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.
Algorithm developed by engineering researchers at University of Michigan allows desktop 3D printers to boost speed without impacting quality.
The US Army is exploring ways to convert discarded plastic bottles into recycled PET filament. Soliders will become even more self-sufficient in the battlefield by 3D printing useful spare parts from waste material.
Aluminum foil and 3D printing can boost the range and security of your Wi-Fi router, according to new research from Dartmouth College.
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.
Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.
A new quarterly report from the organization Women in 3D Printing takes an in-depth look at diversity within the additive manufacturing, focusing on the employment distribution between genders, the different perception on professional opportunity, and the views of women who are pioneering the industry.
With desktop 3D printing and empty plastic bottles, TrussFab software can design large structures sturdy enough to carry human weight.
Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, have developed a technique to print clear glass using desktop SLA 3D printers.
Researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed 3D printed metamaterials that can switch between active control and passive states, enabling control of acoustic and optical waves.
Atropos is a 6-axis robot arm which can 3D Print Fiberglass Composites and could make printing buildings a lot easier and quicker.
CADSkills has developed a titanium 3D printed implant called AMSJI which saves patients from discomfort and speeds up recovery.
Need a new door handle? These "metamaterial mechanisms" developed at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut are functional objects without moving parts.
The humble art of knitting takes on a whole new dimension; new software can convert any 3D model into a pattern to create knitted replicas.
HRL Laboratories in California have made a metallurgical breakthrough; a technique to successfully 3D print high-strength aluminum alloys.
The US Navy has 3D printed a submersible hull, developed by the US Departments of Energy and Defense with support from academia and industry.
Biochemistry researchers are 3D printing models of complex molecular structures, and using them as a teaching aid for students and educators.