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3D printed house points the way to sustainable construction industry

3D printed house points the way to sustainable construction industry

Apr 19, 2018 Italy
Printed on-site by a portable robot, the house showcases the role 3D printing can play in reducing construction waste; it increases efficiencies during the building process and allows materials to be reused at the end of the building's life, rather than ending up as landfill.
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Individual 3D-printed bandages

Individual 3D-printed bandages

Apr 11, 2018 United States
A bioengineering professor, along with the help of other engineering faculty and students, created a 3D printer that uses electrospinning technology to print bandages directly onto a patient's skin, making them fit the individual's physical form.
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IDTechEx TVSoft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Soft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Apr 3, 2018 United States
Even with many technological advances in recent years, it remains a challenging task to document marine life up close. But scientists believe they have a possible solution: using robots.
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3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

Mar 16, 2018 Australia
A world-first self-fitting hearing aid with a rechargeable battery and the ability to be set via a smartphone has been developed.
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New wearable may hold benefits for people with Parkinson's

New wearable may hold benefits for people with Parkinson's

Mar 6, 2018 Canada
A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has a team of researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson's disease.
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The world's first 3D-printed camper

The world's first 3D-printed camper

Feb 28, 2018 Canada
The camper was printed in one piece, and took a little over 230 hours to 3D print the full-size camper prototype, called The Wave.
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Prototyping a biathlon rifle

Prototyping a biathlon rifle

Feb 27, 2018 Europe
Biathlon rifles have modular construction. Each part can be replaced with the one designed differently to better suit conditions an athlete is about to face in a particular race.
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Autonomous 3D scanner supports individual manufacturing processes

Autonomous 3D scanner supports individual manufacturing processes

Feb 20, 2018 Germany
Tthe first ever 3D scanner capable of working autonomously and in real time reported in 3D Printing Progress.
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3-D Printable Tools May Help Study Astronaut Health

3-D Printable Tools May Help Study Astronaut Health

Feb 14, 2018 United States
If humans are destined for deep space, they need to understand the space environment changes health, including aging and antibiotic resistance.
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Bugatti 3D prints world's largest functional titanium car component

Bugatti 3D prints world's largest functional titanium car component

Jan 26, 2018 France
For the first time, the Bugatti developers have succeeded in designing a brake caliper that can be produced by 3-D printing. But that is by no means all. While the main material used for the additive production of vehicle components to date has been aluminium, the new brake caliper is made from titanium.
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IDTechEx TVInkjet-printed thermite combines energetic materials, 3D printing

Inkjet-printed thermite combines energetic materials, 3D printing

Jan 15, 2018 United States
Researchers have developed a method to deposit tiny amounts of energetic materials (explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics) using the same technology as an inkjet printer. T