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Lily Kelting

Writer-editor-academic by day. Theatregoer and -maker by night. Grilled cheese sandwiches and bad puns all the time.

Feb 26, 2016
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The Stuff of Dreams
Why Pay Millions for a Maltese Falcon? Just 3D Print It

Are you familiar with classic film noir The Maltese Falcon? The famous prop still remains a mystery -- but 3D scanning and printing may provide a solution.

Feb 5, 2016
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Safety First
3D Printing and Toxic Emissions: Everything You Need to Know

It’s time to take a cold, hard look at an important question that's bouncing around the Internet. Is your 3D printer going to kill you with toxic fumes?

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Jan 12, 2016
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Undetectable Firearms
3D Printed Guns: What’s the Best Way to Legislate?

US Congressman Steve Israel wants 3D printed guns included in new gun control laws. Given the difficult history of the subject, does he have a chance?

Jan 11, 2016
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Humanitarian Aid
3D Printing Can Help in Disaster Relief Efforts, Too

Essential disaster relief recovery items: water, temporary shelters, and... a 3D printer?

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Jan 8, 2016
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Burning Up
3D Printed Ceramic is Incredibly Hot Right Now

Researchers have created 3D printed ceramic that withstands high temperatures, paving the way for next-generation aircraft traveling at incredible speed.

Dec 18, 2015
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It Belongs in a Museum!
3D Printing May Have Solved The Mystery of Venus de Milo

For centuries, archeologists were looking for an answer to the question: who was the Venus de Milo? Thanks to 3D printing, we now have a new, interesting theory.

Nov 27, 2015
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Mothers of Invention
Women in 3D Printing: 5 Designers to Watch

Think 3D printing is just about toys for the boys? Sites like Women in 3D printing prove it's not a male-dominated field. Here are 5 designers to watch.

Nov 19, 2015
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Education Revolution
Taking it to School: Learning with 3D Printing

3D Printing can bring exciting changes to schools across the curriculum, but only if it stays open, accessible, and focused.

Nov 3, 2015
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Mona Lisa Smile
Creating Tactile Artwork for the Blind and Visually Impaired

By converting 2D images into 3D objects, visiting a gallery and touching the art is not only allowed -- it's positively encouraged.

Oct 23, 2015
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Law and Order
Lamber and Goodnow: Techiest Lawyers in America embrace 3D Printing

Can 3D printing have a valid application for litigation? Lawyers Lamber and Goodnow try to modernize their paper-bound profession.

Oct 13, 2015
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Lean In Toyland
Maker Girl: 3D Printed Action Figures Send Positive Message

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Maker Girl! 3D printed action figures of women provide positive role models for children and adults alike.

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Oct 2, 2015
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The Greater Good
Kickstarter is now a Certified Benefit Corporation

Kickstarter has changed its legal status to become a certified benefit corporation. What impact will this have on the 3D Printing industry?

Sep 30, 2015
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Jacques Attali: 3D Printing and the Crisis of Proliferation

Jacques Attali says 3D printing will revolutionize manufacturing. Why should we listen? Because he foresaw the demise of the music industry.

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