INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

High-precision 3D printing enables world´s tiniest endoscope

Investigation & design

High-precision 3D printing enables world´s tiniest endoscope


The novel microoptical tool, fabricated by means of a Nanoscribe 3D printer, has a width of merely 125 microns. In the future, this device could enable endoscopic examinations within blood vessels of less than half a millimeter diameter. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Nanoscribe
‘Aleph Zero’, a program to grow steaks in space with 3D printing

Investigation & design

‘Aleph Zero’, a program to grow steaks in space with 3D printing


The innovation company, Aleph Farms, thus paves the way for cellular agriculture, to produce food independently of local natural resources or climate. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
3D print a tongue that mimics biological tissue to study taste

Investigation & design

3D print a tongue that mimics biological tissue to study taste


Scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures for the first time using 3D printing. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Ground mussel shells for 3D printing

Investigation & design

Ground mussel shells for 3D printing


These prototypes demonstrate that 3D printing and reprinting using locally sourced natural and sustainable raw materials is a viable option in a circular economy.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
A 3D printed robot squid to explore the seabed

Investigation & design

A 3D printed robot squid to explore the seabed


Made primarily of soft materials such as acrylic polymer, with some rigid parts, 3D printed and laser cut, this “cephalopod” is capable of moving at high speed ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design
Print “invisible” fibers capable of detecting respiration, sound and biological cells

Investigation & design

Print “invisible” fibers capable of detecting respiration, sound and biological cells


3D printing of small transparent conductive fibers could be used for multiple studies for health monitoring, Internet of things, and biosensor applications. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: University of Cambridge
3D printing returns replica of 12th century candlestick to Gloucester

Investigation & design

3D printing returns replica of 12th century candlestick to Gloucester


Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is working with Gloucester Cathedral and the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, London, to recreate the Gloucester Candlestick using metal additive manufacturing (3D printing) technology. The original candlestick is on show at the V&A Museum, while the Renishaw manufactured replica will be displayed and used at Gloucester Cathedral.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Renishaw
3D printing of multiple materials thanks to the laser

Investigation & design

3D printing of multiple materials thanks to the laser


Researchers at Columbia University invent a new technique that could transform additive manufacturing processes, potentially allowing the printing of circuit boards, electromechanical components, and perhaps even robots. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Columbia University
LandingPad, from virtual reality to the desktop

Investigation & design

LandingPad, from virtual reality to the desktop


Gravity sketch launches a cloud platform designed for a continuous workflow that manages, views and shares sketches and 3D files through the browser from the device, to anywhere ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence BRAND: Gravity sketch
A 3D printed necklace that prevents you from touching your face

Investigation & design

A 3D printed necklace that prevents you from touching your face


NASA engineers share the files to make a portable device that continually prevents you from impulsively touching your face, a preventative gesture to fight the coronavirus. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances





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