Tag: 3D printing

Natural Compound Good for 3D Printing Medical Implants

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Laser Zentrum Hannover have discovered that a naturally-occurring compound...

‘4D-printed’ materials will adapt to stimuli

Imagine an automobile coating that changes its structure to adapt to a humid environment or a salt-covered road, better protecting the car from corrosion....

3D-printed Splint Saves Infant’s Life

Half a millennium after Johannes Gutenberg printed the bible, researchers printed a 3D splint that saved the life of an infant born with severe...

Do-it-yourself invisibility with 3-D printing

Seven years ago, Duke University engineers demonstrated the first working invisibility cloak in complex laboratory experiments. Now it appears creating a simple cloak has...

Print me another liver: 3-D printer can build synthetic tissues

A custom-built programmable 3D printer can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues, Oxford University scientists have demonstrated.The new type of...

3-D printer makes bone-like material

It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone.And it came off an inkjet printer.Washington State University...

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