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Click. Print. Eat. Could 3-D printers change the way we eat?

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Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:30 am

In the future, the peckish will simply click “print.” At least that’s what scientists predict. NASA is cooking up a 3-D printer that will spit out a rotating selection of space food.

Apparently the idea is to store shelf-stable nutrients (perhaps ground down from bugs) and recombine them into full-scale meals, much the way the desktop printer draws on cyan/magenta/yellow/key to produce full-color menus.

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