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Print-a-Pope May 7, 2018
New 3D Printed Plastic Helmets for the Swiss Guards

The Swiss Guards, the Pope's private army, break with centuries of tradition to adopt new plastic helmets that are fabricated on a 3D printer.

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Second Skin May 7, 2018
This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a portable 3D skin printer that can repair deep wounds in two minutes or less.

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Reinventing the Wheel Prototype May 6, 2018
BigRep Prototypes Big with a 3D Printed Wheel Rim

Product Designer Marco Mattia Cristofori from BigRep turned to the custom wheel rim for a development challenge, creating a prototype virtually indistinguishable from the real thing. 

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All-Powerful Prop May 6, 2018
[Project] Wield the Power of the Infinity Gauntlet from New ‘Avengers’ Film

Looking forward to the release of Avengers: Infinity Wars? Why not become the most powerful villain in the Marvel universe with your own 3D printed Infinity Gauntlet. 

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Taste the Rainbow May 5, 2018
Stratasys Expands Color Capabilities of J750 Printer, Debuts New J735 Machine

Among the multitude of Rapid + TCT announcements, Stratasys showed off the impressive capabilities of its upgraded J750 PolyJet 3D printer alongside the brand new J735. Both can print over 500,000 color combinations in addition to textures and transparent parts -- all in the same print.

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! May 5, 2018
[Project] Five Things to 3D Print for Your Cinco De Mayo Celebrations

Are you getting ready to celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo this weekend? Prep for the festivities, which usually entail endless margaritas, music, and food, with some of these Cinco de Mayo-themed 3D prints!

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All Hands on Deck May 5, 2018
US Navy Awards GE $9 Million Contract for 3D Printing Research

GE awarded $9 million contract by US Navy to develop framework to rapidly 3D print replacement parts for ships, aircraft, and other critical military assets. The focus of the research is 3D printing with metal.

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12ft Bird Bones May 4, 2018
Giant 3D Printed Bones Help Students Learn About Extinct Moa Birds

Mindkits is a "family run and kiwi-owned" tech company whose latest project brings 3D scanned extinct New Zealand moa bones to classrooms so teachers and students can prep and print them in full size.

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We the Rosies May 4, 2018
Take Part in 3D Printing a Massive Rosie the Riveter Sculpture

An ambitious new collaboration between We the Builders and Adam Savage seeks to crowd-source and 3D print a six foot tall sculpture of Rosie the Riveter for the Nation of Makers Conference in June.

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Fasten Your Seatbelts May 3, 2018
GM and Autodesk Using Additive Manufacturing for Lighter Vehicles

GM is using Autodesk's generative design technology and additive manufacturing to fabricate lighter automotive parts; this seat bracket is 40% lighter and 20% stronger than its predecessor.

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1-Up May 3, 2018
Project of the Week: Make Your Own Coin-Spitting Mario Question Block

For this week's Project of the Week, 3D print and Arduino your way to this coin-spitting Question Block from universe of Nintendo favorite, Mario.

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To the Moon! May 3, 2018
Google Takes Us to the Moon with its First VR Doodle

To celebrate its first VR Google Doodle, the internet giant dreams big with a charming animation charting illusionist and film director Georges Méliès, creator of early cinema classic Le Voyage dans la Lune.

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Driving Innovation May 3, 2018
Audi Partners with EOS and SLM Solutions to Implement 3D Printing

Audi is pairing up with EOS who will help implement 3D printing technology into automobile manufacturing. However, the German car manufacturer is also working with SLM and using their selective laser melting processes. 

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Oversized Lego Fun May 2, 2018
YouTuber Creates a Giant Classic LEGO Bulldozer Kit from 1979

Matt Denton is a YouTuber who loves Lego. But, as a maker, he's not content with leaving it at that - instead, he 3D prints Lego kits and makes them much bigger. He then assembles them with his nephew, and hilarity ensues. 

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Color your Prints May 2, 2018
M3D Crane Quad: Review the Facts of this Full Color 3D Printer

With the new M3D Crane Quad, FDM color 3D printing is getting one step closer - and surely a lot cheaper. In this "M3D Crane Quad: Review the Facts" article we take a look at its specs and new features of this interesting machine.

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Air Care May 2, 2018
This Folded Sculpture Captures the Pollution from the Air

Held together with 3D printed joints and utilizing high-tech The Breath fabric, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's "breath/ng" sculpture looks good and does good.

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Full STEM Ahead May 2, 2018
3Doodler Debuts Educational Kits for Schools

Developed with and for teachers, 3Doodler has unveiled learning packs for the classroom. Included in the packs are 12 3Doodler 3D pens, 1,200 strands of filament and lesson plans, which the  company claims can improve concentration among students.

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DIY Remote Cooling Fan May 1, 2018
Make a Better Cooling Fan Blower using a 3D Printer and Hard Disk Drive Motor

Mark Rehorst is a blogger detailing his technical projects, for his latest post he worked on creating an easy to produce blower for a remote cooling fan. For this, he turned to a hard disk drive motor and a few 3D printed parts.

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Smokin’ May 1, 2018
3D Print With Improved Hemp Filament

Save the planet and 3D print with hemp. 3Dfuel is now offering Entwined hemp filament v2 with some "pretty big" changes from their v1 first release of the material. 

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3D printed prosthetics May 1, 2018
Million Waves Project 3D Prints Prosthetic Limbs From Ocean Plastics

Charitable non-profit Million Waves Project combines a passion for cleaning up the ocean with helping young people in need: this young organization aims to provide prosthetic limbs 3D printed from reclaimed ocean plastics for children in need, worldwide, free of charge.

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