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PURPS, THE PENGUIN WHO RECOVERED ITS ‘HAPPY FEET’ BY 3D PRINTING

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Even when it is not the first time 3D printing technologies come to the aid of other species for partial or full recovering life’s style, get to know about new cases is always comforting to our community; this particular case shows how Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Middle School, ACT Group and 3D Systems teamed together to use 3D scanning, organic design,…

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8 Unbelievable Things You Can 3D Print

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I have not 3D-printed a Girlfriend yet, but these are just as cool. I have been researching the 3D Printing world and advancements, and there are many objects that have been created that I never, ever, expected could be 3D Printed. Most of them, in fact, I have already printed myself, and they are actually working. I compiled a list…

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Positive 3D Printing

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In a previous blog I discussed negative ways that 3D printing can be used in the world. To counter that blog I’ll discuss the many positive things that can come from 3D printing. Many of these organizations have an open source philosophy, and you can join or contribute your time or 3D printer to their causes. Pet Prosthetic The internet…

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Medical Grade 3D Printing?

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On May 10th the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft report that will lay the groundwork for approving 3D printed medical devices. ‘Technical Considerations for Additive Manufactured Devices: Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff” is a 28 page document that covers the FDA’s current position and possible regulations for future FDA approval for 3D…

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Healthcare and 3d printing. How we can help.

3D printing has come a long way these days. There is a printer for just about anything you can think of making. Want to print a jet engine?  Give Boeing a call. Maybe Space is more your thing. NASA has more 3d printing projects in the works than just about anyone else. Just about anyone that manufactures things has jumped…

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4 uses of 3dprinting in science

Well, 3D printing isn’t only to print the Eiffel Tower. Today I’m going to show you some different uses of 3D-printing in Science Print organs and bones Organs The first time that I heard about 3D-printers was in 2014, when the maker movement became mainstream in Brazil and more articles and posts about it became normal on my feed in facebook. But back…

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Mão 3D – The project that is changing lifes for the kids in Brazil

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E-Nable and  3D-Printing Inspired by the sad tale of a South African carpenter who was in dire need of a highly flexible and low-cost alternative to standard prosthetics, the Mão3D (3DHand) program is the leading project in the e-Nable global family of systems, which offers affordable, 3D-printable prosthetics for low-income communities and currently aims to help over a hundred arm…

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