Search results for 3-D printing

Astronomy Nov 23, 2022

Astronomers detect new Jupiter-like exoplanet

Using radial velocity measurements, astronomers from Japan and China have detected a new exoplanet orbiting a G-type giant star. The newfound alien world is similar in mass to Jupiter but much hotter than the solar system's ...

Materials Science Aug 31, 2022

New way found to turn number seven plastic into valuable products

A method to convert a commonly thrown-away plastic to a resin used in 3D-printing could allow for making better use of plastic waste.

Astronomy Sep 29, 2022

Open cluster Berkeley 27 examined by researchers

Using data from ESA's Gaia satellite, astronomers from Taiwan and India have inspected a galactic open cluster known as Berkeley 27. Results of the study, published September 22 on the arXiv pre-print repository, yield essential ...

Nanomaterials Nov 04, 2020

3-D print experts discover how to make tomorrow's technology using ink-jet printed graphene

The University of Nottingham has cracked the conundrum of how to use inks to 3-D-print novel electronic devices with useful properties, such as an ability to convert light into electricity.

Engineering Mar 04, 2019

Print your city? 3-D printing is revolutionizing urban futures

The Fabrication City concept puts manufacturing back in the hands of communities—using 3-D printers. It could have far-reaching implications for economic development, environmental sustainability, inclusion and other benefits. ...

Engineering Dec 01, 2017

3-D-printed minifactories: Researchers print 'living materials' with bacteria-loaded inks

There will soon be nothing that cannot be produced with 3D printing. However, the materials used for this process are still "dead matter" such as plastics or metals.

Engineering Sep 14, 2011

Printing off the paper: Pushing the boundaries of the burgeoning technology of 3-D printing

Imagine being able to "print" an entire house. Or a four-course dinner. Or a complete mechanical device such as a cuckoo clock, fully assembled and ready to run. Or a printer capable of printing ... yet another printer?

Materials Science Nov 19, 2019

New 3-D printing technique produces 'living' 4-D materials

Repairing and reusing plastics and delivering cancer drugs more effectively are only two of many of the potential applications a new 3-D/4-D printing technology might have, thanks to the pioneering work of a research collaboration ...

Engineering Sep 29, 2016

First-ever 3-D printed excavator project advances large-scale additive manufacturing R&D

Heavy construction machinery is the focus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's latest advance in additive manufacturing research. With industry partners and university students, ORNL researchers are designing and producing ...

Engineering Jan 12, 2015

3-D printed Shelby Cobra highlights ORNL R&D at Detroit Auto Show

With a 3-D printed twist on an automotive icon, the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is showcasing additive manufacturing research at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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