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Will food 3-D printing really become a 'thing'?
Will food 3-D printing really become a 'thing'?
In essence, food 3-D printing is this: you take a standard 3D printer, replace the non-edible material (like plastic filament) with something edible, and voilà, you have a food 3-D printer! In reality though, the results have been less than amazin...
The $400 billion industry that could make 3-D printing explode
The $400 billion industry that could make 3-D printing explode
Three-dimensional-printing enthusiasts have said for years the technology will do nothing short of revolutionize industries. Now — finally — 3-D printers are starting to live up to the hype: Look no further than the runway at your nearest a...
Down the hype cycle: a 3-D printer in every home?
Down the hype cycle: a 3-D printer in every home?
The ability to design and manufacture a physical object at home within hours, while bypassing traditional manufacturing supply chains, is certainly a powerful notion. After all, what if replacing a $125 dishwasher part took literally minutes and &#...
Swedish research team explores wood-based 3-D printing
Swedish research team explores wood-based 3-D printing
Calling it the Would Wood project, Swedish government agency Vinnova is assembling a group of businesses, colleges, students, designers and architects to research and create large-scale 3-D-printed wood-based structures and objects, 3DPrint.com reported.