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new start in this 2 month old female cub but she's just not not just adorable she's also an important success for the zoo's breeding programs where the threatened species farm expansion poaching and the loss of habitat are the main threats to javelins which is one of 6 feline sperm cells found in the country. oh my goodness . that's your wrap this hour and more next on shift living in the digital age and the opportunities in richard 3 d. printers more headlines at the top of the hour i'm michael okwu thanks for joining us. burning the global tourist guide centuries to main capital i love berlin discover the multicultural metropolis in our during my next series sit down with an immense night like yours. i love to even want to show you what a certain looks like the folks waste like me just try to save 50 nations 50 stories
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. and 5030 personal tips on berlin's very best feature. good now. every week on t.w. . nico he's in germany to learn german television and the. why not learn with him d w z e learning course nikos speak. these are custom made shift headphones created using a 3 d. printer and you could win this cool plans but more on that later isn't it incredible what you can make with 3 d. printed these days for example and even ati fish with human organs the potentials of 3 d. printing today on ship. 3
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d. printers can produce amazing stuff replacement beaks for eagles platform shoes and even delicious looking pies and now high end 3 d. printers even use rays of light but more on that later in the show basically all 3 d. printers smell it and shape source material into a desired 3 dimensional form the material dries and you're done and the good news is 3 d. printers for home use reasonably priced as well. the 3 d. printing industry is booming according to industry experts void 6 years ago companies in this sector generated 2700000000 euros in 2015 they made 4400000000 euros and last year a staggering 8100000000 now experts expect the sector to make an eye watering 20000000000 euros in 2020. to help protect the region's gorgeous corals from
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climate change the mon deaves have installed 3 d. printed artificial reefs. and the fashion industry is also making use of the technology creating shoes and accessories from scratch even major fashion brands are onboard sylvia is a pioneer in this field experimenting with various colorful synthetic resins she says anyone can use 3 d. printers as long as they select and use the input materials properly. and even the tyrannous on how to use refine and combine different materials. on the. belgian 3 d. printing company materialized for example has found a way to recycle plastic waste and turn it into glasses frames which by the way are fully recyclable. but also want to make sure that the sunglasses never become
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waste again so. some glass for a new pair we recycled the old frames. from. 3 d. printing tech is revolutionizing the health care sector as well. for instance produces tailor made prosthetic arms that fit perfectly he was never quite satisfied with the other manufacturers artificial members. and who knows maybe more of us will be living in 3 d. houses the 1st 3 d. printed buildings have already gone up in france and denmark as well as in texas where these icon homes are quick to build and cost only about $10000.00 euros to make. mind blowing technology. this replica of a star was a robot was also made using a 3 d. printer but how does this technology actually work well there are many different
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printing methods and materials to choose from concrete and synthetic resin for example the 3 d. printer liquefies material and then print said. through a special jet to do this the printer follows a digital construction that sounds complicated it's not really. need to replace a chess piece or a screw no problem just fire up the 3 d. printer and make one a country d. printing method is fused to position modeling for f t m. f t and this is the f t m method. in the high school because the printer works a bit like a hot glue gun. we've got the plastic on this call. leading into this feeder you know it's connected to this tube which leads down here . and down here we've got a printer head where the plastic is heated to 220 degrees celsius and then the
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printer deposits the material layer by layer creating a model of cereal you lassalle is another widespread 3 d. printing method. that's the s.l.a. printer uses a laser in a liquid plastic which reacts to u.v. light. down here we've got the laser which is directed upwards through this tank. belief that the synthetic resin then hardens. up here is the bill plated which the resin will then stick to. close the lid and off you go. you can download 3 d. printing blueprints or devise your own using special software the more elaborate the southland possibilities after the step of the body print is translated into machine code. machine slice a software code can then be transmitted to the printer using a regulator in the flash drive or.
