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3D Printing: What is it? How will it affect us? What is the future of it?
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Will 3D Printing Change the World?

Much attention has been paid to 3D Printing lately, with new companies developing cheaper and more efficient consumer models.....

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This a fantastic and inspiring video about how 3D Printing will change the world. I can't wait to see what has changed in 5-10 years from now thanks to this technology.

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Man has 75% of skull replaced by 3D-printing

Man has 75% of skull replaced by 3D-printing | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
An unidentified man had 75 per cent of his skull replaced with a 3D-printed implant.
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This article shows a major step in the future of Medicine due to 3D Printing.

 

Truely amazing.

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12 Applications of 3D Printing [Part 1/2]

12 Applications of 3D Printing [Part 1/2] | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
The recent popularity of 3D printing comes to no surprise when you have a look at the range of benefits this emerging technology already delivers.

Via Kai Kalinowski
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Part 1 of this article explores some of the posibilities and also what is being done today with 3D technology. Guess how Iron Man's costume was made.

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3D Printing Takes on the Final Frontier: Food

3D Printing Takes on the Final Frontier: Food | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it

...3D print appetizing dishes in microgravity at the University of Southern California. “It gets the job done, but it’s not exactly home cooking.”


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It may not be a home-cooked meal, but it's packed with the essential nutrients, and this is only the beginning. If we are printing things we can eat, just imagine what else is possible. Seemingly, the sky is the limit.

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What is 3D Printing?

What is 3D Printing? | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
3D Printing has the potential to literally turn the world of
manufacturing on it's head. This article explores the materials and design possibilities of the technology, and the impacts it might have on industry.
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An interesting article and video about the applications of 3D printing.

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The Pirtatebay interested in 3D Printing?

The Pirtatebay interested in 3D Printing? | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
Notorious peer-to-peer site The Pirate Bay says the next age of file-sharing will be 3D printing. But how, exactly, does that work?
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This article gives a brief insight into what 3D printing is, how it works and how file-sharing website, The Pirate Bay (and other websites like it) can affect the 3D Printing industry.

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What's the future of 3D printing? - Sci Guide (Ep 12) - Head Squeeze

Mark Champkins gives us an insight into the future of 3D printing and how it will simplify current production processes. Sci Guide: Taking a topical twist on...
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An interesting and informing video about the future of 3D printing. The idea of printing out a Gramophone and using it as a cheap alternative for an Iphone speaker is brilliant.

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The 3D-Printed Urbee 2 Hybrid Car

The 3D-Printed Urbee 2 Hybrid Car | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
Nothing says “Welcome to the Future” like a 3D-printed runabout vehicle with a hybrid engine, three wheels, speeds of up to 68 mph, and capacity to carry up to 1200 lbs.
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The article here gives the reader a glimpse into what 3D Technology can do and what the future of transportation could look like.

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NASA Testing 3D Printers in Space To Build Spacecraft and Satellites

NASA Testing 3D Printers in Space To Build Spacecraft and Satellites | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
Spiderfab is a new concept introduced by NASA and Tethers Unlimited that could change the way that space craft are built in the near future. In theory it will be more efficient to build large struc...
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A look at 5-10 years into the future, incredible.

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12 Applications of 3D Printing [Part 2/2]

12 Applications of 3D Printing [Part 2/2] | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it

With the increasing performance of 3D printers in accurately printing smaller structures, electronics companies could not have been happier.


Via jean lievens, Kai Kalinowski
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Part 2 of this article explores some of the posibilities and also what is being done today with 3D technology.

 

From Nano-printing, Bio-printing, printing weapon parts, the Disney phrase "If you can dream it, you can do it", certainly applies here.

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Future Tech: How 3D Printing Will Change the World

Future Tech: How 3D Printing Will Change the World | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
From new iPhone cases to new body parts, here's the good, the bad and the grotesque of this new technology.
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The article here gives us some examples of the good things, the bad things and even the grotesque things about 3D printing. It's an interesting read.

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The Next Big Thing: 3D Printing | CloudTimes

The Next Big Thing: 3D Printing | CloudTimes | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
3D Printing was one of the key topics at SXSW in Austin, TX last week. Not alone due to the keynote by MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis. 3D Printing is
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3D Printing and Cloud technology put together, this has great potential for the future.

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3D Printed Houses Might be Closer Than You Thought

3D Printed Houses Might be Closer Than You Thought | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
3D printing seems to be the latest "ultra cool" movement in technology. Ever since I heard about 3D printing (I only knew about small 3D printers), I beg
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Very interesting read and even more interesting video. The technology to good to be true. Imagine having your house built to your own custom design, with plumbing and electricity, in less then 24 hours.

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How Will 3D Printing Change China?

How Will 3D Printing Change China? | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
We take a look at 3D printing and what industries in China it is likely to disrupt.
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This article is well written and has realistic views on 3D Printing and it's effect on the near future (Not just in China).

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Bio-engineers using 3D Technology can print body parts!

Bio-engineers using 3D Technology can print body parts! | 3D Printing - The Future | Scoop.it
That makes two of us: How bioengineers are using 3D printing to create body parts
South China Morning Post
The area of "bioprinting" - the 3-D printing of human organs for transplant - however, is still in its infancy.
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The future of medicine is looking bright thanks to 3D printing technology. Printing actual body parts that can replace a damaged ear, a leg, an arm and even a human skull.

 

This article shows us some of the amazing possiblities 3D printing can make come true.

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