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3-D printed food

July 14, 2015

(credit: Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing by Tod Lipson)

3D printers could revolutionize food processing in the next 10 to 20 years, said Hod Lipson, Ph.D., a professor of engineering at Columbia University, speaking at IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation.

“The technology is getting faster, cheaper, and better by the minute. Food printing could be the killer app for 3D printing.”

Lipson, who is co-author of Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing, said 3D… read more

How complexity rules our lives

December 17, 2009

In a new book, The Perfect Swarm: the Science of Complexity in Everyday Life, Len Fisher explores the relevance of studies of human and animal behavior, management science, statistics, and network theory to everyday life.

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