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Transparency is the Best Policy May 15, 2018
The Best Open Source 3D Printers

An open source philosophy is fairly common in the 3D printing space, and some enthusiasts consider it a must-have on their machines. Here are some of the best open source 3D printers, followed by a quick glance at their evolution.

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Augmented Humans May 14, 2018
Youbionic Develops New Version of 3D Printed Bionic Hand

Italian startup Youbionic has developed a new 3D printed bionic hand which they claim can perform all movements that a biological hand can. However, it costs €1,499 to buy.

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Culture Sculpture May 14, 2018
Artist Builds 3D Printer That Turns African Tribal Symbols into Sculptures

Artist Matthew Angelo Harrison has designed and constructed a large-scale 3D printer that is capable of 3D printing sculptural drawings based on African tribal symbols. 

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Fresh Air? May 14, 2018
3D Print Air Quality Study Reveals Health Risks with Certain Filaments

Is your 3D printer slowly killing you? DIY3DTech.com did an air quality study for 3D printers to find out. After publishing a bunch of episodes of YouTube, Joseph Campbell has now has the results.

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Speeding up Bioprinting May 14, 2018
Aspect Biosystems Secures $1 Million in Funding to Boost 3D Bioprinting Platform

Aspect Biosystems has been busy working on 3D bioprinting technology. Now, the company secured a substantial investment to speed up its commercialization. 3D bioprinting is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and also challenging 3D technologies currently in development.

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But Does it Make the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs? May 13, 2018
This Millennium Falcon-Themed Nissan is Partially 3D Printed

As the hype machine cranks into gear ahead of this month's release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm and Nissan have partnered to create a Millennium Falcon-themed Nissan Rogue.

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Make Haste With Your Waste May 13, 2018
[Project] Create a 3D Printed Pocket Microscope from E-Waste

Have an ancient DVD or CD drive collecting dust in your garage? You can use your 3D printer and a recycled lens to create an e-waste pocket microscope. 

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Not Just Surround-Sound May 13, 2018
South Korea Develops Virtual Reality Movies for Cinema-Goers

Virtual Reality is making it to cinemas in South Korea with film tech labs and visual effects houses rapidly creating popular content. Cinema-goers are fully immersed with both VR and 4DX which brings feel, touch and smell to the experience.

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Grow Your Maker Skills May 12, 2018
[Project] Make Your Garden Glow with 3D Printed LED Flowers

Want to give your 3D printer the green thumb? Autodesk and Instructables content creator Becky Stern shares a project on how to make 3D printed light-up flowers with LED lights. 

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Non-Furry Friends May 12, 2018
Google Maps to Improve Walking Navigation with AR Fox and Giant Arrows

At Google's I/O Developers conference this week, the company's Vice President, Aparna Chennapragada, demonstrated how AR could be used to improve navigation using Google Maps. The result is a cute AR fox and huge arrows to point you in the right direction. 

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From Game to Print Bed? May 11, 2018
Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App

A new VR painting application has just released for PlayStation 4. Titled CoolPaintrVR, the app allows you to paint and sculpt in VR and export your creations to 3D modeling software and platforms.

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Dot Dash Dot May 11, 2018
3D Printed Telegraph Replicates Ezra Cornell’s 1844 Original

Made with 3D scanning and 3D printing, a replica of Ezra Cornell's telegraph machine from 1844 goes on display at Cornell University Library.

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Flexible Friend May 11, 2018
This 3D Printed Skim Reaper Can Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Credit card skimming is a disease. Meet the cure. The New York City Police Department is testing a "skim reaper" to detect and prevent credit card fraud. It's based on a 3D printed prototype by researchers from the University of Florida.

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Pointy Ears Optional May 11, 2018
Made In Space Wins NASA Contract for Next-Gen ‘Vulcan’ 3D Printer

California-based company which built the two 3D printers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) secures a NASA contract to continue developing its next-generation Vulcan manufacturing system.

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Prusa - now with lasers May 11, 2018
Turn Your Prusa i3 MK3 into a Laser Engraver

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Marks That Last a Lifetime May 11, 2018
Laser Marking: All You Need to Know to Get Started

Check out this article to discover how laser marking works. For those looking for a laser marking service, we've added a list of the best online services.

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The Internet of 3D Printing Things May 11, 2018
Octoprint on Anet A8 – How To Set Up Octoprint

Octoprint is a great resource for remotely controlling and monitoring any 3D printer. In this article, we are going to show you how to set up use Octoprint with the budget-friendly ANET A8 3D printer using a Raspberry Pi 3.

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One Sticket to Rule Them All May 11, 2018
Cheap 3D Print Bed Adhesion Stickers – Are They Any Good?

Getting your prints to stick to your build plate is one of the most important aspects of FDM 3D printing. We decided to test some cheap 3D print bed adhesion stickers that we found online to see if they're worth using.

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One Small Print For Man May 11, 2018
3D Printed Moon Lamps: 5 Great Curated Models to 3D Print

While it's easy to appreciate the moon by looking up at the night sky or using a telescope, 3D printing has made it even easier to enjoy, whether in the palm of your hand or on the nightstand next to your bed. Introducing our curated collection of the 5 best 3D printed moon models.

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Never Fear, the Bounce is Here! May 11, 2018
How to 3D Print Rubber-Like Materials

3D printing isn't just limited to hard plastics -- from phone cases to adorable octopuses, rubber-like filaments open up a whole new world of printable ideas. But how do you print with flexible filament? Here are some tips and tricks.

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