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3D printed body parts are here: Jaw dropping? Print a new one

3D printed body parts are here: Jaw dropping? Print a new one

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Science is moving so fast it may soon be able to replace human body parts by simply printing them. Eventually that process will even mean printing directly into the body. For now a big step has been made with 3D printed body parts. The breakthrough has... >>

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

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3Doodler, the company behind the first 3D printing pen, is back with a model aimed specifically at children. The 3Doodler Start, as it's called, is designed to be super simple so that children can use and enjoy it easily. The original 3Doodler involved... >>

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

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When it comes to 3D printing news we're pretty selective. But this new creation by Mcor is something that needs shouting about. The Mcor Arke is a full colour desktop 3D printer that looks set to raise the bar in the market. The objects the Mcor Arke... >>

How to 3D print an award trophy, Pocket-lint style

How to 3D print an award trophy, Pocket-lint style

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Pocket-lint is leading the way once again with 3D printed awards for the second year running. And this time they're better than ever thanks to advanced 3D printing techniques and kit. We've teamed up with the brains over at MakerBot to come up with new,... >>

No more ‘Use By’ dates: Smart Cap detects when food is on the turn

No more ‘Use By’ dates: Smart Cap detects when food is on the turn

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When you're shopping for milk in the future you won't be looking at "Use By" dates but rather checking actual quality using a smart lid. The Smart Cap was developed by engineers at the University of Berkeley. The 3D printed cap is able to detect when... >>

This is the best Batman cosplay suit ever... and it was 3D printed to boot

This is the best Batman cosplay suit ever... and it was 3D printed to boot

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With the San Diego Comic Con to start next week, 9 July, cosplayers will be eagerly ironing their superhero suits and dusting off the manga shoulderpads but no matter how good they will look, we doubt they'll be able to match the stunning Batman: Arkham... >>

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy

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The HP Sprout can now be used to capture the real world in 3D to make copying objects simple. Using Sprout's RealSense cameras, capable of depth sensing, the Sprout is able to scan objects. This works with a new 3D Capture Stage accessory which acts as... >>

This is the 3Doodler 2.0, out now: Is it for fun or function?

This is the 3Doodler 2.0, out now: Is it for fun or function?

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The 3Doodler 3D printing pen was one of the first in the world, after graduating from Kickstarter. Following its success, a smaller, lighter and more efficient model is here in the 3Doodler 2.0. The 3Doodler 2.0 has shrunk drastically since the first... >>

The Palette turns monochrome 3D printers into multi-colour, multi-material printers

The Palette turns monochrome 3D printers into multi-colour, multi-material printers

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Those of you with an older 3D printer or a budget 3D printer will be glad to know there is a project on Kickstarter that can breathe new life into your monochrome machine. It's called The Palette. New 3D printers are continually popping up with more than... >>

Apple Watch straps that don’t cost a wrist and a leg

Apple Watch straps that don’t cost a wrist and a leg

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The Apple Watch is finally available along with its myriad straps to personalise the setup. But not only is the Watch pricey, the straps are too. Rather than buy the straps from Apple, which you need to do because of those odd 38mm and 42mm sizings, there... >>