come in.

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Big Printer for the Big Screen Dec 16, 2018
Weta Workshop Acquires Large-Scale 3D Printer for Special Effect Production

Weta Workshop is a New Zealand special effects company which has acquired a large format Massivit 3D printer to use in producing intricate props, costumes and animatronics for the big screen. 

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Don't Forget Your Toolbox Dec 15, 2018
Autodesk Brings Additive Manufacturing to Construction Sites with Shipping Container “Toolbox”

Autodesk created a  21-foot-long additive manufacturing "toolbox" for the construction industry which houses two Panasonic TS-950 robots for 3D printing large metal components.

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Deck the Halls Dec 15, 2018
[Project] 5 3D Printing Projects to Light up the Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and you know what that means: it's time for some Christmas lights! Here are five different 3D printing projects to help jumpstart your decorative planning this holiday season.

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Metal Gear Solid Dec 14, 2018
What Exactly is an All-Metal 3D Printer?

The term "All-Metal 3D Printer" has been thrown around a lot lately, but don't get it confused with an actual metal 3D printer! Here's an explanation about what it is, along with the best models.

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Yum! Dec 14, 2018
Pastry Chef Jordi Bordas Works with BCN3D to Create Golden Peanut

Through the power of desktop 3D printing, facilitated by Barcelona-based printer manufacturer BCN3D, pastry chef Jordi Bordas has concocted the ultimate nutty treat -- the Golden Peanut.

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See Right Through Dec 13, 2018
How to 3D Print Glass-Like Parts With Your FDM Printer

Anyone who has bought "transparent" filament will confirm maker Gluck's feeling that the resulting prints are translucent at best. Rather than making do, Gluck decided to find the perfect print setting to create truly transparent prints.

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Gone Fishin' Dec 13, 2018
3D Printed Fishing Lures: 5 Great Lures to 3D Print

If you'd rather be fishin', print these great curated models, hit the lake (or river, or bucket), and reel in the big 'uns! Keep reading to find five great 3D Printable fishing lures.

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Smile! Dec 12, 2018
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Buys 3D Printers to Create Dentures

Starting next year, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be using 3D printers to create dentures for inmates making it the first corrections agency in the USA to use the technology onsite, rather than waiting months for traditionally molded dentures.

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Machines in Motion Dec 11, 2018
3D Printer Stepper Motor: All You Need To Know

Without stepper motors, 3D printers as we know them would not exist. This guide explores how to find the best stepper motors to build a printer from scratch or upgrade an existing one.

Featured image of Researchers Develop Needle-less 3D Printed Biosensor for Glucose Monitoring
No More Needles? Dec 11, 2018
Researchers Develop Needle-less 3D Printed Biosensor for Glucose Monitoring

A research team from Washington State University is working on a project to develop a glucose monitoring 3D printed biosensor which would be integrated into wearable monitors.

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