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Phillip the duck lost his flippers, so someone 3D-printed him new ones

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Taken from Mashable. By Kellen Beck After spending some time out in the cold Wisconsin winter, Phillip the duck’s flippers were frostbitten and damaged. Lucky for Phillip, 3D printing has been proliferating in the human world and some of them were happy to help him out. SEE ALSO: Bubbles the 2-legged dog runs around with his 3D-printed cart Vicki Rabe-Harrison, Phillip’s new owner, didn’t want to see him struggle so she reached out to Jason Jischke at South Park Middle School, WBAY reported. Jischke’s classroom houses a 3D printer, which would be the perfect tool to make Phillip some new flippers. After...

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COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY OFFERS ONLINE FOUNDATIONS OF 3D PRINTING COURSE, OPEN TO ANYONE WHO WANTS TO LEARN

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Taken from 3DPrint. by Clare Scott 3D printing is many things, and one of them, much like the Internet, is a generational marker. Today’s kids are growing up with 3D printing in their classrooms, and by the time they reach the workforce, I imagine it’ll be second nature to them – again, much like the Internet. However, 3D printing is becoming ubiquitous in the workforce now, and many of the current generation of professionals are faced with learning a brand new skill, one they may just have heard of for the first time a year ago. It can be a...

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UGANDAN BOY IS VERY HAPPY ABOUT HIS 3D PRINTED TEAM UNLIMBITED E-NABLE ARM

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UGANDAN BOY IS VERY HAPPY ABOUT HIS 3D PRINTED TEAM UNLIMBITED E-NABLE ARM

Taken from 3DPrint.com by Bridget Butler Millsaps While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many individuals around the world undergoing many different challenges, seeing children living in impoverished areas regain functionality due to prosthetics is a positive all around, and something we never tire of hearing about. It’s obviously so fulfilling for these volunteers as a team around the world that they want to keep...

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How & Why 3D Printing Will Be Brought to America's Schools

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Taken from Product Design & Development by Jake Meister In the decades since it was unveiled, 3D printing and the technologies related to it have evolved immensely. Strides continue to be made with 3D printers, which makes using the technology more and more advantageous to a wide variety of people. Knowing this, a variety of groups are attempting to bring the technology to users of tomorrow: today’s kids. To discuss how 3D printing is being brought to the American youth and the impact that it will have, Product Design & Development held a question and answer session with John Hornick,...

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MAKERBOT TEAMS WITH FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY TO BRING AN INNOVATION CENTER TO THE SCHOOL

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MAKERBOT TEAMS WITH FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY TO BRING AN INNOVATION CENTER TO THE SCHOOL

Taken from 3DPrint.com by Hannah Rose Mendoza Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Florida announced a partnership with Makerbot to create a Rapid Application Development (RAD) Makerspace that will provide students and faculty with access to over 55Makerbot 3D printers and scanners. This facility will be the largest MakerBot innovation center in the nation with more MakerBot Replicator 3D printers and MakerBot digitizer desktop 3D scanners than any other American university.  Back in February, we reported on MakerBot’s announcement, to launch these innovation centers, featuring at least 30 3D printers in each. On August 16, Florida Polytechnic will host a grand...

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