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3D printing a cuddly Teddy Bear (w/video)

Soft and cuddly aren't words used to describe the plastic or metal things typically produced by today's 3D printers. But a new type of printer can turn wool and wool blend yarns into fabric objects that people might actually enjoy touching.

Posted: Apr 28th, 2014

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3D-printed cartilage, made to order

Team uses 3-D printing to produce human cartilage, offering a potent new research tool and advancing treatment opportunities for osteoarthritis and battlefield injuries.

Posted: Apr 27th, 2014

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Bake your own droplet lens

New method makes inexpensive, high-quality lenses by hanging droplets of transparent silicone and curing them in an oven.

Posted: Apr 25th, 2014

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3D printing infographic: The future is now

Who knew the loud dot matrix printers of the 1980s, complete with their perforated-edge paper, would give way to sleek 3D printers that can create items ranging from weapons to medical equipment? Let's take a look at how 3D printing works and how far the technology has come since its recent inception.

Posted: Feb 11th, 2014

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3D Printing: A look ahead through 2014

2013 was an outstanding year for 3D printing, with share prices of the listed companies doubling or more, conferences on the subject proliferating, and media attention exploding. So what does the year ahead hold for the industry?

Posted: Feb 5th, 2014

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