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3D Printing Is Getting Cool

  1. Desk Decoration
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    Desk Decoration

    Printed objects on an employee's desk at 3D ­Systems

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  2. The Cube
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    The Cube

    3D Systems' new $1,299 Cube printer

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  3. Chain of Red
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    Chain of Red

    Made with the Cube

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  4. Medical Printing
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    Medical Printing

    As prices of 3D printers fall, ­doctors and dentists are becoming customers

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  5. Printed Ware
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    Printed Ware

    Made with the Cube. As often happens with industrial-grade technologies, 3D printing has flowed downstream to consumers

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  6. Purple Platform
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    Purple Platform

    Dyed at 3D Systems' high-end modeling facility

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  7. Finger Blossom
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    Finger Blossom

    Software lets people design and customize objects on their PCs and then send them to a 3D printer like the Cube

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  8. Frozen in Carbonite—er, Plastic
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    Frozen in Carbonite—er, Plastic

    Bloomberg Businessweek writer Ashlee Vance as rendered by MakerBot