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December 6th, 2017

Princeton researchers spaghetti-like hydrogel could make 3D bioprinted wound treatments

Researchers at Princeton University have developed a hydrogel that forms when fibers slide against each other as they are forced through a syringe. The chemical-free shearing method could be used in wound treatment and other areas. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2nABdrq

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Researchers 3D print most life-like artificial organs seen so far, for use as surgical guides

Fully-functional replacement organs could be the next big step for 3D printing technology in the medical sector, but that is still some way off, with bio-engineers currently trying to perfect the fabrication of smaller tissues. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2ABi0Zo

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Bottoms up! 3D printed Vocktail glass lets you virtually customize the flavor of plain water

Students from the National University of Singapore have designed a 3D printed virtual cocktail glass that is capable of simulating different beverage flavours without needing sugar or other additives. You heard me right, there is now a glass that will let you taste whatever type of drink you want while you’re actually just drinking water! via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2nykqVL

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Amazon report sees 3D printed feasts, VR and AI wish lists in Christmas future

According to a recently published report by Amazon, Christmas celebrations of the future will be chock-full of high tech advancements, from 3D printed Christmas dinners to AI wish lists. The report, entitled “Christmas of the Future,” was led by futurist William Higham and food trend researcher Dr. Morgaine Gaye and seeks to predict future trends in Christmas gifts and traditions. …Continue reading →

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University of Copenhagen develops 3D printed meals tailored to hospital patients

Think a 3D printed casserole is more science fiction than reality? Think again. As additively manufactured food looms ever present, one Danish university is keen to show that that 3D printed meals can be just as healthy – and at least as tasty – as regular food. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2AWfCz3

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MIT 3D prints living tattoo with programmed bacterial cells

A team of MIT engineers have demonstrated the ability to 3D print what it calls a “living tattoo” from a bioink consisting of living cells and hydrogel. When adhered to human skin and exposed to certain chemicals, the tree-shaped “tattoo” lights up in response. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2jkYuJb

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These 3D printed objects can connect to WiFi without batteries or electronics

University of Washington researchers have developed 3D printed plastic objects and sensors that collect data and communicate with WiFi-connected devices without electronics. The researchers have published the objects as free-to-download CAD models. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2Ax4CYv

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Two Escalating Small Business Cybersecurity Threats

Bitdefender cybersecurity expert Bogdan Botezatu outlines two of the biggest threats SMBs face in the New Year and how to stop them. via http://ift.tt/N4vBNq, http://ift.tt/2Az4TYD

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