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Northeastern’s 3-D printing lab is for all to use

New lab will let students learn the technology — as well as make stuff

Along with researching papers or studying for exams, Northeastern University students will soon be able to go to the library and create their own iPhone cases or dorm room lamps.

The school is opening a 3-D printing lab this fall within its library to give all students access to this trendy manufacturing technology, which has been tucked away in engineering and design labs.

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