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Video: 3-D printers could soon ‘print’ entire buildings

By Faye Oney / May 10, 2017

3-D printing is quickly becoming a ubiquitous technology in many industries. Now, a researcher from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a 3-D printing system to construct a large building.

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Trash to treasure: Organic bio-bricks made from mushrooms make for cooling (and cool-looking) construction

By Jessica McMathis / August 28, 2014

A new bio-brick installation that marries form with function shows that carbon-friendly construction components can also be award-winning works of art.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / November 23, 2011

Check ’em out: Ultralight metallic microlattices A team of researchers from UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology have developed the world’s lightest material—with a density of 0.9 mg/cc—about 100 times lighter than Styrofoam. Their findings appear in the Nov. 18 issue of Science. The new material redefines the limits of lightweight…

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