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Feb 2, 2020

Cloning musical heritage in the key of 3D

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, biotech/medical

When Mina Jang played the same melodious tune on two different flutes behind a screen, she said the examiners grading her couldn’t tell the difference.

Yet the two instruments were made in dramatically different ways.

One was a handmade version of an original early 18th-century crafted in 2001, while the other was made of white plastic and “cloned” using a 3D printer in 2019.

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