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A Factory on Your Kitchen Counter

By Steven Kurutz, The New York Times In his State of the Union address last week, along with the standard calls for education reform and energy independence, President Obama gave a shout-out to a growing technology. In a lab in Youngstown, Ohio, the president said,...

President Obama pushes 3D printing in State of the Union

By mark, 3DPrinter.net Founder Unlike at his inauguration, President Obama spent some time on the U.S. economy in his State of the Union Address last night. As he was talking about ways to create new American jobs, out came the words “3D printing.” It was a fine...

Teen Creates 3D Printed, Brain-Powered Prosthetic Arm

By Stett Holbrook, Make Magazine When he was 14, Easton LaChappelle built a robotic hand because he thought it would be cool. He made the hand out of Lego bricks, fishing wire, surgical tubing for fingers, and five independently-controlled servos. The robo-hand won...