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3D scanning takes to the rooftops

A new study has shown just how we can map an urban region from above and recreate the rooftop structures from the LiDAR data. Why would you do that? We’re still not entirely sure a [...]

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Essentium Materials reveals world’s first 3D printer with breakthrough thermal welding technology

Essentium Materials reveals world’s first 3D printer with breakthrough thermal welding technology at RAPID 2016, the largest additive manufacturing (3D Printing) conference. The Es [...]

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Ohio awards Kent State University $510,000 grant to support careers in 3D printing and telemedicine

Students at the Kent State University in Ohio will benefit from a generous $510,000 grant awarded from the State and the Department of Higher Education, which is designed to increa [...]

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Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS and XYZprinting Partner to Integrate Customized 3D Printing

XYZprinting, the world's leading 3D printing company today announced that Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS will now integrate 3D printing solutions for XYZprinting's product ecosystem. [...]

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Chinese heart surgeons turn to 3D models

Chinese heart surgeons have turned to 3D printing to create accurate models of a patient’s heart before complex surgery. The Chinese University and the University of Hong Kong have [...]

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Printed Smiles: Rapid Prototyping and 3D Printing Making a Mark in Dentistry

Like many other branches of medical science, the various forms of additive manufacturing such as rapid prototyping and 3D printing are making a significant position in dentistry. T [...]

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Dubai unveils 3D printed office

Dubai has unveiled the world’s first 3D printed office that will form the home of the Dubai Future Foundation. Sheikh Mohammed, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, of [...]

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Hot Off the Presses: Manufacturing Embraces 3D Printing

According to technology research giant, Gartner, the compound annual growth rate of 3D printing is set to exceed 106% and $13.8B by 2018. This is quite an impressive number for a t [...]

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Gel printer ready to inject fun into food

A new fruit printer could inject some fun into your desserts, as well as some cream, if Dovetailed raises the £200,000 it needs to create the first 100 nufood units. It can create [...]

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ARANZ Medical named 2016 Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year

ARANZ Medical Ltd a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics solutions for the healthcare sector, has been named the Coretex Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year at the New Zealan [...]

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Get Over 100 Shapes Of 3D Printed Candies!

For their U.S. launch the Katjes Magic Candy Factory exclusively partners up with famous Dylan's Candy Bar. The candy retailer by Dylan Lauren, known for merging the worlds of cand [...]

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Design an avatar for Steven Spielberg

Have you ever dreamed of being a big Hollywood star, but haven’t quite managed to catch a break? Well here’s your big chance to make it to the big screen in a Steven Spielberg prod [...]

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World’s first 3d prints of underwater archaeological sites

Two shipwrecks in UK waters are among the world's first underwater archaeological sites to be recreated using 3D printing technology. Archaeologists have made a full colour model o [...]

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A low cost early warning for ears

The World Health Organisation believes that more than half of the instances of hearing loss in the poorest parts of the world could have been avoided by primary prevention techniqu [...]

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An engineering masterclass from human hair

A huge amount of modern engineering is inspired by the natural world and a team at MIT has attempted to recreate human cilia hair in a bid to harness its unique properties. As 3D p [...]

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Graphene to change industrial heating?

Heaters are an essential part of the material synthesis and device processing and they are not the most efficient things. But now the Department of Material Science and Engineering [...]

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Dubai releases tender for 3D-printed R&D

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the construction of 3D-printed Laboratories, to conduct research on drones and 3D-prin [...]

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Rocket engine completely 3D printed

A rocket powered by the first fully 3D printed Oxygen/hydrocarbon engine is heading for launch at the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand. US-based Rocket Lab is currently building New [...]

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Tortoise gets new shell, thanks to 3D printing

A team of vets in Brazil has come up with a novel use for 3D printing by producing a whole new shell for a tortoise that was injured in a fire. The Animal Avengers in Sao Paulo hav [...]

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Connect your 3D printer with Windows 10!

Since Windows 8.1, Microsoft has been providing native support for 3D printers with most popular printers already enabled via USB plug and play (see this full list of supported pri [...]