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Affordable 3D printing: New materials, new horizons

With costs decreasing and usability improving, together with the ability to print at ever finer resolutions in a fast-growing range of materials, affordable 3D printers may well repeat the 1980s success of the home computer as they too begin to usurp the older and much more costly 'professional' competition.

August 4, 2014 by Adrian Mars

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How 3D printing is building a new future

Perhaps no technology has been overhyped more than 3D printing in recent years, but that doesn't mean it isn't delivering real disruption. Here's how, and what's still holding it back.

August 1, 2014 by Lyndsey Gilpin

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The history of 3D printing: A timeline

Consumer 3D printing and bio-printing hog most of the headlines these days, but additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping have a decades-long heritage. Our timeline documents some of the key technologies, companies, products, services and applications involved.

August 1, 2014 by

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