Engineering

MELT 3-D printer designed for use in microgravity

Europe's first 3D printer designed for use in weightlessness, printing aerospace-quality plastics, has won the prestigious Aerospace Applications Award from design-to-manufacturing specialist TCT Magazine.

Engineering

Defeating cyberattacks on 3-D printers

With cyberattacks on 3D 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 ...

Engineering

Team 3-D-prints first truly microfluidic 'lab on a chipl devices

Researchers at BYU are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers. Microfluidic devices are tiny chips that can sort out disease biomarkers, cells ...

Engineering

Next Dynamics comes up with electronics and multimaterial printer

(Tech Xplore)—The 3D printer is an item that has been attracting makers for some years now. As time advances, along with technological ingenuity, it is apparent that we are not just stuck with lots of goblins and keychains ...

Engineering

3-D printing could revolutionize laser design

LLNL researchers are exploring the use of metal 3D printing to create strong, lightweight structures for advanced laser systems - an effort they say could alter the way lasers are designed in the future.

Consumer & Gadgets

Smartphone 3D printer visits Kickstarter

A smartphone 3D printer? That idea may take some getting used to. Could it be possible that everyone can start printing 3D objects directly from their phone? OLO 3D in San Francisco has developed the idea to the max.

Consumer & Gadgets

When 3D printing is turned into kids' play: ThingMaker

Now families, including children, can be toy makers. It is something like the 21st century version of children delighted to be pouring gelatin mix into bunny and heart shaped molds and waiting by the fridge to see their results. ...

Engineering

On the road with a 3-D printer to help meet demand for repairs

Season after season, residents complain about the same ruts in pavements and potholes on the road, wishing they were repaired quickly. A startup engineer with a vision looks to 3D printing robots to save the day. Robert Flitsch ...

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