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A breakthrough in 3D printing liquids could lead to squishy, flexible gadgets

April 18th, 2018 at 9:47 am » Comments Off

The most common types of 3D printing involve either extruding melted plastic or using a laser to solidify tiny particles, layer by layer, to slowly build up a solid object. But researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have found a way to radically change that process by 3D printing liquids inside […]



The world’s first 3D-printed steel bridge looks like it came from another planet

April 5th, 2018 at 9:23 am » Comments Off

Dutch technology company MX3D just officially unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed stainless steel bridge. It took four robots, nearly 10,000 pounds of stainless steel, about 684 miles of wire, and six months of printing to build the sinuous, undulating structure, which looks like it’s straight out of a science-fiction movie. The MX3D Bridge, designed by […]



This $10,000 3D printed house can be built in 24 hours and is bigger than a studio apartment

March 14th, 2018 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

One of the less obvious products being unveiled this week at SXSW is a small concrete house. On the outside, it doesn’t look like anything particularly special, although the covered patio and spacious windows are less common on tiny poured-concrete buildings. That’s because the innovation isn’t in the structure or materials — it’s in the […]



The top 10 breakthrough technologies and the key players leading the charge, according to MIT Technology Review

February 28th, 2018 at 2:12 am » Comments Off

Every fall, MIT Technology Review’s editors get together to begin the months-long process of reviewing their coverage. The goal? To create a list of the top ten technological advances from the last year that will have the greatest longterm global impact on consumers.



Some brave soul volunteered for a completely robotic dental surgery

January 4th, 2018 at 9:30 am » Comments Off

The robot implanted 3D-printed teeth into a woman without help from dentists.



New 3D printer will combine all your medications in one personalized pill

December 28th, 2017 at 2:47 am » Comments Off

We increasingly live in an age of personalized health care, where treatment can be tailored to suit individuals on a person-by-person basis. A new 3D printer aims to add another piece to this puzzle, by giving pharmacies the ability to quickly and easily produce custom doses of drugs for patients, based on their specific needs. […]



Top 25 inventions of 2017: Selfie drones, 3d printed tires and more

November 22nd, 2017 at 11:38 am » Comments Off

Drones that put selfie sticks to shame, pollution zapping air filters, 3D printable airless tires and a malware detecting router for your smart home.



3D printing makes stainless steel three times stronger

November 8th, 2017 at 10:36 am » Comments Off

The new printing process has the potential to revolutionize how we manufacture steel.



This robot-run 3D printing farm is the future of light manufacturing

October 25th, 2017 at 9:28 am » Comments Off

Even small businesses are now running lights-out facilities using robots and automation.



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.



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