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Stories with subject: 3-D technology
  • New printer will get RCC students thinking in 3 dimensions 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 9:32 am

    MEDFORD, Oregon - The chess piece in Stephen Foster's office is a study in intricacy: a thumb-sized rook with an elaborate interior spiral staircase and a DNA helix sidekick that pushes through the middle.

  • Child receives prosthetic hand made by student and teacher 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 3:16 pm

    FLOWOOD, Mississippi - For six years, Braden McCay has lived without his left hand. From homework to soccer, the first-grader has deftly maneuvered his way through life with one hand.

  • Experts and locals scrambling to document Syria's heritage 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 2:38 am

    BEIRUT - Scientists are slipping 3-D cameras into Syria to local activists and residents to scan antiquities. A U.S.-funded project aims to provide local conservators with resources to help safeguard relics. Inside Syria, volunteers scramble to document damage to monuments and confirm what remains.

  • Doctor in blockaded Gaza makes stethoscope with 3-D printer 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 5:41 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A Palestinian-Canadian doctor has created a low-cost stethoscope using a 3-D printer, the first in a series of inventions he hopes will help alleviate medical supply shortages caused by an eight-year blockade on the Gaza Strip.

  • Alcoa plans $60M 3D manufacturing expansion in Pennsylvania 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 2:37 pm

    PITTSBURGH - Alcoa is spending $60 million to expand its three-dimensional manufacturing capabilities at a technical center in the Pittsburgh suburbs.