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Featured image of Aerosol Jet Printing – Simply Explained
Sep 3, 2021
Aerosol Jet Printing – Simply Explained
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Jul 26, 2019
3D Printing Microfluidic Models – 5 Most Interesting Projects
Featured image of 3D Printed Magnets – Is It Possible to 3D Print Them?
May 11, 2019
3D Printed Magnets – Is It Possible to 3D Print Them?
Featured image of 3D Printed Coral Reefs – 4 Most Promising Projects
Feb 24, 2019
3D Printed Coral Reefs – 4 Most Promising Projects
Featured image of 3D Printed Lab Equipment – 10 Great Curated Models to 3D Print
Feb 8, 2019
3D Printed Lab Equipment – 10 Great Curated Models to 3D Print
Featured image of 3D Printing Electronics: The 5 Most Advanced Companies
Jan 24, 2019
3D Printing Electronics: The 5 Most Advanced Companies
Featured image of New Research Identifies Toxic Particles Emitted by Desktop 3D Printers
Nov 13, 2018
New Research Identifies Toxic Particles Emitted by Desktop 3D Printers
Featured image of HP and NTU Singapore to Launch $84 Million Digital Manufacturing Lab
Oct 23, 2018
HP and NTU Singapore to Launch $84 Million Digital Manufacturing Lab
Featured image of UB Researchers Develop System to Identify 3D Printer Fingerprints
Oct 17, 2018
UB Researchers Develop System to Identify 3D Printer Fingerprints
Featured image of Researchers Develop Technique That Makes 3D Printed Cement Stronger Under Pressure
Oct 4, 2018
Researchers Develop Technique That Makes 3D Printed Cement Stronger Under Pressure
Featured image of Researchers Optimize Silicone Mold Fabrication with 3D Printed “Metamolds”
Sep 7, 2018
Researchers Optimize Silicone Mold Fabrication with 3D Printed “Metamolds”
Featured image of 3D Printed Crocodile Cartilage Could be the Key to Human Joint Repair
Aug 7, 2018
3D Printed Crocodile Cartilage Could be the Key to Human Joint Repair
Featured image of Researchers Use Gold Nanoparticles to Find Defects in 3D Printed Objects
Jul 16, 2018
Researchers Use Gold Nanoparticles to Find Defects in 3D Printed Objects
Featured image of UCLA Bioengineer Develops SLA 3D Printer That Produces Complex Artificial Tissues
May 24, 2018
UCLA Bioengineer Develops SLA 3D Printer That Produces Complex Artificial Tissues
Featured image of This 3D Printed Smart Gel Walks Underwater and Moves Objects
May 18, 2018
This 3D Printed Smart Gel Walks Underwater and Moves Objects
Featured image of This 3D Printed Skim Reaper Can Prevent Credit Card Fraud
May 11, 2018
This 3D Printed Skim Reaper Can Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Featured image of This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First
May 9, 2018
This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First
Featured image of Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth
May 8, 2018
Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth
Featured image of This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds
May 7, 2018
This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds
Featured image of 3D Printed AlterEgo Wearable Responds to Silent Speech
Apr 30, 2018
3D Printed AlterEgo Wearable Responds to Silent Speech
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Featured image of 3D Printing Electronics: The 5 Most Advanced Companies
The Power of 3D Printing
3D Printing Electronics: The 5 Most Advanced Companies

3D printing electronic components and circuits are becoming a reality. Find out how the process is being used to produce basic electronic components, circuitry, and printed circuit boards.

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Modest Tools for Modern Research
3D Printed Lab Equipment – 10 Great Curated Models to 3D Print

Thanks to ridiculously high prices, extra laboratory supplies are often hard to come by. Not anymore! Presenting some of the coolest 3D printed lab equipment.

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How to Print (Almost) Anything
Aerosol Jet Printing – Simply Explained

Aerosol jet printing is a versatile but less commonly discussed technology. Find out what it is, how it works, and why it's so special!

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Beyond Layer Adhesion
3D Printed Magnets – Is It Possible to 3D Print Them?

