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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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Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Magnetic Stirrer

Need some on-the-run laboratory equipment or just a neat way to mix liquids? One hobbyist named John Coggeshall shows us how to build a 3D printed magnetic stirrer. Let's get scientific!

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Open Bionics Begins World First Bionic Hand Trial in Bristol

Open Bionics trial of 3D printed bionic hands for children begins in Bristol, UK this week and could result in NHS offering better designs.

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3D Printing Used to Reproduce a Murder Victim’s Skull in a Cold Case

3D printing and scanning is used to help police solve a cold case. Investigators recreated the skull of a Jane Doe murder victim from 1970.

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Open Source 3D Printed Clip-On Microscope For Smartphones

This is an open source design for a smartphone camera microscope which can be customized, downloaded and 3D printed.

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Loves 3D Printing

When it comes to science and education, Bill Nye the Science Guy really knows his stuff. So what does he think of 3D printing technology?

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3D Printed Hearts on Pure Genius TV Show Reflect Reality

3D printing features in series pilot of CBS drama Pure Genius. But 3D printed hearts are not the stuff of fiction; they're being made already.

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Startup Daqri Speeds up 3D Printing by Using Holograms

3D printing is set to get a lot faster thanks to startup Daqri that are using lasers to cure a light-activated monomer into solid plastic.

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Building a Bigger, More Powerful Wind Turbine with 3D Printing?

How high can a wind turbine go? Professor Eric Loth hopes to build a 1,650 foot high turbine out at sea and is exploring 3D printing blades.

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3D Printed Pig’s-Eye Model Shortlisted for Wellcome Image Awards 2017

The 2017 Wellcome Image Awards took place this week and the shortlisted images are now on public display in galleries around the world.

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3D Printed LEGO System for Chemistry & Biology Labs

Researchers from University of California, Riverside developed a 3D printed LEGO style modular system for chemistry and biology instruments.

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How To Turn an MRI Into a 3D Printed Brain

One maker shares the story behind his 3D Printed Brain, and gives step-by-step instructions for turning any MRI into a printed creation.

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3D Printed Trilobites in Metal Look Absolutely Incredible

Scientist creates a set of beautiful 3D printed trilobites in steel, bronze and silver, using a Formlabs printer and metal printing service from Shapeways.

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High School Students Make 3D Printed Rocket Propellant

High schoolers joined SD Mines' Research and Engineering Apprenticeship summer program to make 3D printed rocket propellant.

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NTU Researchers Develop 3D Printed Sunflowers that Bloom in Sunlight

Nanyang Technological University researchers 3D printed a sunflower which blooms in sunlight, even after being forced into a bud shape.