Search results for 3-D printing

Bio & Medicine Mar 27, 2020

3-D printed sensors could make breath tests for diabetes possible

The production of highly sensitive sensors is a complex process: It requires many steps and the almost dust-free environment of special cleanrooms. A research team from Materials Science at Kiel University (CAU) and from ...

Biochemistry Mar 25, 2020

Printing complex cellulose-based objects

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have set a new world record: they 3-D printed complex objects with higher cellulose content than that of any other ...

Condensed Matter Mar 24, 2020

Adjusting processing temperature results in better hydrogels for biomedical applications

Biohydrogels—biomaterials composed of polymer chains dispersed in water—have been studied closely by researchers for their potential use in biomedical applications, such as in tissue repair, as surgical sealants, and ...

Biochemistry Mar 24, 2020

Buildings grown by bacteria: New research to turn cells into mini-factories for materials

Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate temperature and generate waste. Buildings are organisms—albeit inanimate ones.

Economics & Business Mar 26, 2020

Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry

By now, the media images are familiar: empty shelves in large markets where shoppers have loaded up on food, toiletries, and medicine. Many people, if they can afford it, have bought large quantities of goods to avoid repeated ...

Analytical Chemistry Mar 24, 2020

Eye blinking on-a-chip

Researchers at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) have developed a device that moves fluids over corneal cells similarly to the movement of tears over a blinking eye. The scientists ...

Social Sciences Mar 11, 2020

3-D printed models improve jurors' understanding of evidence

Research at Cranfield Forensic Institute has found that using 3-D printed models to present evidence in court cases can help to improve a jury's understanding of technical language.

Materials Science Mar 18, 2020

New 3-D printing method could transform material behind vital medical isotope

For the first time in the U.S., Argonne scientists have used 3-D printing to scale up the recycling of the precursors of an important medical isotope.

Nanomaterials Mar 12, 2020

New universal carrier ink for 3-D printing

Researchers at ETH have produced a gel from cellulose fibers and biodegradable nanoparticles that liquefies when pressed through the nozzle of a 3-D printer, but then quickly returns to its original shape. Their invention ...

Nanomaterials Mar 04, 2020

Biomaterial discovery enables 3-D printing of tissue-like vascular structures

An international team of scientists have discovered a new material that can be 3-D printed to create tissue-like vascular structures.

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