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7 Projects That Are Restoring Coral Reefs by 3D Printing Them

Our coral reefs are dying. Marine scientists have known this fact for a long time, and have been trying to reverse the problem for decades. The death of the coral…

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Eco Friendly 3D Printing? Optimizing Designs for Efficiency

If industrialized society is determined to maintain its industrial activities, its engineers will need to completely rethink how parts are designed in order to improve energy efficiency. This is true…

Eco Friendly 3D Printing? The Promise of PHA

In our last article in our series covering 3D printing in a climate-disrupted world, we discussed the myriad problems associated with polylactic acid (PLA), the most popular plastic and bioplastic…

Eco Friendly 3D Printing? 3D Printing and the Problem(s) with PLA

While our ecosystem is collapsing, we are at the very least fortunate to witness the rise of a potentially more sustainable form of manufacturing coinciding with the rise of potentially…