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Slideshow: The 5 Coolest 3D-Printed Things
11/1/2013

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Terminator Arm
Though it is designed with the fans of the Terminator movies in mind, this 3D-printed arm could give us a glimpse into the future of prosthetics. Highlighted at the London Science Museum's 3D printing exhibition, the arm was designed by Richard Hague, director of the University of Nottingham's additive manufacturing and 3D printing research group. The model printed in clear plastic shows in detail how it would work. The circuits can sense temperature, feel objects, and control the arm's movement.(Source: NewScientist.com)
Though it is designed with the fans of the Terminator movies in mind, this 3D-printed arm could give us a glimpse into the future of prosthetics. Highlighted at the London Science Museum's 3D printing exhibition, the arm was designed by Richard Hague, director of the University of Nottingham's additive manufacturing and 3D printing research group. The model printed in clear plastic shows in detail how it would work. The circuits can sense temperature, feel objects, and control the arm's movement.
(Source: NewScientist.com)

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NadineJ
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NadineJ   11/3/2013 9:49:15 AM
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It's too bad that you didn't talk about the history of 3D printing instead.  The slideshow is nice but connecting the dots to history would have been more informative and interesting.

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Cool bunch of objects
Rob Spiegel   11/1/2013 10:50:13 AM
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That's a pretty cool collection of 3D printed objects. 3D printing came out of nowhere and now it's going everywhere. Loved the cappuccino art.

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