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Tiny 3D Printed Lens is Smaller Than a Grain of Salt

July 20, 2016

3D printing keeps on making history over and over. This time the technology has led to the debut of the world’s smallest lens. And yes – I’m talking about a grain of salt kind of small. German scientists have just recently created what is now considered the world’s tiniest lens using 3D printing. The lens […]

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Book Review: 3D Printing – The Next Industrial Revolution

April 27, 2014

In the past few years I’ve read 30+ books about business and written reviews for other websites about quite a few of them. However, this book by Christopher Barnatt is the first book about 3D printing I’ve ever read. This is partly because there’s not a great deal of 3D printing books out there (although […]

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3D Printing Today and What to Expect in 2014

December 18, 2013

This has certainly been an exciting year in the world of 3D printing. It has seen some impressive growth. You just need to look at 3D printing shares like those from Organovo, on the NYSE to see this. In October we wrote a blog post titled Impressive Growth of 3D Additive Printer Sales and back in March we […]

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3D Printed Optics Make Curvy Touchscreens a Reality

November 8, 2013

Up until now, curvy touchscreens have been just a dream for most people. But thanks to the Disney Research which was carried out in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the invention of 3D printed optical fibers have now made it possible for devices to contain curved imagery. With this new technique, famously known as Papillon, it will no […]

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Body on a Chip: 3D Printed Miniature Organs

September 30, 2013

The drug BMS986094, a candidate for the treatment of hepatitis C, cost more than a billion dollars in its research and development! Imagine the loss when it was announced in August 2012 that this drug had Failed its Clinical Trials. This is just one of the many examples when a drug fails in human trial, […]

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Top 20 Cool Facts About 3D Printing

May 8, 2013

3D printing technology is quickly advancing and is soon expected to become one of the mainstream leading technologies in society. Many people in different parts of the world, scientists and consumers alike, are embracing the technology because of its varied uses. With more advancements being made every day, a lot of discoveries have been unveiled […]

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