Harvard introduced an entirely soft 3D-printed robot
Future robots do not need to be rigid anymore. Hardware researchers have created an entirely soft robot (octobot) that is powered by chemical reactions. They have used a 3D-printing technology to manufacture it.
8/26/2016, 3D print,
Columbia University develops a 3D food printer
There is another area where 3D print can be used and you would not probably think about that. Columbia University is developing a special 3D printer for cooking. Frozen ingredients are converted into eatable things.
8/4/2016, 3D print,
3D-printed skulls to be used for endoscopy training
Medicine can greatly benefit from modern 3D-printing technology. University of Virginia Health System is going to use 3D models of a human skull to train young doctors how to perform nasal endoscopy.
7/25/2016, 3D print,
3D-printed biorobots powered by sea slug muscles
Sometimes, it is hard to believe what the scientists are capable of. For example, they have created a biorobot that consists of a 3D-printed body and real muscles from a sea slug. Now, such a robot is able to crawl slowly.
7/20/2016, 3D print,
Missiles are going to be 3D-printed
Modern warfare will bring some interesting stuff. Raytheon company is already trying to use 3D-printing technology to create parts of missiles. That allows them to manufacture the missiles much faster.
7/15/2016, 3D print,
Mercedes will 3D-print spare parts for its trucks
Daimler company is going to use 3D print technology to produce plastic spare parts for Mercedes trucks. It would be very easy to create a new part anywhere in the world even for trucks that are not produced for a long time.
7/14/2016, 3D print,
Puppy received a 3D-printed tooth implant
Small 15-months old puppy has broken its tooth and was unable to eat properly. Group of Brazilian veterinarians called Animal Avengers have 3D-printed a tooth implant and saved the puppy. The dog can eat again since the surgery.
7/8/2016, 3D print,
3D-printed organs are saving cancer patient's lives
3D print technology can be used almost everywhere. For example, it was used to print patient's kidney to prepare the difficult surgery few weeks ago. Because of that, doctors were able to perform surgery without any complications.
6/27/2016, 3D print,
Heart tissue 3D printed in zero gravity
People are going to print body tissues using special 3D printers. And they are also able to do so in zero gravity environment. Therefore, the astronauts should be able to fix some of their own tissues in space.
6/21/2016, 3D print,
APWorks created 3D printed electric motorbike Light Rider
3D printing can be used for creating various products. APWorks from Airbus Group created a 3D printed super light electric motorcycle that weighs only 77 pounds (35 kilograms). Metal powder and aircraft-grade aluminium were used to create the frame.
5/23/2016, 3D print,
Nanosilver pen uses a laser for 3D printing in the air
Researchers at Harvard University have created a new 3D printing pen that uses nanosilver particles and special laser for creating a 3D wires in the air without any additional support. These wires can be thinner than a human hair.
5/18/2016, 3D print,
3Doodler Create, more precise 3D printing pen
There are not only 3D printers but users can also buy 3D printing pens for more artistic work. WobbleWorks company has revealed a new modified 3D printing pen called 3Doodler Create with refined design.
5/4/2016, 3D print,