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April 9th, 2018

3D printed gloves give Australian para-triathlete a shot at Commonwealth gold

An Australian para-triathlete will be competing soon in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, and should be performing better than ever thanks to 3D printing technology. Adelaide's ThincLab studio helped him out by 3D printing some special gloves, in order to better protect his hands as he races. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180409-3d-printed-gloves-give-australian-para-triathlete-a-shot-at-commonwealth-gold.html

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Zelf bier brouwen: hoe doe je dat? (zie mancave.conrad.nl)

Je eigen bier brouwen: de droom van veel mancavers. Veel leuker dan koken, omdat je er een feestelijke stemming mee creëert (ahem, je wordt er dronken van, ahem). De jongens van de mancave wilden ook eens zelf bier brouwen, dus hebben zij dat gedaan bij de vader van Raoul (brouwmeester Rob). Hoe zij hun eigen bier brouwen, laten ze zien in …Continue reading →

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News Roundup: BASFs new materials, Abu Dhabis 3D printing initiative, 3DBear, 3D Ceram-Sinto, Prodways

Here’s another round-up of recent events from the 3D printing world, to make sure you’re up to date. Stories you might have missed include a new range of materials from BASF, an ERC grant for a project for 3D printed human joints, and many others. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180409-3d-printing-news-roundup-basf-materials-abu-dhabi-3d-printing-initiative-3dbear-ceram-sinto-prodways.html

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Dutch chef Jan Smink teams with byflow to launch 3D printed food restaurant

A top chef from the Netherlands will soon be opening a new restaurant, which will be the first permanent one in the country to have 3D printed food on the menu. Jan Smink hopes to use 3D printing technology to develop exciting new dishes, and the restaurant will also be used to demonstrate his collaborator byflow's Focus 3D printer. via …Continue reading →

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MARS Bio-Imaging color 3D scanner could revolutionize x-ray technology and help detect diseases

A new 3D scanner in development from New Zealand company MARS Bio-Imaging has the potential to change the way diseases are diagnosed. Developed in a joint project with the University of Canterbury, the device can capture high-resolution color images, with a much lower dose of radiation than similar systems. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180409-mars-bio-imaging-color-3d-scanner-could-revolutionize-x-ray-technology-and-help-detect-diseases.html

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