3D Printing Possibilities

SUBHEAD: 3D Printing - Make anything you want; including airplane and body parts.

[IB Editor's note: A techno-optimist's wet dream.]

By Bruce Jackson on 5 February 2013 for Google+ -

Image above: A 3D printed face and its host. From (http://imgur.com/gallery/yZOYq).

3D Printing: Make anything you want. Excellent video overview of the industry (medical, gun parts, etc). Imagine a world where you can make anything you want, just by pressing "print". 3D printers have arrived and they promise a fascinating future, depending on what we make. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca/3d+printing/6442792806/story.html

Video above: An overview of recent 3D printing yechnology efforts. From (http://youtu.be/G0EJmBoLq-g).

Video above: Anthony Atala on grpwing new organs. Filmed in 2009. From (http://www.ted.com/talks/anthony_atala_growing_organs_engineering_tissue.html)


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