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Greg M. Jung
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Medical Applications
Greg M. Jung   2/26/2013 6:13:37 PM
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Didn't realize that 3D printing for medical applications are over 30 percent and trending upward.  It makes sense because 3D printing is a great fit for creating individualized, custom parts out of titanitum at a reasonable cost and with a rapid turn-around time.

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Bone rasp or industrial tool?
Ann R. Thryft   2/26/2013 5:41:27 PM
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My husband just told me he showed this article to one of the guys at work, who said the bone rasp looks like a diamond studded borer used in industrial mining. I've been avoiding thinking about what this femur borer actually does, but--Ouch!

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Ann R. Thryft   2/26/2013 3:15:23 PM
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Glad you enjoyed my report, Nadine. Actually there's been a lot of intelligent robot design here in the US, but much of it's been aimed at military or rescue robots. Some's also been done in industrial robots, but not with the specific goal of a robot like Baxter. I'm really interested to see what developers do with the SDK.

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NadineJ   2/26/2013 12:56:47 PM
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Thanks for another informative article Ann!  The links are great.  I'd really like to see more in the slide show. 

Robots with Common Sense made in the USA.  Now, that's something new.

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