When it comes to 3D printing, challenges abound in matching the capability of the most advanced magnets produced by traditional methods. Learn all about the possibilities in 3D printed magnets!

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Matters of the Heart
Artificial Silicone Heart 3D Printed by ETH Zurich

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed an entirely soft artificial heart made with a 3D printing and lost-wax casting technique.

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Big Things, Small Packages
3D Printing Microfluidic Models – 5 Most Interesting Projects

One of the goals of low cost 3D printing is to be able to create medical and scientific devices from it. Diagnostically capable microfluidic models represent the first step into this exciting new world of 3D printing and biosensing capabilities.

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Full Plastic Jacket
US Marines 3D Printing Replacement Parts in Harsh Conditions

In field trials, US Marines successfully printed a plastic replacement Humvee door handle in the relentless heat of the Arizona desert.

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UnKnot Conference: Exploring Math Theory with 3D Printing

Over 100 knot theorists used a Form 2 and an Ultimaker 2 Extended+ to make 3D printed models at the UnKnot Conference at Denison University.

Featured image of This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First
Revolutionary
This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First

Electrical engineers from the Chemnitz University of Technology have achieved a world first; they've 3D printed a working electric motor from iron, copper and ceramic materials.

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Only Connect
3D Printed Wireless Connected Objects Work Without Batteries

With embedded antennas that reflect surrounding signals, these 3D printed wireless connected objects don’t need power to transmit data.

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Wi-Fi Router Upgraded with Aluminum Foil and 3D Printing

Aluminum foil and 3D printing can boost the range and security of your Wi-Fi router, according to new research from Dartmouth College.

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3D Printed Medical Miracle
Woman Receives 3D Printed Skull Implant After Brain Tumor Removal

A British twenty-year-old underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor and received a 3D printed skull implant after complications.

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Splinter Cell
Metamaterial Mechanisms: 3D Printed Door Handle & No Moving Parts

Need a new door handle? These "metamaterial mechanisms" developed at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut are functional objects without moving parts.

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Is 3D Printing a Health Hazard?
New Research Identifies Toxic Particles Emitted by Desktop 3D Printers

A new study conducted by UL Chemical Safety and Georgia Institute of Technology found that desktop 3D printers have a potentially negative impact on indoor air quality, identifying a number of particles that are known to be health hazardous.

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Researchers Develop Technique That Makes 3D Printed Cement Stronger Under Pressure

Researchers from Purdue University have developed a technique that helps 3D printed cement paste become stronger under pressure, making it comparable to high-strength natural materials like the shells of arthropods.

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Flexible Friend
This 3D Printed Skim Reaper Can Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Credit card skimming is a disease. Meet the cure. The New York City Police Department is testing a "skim reaper" to detect and prevent credit card fraud. It's based on a 3D printed prototype by researchers from the University of Florida.

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The Sting
3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers

Engineers at Temple University in Philadelphia take inspiration from the insect kingdom for their 3D printed surgical needle design; the stinger of the humble honeybee.

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The Rough and the Smooth
Soft Robotic Gripper with Gecko Inspired Adhesives

A new class of adhesives -- inspired by the mighty Gecko -- have been developed by researchers in California to help soft robotic fingers get a better grip.

Featured image of Sci-Fi Becomes Reality: Researchers Create “Floating 3D Prints” with Free-Space Volumetric Display
Sci-Fi Becomes Reality
Sci-Fi Becomes Reality: Researchers Create “Floating 3D Prints” with Free-Space Volumetric Display

Inspired by movies like Iron Man and Star Wars, researchers from Brigham Young University in Utah have developed a breakthrough in "free-space volumetric display".  This holographic method is capable of creating full-color graphics in thin air using particles in space.  

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Love Later Life
This 3D Printed Age Simulator Will Make You Feel 75 Years Old

Made by design studio Get Models Now using ZMorph Multitool 3D Printers, the Age Simulator is suit that replicates the physical sensation of being 75 years old. Wearing one will help designers to better understand the needs of the elderly.

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