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Oakland Schools Technical Campus Wins 3D Printer

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From The Journal. By Leila Meyer Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast in Pontiac, MI has been awarded an Afinia H800 3D printer to help promote student interest in the manufacturing industry and manufacturing careers. The school district received the 3D printer from SME, a non-profit organization serving practitioners, companies, educators, governments and communities across the manufacturing spectrum. The award was in recognition of Oakland Schools' participation in SME manufacturing and career awareness activities, including Manufacturing Day, an event to create awareness of the shortage of skilled labor and other concerns and challenges facing the manufacturing industry. The Career Focused Education...

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Utah: Goddard School of Business & Economics Implements 3D Printing Projects into Coursework

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Utah: Goddard School of Business & Economics Implements 3D Printing Projects into Coursework

Taken from 3DPrint.com by Bridget Butler Millsaps Here at 3DPrint.com we spend a lot of time discussing the benefits of 3D printing and how they are relevant around the world from offering transformation in manufacturing to allowing for incredible self-sustainability in developing nations. Around the globe, thanks to 3D printing, many can look forward to a better quality of life and better healthcare. We can look forward to more independence in making things as artists, designers, and engineers. From saving lives to completing work projects to just goofing off, the 3D printer is a new impetus for creation—and change. One...

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Check out these images printed by the Raise3D

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Check out these images printed by the Raise3D

Our Raise3D printers are in the house. Check out these prints:

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3D printing catching on at schools, colleges

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3D printing catching on at schools, colleges

From Oshkosh Northwestern By  Noell Dickmann, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Abby Daun likes running her fingers over the numbers and ridges of a small clock she designed and printed in 3D. The seventh-grader at Webster Stanley Middle School has a knack for 3D printing, and said she chose to make a clock for her first project because the design is simple and complex at the same time. "I can actually hold something I made," she said. "I didn't have to do much. I just designed it and it printed out like that." Students in Oshkosh like 12-year-old Abby are becoming more familiar with 3D printing right along with businesses and hobbyists. A...

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3 new projects pave the way for growing human organs from scratch

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3 new projects pave the way for growing human organs from scratch

Taken from BGR. By Chris Smith. There are more than seven billion people in the world, and life expectancy keeps growing thanks to the unbelievable advancements in modern medicine. However, the human body can’t outlive its expiration date, and organs often fail and require viable replacements. But because there never seem to be enough donors around, doctors are looking at various ways to create artificial organs that are either built out of human flesh or mechanical parts, and that could replace some of our internal components.    Is that an apple in your ear? One biohacker and dedicated TED Fellow...

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