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Date: 01/28/12 06:59 AM

7 Responses to TED Talks: The World`s Smallest 3-D Printer

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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    January 28, 2012 at 7:08 am
    Link: TED Talks: The World`s Smallest 3-D Printer - Klaus Stadlmann speaks at a TED symposium on the marvels of the world`s smallest 3-D printer.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    January 28, 2012 at 8:11 am
    Can it print bacon?
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    Byfield Male 18-29
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    January 28, 2012 at 8:33 am
    Old vid, but still interesting. Thing is, what is needed is bigger and cheaper, not smaller! Unless he can get it to output layer by layer out of the machine and be limited only on 2 axis instead of 3. (4, depending on the material!)
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    January 28, 2012 at 1:52 pm
    Can it print a 3d printer? a world inside a world. Printception
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    Burgh Male 40-49
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    January 28, 2012 at 5:09 pm
    "Can it print a 3d printer?"

    A Von Neumann Self-replicating machine will probably be developed very soon. Biology does it all the time. :)
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    I-IS-BORED Male 18-29
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    January 29, 2012 at 9:00 am
    build a huge and cheap machine or a small and cheaper machine for making small complicated structures? hmm... do i want my medical prosthetic being made on site or far away at a more expensive machine and requiring shipping?
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    mcboozerilla Male 30-39
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    February 8, 2012 at 6:46 am
    I don`t see very many practical applications for this.

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