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Southern Miss student wants to 3-D print homes

May. 15, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Alkendria “Desiree” McNair’s passion for technology began with video games and evolved into an interest in 3-D printing houses. “I started off playing video games, then I went to kind of fixing phones. I’ve always just had my hand in technology,...

Biden plugs manufacturing initiative at Ohio metal company

May. 06, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Friday that 3D printing technology would help return factory jobs to the U.S. and reduce inflationary pressures as he traveled to an industrial Midwestern state with a Senate seat in play to make his case for the future of manufacturing. ...

Firearms arrest yields dozens of ghost guns, 3D printer

Apr. 13, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Dozens of ghost guns, a 3D printer and homemade bombs have been seized in Connecticut as police arrested a man they believe was manufacturing and selling a variety of illegal firearms, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. A task force of state and...

Defense department to use world's largest 3D-printed boat

Feb. 25, 2022 14:41 PM EST

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The world's largest 3D-printed boat will serve as a logistics vessel for the U.S. Department of Defense. The boat was created by a 3D printer at University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center. It is one of two 3D-printed prototypes made for...