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3D Technology Helps Democratize Science as CMU Studies 3D Printed Homo Nadeli Fossils

3D Technology Helps Democratize Science as CMU Studies 3D Printed Homo Nadeli Fossils

While millennials may be a study in the modern human species all on their own, when it comes to their role in science today, it’s one of taking initiative and strides—as we see now in another project emerging from Central Michigan University. Today the younger generations are eschewing numerous things many of us consider traditional […]

While millennials may be a study in the modern human species all on their own, when it comes to their role in science today, it’s one of taking initiative and strides—as we see now in another project emerging from Central Michigan University. Today the younger...
Eight-Year-Old Michigan Boy with Moebius Syndrome Receives 3D Printed Hand from CMU’s MakerBot Innovation Center

Eight-Year-Old Michigan Boy with Moebius Syndrome Receives 3D Printed Hand from CMU’s MakerBot Innovation Center

Austin Brittain is a sophomore at Central Michigan University. And it goes to show that you never know what’s going to happen when you walk into class on any given day, as recently Brittain’s entrance was marked by his professor asking if he might like to work with one of the other departments to create […]

Austin Brittain is a sophomore at Central Michigan University. And it goes to show that you never know what’s going to happen when you walk into class on any given day, as recently Brittain’s entrance was marked by his professor asking if he might like to work with...
Using 3D Printers to Unlock Secrets of Humanity's Distant Past

Using 3D Printers to Unlock Secrets of Humanity's Distant Past

In 2013, recreational cavers Rick Hunter and Steven Tucker decided to squeeze themselves through an 8″ vertical chute for a distance of nearly 40 feet in the Rising Star cave system. For their efforts, which are making me feel claustrophobic simply recounting, they were rewarded with entry into an underground ‘room’ that contained an extraordinary number […]

In 2013, recreational cavers Rick Hunter and Steven Tucker decided to squeeze themselves through an 8″ vertical chute for a distance of nearly 40 feet in the Rising Star cave system. For their efforts, which are making me feel claustrophobic simply recounting,...
Central Michigan University Opens MakerBot Innovation Center, Focus on Arts & Human Services

Central Michigan University Opens MakerBot Innovation Center, Focus on Arts & Human Services

Many universities today, as well as schools at all grade levels, are not only discovering how fun and motivating a tool 3D printing can be, but a necessary one as well. As the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) agenda is truly becoming integrated for student curriculums, digital design and 3D printing are at the […]

Many universities today, as well as schools at all grade levels, are not only discovering how fun and motivating a tool 3D printing can be, but a necessary one as well. As the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) agenda is truly becoming integrated...