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May 15th, 2018

GM using Autodesk software, 3D printing, AI and cloud computing for vehicle lightweighting

General Motors is using generative design software, 3D printing, AI and cloud computing to introduce the next generation of vehicle lightweighting. General Motors has described "the technologies are key to developing efficient and lighter alternative propulsion and zero emission vehicles." via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180515-gm-using-autodesk-software-3d-printing-ai-and-cloud-computing-for-vehicle-lightweighting.html

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SodaStream auctions water bottles with fancy 3D printed hats in honor of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle royal wedding

The wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle is due to take place on this Saturday 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle in England. In celebration of the Royal couple's dedication to the fight against single-use plastic bottles, Israeli sparkling water manufacturer Sodastream announced on Tuesday that it was launching a set of exclusive limited-edition bottles sporting miniature “hats”. …Continue reading →

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Researchers develop 3D printer that can make complex body tissues

Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a technique that uses a specially adapted 3D printer to build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials. They are hoping the on-demand 3D printing of complex skin-like tissues could be used in transplants and other surgeries in the near future. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180515-researchers-develop-3d-printer-that-can-make-complex-body-tissues.html

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