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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.

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Elementary, Dear Watson Mar 17, 2016
Fighting Crime and Healing Victims with 3D Printing

3D printing technology is sometimes misused to create guns and other weapons. But it can also be used to help solve crimes and heal victims.

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The Stuff of Dreams Feb 26, 2016
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.

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Safety First Feb 5, 2016
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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Undetectable Firearms Jan 12, 2016
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?

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Humanitarian Aid Jan 11, 2016
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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Burning Up Jan 8, 2016
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.

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It Belongs in a Museum! Dec 18, 2015
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.

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Mothers of Invention Nov 27, 2015
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.

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Education Revolution Nov 19, 2015
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.

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Mona Lisa Smile Nov 3, 2015
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.

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