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Could a 3D Printer Help Fight Pollution?

Could a 3D Printer Help Fight Pollution?
A team of researchers from the American University in Washington have successfully created a polymer matrix capable of fighting pollution using a 3D printer. The technique, which is recounted in full in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced …
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Chemist's 3-D printer could open doors for manufacturing revolution

Chemist's 3-D printer could open doors for manufacturing revolution
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. –Chemist Joe DeSimone's M1 is a 3-D printer inspired by science fiction. When DeSimone saw the robot T-1000 rise from a molten pool in "Terminator 2," he imagined a machine that would do something similar. In a TED Talk last year …
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3Dprinted cartilage could restore ears, shoulders, knees and nose

3Dprinted cartilage could restore ears, shoulders, knees and nose
The field of bioprinting — fabricating biological material with 3D printing — is increasingly looking like an excellent option for restoring damaged cartilage. Last year, the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at ETH Zurich developed a …
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The Reason 3D Printing Could Be Huge — Huge! — by 2025 Has to Do with Privacy

The Reason 3D Printing Could Be Huge — Huge! — by 2025 Has to Do with Privacy
The first time intellectual property attorney John Hornick saw a 3D printer at work, he thought it was a joke. It wasn't until a friend at Johns Hopkins University convinced him that the tech was the real deal that Hornick took a deep dive into how 3D …
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The Hottest Trend in 3D Printing Could Change the Way You Buy Running Shoes

The Hottest Trend in 3D Printing Could Change the Way You Buy Running Shoes
Customized shoe insoles and orthotics are among the newest products to be created using 3D printing machines, and companies such as Nike (NKE – Get Report) and New Balance have partnered with technology companies to create 3D-printed …
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3Dprinted fossils & rocks could transform geology

3Dprinted fossils & rocks could transform geology
Whether they're cracking open rocks or scanning tiny changes in topography, geologists already work in three dimensions. But one of the most popular attractions at the Geological Society of America's annual meeting in Denver last week was a 3D printer …
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3D Printing Could Turn Space-Based Solar Power into a Reality

3D Printing Could Turn Space-Based Solar Power into a Reality
Space-based solar power (SBSP) offers many advantages over Earth-based solar, yet the main obstacle in its development is the cost of sending up the solar panels into orbit. 3D printing may well be able to slash these installation costs and therefore …
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RS RepRapPro Ormerod 3D printer could be world's cheapest, and it's self

RS RepRapPro Ormerod 3D printer could be world's cheapest, and it's self
3D printing is the future. But for many it's not now as it's too expensive. RS Components and RepRap have teamed up to create an affordable 3D printer, called Ormerod, that will change that. And they've taken it a step further by making it self …
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First-of-its-kind forklift simulator could reduce injuries, deaths

First-of-its-kind forklift simulator could reduce injuries, deaths
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tactus Technologies has developed a first-of-its-kind virtual reality training program for forklift operators, a product that company officials expect will reduce work-related injuries and deaths. The program, called the 3D Forklift …
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