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Maybe We Should Be Putting Our 3D Efforts Into Food Printing

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We've seen 3D food printers before, but now we know exactly what deliciousness they're capable of. Food squeezed out of a syringe never looked so tasty—or artful.

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Cornell University's Computational Synthesis Laboratory developed the fab@home technology used to create these 3D printed foodstuffs. Using a process called "solid freeform fabrication", material is squeezed out of a syringe and layered in lines to match blueprints and designs.

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Illustration for article titled Maybe We Should Be Putting Our 3D Efforts Into Food Printing

3D printing provides a greater degree of uniformity across multiple items and more detail than if food were molded by hand. [Designboom]

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tomcat1483
tomcat1483

One step closer to this.