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25 Sep 2017
3D printed biomaterials that degrade on demand
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 experiments.
22 Sep 2017
One vaccine injection could carry many doses
Engineers have invented a new 3-D fabrication method that can generate a novel type of drug-carrying particle that could allow multiple doses of a drug or vaccine to be delivered over an extended time period with just one injection.
21 Sep 2017
One step closer to lifelike robots
A self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.
21 Sep 2017
Funding to create human organs with 3D printing
Wait lists for human organ transplants could be entirely eliminated through patent-pending technologies developed by a human tissue engineering company that has invented a new way to create viable human organs using near instantaneous 3D printing.
20 Sep 2017
3-D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements
Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes.
19 Sep 2017
Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt
Cast your mind back a few years and you will find a conductive ink business that appeared very mature and slow moving. Then everything began to change...
18 Sep 2017
Peel-and-go printable structures fold themselves
As 3-D printing has become a mainstream technology, industry and academic researchers have been investigating printable structures that will fold themselves into useful three-dimensional shapes when heated or immersed in water.
15 Sep 2017
New spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster
Titomic Kinetic Fusion puts a new spin on 3D printing with build rates 30 times faster than the largest commercial 3D printing equipment available.
13 Sep 2017
Novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer
Researchers have created a novel way to 3-D print the type of high-temperature polymeric materials commonly used to insulate space craft and satellites from extreme heat and cold. Previously, the polyimide could be made only in sheets.
13 Sep 2017
Investment sought for 3D printed hearts
A patient-specific, fully functioning heart will be created through 3D bioprinting using the patient's own cells - eliminating the well-known challenges of organ rejection and long donor waiting lists that plague existing organ transplant methods.
11 Sep 2017
3D printable open source prosthetics
A team of engineers that has come together to improve the lives of veterans by donating custom 3D prosthetic limbs.
08 Sep 2017
Low-cost wearables manufactured by hybrid 3D printing
A collaboration has created a new additive manufacturing technique for soft electronics, called hybrid 3D printing, that integrates soft, electrically conductive inks and matrix materials with rigid electronic components into a single, stretchable device.
06 Sep 2017
IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold
With over two months to go until the IDTechEx Show! at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 15 - 16, over 90% of the exhibit space is already sold. The event brings together the hottest emerging technologies including materials, components and systems with end users, who seek to use these technologies to differentiate their products through greater capability.
06 Sep 2017
Local Motors 3D prints their self driving shuttle
With streamlined 3D printing, Local Motors design engineers are able to reduce tooling costs by 50% and reduce overall production time by a staggering 90%, all while keeping part production in-house.
05 Sep 2017
Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products
Product developers can print integrated electronics onto plastic, ceramic and metallic structures at extremely fine resolutions.
04 Sep 2017
3D printing in full colour
The da Vinci Color is XYZprinting's first FDM desktop 3D printer with true color technology achieved through the combination of inkjet and 3D printing technology.
01 Sep 2017
Digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots
Materialise has partnered with Tailored Fits, to launch the world's first end-to-end digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots.
31 Aug 2017
HP, Deloitte alliance to establish industrial-scale 3D printing
HP Inc and Deloitte Consulting LLP announced a first-of-its-kind alliance to help accelerate the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry.
30 Aug 2017
VW Caddy fitted with 3D-printed front-end structure
From conceptual design to final vehicle, the project was completed in only nine months.
28 Aug 2017
HRL receives NASA award to 3-D print ceramic rocket engine components
The two-year program will culminate with hot-fire ground testing of rocket engines that contain 3D-printed heat-resistant components.