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Making 3-D printing as simple as printing on paper

If you haven’t used a 3-D printer yet, you may be surprised to learn that it isn’t fully automated the way your office’s inkjet is....
08 May 2017, by

3-D printing offers new approach to making buildings

The list of materials that can be produced by 3-D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food. Now, MIT researchers are expanding the list further, with the de...
01 May 2017, by

NASA spinoffs: Bringing space down to Earth

In a time of “America First,” the benefits of space travel are clouded by the smoke of hyperbole. In reality, there has been over 2,000 inventions courtesy of NASA that are making our lives bette...
24 April 2017, by

Want to build a Moon base? Easy, just print it

Planetary Resources, a company hoping to make asteroid mining into a trillion dollar industry, earlier this year unveiled the world’s first 3D printed object made from bits of an asteroid. 3D pri...
21 April 2017, by

When being a woman in robotics gives you the edge

Robotics isn’t gender neutral, it’s gender blind. And that means that there are a lot of hidden opportunities for savvy investors and entrepreneurs. One of the first robotics companies I followed ...
31 January 2017, by

Open Bionics partners with NHS for feasibility study to develop hands for amputees

Open Bionics is to be awarded to £100,000 through SBRI Healthcare, an NHS England initiative, as part of its new challenge to fund innovations that will support children living with disability and lo...
19 January 2017, by


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#CES2017 in pictures

CES 2017 has come and gone. As a first-timer in attendance, I couldn't help but marvel at the featured robots and all robotics related gadgets, toys, start-ups, wearables, and AI coming to market. I'l...
13 January 2017, by

Students develop cheap 3D printing technique for soft robotics

By Jurjen Slump. Students of Delft University of Technology have developed a new add-on for a 3D printer that can cast silicones inside a 3D printed shell during the printing process. This new, and...
09 November 2016, by

Sticky business: Five adhesives tested for 3D printing

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipPzi9J-M9w[/embed] We compared five adhesives for 3D printing applications on a Wanhao Duplicator i3. We’ll print a PLA (polylactide) cube, 1х1х1 cm in ...
28 October 2016, by

Foundry tool: Multi-material designing for 3-D printing

3-D printing has progressed over the last decade to include multi-material fabrication, enabling production of powerful, functional objects. While many advances have been made, it still has been diffi...
13 October 2016, by

3-D printed robots with shock-absorbing skins

Anyone who’s watched drone videos or an episode of BattleBots knows that robots can break - and often it’s because they don’t have the proper padding to protect themselves. But this week rese...
03 October 2016, by

Autonomous mobile additive manufacturing robot runs circles around traditional 3D printers

By Adam Zewe | SEAS 3D printing is revolutionizing the way objects are created, from plastic toys to ceramic dental crowns. But the seemingly boundless possibilities of 3D printing technology have ...
18 December 2015, by

Nailbot: A ‘nail art’ robot that inspires creativity

Launched last week on Indiegogo, the Nailbot prints instant custom art onto your fingernails from your phone. Behind the concept is a new kind of company -- a movement to inspire confidence in girls a...
17 November 2015, by and

Rock Print: A zero-waste 3D-printed structure made only of rock and thread

Inspired to take 3D printing technology to new heights, ETH Zurich and MIT researchers create "Rock Print" -- a full-scale architectural installation on display at the Chicago Architecture Biennial u...
07 October 2015, by and

OpenBionics prosthetic hands: Open source, affordable, lightweight, anthropomorphic

OpenΒionics is an open-source initiative for the development of affordable, light-weight, modular robot hands and prosthetic devices, and can be easily reproduced using off-the-shelf materials....

A bionic model is born

The personalisation of healthcare devices has been a growing trend in the maker-sphere. From gold-plated hearing aids, neon walking sticks, and sparkling blade prosthetics to 3D printed arm casts, peo...
17 March 2015, by

Better micro-actuators to transport materials in liquids

Researchers have developed improved forms of tiny magnetic actuators thanks to new materials and a microscopic 3D printing technology....
18 November 2014, by and

Maker Club: Learn to code, design and build 3D printed robots!

At Maker Club, we make 3D printed robotics projects that teach electronics, programming and CAD design. Every project is remote controlled using our Arduino-based bluetooth chip, the MakerConnect, and...
10 November 2014, by

NASA 3D prints rocket injector, initial tests successful | NASA News

Engineers just completed hot-fire testing with two 3-D printed rocket injectors. Certain features of the rocket components were designed to increase rocket engine performance. The injector mixed liqui...
29 August 2014, by

Home Depot starts selling 3-D printers in stores | Bloomberg

Home Depot Inc. (HD), the world’s largest home-improvement chain, will start selling 3-D printers today in stores for the first time, pushing deeper into a market that was once the domain of enginee...
14 July 2014, by

3d printer builds houses in China | The Guardian

http://youtu.be/OYqBxEAtXZA See more at The Guardian and Mashable....
14 July 2014, by

The race to build the first 3D-printed building | WIRED UK

Would you live in a house that came out of a printer? Would you prefer concrete, or plastic? Biodegradable, or weather resistant? Canal house or futuristic spider's nest? These are the questions faci...
04 June 2013, by

3D printing: Is the law ready for the future?

Three dimensional printing turns bits into atoms. The technology is simply amazing. These machines draw on programming, art and engineering to enable people to design and build intricate, beautiful, f...
28 May 2013, by

New additive manufacturing method builds up objects with real 3D curves instead of 2D layers

Mataerial is a new 3D printing method that uses extrusion technology and a two-component thermosetting polymer to build up objects on any working surface that the polymer can adhere to, including flo...
21 May 2013, by

B9Creator taking post-Kickstarter preorders

Following an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign, which brought in more than ten times their original goal, B9Creator has begun accepting preorders for their high-resolution 3D printer kits. The...
30 January 2013, by

Print your own InMoov animatronic robot | Gizmag

“Now that 3D printing technology is taking off, some truly unique projects are beginning to emerge from all sorts of talented people. Take Gael Langevin, a French sculptor and model marker who has s...
23 January 2013, by

Dutch architect to build “endless” house with 3D printer | 3D printer & 3D printing news

Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars (39) from Universe Architecture in Amsterdam designed a one-piece building which will be built on a 3D printer.See on www.3ders.org...
20 January 2013, by

Disney researchers use 3D printing to create simple displays and sensors

A group of engineers at Disney Research in Pittsburgh has demonstrated a range of new 3D printing techniques, allowing for the integration of elements such as displays and sensors into cheap, printed....
06 October 2012, by

Stone Spray Project

The evolution of materials in robotics continues. In the case of the Stone Spray Project, from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, the new material is the end result of a 3d printing...
22 August 2012, by

3D printing blood vessels and metal

http://youtu.be/9VHFlwJQIkE   Above, researchers at UPenn and MIT print blood vessels, using sugar. Once the sugar hardens, cells suspended in gel are added. Once the gel solidifies, the su...
08 July 2012, by







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