News tagged with printing

Bioinspiration—plant-inspired pipettes

The authors of a new article published in Journal of the Royal Society Interface, "Plant-inspired pipettes", sought inspiration from the liverwort, a widely spread plant, for the creation of a bioinspired pipette. We asked ...

dateMay 07, 2018 in Engineering
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Improving 3-D printing of plastic parts

Robots that can build homes, marathoners' running shoes and NASA's upcoming spacecraft all have one thing in common: 3-D printed parts. But as enthusiasm for 3-D printing continues to grow and expand across markets, the objects ...

dateMay 02, 2018 in Materials Science
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3-D printed food could change how we eat

Imagine a home appliance that, at the push of a button, turns powdered ingredients into food that meets the individual nutrition requirements of each household member. Although it may seem like something from science fiction, ...

dateApr 24, 2018 in Engineering
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