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Old April 2 2013, 06:33 PM   #1
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Coolest use of a 3D printer EVAR!!!



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Old April 4 2013, 07:42 PM   #2
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Nice.

Now, where's my pool-table sized, laser-printed scale replica of the Roman Forum, circa Julius Caesar's time?
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Old April 4 2013, 07:54 PM   #3
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I wanna replicate a tomato and see if Eddington was right!
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Old April 4 2013, 08:12 PM   #4
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Wait till they start replicating themselves.
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Old April 6 2013, 12:44 AM   #5
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The coolest use of a 3d printer is making organs. Google "3d printer kidney". THAT's some cool shit.
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Old April 6 2013, 01:28 AM   #6
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lurok wrote: View Post
Wait till they start replicating themselves.
http://inhabitat.com/scientists-crea...ed-3d-printer/

Or, on a slightly more serious note:

http://www.geekosystem.com/3d-printer-prints-itself/
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Old April 6 2013, 01:46 AM   #7
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I saw on the news that they printed a playable vinyl record. I thought that was the most impressive use of the printer.
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Old April 6 2013, 06:33 PM   #8
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Australis wrote: View Post
The coolest use of a 3d printer is making organs. Google "3d printer kidney". THAT's some cool shit.
Wow that's amazing I googled it - and it's unreal. I had no idea they could do this!

Its one of those TED talks (a little long but worth it I thought).

http://www.ted.com/talks/anthony_ata...an_kidney.html
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Old April 6 2013, 06:36 PM   #9
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Agent Richard07 wrote: View Post
I saw on the news that they printed a playable vinyl record. I thought that was the most impressive use of the printer.
Isn't that considered music piracy?
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Old April 7 2013, 12:24 AM   #10
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The coolest use of a 3d printer is making organs. Google "3d printer kidney". THAT's some cool shit.
Wow that's amazing I googled it - and it's unreal. I had no idea they could do this!

Its one of those TED talks (a little long but worth it I thought).

http://www.ted.com/talks/anthony_ata...an_kidney.html
Yeah, pretty cool, but as the video says it's still a few years away. However, I found an article yesterday that brings it a little closer:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...r-large-organs
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Old April 8 2013, 01:16 AM   #11
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The coolest use of a 3d printer is making organs. Google "3d printer kidney". THAT's some cool shit.
It leads to some dubious possibilities though...
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