John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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UND sits on the cutting-edge of 3D printing technology

3D printing truly is a thing of the future, where the possibilities are endless. The University of North Dakota is turning these possibilities into realities; especially now that 3D printers are becoming affordable enough for the average Joe. When the 3D printers first came out in the 1980s, their cost measured in the millions of dollars. Today, an average desktop sized 3D printer may cost around $2,500, according to Jeremy Straub, a Ph.D. student in computer science at UND.

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