What we're reading: 3D printing prosthetics

Too much wind power; LED shortage; zero-energy school; 3D prosthetic printing; Avatar's botanist.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor

1.) Is there too much wind power in Texas for the national grid to handle?

2.) A "drastic" shortage of LEDs looms for 2010, one analyst says.

3.) The nation's first net-zero energy public school is set to open this year in Kentucky.

4.) With 3D printing, ordering a prosthetic may soon be as easy as picking a shoe color.

5.) The real-life botanical inspiration behind the flora in the blockbuster film Avatar.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

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