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Nov 3, 2017
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New Algorithm Cuts 3D Printing Times by Half

Algorithm developed by engineering researchers at University of Michigan allows desktop 3D printers to boost speed without impacting quality.

Nov 3, 2017
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Insane in the Methane
3D Printing Microbes From Yellowstone Park Could Reduce Methane Emissions

Researchers from Montana State University are 3D printing microbe biofilms to reduce methane gasses in the atmosphere. 

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Nov 3, 2017
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Use Leftover Filament Spools as Tool Drawers with this Nifty Hack

Empty filament spools are a nuisance. Hacking objects is not. With 3D printing you can turn a spent spool into a handy storage solution.

Nov 3, 2017
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In The Fold
TU Delft Melds 3D Printing and Origami to Produce Self-Folding 3D Structures

Researchers from TU Delft have developed self-folding origami-style 3D structures using sequential shape shifting mechanisms.

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Nov 3, 2017
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Taurus 3D Brings 3D Printed Prosthetics to Remote India

Taurus 3D founder, Jerry Ennett, is heading to remote India, armed with a 3D printer, to teach locals how to quickly print affordable prosthetics.

Nov 3, 2017
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Robo 3D Helps Keep Young Cyclists Safe With SureStop Braking Technology

GuardianBikes is using 3D printers from Robo 3D to conceptualize its SureStop technology, a unique one-lever component braking system. 

Nov 3, 2017
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Reconstructing Mosul
This Concept Plans to Rebuild Mosul with 3D Printing Bots and Drones

The Five Farming Bridges project posits thousands of clean energy homes and farms, possible thanks to spiders 3D printing the city's rubble.

Nov 3, 2017
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Students in Montclair Public Schools Learn with MakerBot 3D Printers

Montclair Public Schools in New Jersey paired up with MakerBot to provide schools and students from second grade to college with 3D printers.

Nov 3, 2017
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NASA and HP Upgrading Ancient Printers on International Space Station

To replace the aging inkjet printers on the International Space Station, NASA worked with HP to modify a standard model with 3D printed parts.

Nov 2, 2017
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Seiko Epson diversifying into 3D Printing, Robotics, and More

With 3D printing, robotics, and smart wearables, technology firm Seiko Epson has an ambitious target; to double their global revenue in 2025.

Nov 2, 2017
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Filaments Galore!
BCN3D Releasing Industrial-Grade Filaments Portfolio

BCN3D Technologies is releasing its own line of 3D printing materials, gearing the Sigma and Sigmax 3D printers for engineering applications.

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Nov 2, 2017
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Researchers Use $10 Microchip to Turn Ultrasound Machine into 3D Scanner

Using an ultrasound machine and an inexpensive microchip, researchers are able to create 3D images and hopefully enhance medical care. 

Nov 2, 2017
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Organizing the Virtual World's Information
Google Launches Poly, a Full-Color 3D Model Library

Internet giant Google has opened a 3D asset library. Called Poly, the repository teems with everyday and exotic objects for VR/AR creation.

Nov 2, 2017
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Heal it Faster (and More Comfortable)
3D Printed Orthopedic Casts Offer Custom Thermal-Comfort Design

Researchers from Boston University and TU Delft are using 3D printing and infrared technology to create comfortable, custom orthopaedic casts.

Nov 1, 2017
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The Case of Lilias Adie
Forensic Artist Uses 3D Virtual Sculpture to Reconstruct Scottish “Witch’s” Face

Forensic facial reconstruction and state-of-the-art 3D virtual sculpture methods were used to recreate the face of an accused witch.

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