Human eye inspires clog-free ink jet printer invention
Clogged printer nozzles waste time and money while reducing print quality. University of Missouri engineers recently invented a clog-preventing nozzle cover by mimicking the human eye.
Metal ink could ease the way toward flexible electronic books, displays
Scientists are reporting the development of a novel metal ink made of small sheets of copper that can be used to write a functioning, flexible electric circuit on regular printer paper. Their report on the ...
Ink-jet printers inspire scientists to make skin
Ink-jet printing technology has inspired scientists to look for ways to build sheets of skin that could one day be used for grafts in burn victims, experts said Sunday.
Scientists Use Squid Ink to Draw its Jurassic Period Owner
Conductive eTextiles: Researchers move from making batteries from paper to making batteries from cloth
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers have moved from making batteries from paper to making batteries from cloth. Your-T-shirt could become a lighted, moving display.
Researchers find ordinary pen ink useful for building a supercapacitor
Cartilage made easy with novel hybrid printer
The printing of three-dimensional tissue has taken a major step forward with the creation of a novel hybrid printer that simplifies the process of creating implantable cartilage.
DNA as invisible ink can reversibly hide patterns
From ventriloquist's dummies to turkey dinners, 3-D printing is heading home
When the ventriloquist Jeff Dunham wanted to make a new dummy for his show, he designed the character's head on his home computer and then printed it out in his workshop.
Study shows red pen use by instructors leads to more negative response
At CES: Color-changing E Ink film for display experience
New silver-based ink has applications in printed electronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new ink developed by researchers at the University of Illinois allows them to write their own silver linings.
Researchers devise new 'subtractive' type of nanoscale printing
Researchers demonstrate fully printed carbon nanotube transistor circuits for displays
Since the invention of liquid crystal displays in the mid-1960s, display electronics have undergone rapid transformation. Recently developed organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have shown several advantages over LCDs, including ...