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3D print and assemble Anouk Wipprecht illuminated High Tech Edelweiss necklace

Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht is hands down one of our favorite innovators within the fashion-tech field, having come up with such original designs as the 3D printed Smoke Dress, the 3D printed Spider Dress, and the ever amusing Drinkbot 3D printed cocktail dress. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2uViOZD

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TinyLev: a 3D printed home acoustic levitator that is capable of holding liquid and insects in mid-air

Engineers from the UK’s University of Bristol have developed “TinyLev,” a 3D printed acoustic levitator that can be used to suspend matter in mid-air. The device could be used for blood tests, inspection of insects, and more. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2x2OolB

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Imagined Artefacts: Artist Anousha Payne uses 3D scanning and printing to appropriate artefacts

London-based artist Anousha Payne has used 3D printing to create her latest art series “Imagined Artefacts.” The project, which consists of a number of 3D printed abstract structures, explores several themes including representation, replication, and the significance of an artefact outside of its context. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vSRFnv

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This easy-to-follow 3D printed chess set tutorial will have rookies printing rooks in no time

Adafruit has published a tutorial for a 3D printed chess set with a “Circuit Playground” theme. The detailed pieces are made from ColorFabb PLA-metal filaments, while the chess board can be printed in regular PLA. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2ifji6R

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BeAM Machines to host Open House for new 20,000 square foot facility in Cincinnati

BeAM Machines SAS, which specializes in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology, opened its U.S. subsidiary, BeAM Machines, Inc., in Cincinnati, Ohio earlier this year. The facility, operating as the BeAM Machines Solutions Center for North America, will handle sales, service, process/material development, applications, R&D and training. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2vLtx7A

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CSM Bakery teams with 3D Systems to bring 3D printing to food industry

CSM Bakery Solutions, a provider of bakery ingredients, products and services, and 3D Systems Corp., the originator of 3D printing and solutions, today announced they reached an agreement to collaborate in the development, sale, and distribution of 3D printers, products and materials for the food industry. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2wYndsa

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Belgian students create 3D printed robotic hand that interprets sign language for the deaf

A group of engineers from the University of Antwerp in Belgium have put their skills towards good with the invention of a 3D printed humanoid robot that can translate speech into sign language. The inspirational bot is called “Project Aslan,” which stands for Antwerp’s Sign Language Actuating Node. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2fRLfkm

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Architecture firm Lorax Design Group uses 3D printed scale models for high-end landscape and pool design

Architecture and landscaping are fields where 3D printing has the potential to make a major impact, as they are flexible enough to adapt to new technologies and seek to bring together art, design, and fashion trends as well as practical and environmental considerations. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2wh7t6v

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3D printed pinhole projector shields bright eyes during total eclipse of the sun

Many people across North America will be able to witness a solar eclipse on Monday, and 3D printed pinhole projectors are a cheap, safe way to view the phenomenon without damaging your eyes. On Monday, August 21, the “Great American Total Solar Eclipse” will block out the sun all the way from Oregon to South Carolina, throwing darkness on a …Continue reading →

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UBC researchers 3D printed bone grafts strike balance between porosity and strength

A researcher from the University of British Columbia (UBC)’s Okanagan campus has been conducting tests to determine which 3D printable structure is best for creating artificial bone implants. Recently, he claimed to have found the most optimal design for both strength and bio-integration. via 3ders.org, http://ift.tt/2uOKuzp

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