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3D printing in the kitchen gives new meaning to fast food

3D printing comes to the kitchen, as developers experiment with printing meals to please palates and combat food waste.

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3Doodler gadget makes handheld 3D modeling possible

The 3Doodler, a sort of handheld 3D modeler, extrudes heated plastic that can be shapped into a variety of objects

New 3D printing DRM copies Netflix's moves to blockade physical pirates

Now that 3D printing's becoming more popular, the rush to curtail copyright infringement begins.

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Microsoft details 3D printing in Windows 8.1

Window's new 3D printing integrations points to Microsoft betting that 3D printers will become a ubiquitous desktop accessory.

MakerBot Digitzer turns real objects to digital models

We've already seen 3D printers, so why not 3D scanners as well? MakerBot's new $1400 Digitizer lets you scan 3D objects, converting them into digital models you can manipulate and then print on your 3D printer.

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MakerBot 3D printers expand to more Microsoft Stores

After showing off 3D printing capabilities at three Microsoft locations, demos of MakerBot's device are expanding to 15 other stores around the U.S. It's part of an effort to show off the 3D printer support coming with Windows 8.1.

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That nifty 3D printer may be slowly poisoning you

It's only one study, but perhaps you should use your fancy new toy in a well ventilated environment.

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Father of Microsoft's tabletop Surface moves to 3D ID tags

Microsoft researchers are developing ways to hide embedded tags within 3D printed objects, as a way of identifying them. Meet "InfraStructs".

Scientists create liquid metal structures with a 3D printer

University scientists have developed a way to use 3D printing to create structures and wires made from liquid metal.

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Stretchable, flexible 3D-printed liquid metal wires could be the key to custom circuit boards

NC State researchers develop a way to 3D print objects out of liquid metal and create custom circuit boards.

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