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February, 2019

DEEPTIME unveils Ionic Sound System, 3D printed speakers made from sand

Deeptime Limited is a new loudspeaker manufacturer based in the Czech Republic. Following its introduction of the world’s first speakers 3D printed from a wooden composite, Deeptime has unveiled the first commercially available audio system made from sand. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190221-deeptime-unveils-ionic-sound-system-3d-printed-speakers-made-from-sand.html

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EcoLogicStudio installs two 3D printed living sculptures exploring future forms of spatial intelligence

London-based architectural and their research partners, the urban design practice ecoLogicStudio has installed two 3D printed living sculptures exploring the future forms of spatial intelligence in the exhibition “La Fabrique du Vivant” (The Fabric of the living) at the Centre Pompidou in Paris between 20 February – 15 April 2019. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190221-ecologicstudio-installs-two-3d-printed-living-sculptures-exploring-future-forms-of-spatial-intelligence.html

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Researchers combine old-school logic gates with 3D printing to create sentient materials

Logic gates are the bricks and mortar of original computers capable of performing any kind of math calculations. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190221-researchers-combine-old-school-logic-gates-with-3d-printing-to-create-sentient-materials.html

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Scientist uses quantum dots and 3D printed fluorescence box to track pollen grains

Dr Corneile Minnaar, a pollination biologist from Stellenbosch University in South Africa has come up with a new idea of using quantum dots and 3D printed fluorescence box to track the fate of individual pollen grains. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190220-scientist-uses-quantum-dots-and-3d-printed-fluorescence-box-to-track-pollen-grains.html

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Elzelinde van Doleweerd is 3D printing snacks from food waste

A young entrepreneur in the Netherlands is reducing food waste with 3D printed food. Nearly a third of all food produced around the world goes to waste, and yet people still go hungry. Causing much of this huge amount of waste are the obstacles of food preservation and freshness. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190220-3d-printing-snacks-from-food-waste.html

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Procter & Gamble partners with Aether on 3D printing and artificial intelligence

Aether, the San Francisco biotechnology company behind the multi-tool Aether 1 3D bioprinter, announced the commencement of a two year joint development agreement with Procter & Gamble for the development of cutting edge 3D printing and AI technologies. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190219-procter-gamble-partners-with-aether-on-3d-printing-and-artificial-intelligence.html

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MIND KIT: Maker Kit Exclusively for Robotics

Make a robot with the most comprehensive, easy-to-use developer kit. Built exclusively for robotics. It’s time to start building. – [currently $1,570 (2%) of $100,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/1090670314/mind-kit-maker-kit-exclusively-for-robotics/

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DSTA Singapore and thyssenkrupp to explore 3D printing for submarines

Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems' shipyard in Kiel on Monday. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190219-dsta-singapore-and-thyssenkrupp-to-explore-3d-printing-for-submarines.html

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Sphero RVR – The go anywhere, do anything programmable robot

Drive, program, and customize out of the box. Make, build, and expand with 3rd party hardware. – [currently $35,920 (24%) of $150,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/sphero/sphero-rvr-the-go-anywhere-do-anything-programmabl/

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Voetafdrukken van Neanderthalers ontdekt op Gibraltar?

Voetafdrukken van Neanderthalers ontdekt op Gibraltar? Daan Couwenbergh 19 februari 2019 Archeologen hebben op de kust van Gibraltar sporen van Neanderthalers ontdekt. Dat maakte een groep archeologen bekend in het wetenschappelijke tijdschrift Quaternary Science Reviews. Hoewel het niet voor het eerst is dat er Neanderthaler-vondsten worden gedaan op Gibraltar, is de vondst van voetafdrukken bijzonder zeldzaam. De sporen werden gevonden …Continue reading →

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