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The Sting Apr 25, 2018
3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers

Engineers at Temple University in Philadelphia take inspiration from the insect kingdom for their 3D printed surgical needle design; the stinger of the humble honeybee.

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Sponsored Content Apr 25, 2018
Dynamism Adds New Ultimaker S5 3D Printer to Extensive Portfolio

3D printing solutions provider and reseller Dynamism has added the new Ultimaker S5 3D printer to its product range. The company will provide customers with pre-order advice, on-site or web-based installation and training, and quality-assurance for Ultimaker's new 3D printer.

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Printing Molecules Apr 24, 2018
Nano-3D Printing Technology Helps Develop Improved Biochips

Featured image of Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential
Band-Aid 2.0 Apr 24, 2018
Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential

By embedding platelets into a 3D printed mixture of cells and gel, a team of researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hope to improve the healing properties of tissue implants and skin grafts with printable body tissue.

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Higher Learning Apr 24, 2018
MIT and Boeing Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Education

New online course from MIT and Boeing to teach professionals how to invent and implement innovative new applications for additive manufacturing.

Featured image of Open Bionics Releases Incredibly Affordable and Customizable “Hero Arm” Prosthetic
Helping Hand Apr 24, 2018
Open Bionics Releases Incredibly Affordable and Customizable “Hero Arm” Prosthetic

The UK-based organization Open Bionics is releasing the Hero Arm, an advanced multi-grip bionic arm that is 3D printed, extremely affordable, and completely customizable for each wearer. The innovative new prosthetic device will be made available in the UK on April 25, 2018. 

Featured image of Ultimaker Launches Alliances Program to Improve 3D Printing Material Profiles
Optimal Settings Apr 23, 2018
Ultimaker Launches Alliances Program to Improve 3D Printing Material Profiles

With the new Ultimaker Alliances Program, users will be able to load preconfigured material profiles and 3D print settings from leading material manufacturers.

Featured image of MakerGear Brings M3 Independent Dual Extruder 3D Printer to RAPID + TCT
Twice as Nice Apr 23, 2018
MakerGear Brings M3 Independent Dual Extruder 3D Printer to RAPID + TCT

At the Rapid + TCT Event in Fort Worth this week, 3D printing manufacturer MakerGear are launching their new M3 Independent Dual 3D Printer and MakerGear Cloud Software.

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3D Printed Rainbow Apr 23, 2018
M3D Launches Full-Color Palette 3D Printer “Crane Quad”

M3D, the American 3D printed manufacturer, is launching a new desktop printer called Crane Quad for under $500 which offers more than 50,000 colors with its full-color palette. But, there are also two other new printers in this series.

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3D Printed Bus Apr 23, 2018
Proterra Partners With Carbon to 3D Print Emission-Friendly Bus Fleet

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A Wild Monoprice Appears Apr 22, 2018
Monoprice Mini SLA: Review the Facts of this Resin 3D Printer

The confusingly named Monoprice Mini SLA is a rebadge of the Wanhao D7 DLP 3D printer. Can it battle with the likes of the Anycubic Photon? Review the Facts of the Monoprice Mini SLA 3D printer.

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Earth Day 2018 Apr 22, 2018
[Project] Celebrate Earth Day with This 3D Printed Greenhouse Dome

With Earth Day coming up this weekend, why not celebrate by 3D printing a DIY greenhouse dome for your garden? Polish up that green thumb, it's time to use those maker skills for a Mother Nature-approved project.  

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Travel the World Apr 22, 2018
Open Heritage Project by CyArk and Google Helps Preserve Monuments in 3D

The Open Heritage initiative is a joint project from Google Arts and Culture and nonprofit CyArk to preserve monuments around the world in 3D and make them available to the public.

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Spill-Free Zone Apr 21, 2018
[Project] How to 3D Print Watertight and Airtight Containers

A new Instructables post from user mikey77 shows how you can adjust your 3D printing slicer settings to make watertight and airtight containers, cups, tanks, and more.  

Featured image of 8 Best Creality CR-10 Clone Alternatives of 2018
Colors of the CR-Rainbow Apr 21, 2018
8 Best Creality CR-10 Clone Alternatives of 2018

What's the best Crealtiy CR-10 clone in 2018? Hard to say, exactly. We narrow it down to eight 3D printers. Dive in to find out the best CR-10 clone for you.

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CR-10's Newest Competition Apr 21, 2018
Alfawise U10 3D Printer: Review the Facts

The Alfawise U10 3D printer is a Creality CR-10 clone that is quickly gaining popularity across the 3D printing community. Review the facts here to see the specs, how it differs from the CR-10, and where you can buy one.

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Yellow With Envy Apr 20, 2018
3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits

A team of behavioral ecologists out of the University of Windsor, Canada, studies the mating habits of color-changing toads in Costa Rica using RoboToads -- 3D printed, motorized replicas.

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Eureka Apr 20, 2018
Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic

In what could be a major ecological breakthrough, scientists have accidentally invented a mutant enzyme that likes to feast on PET plastic.

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3D Printing Functional Items Apr 20, 2018
Designer Items 3D Printed On Demand at Milan Design Week

If you're in Milan for the Design Week, don't miss the ÉCAL Digital Market which is 3D printing everyday items designed by students and established designers to explore how the industry may be disrupted by on-demand mass production.

Featured image of NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule to Feature Over 100 3D Printed Parts
To Infinity and Beyond Apr 20, 2018
NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule to Feature Over 100 3D Printed Parts

NASA's next venture into deep-space capsule will feature additive manufacturing in a big way. The agency's new Orion capsule will incorporate more than 100 3D printed parts, which will be produced by Stratasys in collaboration with Lockheed Martin and PADT.

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