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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Native 3D Printing: First MS, Now Linux

Fresh on the back of the backing of 3D printing by Microsoft last week, with their announcement that a 3D Printing SDK will be included in the …

How To Stop 3D Printing’s Race To The Bottom

Today’s big news, courtesy of Quartz, is about the expiration of laser sintering patents that will change the face of 3D printing in 2014. In short, the reason “good” 3D printers – namely the ones that create solid, injection-molded style pieces – aren’t cheap or readily available is that older 3D …

RFID be gone: Why you might soon be 3D printing the Internet of Things

Terahertz radiation, which, because of its band of wavelengths also goes by the name of submillimeter radiation, falls between microwave and infrared …

How 3D printing can build new bone using stem cells

<b>Using 3D printing, researchers can create scaffolds to repair/replace bone tissue.</b><p>A new technique that involves 3D printing a tissue using living …

NASA awards $100,000 to the study of 3D printing biomaterials

NASA has opted to contribute $100,000 to research into on-demand 3D printing of biomaterials. The project is being undertaken at NASA’s Ames Research …

The 3D Scan-to-Print Web App Turns Any Kinect into a 3D Scanner

3D printing has been a huge boon to home fabricators that want to create trinkets whenever they want. While all that plastic isn’t great for the …

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Growing cartilage cells with 3D printing tech

Last month, we discussed how medical researchers successfully designed and printed a 3D splint to save the life of an infant born with severe …

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

Scientists Use 3D Printing To ‘Grow’ New Cartilage

<i>Asian Scientist (Aug. 13, 2013)</i> – Scientists in Australia have used 3-dimensional (3D) printing technology to grow new cartilage from stem cells for …

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