INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

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
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 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
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
Scientists Develop World´s First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina

Investigation & design

Scientists Develop World´s First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina


An international team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently developed the world’s first 3D artificial eye with capabilities better than existing bionic eyes and in some cases, even exceed those of the human eyes, bringing vision to humanoid robots and new hope to patients with visual impairment. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Imitate the vibrant colors of nature with a modified 3D printer

Investigation & design

Imitate the vibrant colors of nature with a modified 3D printer


Brilliantly colored chameleons, butterflies, opals – and now some 3D-printed materials – reflect color by using nanoscale structures called photonic crystals. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Illinois University
Renishaw´s engineering innovations open up hope for a cure for Parkinson

Investigation & design

Renishaw´s engineering innovations open up hope for a cure for Parkinson


Renishaw, an international engineering company, has created a device used in an innovative clinical trial. Manufactured by Renishaw for the North Bristol NHS Trust Foundation, the device controls the exact dosage of a potential new drug, Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF), which attempts to regenerate the loss of brain cells from dopamine in patients with Parkinson's and, therefore, improve your symptoms ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Renishaw
From McDonald´s deep fryer oil to high-end 3D printing resin

Investigation & design

From McDonald´s deep fryer oil to high-end 3D printing resin


Researchers at the University of Toronto have been able to recycle and transform a residue as common as the oil in a fryer into a consumable for additive manufacturing ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Robots that sweat and take out muscle

Investigation & design

Robots that sweat and take out muscle


Just when it seemed like robots couldn’t get any cooler, Cornell researchers have created a soft robot muscle that can regulate its temperature through sweating. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
The LEGO blocks, the best thermal insulators discovered

Investigation & design

The LEGO blocks, the best thermal insulators discovered


Researchers at the University of Lancaster, protagonists of the experiment, believe that in the future it would be profitable to print this type of material on 3D printers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Lancaster University





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