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January, 2019

HP FitStation platform uses 3D scanning & printing to make perfect shoe and insole

In 2017, HP launched the FitStation platform that uses 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies to create custom insoles. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190131-hp-expands-its-3d-printed-insole-fitstation-platform.html

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3D printing microstructures that can be moved with temperature or light

We’ve covered 3D printed, stiffness-tunable actuators and 3D printed microstructure gradients, so it follows that researchers would 3D print movable microstructures using gradients. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190131-3d-printing-microstructures-that-can-be-moved-with-temperature-or-light.html

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Brachten de Vikingen lepra naar Ierland?

Brachten de Vikingen lepra naar Ierland? Daan Couwenbergh 30 januari 2019 Het zou zomaar kunnen dat de Vikingen lepra meenamen naar Ierland. Dat concludeerden archeologen van de Queen’s University Belfast, de University of Surrey en de University of Southampton nadat zij onderzoek deden naar vijf skeletten in Ierland. Van de vijf skeletten kwamen er drie uit Dublin, een uit Ardreigh …Continue reading →

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Google Arts and Culture, Stratasys team up on 3D printing historical artifacts

Google Arts and Culture and Stratasys are re-imagining some of the world’s most cherished artifacts and historical monuments through additive manufacturing. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190131-google-arts-and-culture-stratasys-team-up-on-3d-printing-historical-artifacts.html

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Huntington Ingalls Industries delivers first 3D printed metal part for US Navy aircraft carrier installation

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division announced it has delivered the first 3D-printed metal part to the US Navy for installation on an aircraft carrier. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190131-huntington-ingalls-industries-delivers-first-3d-printed-metal-part-for-us-navy-aircraft-carrier-installation.html

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Iwakuni Marines 3D print engine ship kit for repairing fighter jets

Marines stationed in Iwakuni, Japan have 3D printed two components that reduce repair times on F/A-18 Hornets, potentially saving the Department of Defense a lot of money. When jet engines are removed for shipping, service via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190130-iwakuni-marines-3d-print-engine-ship-kit-for-repairing-fighter-jets.html

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Little Sophia by Hanson Robotics

Introducing Little Sophia, Sophia the Robot’s little sister, and a new kind of STEM, AI and coding learning companion for ages 7-13. – [currently $0 (0%) of $75,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/1240047277/little-sophia-by-hanson-robotics/

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Ford made history with largest metal 3D printed automotive part for Ken Block’s Hoonitruck

American motor giant Ford is putting 3D printing technology to a variety of uses, resulting in vehicles—real and replica—of the highest quality. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190130-ford-made-history-with-largest-metal-3d-printed-automotive-part-for-ken-blocks-hoonitruck.html

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Worlds first fully 3D printed concept car is a tribute to David Bowie

Japanese designer Takumi Yamamoto has teamed up with MARIE 3D to produce the world’s first fully 3D printed, full-scale concept car as a tribute to David Bowie. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190130-worlds-first-fully-3d-printed-concept-car-is-a-tribute-to-david-bowie.html

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Graf van beroemde Engelse ontdekkingsreiziger gevonden in Londen

Graf van beroemde Engelse ontdekkingsreiziger gevonden in Londen Daan Couwenbergh 29 januari 2019 Tijdens opgravingen bij het Londense Euston Station hebben archeologen het graf van de Britse ontdekkingsreiziger Matthew Flinders gevonden. Flinders werd bekend als de eerste Europeaan die rond Australië voer en zo vast stelde dat het een los continent was. Het graf van de ontdekkingsreiziger werd gevonden tijdens archeologische …Continue reading →

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