Anjan Contractor’s 3D food printer might evoke visions of the “replicator” popularized in Star Trek , from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea . And indeed Contractor’s company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation , just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer But Contractor, a mechanical engineer with a background in 3D printing, envisions a much more mundane—and ultimately more important—use for the technology. He sees a day when every kitchen has a 3D printer, and the earth’s 12 billion people feed themselves customized, nutritionally-appropriate meals synthesized one layer at a time, from cartridges of powder and oils they buy at the corner grocery store Read more… More about Hunger , World Hunger , 3d Printers , 3d Printing , and Dev Design See the original post here: The Audacious Plan to End Hunger With 3D-Printed Food garcinia australia
Dear Sculpteo’s fan! Exactly three weeks after the Maker Faire UK in Newcastle, we look forward to seeing you in the Bay area for the Maker Faire San Mateo. If you’re around, don’t hesitate and come visit us!
3D printing holds a lot of promise for creating, rather than buying what you need. One day you may be able to print your own car, your own footwear, and yes, a gun,… Read more: All items from The Legend of Zelda get 3D printed deer antler extract
The first day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY is a wrap.
The first day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY is a wrap. The morning started with a fireside chat with Chris Dixon and Eric Eldon where the Andreessen Horowitz partner explained his take on Bitcoin startups and how 3D printing could transform manufacturing . TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington took the stage next with Benchmark’s Bill Gurley to talk New York City startups
This Article Originally was Published here: http://www.energyandcapital.com/articles/graphene-oil-technology/3310 Three years ago, a single material was responsible for handing two men the Nobel Prize in physics. They received the international recognition for research and experiments successfully conducted with the two-dimensional material graphene.
After years of being lumped in with other maker-oriented technologies, 3D printing finally has its own professional conference, the Inside 3D Printing event in New York. [Read more] See the original post: In New York, 3D Printing finally gets its day in the sun autoblogging
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green. Just a few short years ago, 3D printing seemed like science fiction; we could grasp its value, but we didn’t yet have the ability to harness its power and put it to good use
The FabCafe in Shibuya, Tokyo, is offering 3D printed gummi sweets for “White Day,” a Japanese version of Valentine’s Day. On March 14, males are expected to give gifts to their sweethearts. Nine lucky male customers will be selected to have their bodies scanned, rendered, and 3D printed into sweet treats.