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Science fiction becomes fact for engineering students through 3D printer

Senior Gunnar Schmidt works with a gear he printed for a project. Photo by Sandy Iyer.

February 14, 2014 By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Centimeter by centimeter, the printer produces the small black gear to match the model glowing on a nearby computer screen. However, this is not a simple picture of the model. This is a very real, fully usable gear ...