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3D printed meat
I’m the Future of 3D Printing, Nice to “Meat” You

Food 3D printers will be used to make complex foods, such as meat, as well. If not from molecules and atoms, then, at least, from lab grown cells.

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Show Me The Honey
3D Printed Beehive: Save the Bees with HiveHaven

HiveHaven is crowdfunding a 3D printed "Bee Box", to save the bees from the pest, disease & overheating issues which threaten bees globally.

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Health & Safety
3D Printing & Air Quality: An Interview with Dr. Brent Stephens

Concerned about harmful emissions from 3D printing? Rachel Spieczny interviews Dr. Brent Stephens, author of the paper whose findings startled the industry.

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Saving the Planet
Protoprint Tackles Poverty & Pollution with Recycled Plastic Filament

Protoprint is a social enterprise empowering waste pickers in urban India and turning recycled plastic into filament for your 3D printer.

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Green Fingers
Print Green Revolutionizes Gardening with 3D Printing

Using only seeds, soil and water to make fantastic shapes, Print Green is a brilliant synthesis of traditional gardening and 3D printing.

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Home Sweet Hydroponic Home
Grow Veggies & Fish in Your 3D Printed Aquaponic Home

In the future, a self-sufficient 'Aquaponic home' could allow your family to grow veggies and fish without waste or pollution.

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Tree of Life
Aqua Shard Has a Shower of 3D Printed Leaves For Christmas

3D printed art installation in collaboration with Sir David Attenborough replaces traditional Xmas tree at Aqua Shard restaurant in London.

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Turtle Power
3D Printed Turtle Eggs to Track Poachers

Poachers are the absolute scum of the earth. Conservationists have a new weapon to help fight them: 3D printed turtle eggs with GPS tracking.

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Not Duff Beer
3D Printed Edible Six Pack Rings can Feed Wildlife

These edible six pack rings keep your beer safe AND they're wildlife friendly, providing a tasty snack made from brewery byproducts.

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Silent Running
Recycling 3D Printed Plastic on International Space Station

Now there's a 3D printer on the International Space Station, Made in Space and Braskem are exploring ways for recycling 3D printed plastic.

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Bigger is Better
Building a Bigger, More Powerful Wind Turbine with 3D Printing?

How high can a wind turbine go? Professor Eric Loth hopes to build a 1,650 foot high turbine out at sea and is exploring 3D printing blades.

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Stop Eating Your Fleece
Kickstart a 3D Printed Cora Ball and Help Save the Oceans

Prototyped with 3D printing on an Ultimaker 2+, the Cora Ball is designed to stop microfibres from your laundry leeching into the ocean.

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Coral Crisis
Scientists Print Artificial Coral to Rescue Great Barrier Reef

Scientists at the University of Sydney are developing virtual 3D maps of the Great Barrier Reef to print artificial replacements.

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Keep Calm and Carrion
3D Printed Eggs Could Save Vultures from Extinction

Vultures are a critically endangered species, but with these 3D printed eggs there's a solution to help them to survive and thrive.

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Makers to the Rescue
Flint Water Crisis: Students Create 3D Printed Water Filter

Two students are using 3D printing to combat the Flint water crisis. Can 3D Printed water filter “The Trunk” make a difference?