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History of the Future
History of 3D Printing: When Was 3D Printing Invented?

There's plenty to learn about 3D printing history. Read about how additive manufacturing and 3D printing came to be – and where they may go.

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The Official History of the RepRap Project

The RepRap project has been the subject of an edit war on Wikipedia. Here's the official history, as described by core members of the project.

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History of 3D Printing – Who Invented the 3D Printer?

We remember Gutenberg as the inventor of movable type and Edison as the inventor of the light bulb. Each made critical advancements, but each had important predecessors as well. And so it was with 3D printing.

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Busting Out
“Bronze Johns” Statuettes Saved with 3D Printing

The Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation has assisted in the restoration of master busts of Johns Hopkins. The trophies produced from them are awarded to alumni and friends of John Hopkins University.

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Different Strokes
3D Printing a New Twist on Famous Van Gogh Painting

Self-portrait by Vincent Van Gogh gets recreated with 3D printing thanks to collaboration between Custom Prototypes and the Van Gogh Studio.

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Celestial Bodies
Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin

Croatian company Vectrino used 3D printing to create a replica of the Šibenik Cathedral of St James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a new exhibition.

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My Big Fat Greek Artifact
University Uses 3D Printing to Bring Ancient Greek Artifacts to Life

Students from the Victoria University in Wellington are using 3D printing for hands-on learning experience with ancient Greek artifacts.

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3D Printed Telegraph Replicates Ezra Cornell’s 1844 Original

Made with 3D scanning and 3D printing, a replica of Ezra Cornell's telegraph machine from 1844 goes on display at Cornell University Library.

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Historic Prints
Students 3D Print Diorama of Ancient Chinese History

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Ancient Wonders
Joint Mitnor Cave in Devon Reopens with 3D Printed Fossil Replicas

Joint Mitnor cave in the UK, ransacked by thieves two years ago, is reopening with the stolen fossils replaced by 3D printed duplicates.

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Take Home a Piece of History
British Museum Embarks on New Dimension in Home Shopping

Thanks to the wonders of 3D scanning and printing, you'll soon be able to buy a perfect replica of your favorite item from the British Museum.

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We Can Do It
3D Printed Rosie the Riveter From We the Builders

We the Builders are working on their fourth project; United States icon Rosie the Riveter will be 3D printed by many people across the world.

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Printing the Past
Scientists have 3D Printed a Replica of Otzi the Iceman

5,300 year old Otzi the Iceman gets a 3D Printed replica, as featured in PBS documentary series "Nova" episode titled "Iceman Reborn."

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Scottish Legends
Largest Pictish Stone in Scotland is 3D Scanned

Researchers from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) used 3D scanning to find out more about the largest Pictish Stone in Scotland, UK. This work is part of the ongoing Rae Project which is digitally documenting all of the properties in HES's care.

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Touch a 3D Printed Dinosaur Skull During the UK “Dippy” Tour

The Natural History Museum's well known and much loved dinosaur skeleton, nicknamed Dippy, is going on tour throughout the UK. Visitors can now get hands-on with the dinosaur thanks to 3D printed replicas.

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In Your Face
Cheddar Man Reconstructed with DNA, 3D Scanning & 3D Printing

A facial reconstruction of the oldest complete British skeleton, the Cheddar Man, is made from DNA analysis, 3D scanning and printing.

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Keeping It Zen
3D Printing Helps Preserve Buddhist Statues From Yungang Grottoes Caves

The Yungang Grottoes Art Gallery is displaying full-size 3D printed Buddhist statues recreated from carvings at a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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King Gorm the Old Rises Once More
3D Scanning & Printing Denmark’s First Viking King, Gorm the Old

Scientists in Denmark recently exhumed the body believed to be King Gorm to learn more about him through 3D scanning and printing.

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Pharaonic Phun!
3D Printings Brings Ancient Egyptian Tomb Back to Life

Based out of Madrid, Factum Foundation is using 3D scanning and printing to perfectly recreate the tomb of Pharoah Set I.

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Gaming With King Tut
Ubisoft Creates 3D Printed Replica of Tutankhamun’s Sarcophagus for “Assassin’s Creed: Origins”

Ubisoft creates 3D printed lifesize replica of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus that you can use to play "Assassin's Creed: Origins". 

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