Circuits and sensors direct from the printer
Printers are becoming more and more versatile. Now they can even print sensors and electronic components on 2D and 3D substrates. A new, robot-assisted production line allows the process to be automated.
Researcher invents 3D printing technique for making cuddly stuff
Soft and cuddly aren't words used to describe the plastic or metal things typically produced by today's 3D printers. But a new type of printer developed by Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research Pittsburgh ...
3D printing possibilities are beautiful but not limitless
3D printing has to be a contender for the most talked about technology award at the moment. Gone are the days when I'd start talking about my research in this area only to be met with glazed eyes or polite ...
Engineering breakthrough will allow cancer researchers to create live tumors with a 3D printer
(Phys.org) —Drexel's Wei Sun, PhD, Albert Soffa chair professor in the College of Engineering, has devised a method for 3D printing tumors that could soon be taking cancer research out of the petri dish.
Smart components that assemble themselves
Skylar Tibbits SM '10 was constructing a massive museum installation with thousands of pieces when he had an epiphany. "Imagine yourself facing months on end assembling this thing, thinking there's got to ...
Print and digital ad revenues higher at New York Times
The New York Times said Thursday that advertising income in both its print and digital editions increased for the first time in years during the first quarter.
Low-cost 3D printed hand suits man for daily needs (w/ video)
More red ink for US newspapers in latest survey
US newspapers suffered further revenue declines in 2013, seeing only mixed success in a transition to digital, according to industry figures.
US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013
U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising.
Ten ways 3D printing could change space exploration
This close-up shows a titanium ball manufactured by 3D printing. ESA is investigating the potential of this promising new technology to transform the way space missions are put together.
3D printing: The shape of things to come?
(Phys.org) —If you ask the proverbial man or woman in the street what they understand by the terms 'stereolithography', 'selective laser sintering' and 'fused deposition modelling', you're likely to be ...
Chinese company prints parts for ten houses and builds them all in one day
A breakthrough in creating invisibility cloaks, stealth technology
Controlling and bending light around an object so it appears invisible to the naked eye is the theory behind fictional invisibility cloaks.
Engineers print a functioning 1.5m-wide prototype unmanned aerial vehicle
(Phys.org) —Engineers at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield have successfully printed a 1.5m-wide prototype unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for a research project ...