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December 4th, 2017

3D printed mask helps 4 month-old puppy, Loca make a full recovery after a brutal attack that crushed her jaw

Puppies and 3D printing go together like ice cream and hot weather, and a recent heartwarming development in the already above-average-temperature state of California shows how the technology has the potential to help out man’s best friend just as much as the aerospace via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2zO3gVQ

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Dutch designers are making eco-friendly 3D printing filament from dried algae and seaweed

Dutch design duo Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have created a 3D printable biomaterial made from algae. The new filament, which is currently featured in the “Change the System” exhibition at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, could offer an eco-friendly alternative to fossil and oil-based plastics. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2ntb0Ld

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TU Munich experiments with selective binding to 3D print intricate bionic structures out of concrete

As concrete 3D printing continues to revolutionize construction projects all over the world and change the way people think about architecture, many companies and research institutions are putting a lot of effort into continuing research in this field, hoping to advance the technology and discover new ways that it can be implemented. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2AM76ma

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One of Europe’s longest lived megalithic cemeteries discovered in Granada

A group of archaeologists from the University of Granada has discovered and analysed a necropolis  found in the Sierra Arana de Darro (Granada). This megalithic funerary space, between 5000 and 6000 years old, was in use for more than a millennium, making it the most long-lived in Granada and among the most enduring in Europe. Some of the remains found …Continue reading →

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Remains of building dating back to Imperial Age found in Rome

The remains of a building dating back to the Imperial Age were found in Rome along the Tiber embankment, at the height of the Milvio bridge. Credit: Repubblica”In recent weeks ancient remains have emerged near Ponte Milvio”, explains the Special Superintendence of Rome in a brief statement. “These are the ruins of a residential building of Imperial Age, found along …Continue reading →

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The enigma of the Iberian warrior vase

The vase of the warriors, a masterwork of Iberian art, is still holding onto some of its secrets. But new research, the results of which can be seen until March in an exhibition at the Prehistory Museum of Valencia, sheds more light on the origin and meaning of the exceptional object, which is dated between the third and second centuries …Continue reading →

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CEC awards $1.25M grant to RCAM Technologies for 3D printed concrete wind turbines

As energy efficiency becomes increasingly important to secure the future stability of our planet’s environment and eco-system, harnessing the power of the wind looks like the safest bet for industries and governments worldwide. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2jdxCLm

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Lumecluster 3D prints amazing custom Ironheart costume for cosplayer Lexi Momo

Artist Melissa Ng (aka Lumecluster) has unveiled her latest 3D printed creation and Marvel universe fans are sure to love it. The project, which was actually commissioned by Marvel for its Becoming series, is a 3D printed Ironheart costume designed specifically for cosplayer Lexi Momo. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2ihmkVe

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FabRx transforms Magic Candy Factory 3D printer into $10,500 personalized medicine maker for children

London-based biotechnology company FabRx is repurposing a Magic Candy Factory 3D printer to dispense child-friendly medicines. The company will run a $67,500 Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the 3D printing project. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2zZE0jx

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4D printed hydrogel leaf brings University of Alberta researchers one step closer to bioprinting organs

A team of scientists from the University of Alberta’s Ingenuity Lab in Canada have used 3D printing to create a leaf structure made from natural proteins and a printable hydrogel material. The project, says the team, brings them one step closer to creating an implantable 3D bioprinted organ. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2igNpbl

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