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This 3D Printed Curta Calculator is a Mechanical Marvel

Working from the original blueprints, maker Marcus Wu has 3D printed a mechanical Curta Calculator. And it's bloody marvelous.

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Fiber-Reinforced Nylon as Strong as Aluminium

3D Hubs is the first 3D printing service to offer fiber-reinforced nylon, which makes printed objects even stronger than aluminum!

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3D Printed Office Building Unveiled in Dubai

Dubai touts their new "Office of the Future" as the world's first 3D printed office building, and it looks gorgeous.

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TrussFab: Structures Made with Plastic Bottles and 3D Printing

With desktop 3D printing and empty plastic bottles, TrussFab software can design large scale structures sturdy enough to carry human weight.

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Robot BADGER Can Drill Underground and 3D Print Tunnels

Not a hoax, not an imaginary story. The EU is funding an underground robot called BADGER which can drill and 3D print curving tunnels.

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Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center Opens at University of Miami

The University of Miami's College of Engineering cuts the ribbon on the new 5,850-square-foot Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center.

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GE’s Aviation Plant in Prague to Build Engines with 3D Printed Parts

General Electric are building a factory in Prague, Czech Republic that will produce a turboprop engine using 3D printed parts.

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“Most 3D Printed Vessel” Enters Submarine Race Series

Engineering students from Warwick University have built the "most 3D printed vessel" for this year's European International Submarine race.

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Top 20 Shortlist Announced for James Dyson Award 2017

It's squeaky bum time. The top 20 shortlist for the James Dyson Award 2017 has been announced, including several 3D printing projects.

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Exploring Healthy Cities with SuperMaterial Exhibition

SuperMaterial is a major public exhibition by The Built Environment Trust which will explore the idea of "healthy cities" in London.

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Bosch Implements 3D Printing Solutions in Mondeville Plant

A Bosch factory in Mondeville, France has saved around 80,000 euros over the past year by using Zortrax M200 3D printers in daily operations.

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KillaJoule: Record (and Stereotype) Breaking Electric Motorcycle

Dr. Eva Håkansson is setting world records with KillaJoule, her custom-built electric motorcycle with a design aided by 3D printers.

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Cyclone Racing uses 3D Printing for Formula SAE Competition

Students at Cyclone Racing used 3D printing for their entry to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Formula car contest.

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Pleurobot is 3D Printed Robot that Walks & Swims like a Salamander

Scientists have invented the Pleurobot, a 3D printed robot that mimics the way salamanders walk and swim with unprecedented detail.

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Light Rider: World’s First 3D Printed Motorcycle

Another world first in additive manufacturing, a 3D printed motorcycle called Light Rider. It's street legal, with a €50,000 euro price tag.