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August 15th, 2017

Anthouse Pet Companion Robot

A Smart Pet Companion Robot that can record video, take photos, feed treats, play fetch, and more- all controlled with a smart app. – [currently $1,405 (3%) of $50,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://ift.tt/2vGghja

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Droplet-based 3D printing lets Oxford researchers create high-res living tissue structures

Researchers at the University of Oxford have found a new way to 3D print living structures from lab-grown cells. The structures could be used as human tissue models, removing the need for animal testing. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vGH5zS

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Stratasys Q2 financial results: over 1,000 units of F123 3D printer series sold

With the recent release of its second quarter (Q2) financial results, 3D printing company Stratasys has seen a mixed but promising start to 2017. Notably, the company announced that it has already sold 1,000 units of its new F123 3D printer series, which launched in February of this year. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2uLI6oS

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3D printed C-Turtle robot could shuffle its way to Mars

Researchers at the University of Arizona have 3D printed a modular robot that mimics the movement of a sea turtle and uses reinforcement learning to figure out its best strategy for movement. The researchers say the 3D printed C-Turtle robot could be deployed on Mars. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vZ48Zg

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3D Systems, Airbus present first flight-ready satellite RF filter made using metal 3D printing

Additive manufacturing giant 3D Systems and Airbus Defense and Space have unveiled their latest joint achievement: a validated and flight-ready 3D printed radio frequency (RF) filter for satellites. The 3D printed RF filter is the first of its kind to pass testing and be qualified for use in commercial telecommunications satellites. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2i3fupp

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    The Art Newspaper is the leading and most influential publication online and in print about the news and workings of the international art world, with its main office in London and a subsidiary in New York. Its readership is largely in the various professional branches of the art world, such as museum directors, cultural property lawyers and the …Continue reading →

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Chris Kordas new PotterDraw app lets you generate full-color 3D printable pottery

If you haven’t had the time to head to your local guild to fulfill your pottery needs, maker Chris Korda may have the solution for you. A Boston-based software architect with nearly two decades of 3D printing experience, Korda has just released a new open-source software application for designing and visualizing 3D printable pottery. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2i1Bzoa

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Carnegie Mellon researchers identify suitable 3D printing alloys with new rapid screening method

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have designed a rapid screening method for new 3D printing alloys. The method allows users to quickly understand and develop correlations between process variables and alloy composition. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vAhKsG

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Dancing all night at the Roundhouse: Wayne McGregor and Random International

A flock of seven white spheres powered by tiny propellers performed without a collision, or other hitch, at north Londons Roundhouse at the weekend. The inflatables took to the air and completed a mesmerising aerial display while dancers from the Royal Ballet and Company Wayne McGregor performed below. The human-meets-machine performance piece called  +/-Human is the latest collaboration by the London- and …Continue reading →

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HEXA: Programmable, Highly Maneuverable Robot

Robot + Robotic SDK. Make something cool. Conquer big problems. Enter the era of robotics. – [currently $8,801 (9%) of $100,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://ift.tt/2w6BFks

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