This instalment of Tech Explained explores the technology behind 3D printing.
Posts Categorized: 3D Printing
Inspired by cuttlefish, this new autonomous underwater robot propels itself with undulating fins, making it ideal for a variety of tasks.
Researchers in China are now developing a 3D printing technology to manufacture ceramics under microgravity.
By using patient’s own stem cells, a portable printer eliminates the need for painful skin grafts and improves the over healing process.
Flexible tires made from a thermoplastic elastomer can be 3D printed and customized for varying cycling needs.
US-based researchers are using low cost 3D printers to print electronics and cells directly onto a moving human hand.
Connected via sensors for continual safety checks, the 3D steel bridge is printed by robots developed by a design studio based in Amsterdam.
A new 3D printing method is helping provide quality housing for the developing world.
An Australian artist has created 3D-printed robotic flowers to help save the declining bee population.
Engineered bacteria can be printed into ‘living tattoos’ opening new opportunities for personalized medical treatments.
A Dutch design studio is experimenting with 3D printing homewares made from a mix of mycelium fungi and other organic waste products.
A new product combines 3D printing and augmented reality, making it easy for even novices to design and print 3D products
The future of mobility might see an airless tire which is connected, 3D printed and made of recycled and organic composites.
New Jersey-based startup is a pioneer in biologically advanced materials creating the first ever biofabricated materials brand
A Belgium start-up is making a range of unique designer sunglasses with the hope that it will be made from 100 percent recycled material.
A multi-disciplinary team from Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute for Technology created ‘Liquid Glass’ that can be used in room temperature 3D printing processes.
In Hong Kong, police are adopting 3D printing to help inform witness statements and and courtroom proceedings.
This project uses lab-grown bone replacements in reconstructive surgery for landmine survivors.