The first Mars colony could be 3D printed from Red Planet dust

A new technique could allow the first humans on Mars to 3D print everything from tools to temporary housing out of a tough rubber-like material — using only Martian dust.

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Cambridge scientists make 3D print of ancient bone with Chinese writing

Scientists have turned to 3D technology typically used in hospitals to scan and print the earliest example of Chinese writing, 3,000-year-old object written on bones of an ox.

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Legislation Aims to Bring Product Warranties Into the Internet Age


The process of “checking the fine print” always has been an important aspect of consumer behavior. For product manufacturers, providing important transaction information to consumers also has been a challenging part of business operations.
Take the fine print of warranty information, for example. In the world of e-commerce, how should sellers and buyers approach the issue of an appropriate way to transmit warranty information vital to concluding a sale? The U.S. Senate has addressed that issue by passing S. 1359, the E-Warranty Act of 2015.

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Proposed regulation could keep 3D-printed gun blueprints offline for good

Those handy digital blueprints that enable anyone to 3D print gun parts or even a weapon from scratch could be under threat thanks to a new proposal from the State Department.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/01/proposed-regulation-could-keep-3d-printed-gun-blueprints-offline-for-good/

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Tech journalist Chris Breen leaves Macworld for job at Apple

Five months after Macworld shipped its last print magazine in September, senior editor and Mac guru Chris Breen on Tuesday announced he will soon leave the publication to take on an unannounced role at Apple.



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Long-running Apple rag MacUser Magazine shuts its doors after 30 years

The internet has claimed yet another print victim as London-based MacUser Magazine, one of the oldest Apple-centric magazines in the world, announced on Friday that it would wind down operations following the release of its February 2015 issue.



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IDG cancels Macworld/iWorld 2015 conference, says show 'going on hiatus'

On the heels of last month’s cancelation of Macworld’s print magazine, IDG announced on Tuesday that the long running 2015 Macworld/iWorld conference, formerly known as the Macworld Expo, has also been canceled, marking the end of an era.



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