Breakthrough adds a new dimension to printing (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Jun Yang said there's a Chinese saying that "people cannot use a basket to draw water."
Engineers cut time to 3D-print heterogeneous objects from hours to minutes (w/ Video)
Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed a faster 3D printing process and are now using it to model and fabricate heterogeneous objects, which comprise multiple materials.
Resurrecting dinosaurs with medical scanners and 3D printers
Accurate copies of fossilised bones can now be made from the combined use of computed tomography (CT) scans and 3D printers, according to a paper published today in the journal Radiology. ...
3D Builder is free 3D printing app for Windows 8.1
3D printing 'will change the world'
From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.
From knee to neuron, offspring of Yale's 3D printers multiply
(Phys.org) —Yale neuroscientist Gordon Shepherd has studied neurons for decades. But until recently he'd never had a neuron he could grasp with his own two hands: Neurons are much too small.
Solid Concepts 3D prints world's first metal gun (w/ Video)
The shape of things to come
In his State of the Union address in February, President Obama told the American people that 3-D printing has the "potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything."
Georgia Tech develops inkjet-based circuits at fraction of time and cost
(Phys.org) —Researchers from Georgia Tech, the University of Tokyo and Microsoft Research have developed a novel method to rapidly and cheaply make electrical circuits by printing them with commodity inkjet ...
Amazon to team with independent booksellers on Kindles
Amazon announced plans Wednesday to work with independent booksellers and other retailers on sales of its Kindle tablets, offering the merchants a share of e-book revenues.
Anti-fraud lasers and inks for transparent electronics
(Phys.org) —Two prototypes – a detection device which users lasers to fight fraud, and a piano which demonstrates the potential of printed electronics – have been unveiled by Cambridge researchers.
Organic lights and solar cells straight from the printer
Flickering façades, curved monitors, flashing clothing, fluorescent wallpaper, flexible solar cells – and all printable. This is no make-believe vision of the future; it will soon be possible using a new ...
Newspaper web ads not to blame for print advertising decline, research says
An open question as the newspaper industry struggles with declining revenues and profits is whether online ads cannibalize print advertising.
Study finds natural compound can be used for 3-D printing of medical implants
(Phys.org) —Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Laser Zentrum Hannover have discovered that a naturally-occurring compound can be incorporated ...