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How long before we can 3D print ourselves a new home?

A few years back when I first heard about 3D printing, and there was talk about being able to print off a new set of lungs or a new heart valve, I just couldn’t visualize exactly how that was possible. 590 more words


3D Printed Casts Are Coming

3D-printed casts aren’t itchy, bulky, or smell.  These casts also hope to reduce bone healing time by nearly 40%.

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Photo of the Day: Family Portrait

Well, we’ve reached the end of our first photo of the day series. Today’s final photo is a family portrait of sorts. A diesel from each of the previous daily photos was selected and then placed in this photo to showcase all the colors and materials available for printing. 63 more words

3D Printing - A threat to IP law?

3D printing has been around for decades with the original printer being accredited to Chuck Hull in 1984 of 3D Systems Corp using the stereolithography procedure, of which he patented in 1986. 431 more words

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From 3D printing to the factory floor

MIT’s Professional Education department has officially added “Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor” to its Short Programs list.

The course is targeted at manufacturing and design engineers, as well as professionals seeking a full MIT experience in a condensed timeframe. 232 more words

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