3d printing

Education
11:10 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Fulton High School opens fabrication lab

Fulton
Credit KBIA

Last week, Fulton High School cut a ribbon for the only high school Fabrication Lab in Missouri. 

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Education
5:48 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Grants for innovation awarded to Columbia teachers

3-D printer photo from Keith Kissel via Flickr.

The Columbia Public Schools Foundation awarded more than 61 thousand dollars in grants for the 2013-2014 school year at a reception at Hickman High School Wednesday evening. Community Relations Director for Columbia Public Schools Michelle Baumstark says the grants provide opportunities for education that the district could not afford in the regular budget.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:13 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

3D printing could transform medicine [video]

Josh Arnone has a 3D printer on his desk that he uses to print his own inventions. Arnone built the enclosure for the printer himself and actually printed the corner brackets.
Credit Bridgit Bowden / KBIA

  

  

Imagine if you could take a digital model of anything and print out the actual physical object.  Thanks to a new technology called 3D printing, you can. This new technology has countless uses, but here in Columbia, several MU researchers are exploring its potential in the medical field.

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