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the pros of f.d.m. methods are that printing materials and maintenance are cheap. but cons are that surface textures can be rougher. and what you print won't be as sturdy and so not as durable as items made with s.l.a. . are the type. of the advantages of s.l.a. printing are smoother surfaces and sturdy builds one of the disadvantage is that this technology is quite expensive in terms of materials and maintenance so while 3 d. printing may look simple it does require a fan of preparation. our custom made shift headphones for example well made on a 3 d. printer using 140000000 leaders of synthetic resin the printing process took 12 hours and one of you lucky people could win them i'll just tell us what you think
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of our new show do you like the look how do you find our host and what about the topics let us know printing whatever you want sounds like the epigenome of freedom but there's a dark side to this technology as well like blueprints for making your own firearms uploaded to the internet by the u.s. gun lobby all you need to print a gun is a suitable 3 d. printer and 70 euros worth of aluminum powder so 3 d. printing is clearly a double edged sword stefan it is an engineer and innovation expert in knows a lot about this topic and. it's actually easier to buy a gun whether legally or illegally then to print one and. printing a firearm will give you a plastic gun that can shoot a single bullet and which is as dangerous for the shooter as for the target.
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there are 3 d. printers for metal but these are very expensive and also don't produce dirty weapons but 3 d. printers do make it easier to read. individual parts and entire machines as well as create cheap knock off copies that could hurt manufacturers tremendously u.s. market research firm gartner projects that 3 d. printing piracy could cost companies up to $90000000000.00 euros. 3 d. printing is used mainly in industry for example for making customised items such as artificial limbs 3 d. printing also makes producing prototypes easier cheaper and more sustainable and it's useful for the spare parts market as well. as. repairing this technology is used to make a lot of spare parts carry out repairs and because their parts needed in industry are difficult to come by and use lots of resources. at this point and so i think
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this technology will shape society because it helps industry become more sustainable. 3 d. printing as part of a d.i.y. and repair culture. and i think society will be receptive to and foster this culture of hocked. but the german environment agency has warned that 3 d. printers use plastics that harm the environment and can emit toxic fumes during printing. some experts say the harmful side effects of 3 d. printing like poisonous emissions and more plastic will vanish over time and many tech pioneers believe that 3 d. printing could solve some of the world's most urgent problems making it a cleaner better place to live in although that needs 3 d. printers than the ones you would use in your living room the future of 3 d. printing may have been written at the university of california plan research has
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developed a way to make 3 d. printing 100 times faster instead of layering liquid materials and methods. finding. precise method is still in its early stages but it's hoped it could be used in mass production someday. also based companies tell breaks is pushing the envelope of 3 d. printing head developing a method of printing by layering cells on top of each other through cell division the parent cell divides into daughter cells these are thank you together and so forth the company has already managed to print many organs using this process. in the long term we want to establish something that helps keep people alive that's what motivates us. to regard 3 d. printing. technology. rocket engines to be many factions. and today a german company isn't ready devising
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a front for welding together ultra thin sheets of metal with 3 d. printers. the space agency. is looking into using 3 d. printing robots to build entire new villages. a business even. mining or whatever to put them together on the same place and this is the more. astronomers hope that this technology could someday maybe even make mission possible. clever stuff future. things 3 d. printing has an additional advantage it brings people together in labs and hops to work with 3 d. printers and be creative as a team which is not only fun but also great for the environment. it's about creating things for yourself or. being sustainable and thinking about
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how to repair objects. and just imagine you're all. vacuum cleaner stops working because a small plastic screw has gone missing instead of buying a new cleanup or taking the all one to a repair shop just download the necessary data print it out and repair the old cleaning myself if necessary using a huge eupatorium wouldn't that be a great money saving idea using a 3 d. printer to repair things instead of throwing them away is a great way to boost sustainability but on the other hand product piracy and printing guns sounds pretty frightening so what do you make of 3 d. printing technology a futuristic idea potential threat or just a gimmick tell us what you think on facebook or on d w dot com by glad you could join us and hope to see you again next week.
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