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New Brunswick researcher to study the possibility of thought-powered 3D printing

New Brunswick researcher to study the possibility of thought-powered 3D printing

(thestar.com, 9/5/17) FREDERICTON—New Brunswick researchers are plotting what they call the “factories of the future” by developing 3D-printing technologies they said could pave the way for the next industrial revolution. Mechanical engineer Ed Cyr is studying the applications of artificial intelligence in manufacturing 3D-printed materials as part of a $1.25-million…

The Refabricator Will Be Recycling Plastic and 3D Printing Onboard the ISS Next Year

The Refabricator Will Be Recycling Plastic and 3D Printing Onboard the ISS Next Year

(3DPrint.com, 9/5/17) In 2015, NASA awarded Washington-based technology firm Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to continue developing its Positrusion Recycler, which recycles plastic waste into 3D printable filament, for use aboard the International Space Station (ISS). NASA was pleased with the direction the technology was going, and last summer gave a…