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Not many technologies have a truly transformative effect on individuals, communities and businesses. This makes 3D printing unique, with some people describing it as the key component of the second industrial revolution. It is an industry that is evolving and expanding fast, but with the daily Wiser 3D printing news digest, you can stay up-to-date. The printing press made the written word accessible to every person on the planet. With 3D printing, the restrictions of two dimensions are fast becoming a thing of the past. 3D printing is a broad term used to describe the process of creating - or printing - 3D solid objects from digital designs. The origins of the technology date back to the 1980s when it was limited to a small number of industrial applications. Now it is becoming accessible across a wide range of industries, including consumer products and components used for space travel. From printing chocolate to prosthetic limbs to houses to gadgets, 3D printing technology is set to change the way we live. Staying up-to-date with this fast moving technology is easy. All you have to do is get the Wiser 3D printing news email. It's free, so sign up today.

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Adam Savage explains why space suits are his happy place
The Verge • Andrew Liptak
Entrepreneur Kaitlyn Hova is changing the relationship between creativity and tech
Silicon Prairie News • Christine Mcguigan
Consumer 3D printers may finally be useful for something: DIY toys
Quartz • W. Harry Fortuna
Neuroscientists find new way to make lab equipment on the cheap
CBC Radio-Canada • Brandie Weikle
Fear of downloadable guns becoming a reality
Smart Planet
3D Printing: 5 Companies Making it Useful Today
Inc. • James Paine
Custom fit earphones: Audio nirvana or a waste of money?
Ars Technica • Mark Walton
3D Systems - Still A Short
Seeking Alpha • Cvc Research
Desktop Metal Grabs $115M, Preps September Launch of First Product
Xconomy • Jeff Engel
A metal 3-D printing start-up aims to make manufacturing much cheaper
CNBC
 
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Adam Savage explains why space suits are his happy place
The VergeAndrew Liptak
Adam Savage loves space suits. When I interviewed him in March, he spoke about how safety equipment appealed to him, whether it was firefighter gear, the protective armor that bomb disposal personnels wear, or space suits of the fictional variety. For the...
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Entrepreneur Kaitlyn Hova is changing the relationship between creativity and tech
Silicon Prairie NewsChristine Mcguigan
What do you get when you combine a web developer, a neuroscientist, a violinist and a 3D printer? You get Kaitlyn Hova, a multi talented tech entrepreneur whose unique combination of interests is getting her recognized on a national scale. Next month,...
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Consumer 3D printers may finally be useful for something: DIY toys
QuartzW. Harry Fortuna
Anyone with kids, or those of us who never quite stopped being kids ourselves, know that toys aren’t cheap. Last year the toy industry raked in $26 billion in the U.S. alone. High prices are harder to swallow when kids tend to...
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3d Printing, Colleges & Universities
Neuroscientists find new way to make lab equipment on the cheap
CBC Radio-CanadaBrandie Weikle
Using 3D printing, cheap microcomputers and some other components you could pick up at at your local electronics store, researchers have pioneered an open-source, do-it-yourself alternative to prohibitively expensive lab equipment. A study published Tuesday in the journal Plos Biology explained how...
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Fear of downloadable guns becoming a reality
Smart Planet
Australian police are already finding high-quality guns made from metal, rather than plastic, and the plans are easy to find.
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3D Printing: 5 Companies Making it Useful Today
Inc.James Paine
The world is seeing an influx of futuristic and life altering industries emerging all across the world. One of the most talked about buzzwords of all these buzzwords is 3D printing, which if you've been on the internet in the past 10...
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3d Printing, BBC America
Custom fit earphones: Audio nirvana or a waste of money?
Ars TechnicaMark Walton
In recent years, the humble earbud has fallen out of fashion in favour of the headphone—and with good reason. Headphones offer a sizeable upgrade over their compact counterparts, which often come bundled with smartphones and music players and offer miserable, if at...
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3D Systems - Still A Short
Seeking AlphaCvc Research
Summary While DDD has fallen about 15% since the late May publication of our last short call article, we still see significant downside. DDD is currently a low-to-no growth business with margins likely maxed out. The 3D printing space has grown substantially...
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3d Printing, Venture Capital
Desktop Metal Grabs $115M, Preps September Launch of First Product
XconomyJeff Engel
Desktop Metal has added $115 million in venture capital to its coffers. The Series D funding round announced Monday ups the already-high expectations for the Burlington, MA-based metal 3D printing company, one of New England’s biggest technology bets. Two-year-old Desktop Metal has...
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A metal 3-D printing start-up aims to make manufacturing much cheaper
CNBC
Desktop Metal wants its 3-D printers to boost US manufacturing.
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