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March, 2019

Mojobot – Tangible Coding Robot

Coding and robotics made fun and easy with an action packed robot that teaches algorithms, math, science. and technology. – [currently HK$0 (0%) of HK$630,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/projectlab/mojobot-tangible-coding-robot/

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4D printed smart metamaterials can be stiff as wood or soft as sponge

Rutgers University-New Brunswick engineers have created flexible, lightweight 4D printed materials with potential applications in morphing airplane or drone wings, soft robotics and tiny implantable biomedical devices. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190329-4d-printed-smart-metamaterials-can-be-stiff-as-wood-or-soft-as-sponge.html

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3D printed tissues could help heal athletes damaged bone and cartilage

Bioscientists are developing 3D printed artificial tissues that may help heal bone and cartilage typically damaged in sports-related injuries. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190329-3d-printed-tissues-could-help-heal-athletes-damaged-bone-and-cartilage.html

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Besmo: The Finest Robot Technology

The best smart robot, friend, and gift for anyone who wants to break the boundaries to make the smart home era a reality. – [currently $1 (0%) of $225,000 goal] via Technology (latest) :: Kicktraq, http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/besmo/besmo-the-finest-robot-technology/

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Shapeways and EOS partner to venture into orthosis and prosthesis market

New York-based 3D printing marketplace Shapeways is partnering with Industrial 3D printing specialist EOS to offer and supply market-ready orthosis and prosthesis to designers and businesses. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190328-shapeways-and-eos-partner-to-venture-into-orthosis-and-prosthesis-market.html

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MIT uses fine-scale 3D bioprinting to grow highly uniform cell cultures with desired properties

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have used fine-scale 3D bioprinting to grow cells that are highly uniform in shape and size, and potentially with certain functions. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190328-mit-uses-fine-scale-3d-bioprinting-to-grow-highly-uniform-cell-cultures-with-desired-properties.html

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Win het boek ‘Wahibre-em-achet en andere Grieken’

Wahibre-em-achet en andere Grieken van historicus Jona Lendering VBK-media facebook twitter google+ linkedin whatsapp pinterest Win het boek ‘Wahibre-em-achet en andere Grieken’ Historicus Jona Lendering vertelt in Wahibre-em-achet en andere Grieken, het themaboekje van de Week van Klassieken 2019, over de tienduizenden migranten in de Oudheid. De Griek Wahibre-em-achet was er daar één van. Als de inscriptie van zijn sarcofaag …Continue reading →

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Researchers use 3D printers to weave wearable electronics into clothing

A team of Chinese researchers has developed a new technique to use 3D printers to bind the electronic materials to the clothing textiles and enable them to harvest biomechanical energy from human motion. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190327-researchers-use-3d-printers-to-weave-wearable-electronics-into-clothing.html

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Gallo-Romeinse vondsten in Antwerpen

Gallo-Romeinse vondsten in Antwerpen Daan Couwenbergh 27 maart 2019 Bij groot archeologisch onderzoek in Antwerpen hebben archeologen een groot deel van de geschiedenis van de stad bloot gelegd. Zo werden onder het Steen, het beroemde kasteel aan de Schelde, resten uit de Gallo-Romeinse periode gevonden. Op verschillende plekken aan de Scheldeoever wordt gewerkt, en dat bood archeologen een mooie kans …Continue reading →

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Oude afvalberg laat zien waarom Byzantijnse rijk ten val kwam

Oude afvalberg laat zien waarom Byzantijnse rijk ten val kwam Daan Couwenbergh 27 maart 2019 Ooit strekte het Byzantijnse rijk zich uit van Noord Afrika tot Italië en het Midden-Oosten, totdat het rijk langzaam ten onder ging onder druk van de oprukkende islamitische rijken. Zo staat het in veel geschiedenisboeken. Maar nieuw archeologisch onderzoek wijst op andere oorzaken.  Op het …Continue reading →

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