3D Printing

A new 3D printing technique allows researchers to replicate biological structures, which could be used for tissue regeneration and replica organs.
by Bridie Kennerley, Imperial College London
11:12am
1.11.2018
It is not something you will find in nature, but it can be created using a 3D printer and existing biomaterials: a hybrid meta-biomaterial that promotes bone growth.
by TU Delft
11:10am
1.3.2018
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Engineers have successfully hot-fire tested an RS-25 rocket engine with a large 3-D printed part for the first time, marking a key step toward reducing costs for future engines that power NASA’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.
by Jennifer Harbaugh, NASA
10:40am
12.28.2017
By using laser-generated, hologram-like 3D images flashed into photosensitive resin, researchers have discovered they can build complex 3D parts in a fraction of the time of traditional layer-by-layer printing.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
12:11pm
12.11.2017
These patient-specific organ models, which include integrated soft sensors, can be used for practice surgeries to improve surgical outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide.
by University of Minnesota
12:01pm
12.7.2017
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Imagine a bottle of laundry detergent that can sense when you’re running low on soap — and automatically connect to the Internet to place an order for more.
by Jennifer Langston, University of Washington
10:26am
12.6.2017
The innovative design may open new opportunities for 3-D-printing technology.
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
12:48pm
12.4.2017
The additional functionalities could be used in medical implants or devices incorporating flexible electronics.
by TU Delft
10:07am
12.1.2017
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Researchers use 3-D printers to turn century-old theory into complex schwarzites.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10:53am
11.16.2017
Researchers have developed a 3D printing process that creates a chemically active catalytic object in a single step, opening the door to more efficient ways to produce catalysts for complex chemical reactions in a wide scope of industries.
by Ames Laboratory
9:46am
11.2.2017
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Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in 3D printing one of the most common forms of marine grade stainless steel -- a low-carbon type called 316L -- that promises an unparalleled combination of high-strength and high-ductility properties for the...
by LLNL
12:52pm
11.1.2017
A 7-year-old girl with a 3D-printed hand, developed by engineers at UNLV, was selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series on Oct. 28.
11:56am
10.31.2017
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Meshes made from fibers with nanometer-scale diameters have a wide range of potential applications. But their commercialization has been hampered by inefficient manufacturing techniques.
by Larry Hardesty, MIT
9:43am
10.30.2017
Possible applications include manufacturing, medicine, and space.
by Case Western Reserve University
12:36pm
9.27.2017
Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center tested NASA's first 3D printed rocket engine prototype part made of two different metal alloys through an innovative advanced manufacturing process. NASA has been making and evaluating durable 3D...
by Jennifer Stanfield, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA
11:59am
9.25.2017
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Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes.
by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
11:30am
9.18.2017
Engineers have demonstrated a technique for making 3-D-printed biomaterials that can degrade on demand, which can be useful in making intricately patterned microfluidic devices or in making cell cultures than can change dynamically during...
by Brown University
11:46am
9.7.2017
The findings were reported Aug. 22 in the Journal of Materials Science online.
by Denis Paiste, MIT
10:22am
9.5.2017
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Within the past decade, 3D printers have gone from bulky, expensive curiosities to compact, more affordable consumer products.
by American Chemical Society
10:07am
9.1.2017
NASA is making progress and awarding prizes in its competition to build a 3-D printed habitat for deep space exploration. The multi-phase, $2.5 million 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is designed to advance construction technology needed to create...
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
12:41pm
8.30.2017
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HRL Laboratories, has received an award as part of NASA's Space Technology Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion program to develop additive manufactured (3D-printed) ceramic rocket engine components.
by HRL Laboratories
9:05am
8.24.2017
A new customizable artificial bone could lead to a new wave of bone replacements in the future.
10:20am
8.18.2017
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With cyberattacks on 3-D printers likely to threaten health and safety, researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed novel methods to combat them, according to a groundbreaking study.
by Rutgers University-New Brunswick
1:42pm
8.17.2017
Researchers at BYU are the first to 3-D print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers. The accomplishment, which is a major breakthrough toward mass-producing the medical diagnostic devices...
by Brigham Young University
12:51pm
8.14.2017
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new design system that catalogues the physical properties of a huge number of tiny 3-D printed cube clusters. These clusters can then serve as...
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:42am
8.7.2017
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Physicists working in the nascent field of experimental vortex dynamics have, with unexpected help from a Sharpie marker, achieved the first measurements of an elusive but fundamental property of fluid flow.
by Steve Koppes, University of Chicago
11:20am
8.4.2017
Cheap, plastic toys--no manufacturer necessary. The 2020 toy and game market is projected to be $135 billion, and 3D printing brings those profits home.
by Allison Mills, Michigan Technical University
10:03am
7.21.2017
A doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has pioneered a countermeasure to transform the landscape of 3-D printing today.
by Texas A&M University
12:05pm
7.20.2017
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In their work toward 3D printing transplantable tissues and organs, bioengineers, and scientists have demonstrated a key step on the path to generate implantable tissues with functioning capillaries.
by Jade Boyd, Rice University
10:14am
7.11.2017
Degeneration of cartilage and other joint tissues is a major cause of disability.
by Wiley
10:50am
6.27.2017
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While root canals are effective in saving a tooth that has become infected or decayed, this age-old procedure may cause teeth to become brittle and susceptible to fracture over time.
by Tracy Brawley, Oregon Health & Science University
10:43am
6.13.2017
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