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8 Great Innovations Made Possible Thanks to 3D Printing

All over the world, people are discovering that 3D printing can take them to new heights. Discover these 3D printing innovations, all of which more than demonstrate the potential of additive manufacturing.

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3D Printed Lab Equipment – 10 Great Curated Models to 3D Print

Thanks to ridiculously high prices, extra laboratory supplies are often hard to come by. Not anymore! Presenting some of the coolest 3D printed lab equipment.

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3D Printing in Space: 10+ Projects to Watch in 2021

Space exploration has never been more exciting! From rockets to moon bases, check out these examples of 3D printing in space.

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3D Printing Microfluidic Models – 5 Most Interesting Projects

One of the goals of low cost 3D printing is to be able to create medical and scientific devices from it. Diagnostically capable microfluidic models represent the first step into this exciting new world of 3D printing and biosensing capabilities.

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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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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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Digital Dinosaurs Class Educates Students on New Technologies and Old History

Students at the University of South Florida can take a Digital Dinosaurs class, teaching them about both 3D technology and the past.

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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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[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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400-Million-Year-Old Fish Fossil Shows Evolutionary Link with Humans

Researchers from the Australian National University used 3D printing to show the link between a 400 million-year-old fish fossil and humans.

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Texas Tech Researchers Strengthen 3D Printed Parts with Microwaves

Researchers from Texas Tech University are developing a way to strengthen 3D prints which relies on microwaves and carbon nanotubes.

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Artificial Silicone Heart 3D Printed by ETH Zurich

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed an entirely soft artificial heart made with a 3D printing and lost-wax casting technique.

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Scientists Use Sugar in Breakthrough 3D Printing Graphene Foam

A research team used sugar and 3D printing to create blocks of graphene. The new process could be a cheap and easy method of mass production.

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Digital Smile Design Uses 3D Printing To Plan Dental Procedures

Using digital scanning and the Form 2, Digital Smile Design allows dental patients to view the results of their procedure before it happens.

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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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3D Printed Titanium Hips that Last Longer with Less Pain

Porous 3D printed titanium hips can mimic the quality of real bones, and potentially extend the life of a hip replacement.

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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 Pollen Models are Innovation Awards Finalists

Enormous 3D printed pollen models have earned a Massey University researcher recognition at the New Zealand Innovation Awards.

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Researchers 3D Print How Dolphins See Humans

Soon, we may know exactly what dolphins see. Researchers have 3D printed an image of what a human looks like to dolphins.

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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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