Sindri Kinnier

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Blockchain Technology in Health Care: Decoding the Hype

New Marketplace<p>New technology often follows a predictable hype cycle: from onset, through a “peak of inflated expectations,” down the “trough of …

This Could Be the Fastest 3D Printer Out There

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When disaster strikes, it's time to fly in the 3D printers | Sam Jones

3D printing has been used to mend pipes after the Nepal earthquake, and NGOs believe the technology could radically change the speed and cost of humanitarian aid<p>At noon on 17 September, a small printer resting on the wing of a Land Rover parked in a Nepalese valley finally ceased its quiet whirring.<p>…

Here's Why 2016 Could Be 3D Printing's Breakout Year

It was her days as a cross-training athlete that led Nikki Kaufman to an inventive solution for an annoying, if mundane, problem: Her earphones kept …

The 3D Printed Car That Could Transform The Auto Industry: On Sale In 2016

Imagine the car of the future. It’s not a Tesla. Rather, it’s 3D printed and recyclable.<p>Arizona-based Local Motors plans to debut its new LM3D in 2016, which would be the first 3D printed car to hit the highways and be available for purchase (for about $53,000).<p>3D printed cars have been popular …

Printable Concrete: Coming Soon to a Construction Site Near You

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Coming up next in personalized medicine: 3D printed drugs

Over the past decade, 3D printing has been blurring boundaries between imagination and fabrication.<p>Developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), computer-aided 3D-printing technology has opened up exciting and revolutionary new possibilities in customized medicines.<p>As MIT licensed …

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3D Printed Beest Hand Cranked Power Generator (video)

If you have a 3D printer handy and are looking for a new project to keep you busy over the weekend and beyond you may be interested in this new 3D …

Is there a future for 3D printing?

By Robert Jones<p>Once a booming new industry seemingly set to take over the world with its revolutionary technology, today the 3D printing industry …

Some 3D Printed Objects Are Toxic To Fish - And Makers Should Tread Carefully

When you’re a graduate student, the last thing you need is for most of the animals you’re working with to die on you. But Shirin Mesbah Oskui can argue that the zebrafish she lost didn’t die in vain. They led her to realize that some 3D printed materials are toxic to the fish. This is a cautionary …

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Here's Why 3D Printing Needs More Metal

Alcoa, a colossus of the aluminum and metals industry, is currently building a new additive manufacturing center with a $60 million price tag in …

3D Systems and 3D Printing Aid in the Effort to Reconstruct Young Zimbabwean Man's Face

Nothing can be done to erase the trauma experienced by Blessing Makwera, a native of Zimbabwe whose life was changed irrevocably when a land mine …

The latest advance in 3D printing: replacement teeth

Photograph: /Stratasys<p>This dental replica was made using a 3D printer. Researchers are now working on ways to make 3D-printed teeth resistant to bacteria. Photograph: …

Materialise and Indian Hospital Collaborate to Save Two Teenage Heart Patients’ Lives

Whenever I cover a story about 3D printed medical models that assist surgeons and help communication with patients, I have the feeling no one can …

Working to Enable the Future through 3D Printing in East Africa

When being bombarded with the latest evidence of humanity’s nasty and brutish side, it can be hard to remember that there are gleaming moments among …

Doctors have implanted a 3D-printed ribcage in an actual human being

3D printing seems to be finding a niche in medicine. The latest feat: Two weeks ago, doctors implanted a 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs into a patient in Spain. According to CNET, he’s doing well.<p>The patient is suffering from a form of cancer that formed tumors in his chest cavity. To get rid …

MIT unveils 3D printing with glass breakthrough

The field of 3D printing is still largely the domain of major companies in need of easier prototyping methods and hobbyists.<p>But a new breakthrough …

Laser printing has gone ‘nano’ — but is it safe?

Researchers recommend that laser printers be kept in well-ventilated areas August 11, 2015 — Manufacturers of toner used in consumer laser printers …

FDA approves a drug made using 3D printing

You might be familiar with the concept of 3D-printed medical equipment, but you're going to have to get used to seeing 3D-printed medicine, too. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved its first drug manufactured using 3D printing, Aprecia's epilepsy-fighting Spritam. The medication uses a …

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You can wear these removable 3D-printed casts in the shower - and they speed up the healing process

If you’ve ever broken a limb, you know how awful it is to live in a clunky old cast for weeks on end. Well, that’s about to end. Bespoke has started …

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