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New '4-D Printing' Advance Makes Shape-changing Objects Inspired by Nature

New '4-D Printing' Advance Makes Shape-changing Objects Inspired by Nature

A new development in 4-D printing creates objects that change over time and with certain stimulus. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article.

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Years ago, a friend provided me with a stack of photo paper that happened to be specifically made for my photo printer. I was ecstatic at the idea of making my own prints at home without having to spring for the costly glossy paper. Then I realized that even with free paper, the cost of ink was so steep that I wasn't really saving any money over online prints. That's the irony of inkjet printing. These devices are wonderful for many tasks, but if you don't keep tabs on your expenditures, their convenience may come back to haunt you.

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