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Neural Network Tricked into Thinking 3D Printed Turtle is a Rifle

With a 3D printed turtle or baseball, say MIT researchers, you have the tools you need to spoof a neural network in the physical world.

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MIT and Aether Collaborate to Test New Biomaterials Using Aether 1 Bioprinter

MIT and Aether are collaborating to provide students with bioprinters so they can research bio-materials, including the new Citrene.

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MIT’s Autonomous Construction Rig 3D Prints Affordable Homes

MIT researchers are developing an autonomous construction rig that uses 3D printing and robotics to quickly create structures.

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7 Important 3D Printing Inventions Made By MIT

Some of the greatest 3D printing inventions were made at MIT. Here’s how one of the most advanced universities is making 3D printing easier.

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MIT Researchers Develop 3D Printed Device to Improve Nanofiber Mesh Production

Using 3D printing technology, MIT researchers have developed a microfluidic device capable of producing nanofiber meshes.

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3D Fabrication Technique Allows for Multiple Vaccinations in Single Injection

MIT engineers develop a 3D fabrication method that could allow multiple doses of a vaccine to be delivered over time with a single injection.

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This 3D Printed Pasta Changes Shape When Dunked in Water

Researchers at MIT engineer 3D printed pasta sheets that transform into 3D shapes when dunked in water; could save food shipping costs.

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Design and 3D Print Robots Quickly With MIT’s Robogami System

MIT researchers make it easy to build robots with a system called Interactive Robogami so you can design, print and assemble in five hours. 

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NVBots 3D Printer has Project Queuing and Auto Part Removal

Startup NVBots has brought to market a fully automated commercial 3D printer equipped with cloud-based queuing and automatic part removal.

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MIT Self Assembly Lab creates Shape-shifting Minimal Shoe

Using a responsive "active textile", the Self Assembly Lab at MIT has created a 3D printed Minimal Shoe that adapts to fit your feet.

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“Peel-and-Go” 3D Printable Structures Self-Fold Off the Print Bed

MIT researchers develop 3D printable expanding polymer structure that will fold itself up as soon as its peeled off the print bed. 

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MIT Develops InstantCAD Plugin to Give Instant Design Feedback

MIT engineers have developed InstantCAD, a plugin with instant simulation which could drastically improve computer aided designs.

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MIT Engineers Develop Computer Chip to Shrink Drone Technology

Researchers at MIT developing the world's smallest intelligent drone that could fly on its own; the most important part is the computer chip.

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MIT Turns to Goldbug Beetle for 3D Printed “Robot Skin” Research

MIT researchers have developed a 3D printed "robot skin" device that mimics the color-changing capabilities of the remarkable goldbug beetle.

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Startup Daqri Speeds up 3D Printing by Using Holograms

3D printing is set to get a lot faster thanks to startup Daqri that are using lasers to cure a light-activated monomer into solid plastic.