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Paleontology "The Smithsonian’s 3D Printed Fossil Whales

Fossil Whales from Chile were 3D printed by the Smithsonian Institution, from Engineering.com

http://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/5372/The-Smithsonians-3D-Printed-Fossil-Whales.aspx

Museums "3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys"


Article and video from engadget of 3D scanning at the Smithsonian Institution

http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/08/smithsonian/

Animals, Medical “3D-printed foot brings back duck's waddle”

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57592043/3d-printed-foot-brings-back-ducks-waddle/

Animals, Medical “3D-printed foot brings back duck's waddle”

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57592043/3d-printed-foot-brings-back-ducks-waddle/

Food 3D chocolate

Food meets art (or, art meets food) 3D chocolate by UK company  Choc Edge Ltd.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8FUq_2IU2Uo

Art M.C. Escher turned 3D

Making 3D objects of M.C. Escher’s amazing 2D drawings of seemingly impossible 3D concepts (personally, I think they lose their magic when printed in 3D)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cmr4HqjSSw4

Art Shane Hope's artiistic creations

Shane Hope makes 3D printed collages; his recent New York exhibition called “Nano-Nonobjective-Oriented Ontographs and Qubit-Built Quilts”

http://www.winkleman.com/exhibitions/782

Paleontology "Dinosaur Skeleton from Photos"

http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-skeleton-from-photos/

Photography 3D printing of a photograph

Not sure if its Photography?, but its really cool

http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Photograph/

The Future Nasa to send 3D printer into space

In 2014 Nasa is sending a 3D printer to the International Space Station

http://www.madeinspace.us/made-in-space-and-nasa-to-send-first-3d-printer-into-space

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