3D Printing in Science

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Microfluidics Team at Cardiff University Democratizing Research With 3D Printing

Advancing "lab-on-a-chip" microfluidics devices, Cardiff University researchers open their designs up to rapidly prototype new developments.

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Indian Woman Walks Again thanks to 3D Printed Vertebrae

India's first successful implantation of an artificial 3D printed vertebrae at a Gurgaon hospital allowed a 32-year-old woman to walk again.

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This 3D Printed Open-Source Microscope Aims to Reduce Waterborne Diseases

Cambridge Scientists have created the WaterScope - 3D printed open source microscope to test for waterborne diseases in an affordable way.

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3D Print your Own Sonic Tractor Beam

Researchers from the University of Bristol developed a sonic tractor beam that anyone with a 3D printer can build.

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3D Printed Cat Tongue Gives Insight into Soft Robotics

Could a 3D printed cat tongue be the answer to questions in the world of soft robotics? Researchers at Georgia Tech aim to find out.

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Play soccer with amoebas on your smartphone!
3D Printed Microscope Turns Your Smartphone into ‘Amoeba PacMan’

3D printing is changing interactive education in microbiology. The new 3D printed LudusScope now lets you play soccer games with living microorganisms

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3D Printing in Science
3D Print Replica Bones From Lucy the Fossil

The famous fossil, Lucy the Australopithecus, is now available for any amateur paleontologists to download and 3D print for free.

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Murder Victim’s Smartphone Unlocked with 2D Printing

After 3D printed fingers failed to unlock a murder victim's smartphone, researchers resorted to using traditional 2D printing instead.

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Cops Use 3D Printed Fingerprints to Solve Murder Case

Michigan police turn to 3D printing to solve an ongoing murder case. Can 3D printed fingerprints unlock a victim's smartphone?

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“Biohybrid” Uses 3D Printed Shell And Slug Muscle

Researchers have created 3D printed biohybrid using sea slug muscle and a 3D printed exoskeleton. This experiment could help researchers and the environment alike.

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