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Alison Page

Alison Page

About Alison Page

Alison is a small business owner, freelance writer, author and dressage judge. She has degrees in Equine Science and Business Studies. Read her full story at http://www.theladywriter.co.uk

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3D Printed Rocket Engines Open Door to Space Entrepreneurs

A satellite launch can cost from $10 million to $50 million, but 3D print technology could see these costs plummet.Cost savingsFor a mere $4.9 million, New Zealand company Rocketlab can send a small satellite up into orbit.  The engine the company uses is called the Rutherford and is ...

3D-Printed Orchestra of the Future

Although it might at first look like an Elven treasure from a Lord of the Rings movie or a futuristic weapon straight out of the latest Mad Max epic, the weird object in the image above is actually a musical instrument.  It’s a two string ‘piezoelectric’ violin that has been ...

IBM Takes 3D Printers To Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Championships 2015 are just around the corner and this summer’s tournament will be memorable for more than just the sport.  While spectators enjoy the usual strawberries and cream, the traditional background soundtrack of the thwack of tennis balls striking rackets wil ...

L'Oreal: Is 3D Printing Skin Cells Worth it?

Beauty product giant L’Oreal already grows millions of samples of human skin every year in its laboratories in Lyon, France.  However, such is the demand for their products and the consequent requirement for testing, the company needs more samples for its many research and development pr ...

BAE Engineers Develop 'F1' Tank

Technology that is more associated with F1 racing cars has now been applied to tanks and other military tracked vehicles in order to improve speed and handling in combat situations.  Engineers at BAE have successfully adapted a system more commonly used by pit crews on 700kg carbon fibre racin ...

3D Printing Hits The Catwalk

Three-D printing is set to revolutionise the fashion industry.  From high-end couture to high street off the peg clothing, the rag trade has never been so rocked by the possibilities now open to it through the technological revolution of 3D printing.A frequent fashion industry gripe is the ino ...

3D Printing Inspires Future Engineers

Léman Manhattan Preparatory School in New York City has recently entered the 3D printing revolution by introducing 3D design into their science curriculum as early as first grade.  This forward thinking school has recognized the impact that this rapidly evolving technology will have on ...

NASA's LEAPTech Project to Change the Future of Aviation

In the last couple of decades the aviation industry has been accused of leaving a huge and indelible carbon footprint on the planet.  However, NASA could be about to change that as it begins testing a unique experimental plane at its Armstrong Flight Research Center.  If the project is su ...

NASA to Capture Asteroid

NASA has announced plans for a project to launch a solar powered unmanned spaceship with the intention of landing it on an asteroid.  The $1.25 billion mission, planned for December 2020, is viewed as a stepping stone to the first manned mission to Mars.To boldly go …The spaceship would ...

3D Print Technology To Save Mosul Museum Relics

The world watched in horror recently as ISIS published images of terrorists wantonly destroying priceless ancient relics and artifacts from the Mosul Museum.  Fortunately, many of the items that were smashed to smithereens were actually replicas although some of the pieces were over 3,000 year ...