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3D printing adds new dimension to old ideas
Experts say the emerging technology, only recently put to commercial use, has staggering potential.
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2012 11:21

The concept of three-dimensional, or 3D, printing has been around for a while, but it has only recently come into commercial use.

The printers are now more affordable and people are dreaming up a range of new items to make.

From musical instruments to prosthetic limbs to airplanes, experts say the potential uses of this emerging technology are staggering.

Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

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