3D printed 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.
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.
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.
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.
Algorithm developed by engineering researchers at University of Michigan allows desktop 3D printers to boost speed without impacting quality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A British twenty-year-old underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor and received a 3D printed skull implant after complications.
Vader Systems is a start-up run by a family. Together they'e invented a liquid metal 3d printer which could transform additive manufacturing.
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.
A research group from University of Nottingham has developed a novel method to 3D print functional electronic circuits.
At NYU School of Medicine, a collaborative team are working on 3D printing multi-colored models of prostate cancer for pre-surgical planning.
Raoul Leering, head of international trade analysis at ING, believes that 3D printing could erase a quarter of global trade by 2060.
Steelcase, MIT's Self-Assembly Lab and designer Christophe Guberan have developed a speedy and scalable rapid liquid printing method.