From capturing your breath to guiding biological cell movements, 3D printing of tiny, transparent conducting fibres could be used to make devices which can
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: engineering advanced-materials bioengineering 3d-printing sensors
SEAS researchers have developed a material made from recycled wool can be 3D-printed into any shape and pre-programmed with reversible shape memory.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: science-technology sustainability seas leah-burrows 3d-printing kit-parker textiles
New 3D-printable synthetic polymers have morphing powers and can self-heal within seconds. They could be useful for more realistic prosthetics.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: materials-science 3d-printing polymers science-and-technology prostheses shape-memory-polymers
"Think of SMILES like a light bulb, but instead of being turned on with electricity, they are turned on with light..."
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: light materials-science 3d-printing fluorescence science-and-technology
Researchers have figured out how to measure the viscosity of droplets. That could help control pesticide spraying, ink-jet printing, and more.
July 1, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: aircraft pollution agriculture pesticides math 3d-printing science-and-technology earth-and-environment liquids
"This opens the door to printing soft robotics that could swim like a jellyfish, jump like a cricket, or transport liquids like the heart."
June 10, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: 3d-printing polymers self-assembly featured science-and-technology
A new kind of bioink shows promise for bioprinting patient-specific bone grafts, or other body parts like ears, blood vessels, or cartilage.
May 20, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: 3d-printing bones arthritis hydrogels health-and-medicine
3D-printed stuff can be complex and have lots of hard-to-reach surfaces. But that's no problem for a new method for painting 3D-printed objects.
April 28, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: 3d-printing science-and-technology coatings paint
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