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Student engineers use 3D printing to improve vehicle design -- with an emphasis on efficient fuel consumption -- for the Shell EcoMarathon.
Siemens is planning to build a new $37 million 3D printing factory in the United Kingdom. Located in the town of Worcester, the facility will have a total of 50 industrial 3D printers installed over the next 5 years.
Researchers from RMIT University have developed a groundbreaking technique for 3D printed titanium implants, coating them with synthetic diamonds to improve biocompatibility with the human body.
Stanley Black & Decker is using the Markforged Metal X 3D printer to produce functional parts. Since adopting the metal 3D printing system into its production workflow, the industrial tool manufacturer is saving between 34 percent to 48 percent on manufacturing costs.
Researchers from Michigan State University have developed 3D printed smartphone device that is able to monitor the user's blood pressure. The device uses a sensor that calculates blood pressure at the touch of a fingertip.
Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a new 3D jet writer that allows them to print high-resolution polymer as microtissues. These tiny tissue structures are able to facilitate cancer cell growth, allowing for improved drug development and testing.
Researchers from Harvard University have developed a 3D printing platform for creating soft robotic systems embedded with sensors. The team uses a technique developed in the lab of Jennifer Lewis to 3D print organic ionic liquid-based conductive ink within soft elastomer matrices.
re:3D's Gigaprize for 2017 of a large format 3D printer has gone to Magic Wheelchair, an organization empowering handicapped children to follow in their heroes' footsteps with incredible costumes that integrate wheelchairs.
On the hunt for the perfect bicycle for his child, Austrian designer Christian Bezdeka decided to start woom Bikes. The company is using 3D printing to create lightweight and comfortable bicycles for children aged 1.5 years and older.
ColorFabb, the Dutch 3D printing filament maker, today launched a new filament. Based on its bestseller, the co-polyester nGen, the new nGen_LUX has been made using Eastman Amphora AM3300 3D polymer and some added "fairy dust".
The German automotive parts supplier will be implementing Ultimaker 3 3D printers across its locations worldwide to streamline production. Manufacturing companies are turning increasingly to additive manufacturing to boost their parts production.
Australian metal 3D printing company Aurora Labs has made some visible progress toward the development of a new rapid metal 3D printing technology. Dubbed Medium and Large Format Printer, the process could significantly speed up the 3D printing of large metal parts.
This is an open source design for a smartphone camera microscope which can be customized, downloaded and 3D printed.
LiDAR scanning technology offers tremendous potential to help archaeologists discover lost cities across the world.
Rosalie Yu recreates her sweet treats in hyper-realistic detail with a grand project called a Ritual of Habits. She's creating a virtual reality experience -- and a 3D printed facsimile -- of 256 desserts (and counting).