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Anjan Contractor’s 3D food printer might evoke visions of the “replicator” popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor’s company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer.

http://qz.com/86685/the-audacious-pla...


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Robert Zwilling Printing food, Decentralization of mechanical food production would be beneficial especially for those in distressed regions with few food options


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Robert wrote: "Printing food, Decentralization of mechanical food production would be beneficial especially for those in distressed regions with few food options"

I agree, this has really amazing potential!

health benefit: food that is specifically crafted for your nutritional needs

fun benefit: downloading food


message 4: by Robert (new)

Robert Zwilling probably should be buying stock in 3d printing companies before they become too expensive.


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