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Need an outfit for Halloween? Check out these 3D-printed costumes

Cutting close to Halloween and missing that vital component to your costume? Maybe 3D-printed Halloween costumes are the way to go for you. Check out our list of favorites accessories.
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The best 3D printers of 2018

On the hunt for a new 3D printer? We've got your back. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, this list of the best 3D printers has what you're looking for.
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‘Waterworld’ no longer seems sci-fi, so an artist designed your future gills

Amphibio is a 3D-printed garment designed to capture air and replenish oxygen molecules, while dissipating carbon dioxide underwater. We spoke with the creator, and even asked a marine biologist if it could really work.
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What is 3D printing? Here’s everything you need to know

What is 3D printing? This fast, efficient object printing process has become a core part of multiple industries, and plenty of at-home hobbies. But what exactly is it, and how does it work? We're going to go over what 3D printing is, the…
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Monoprice wows us with the gargantuan (and very quiet) Delta Pro 3D printer

Monoprice's Shane Igo stops by the Digital Trends booth at CES to give us an update on its latest 3D printers, including the brand-new Delta Pro. This thing is huge, and really quiet.
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Tough new 3D printing plastic lets astronauts print spacewalk tools on demand

Made In Space has unveiled a more durable 3D printer plastic to use on the International Space Station. This sturdier material could allow astronauts to eventually print parts and potentially even entire satellites in orbit.
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Airless, 3D-printed concept tires can’t go flat, never need replacement

Unlike traditional tires, which must be replaced every few years, Michelin's new 3D printed tires will regenerate new tread -- and maybe even outlast your car.
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Signs suggest that 101Hero, the $49 3D printer, was too good to be true

101Hero promised Kickstarter backers a functional 3D printer for as little as $49. But many haven't got theirs yet, or it just doesn't work. Worse yet? The company is not answering many of its emails.
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Watch a 3D printer build a cube from a vat of goo … using a phone screen

Taiwan's T3D is showing off a new 3D printer that uses light-sensitive resin and your smart device's screen to print out 3D objects. It will go on sale later this year for a fairly affordable price of $299.
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Why didn’t I think of that? 8 useful objects you can 3D print right now

Just fork over the money for a newfangled 3D printer? If so, try out one of these 3D printables so you can save precious filament and make something actually useful. After all, a life-size Death Star model only gets you so far.
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MakerBot upgrade: New 3D printers offer bigger prints at faster speeds

MakerBot has unveiled a series of new printers, the Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+, offering larger prints, faster speeds, and quieter volumes. The printers were unveiled alongside new MakerBot apps and a new filament.
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3D printing using stem cells? Israeli company runs successful lab tests

Nano Dimensions and stem cell researcher Accellta have reportedly run successful lab tests on a 3D-printing prototype capable of printing using stem cells. The breakthrough could pave the way for further bioprinting innovation.
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Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: 3D printed violins, biometric wallets, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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Ultimaker’s next generation of 3D printers increase reliability and grant better control

During CES 2016, 3D printing manufacturer Ultimaker pulled back the veil on two new 3D printers; the upgraded Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+, both of which feature improved reliability and increased control.
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Build your own 3D printer for $50 and change

Instead of waiting for prices on 3D printers to drop, you can build your own for less than $100. The step-by-step build is detailed by Gigafide, an experienced maker known for his popular DIY YouTube channel Tinkernut.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Whale snot, space suits, and giant 3D printers

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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How we test 3D printers

The modern 3D printer is made for more than the just the hobbyist. They now come in a host of sizes, shapes, and printing styles, each suited for a different purpose. Here, we break down how we go about testing our review units.
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These twins need ventilators to survive, but create amazing 3D printed gadgets together

Twins Chris and Nick Fryer love technology, and by using their knowledge and a 3D printer, they have made everything from drones to robotic pets. What's inspirational is they're both in wheelchairs and only have movement in their fingertips…