Scientists Have Created The First-Ever 3D Printed Violin

first_imgWe’ve all heard about 3D Printing technology, but this is a whole new level. The innovative minds at 3Dvarius have actually produced the first-ever, playable violin, produced entirely from 3D printing!A post on the Instagram account for renowned journal Science spotlighted the innovative design, saying that the instrument was modeled from the highly-revered Stradivarius, and is fully playable. One pro is that the violin, made from a unique photo-active resin, doesn’t respond to weather fluctuations like wood. However, the wood has a more full sound that is unachievable with the resin material.Watch their preview below: The violin has been around for some time now, as this 2015 video shows a violinist reviewing the new product:You can learn more about this exciting new instrument by heading to the 3Dvarius website here!last_img read more

Fight leaves Port Arthur victim in critical condition

first_imgPort Arthur police responded early Friday to a call about a man whose arm was cut during a fight. The victim was located at 1940 11th Ave. at 12:32 a.m., police said in an issued statement. The victim was later transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont where he underwent surgery for the injury, and was listed in critical condition.After searching, officers found the original crime scene and found the suspect behind a business at 4040 Gulfway Drive.He was taken into custody and interviewed by The Criminal Investigative Division.The case remained under investigation Friday morning.last_img read more