3D-printed objects outgrow their printers

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Most 3D printers are limited in how large of an object they can print. While professional printers might have a print bed that measures two feet or more across, consumer printers are usually limited to inches. MIT researchers have developed a way to print interlocking pieces that snap together in an obvious way, expanding what you can print on a small bed.

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