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Vorsprung Durch Technik Apr 5, 2018
New Research on Benefits of 3D printing in a Trauma Hospital

A trio of surgeons at a trauma hospital in the Netherlands, the ETZ, are demonstrating how 3D printing can help improve surgical diagnosis, operation time, and overall patient care.

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Clear as Day Apr 4, 2018
Significant Findings in 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report

The 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report shines a light on how the world's biggest 3D printing marketplace handles accusations of infringement of intellectual property.

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Spools of Joy Apr 4, 2018
BigRep Launches New Pro Flex Filament for 3D Printing

The new Pro Flex filament is a world first for the large-scale FDM industry, according to 3D printer manufacturer BigRep.

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DIY Comscanner Apr 4, 2018
3D Print Your Own Tricorder from the TV Series “The Orville”

A Reddit user 3D modeled and printed a replica Comscanner from Strar Trek based TV show The Orville without having anything to base his dimensions on other than screenshots from the show. 

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Diversity is Key Apr 4, 2018
New Report Takes Deep Look at Gender Diversity in Additive Manufacturing

A new quarterly report from the organization Women in 3D Printing takes an in-depth look at diversity within the additive manufacturing, focusing on the employment distribution between genders, the different perception on professional opportunity, and the views of women who are pioneering the industry.  

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Print Long and Prosper Apr 4, 2018
New Metal 3D Printing Company Vulcan Labs Spun Out of Stratasys

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has spun off a 3D printing operation into a new independent company called Vulcan Labs, specializing in powder-bed fusion technology.

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Brace Yourself Apr 3, 2018
Canadian Software Company Caboma Promises Mass Customisation of Consumer Products

“The future is custom” according to award-winning software company Caboma. Their software SpecifX allows companies to instantly personalize their products and create bespoke solutions through 3D printing.

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Ames Laboratory Breakthrough Apr 3, 2018
How 3D Printing Helps You to Get a Better Fridge

CaloriSMART is a advanced model system that uses magnetocaloric materials to achieve refrigeration cooling. The system was designed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory.

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A Slice of Swiss in Hong Kong Apr 3, 2018
Audemars Piguet Uses 3D Printed Backdrop at Art Basel Hong Kong

At Art Basel Hong Kong, two artists created a backdrop for Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet's lounge. Their work uses modern technologies to evoke the watchmaker's home in Switzerland.

Featured image of ICYMI: April Fools Feat. Prusa, Formlabs, BMW, MatterHackers and More
Prank'd Ya Apr 3, 2018
ICYMI: April Fools Feat. Prusa, Formlabs, BMW, MatterHackers and More

It was a good year for April Fools pranks in the 3D printing world: from food prep to Fast and Furious-worthy N2O upgrades for your printer and more, kick back and have another chuckle at all the 3D printing gags we could find.

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Bridging Data with 3D Printing Apr 3, 2018
MX3D’s 3D Printed Steel Bridge Becomes “Living Laboratory” with Sensor Network

MX3D has finally finished building the full span of its long-awaited 3D printed steel bridge! For the next step, the Dutch company is working with the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction to install a network of sensors on the bridge.

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A Concrete Plan Apr 2, 2018
Famed Italian Architect Massimiliano Locatelli to 3D Print a House at Milan Design Week

During Milan Design Week, engineering firm Arup and architecture studio CLS Architetti are 3D printing a house called 3D Housing 05 near the Duomo cathedral.

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Fits perfectly Apr 2, 2018
Bandages that Stay on Your Joints Thanks to 3D Printing and Kirigami

Featured image of Relativity Space Raises $35 Million to Get 3D Printed Rockets Off the Launchpad
Up, Up, and Away Apr 2, 2018
Relativity Space Raises $35 Million to Get 3D Printed Rockets Off the Launchpad

The Los Angeles startup Relativity Space has raised $35 million in its latest funding round led by Playground Global and other investors. The financing will enable the aerospace company to expand, while also paving the way for it to refine and test 3D printed rockets. 

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Sponsored Content Apr 1, 2018
The Tungsten Carbide Nozzle Now 170% Funded on Kickstarter

Your nozzle is the last and final step in your extrusion system, and maybe the most important part of your 3D printer. Get the best performance from yours with the Tungsten Carbide Nozzle.

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Rewarding Generosity Apr 1, 2018
[DEAL] Makerspace by No Starch Press Humble Book Bundle – Pay What You Want

It's never too early to start learning the basics of making: the latest Humble Book Bundle features a plethora of introductory book for learning hardware hacking, Arduino, electronics, JavaScript and more, all from No Starch Press.

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Chocolate Poop Apr 1, 2018
[Project] 3D Print a Chocolate Easter Egg Dispenser Bunny

Ready to scarf down lots of chocolate this holiday weekend? Exercise some portion control with a 3D printed Easter Egg Dispenser Bunny.

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Weekend Project! Mar 31, 2018
[Project] 3D Print Your Own Mechanical Laser Show!

Looking for a weekend DIY project? Check out this awesome 3D printed hand-powered mechanical laser show created by software developer Evan Stanford. 

Featured image of [DEAL] Robo R2 & C2 3D Printer Easter Bundles – $100+ Worth of Filament Included Free
Easter Extras Mar 31, 2018
[DEAL] Robo R2 & C2 3D Printer Easter Bundles – $100+ Worth of Filament Included Free

Californian startup Robo 3D is running an Easter special this weekend, bundling over $100 worth of filament with its flagship R2 and mobile-friendly C2 3D printers.

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Easter Edition Mar 31, 2018
[Project] 3D Printed Candy Dispenser

Get your sweet tooth ready for Easter's endless barrage of chocolate bunnies and Cadbury Eggs with a 3D printed candy dispenser. This project was originally designed by HelioxLab, and recently presented by the Dutch 3D printing filament producer colorFabb. 

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