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3D printing and nanotechnology to detect toxic liquids

3D printing and nanotechnology to detect toxic liquids

Jan 12, 2017 Canada
Carbon nanotubes have made headlines in scientific journals for a long time, as has 3D printing. But when both combine with the right polymer, in this case a thermoplastic, something special occurs: electrical conductivity increases and makes it possible to monitor liquids in real time.
Researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials known

Researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials known

Jan 9, 2017 7 United States
The new configurations have been made in the lab using a high-resolution, multimaterial 3-D printer.
Army researchers demonstrate 3-D printed drones

Army researchers demonstrate 3-D printed drones

Jan 5, 2017 United States
Soldiers witnessed the innovation of Army researchers recently during flight testing of 3-D printed unmanned aircraft systems that were created on-demand for specific missions.
3D printer helps eye surgeon develop prototype tool

3D printer helps eye surgeon develop prototype tool

Jan 2, 2017 United States
3D printing is useful for improving medical instruments used in surgery to repair eye muscles that are misaligned.
Live cell imaging using a smartphone

Live cell imaging using a smartphone

Dec 30, 2016 Sweden
A recent study from Uppsala University shows how smartphones can be used to make movies of living cells, without the need for expensive equipment.
Towards damage resistant 3D printing materials

Towards damage resistant 3D printing materials

Dec 28, 2016 United Kingdom
Scientists have discovered the secret behind the toughness of deer antlers and how they can resist breaking during fights.
Inauguration of 3D printed bridge

Inauguration of 3D printed bridge

Dec 26, 2016 Spain
The 3D printed bridge was developed through parametric design, which allows users to optimize the distribution of materials and minimize the amount of waste by recycling the raw material during manufacture.
3D-printed synthetic bone to be developed for landmine blast survivors

3D-printed synthetic bone to be developed for landmine blast survivors

Dec 23, 2016 United Kingdom
Synthetically grown 'off the shelf' bone should soon be a reality for landmine blast survivors thanks to a new £2.8 million regenerative medicine project.
3D printing mends a heart

3D printing mends a heart

Dec 19, 2016 United States
Tens of thousands of patients each year are diagnosed with heart valve disease, with many in need of lifesaving surgery to treat the condition.
Adidas launches its first 3D printed shoe

Adidas launches its first 3D printed shoe

Dec 16, 2016 United States
Adidas has announced that it will be making its 3D technology shoes available to purchase for the first time with a limited edition release.
Electricity supply and 3D printing

Electricity supply and 3D printing

Dec 12, 2016 2 Worldwide
Oil and coal are now rapidly losers and the future is wind and solar with solar costs dropping faster than predicted by the industry.
Drone 3D printed with embedded electronics

Drone 3D printed with embedded electronics

Dec 9, 2016 Singapore
Can embedded electronics be combined with 3D printing in a high temperature environment to produce a super heat-resistant drone?
Advanced Inkjet Microdeposition Technology

Advanced Inkjet Microdeposition Technology

Dec 7, 2016
Video interview with SIJ Technology at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
Press Release
Nano Dimension delivers 3D printer to a Fortune 100 company

Nano Dimension delivers 3D printer to a Fortune 100 company

Dec 7, 2016 Israel
Nano Dimension Ltd has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd, has delivered a DragonFly 2020 3D Printer to a Fortune 100 company for evaluation purposes.