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Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won’t go flat or need replacement

October 15th, 2017 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won’t go flat or need replacement.



The advantages of test-tube tuna

September 28th, 2017 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

As edible, affordable lab-grown meat remains out of reach, a tiny start-up might have found a faster route to dinner tables.



GE made a real 3D printed plane engine and here is a gorgeous look at it

August 18th, 2017 at 9:12 am » Comments Off

The printed plane engine has arrived. This week GE released this great GIF of its 1,300-horsepower advanced turboprop (ATP) engine in which more than one-third of the components have been built through additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. The company is showing off its creation in real life at this week’s big air show in Oshkosh, […]



The next Pharmaceutical revolution could be 3D printed

August 16th, 2017 at 9:34 am » Comments Off

Body organs such as kidneys, livers and hearts are incredibly complex tissues. Each is made up of many different cell types, plus other components that give the organs their structure and allow them to function as we need them to.



100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

August 1st, 2017 at 2:43 pm » Comments Off

Sintering Multiple Parts – Desktop Metal’s Studio System includes a fully-automated, office-friendly sintering furnace with fast cycle times and a peak temperature of 1400°C, allowing for the sintering of a wide variety of materials.(Credit: Desktop Metal)



How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves

July 29th, 2017 at 3:26 pm » Comments Off

A new 3D printed gel that can heal like living tissue, and change form in response to environments, has myriad applications from fixing cracked phone screens to adaptive camouflage



Robot sculptors are hijacking galleries all around the world

July 26th, 2017 at 8:22 am » Comments Off

Two weeks ago, in an industrial shed in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, a team of engineers installed a large, orange robot arm. It was a standard industrial robot arm, but it was not going to be used for standard purposes. The robot’s job would be to carve moulds for the casting of large-scale, metal […]



3D printed blood vessels in teeth a viable alternative to root canal procedures

July 19th, 2017 at 9:52 am » Comments Off

More than 15 million root canals are conducted every year in the United States, but that number could soon start to drop. Dental researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon have developed a new method of engineering artificial blood vessels in teeth, as explained in a new study that could […]



The factories of the future could float in space

June 23rd, 2017 at 9:00 am » Comments Off

This past summer, a plane went into a stomach-churning ascent and plunge 30,000 feet over the Gulf of Mexico. The goal was not thrill-seeking, but something more genuinely daring: for about 25 seconds at a time, the parabolic flight lifted the occupants into a state of simulated weightlessness, allowing a high-tech printer to spit out cardiac stem cells […]



Craig Venter’s ‘digital-to-biological converter’ is based on real science

June 16th, 2017 at 8:27 am » Comments Off

Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars. Craig Venter and Elon Musk have even discussed how printed life could help terraform Mars.



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