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Seashell strength inspires stress tests

Mollusks got it right. They have soft innards, but their complex exteriors are engineered to protect them in harsh conditions. Engineers at the Indian Institute of Science and Rice University are beginning to understand why.

dateMay 19, 2015 in General Physics
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To print or not to print your meal

What about a more chewable pasta or high protein cookies made with insects? 3D printed food seems an interesting solution for healthier eating, shortening meal preparation times and even fighting world hunger. But an avant-garde ...

dateAug 04, 2015 in Engineering
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Legal and technological implications of 3-D printing

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is the process of turning a 2D digital image into a 3D object through printing successive layers of materials until an entire item is created. Initial images are created in design software ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Engineering
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