All Power to the Makerspaces

3-D printing in its current form could be a return to “small is beautiful” drudgery, but it has the potential to do much more.

Beneath the labs and offices of the materials building at Michigan Tech, in a sprawling basement, a young physicist named Josh Pearce is making a five-cent water filter. Or rather, it’s being made for him, a 3-D printer whirring back and forth across a heated bed, a laptop telling the nozzle which way to move […]

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