Groundbreaking Technology Allows 3D Tissues To Be Printed Directly Into Human Body

LOS ANGELES — The world of 3D printing has come so far that scientists can actually produce biological products like bone, skin and blood vessels. Of course, there are numerous safety risks involved in using 3D-printed body parts in human patients. There is progress on that front, though. Scientists have developed a method for printing Read more about Groundbreaking Technology Allows 3D Tissues To Be Printed Directly Into Human Body[…]

New Technique Allows 3D Printing of Flexible Materials using droplets

Engineers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new approach to 3D printing that allows printing of finely tuned flexible materials. By using a droplet-based, multiphase microfluidic system, the team was able to efficiently print materials with potential applications in soft robotics, tissue engineering and wearable technology. The work is published June 15 Read more about New Technique Allows 3D Printing of Flexible Materials using droplets[…]

3d Printing tissue inside the body

Abstract We develop and characterize a biomaterial formulation and robotic methods tailored for intracorporeal tissue engineering (TE) via direct-write (DW) 3D printing. Intracorporeal TE is defined as the biofabrication of 3D TE scaffolds inside of a living patient, in a minimally invasive manner. A biomaterial for intracorporeal TE requires to be 3D printable and crosslinkable Read more about 3d Printing tissue inside the body[…]

Scientists can 3D print insect-like robots in minutes

It might soon be relatively trivial to make soft robots — at least, if you have a 3D printer handy. UC San Diego researchers have devised a way to 3D-print insect-like flexible robots cheaply, quickly and without using exotic equipment. The trick was to print “flexoskeletons,” or rigid materials 3D-printed on to flexible and thin Read more about Scientists can 3D print insect-like robots in minutes[…]

This Clever Trick Embeds Holographic Patterns In Your 3D Prints

Apparently you can use textured sheets on your 3d printer’s print bed to imprint that texture on the first layer of your print. Sounds obvious right? Well, what if that textured sheet is fine enough to give an irridescent or holographic effect? Yup, that works too! “Kryvian” shared this example where you can clearly see Read more about This Clever Trick Embeds Holographic Patterns In Your 3D Prints[…]

A new use for McDonald’s used cooking oil: 3D printing

Simpson had bought a 3D printer for the lab in 2017. He hoped to use it to build custom parts that kept organisms alive inside of the NMR spectrometer for his research. But the commercial resin he needed for high-quality light projection 3D printing (where light is used to form a solid) of those parts Read more about A new use for McDonald’s used cooking oil: 3D printing[…]

Booknooks Bookshelf Inserts Add Mystery to Your Bookshelf

Suddenly in December 2019, booknooks were discovered: Take a look behind the ‘small doors to imaginary spaces’ within bookshelves – BBC News Image Copyright @monde55212068 @monde55212068 And Bored Panda had a look at 33 Bookshelf Inserts That Book Lovers Will Appreciate Unfortunately the term Booknook is not yet a keyword, so when searching you will Read more about Booknooks Bookshelf Inserts Add Mystery to Your Bookshelf[…]

Printing tiny, high-precision objects in a matter of seconds

Researchers at EPFL have developed a new, high-precision method for 3D-printing small, soft objects. The process, which takes less than 30 seconds from start to finish, has potential applications in a wide range of fields, including 3D bioprinting. It all starts with a translucent liquid. Then, as if by magic, darker spots begin to form Read more about Printing tiny, high-precision objects in a matter of seconds[…]

International Space Station Crew 3D-Prints Meat In Space For The First Time!

For the first time ever, meat was created in space — but no animals were harmed in the making of this 3D bioprinted “space beef.” Aleph Farms, an Israeli food company, announced today (Oct. 7) that its experiment aboard the International Space Station resulted in the first-ever lab-grown meat in space. The company focuses on Read more about International Space Station Crew 3D-Prints Meat In Space For The First Time![…]

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds

Scientists at EPFL and University Medical Center Utrecht have developed an optical system that can bioprint complex, highly viable living tissue in “just a few seconds.” It would represent a breakthrough compared to the clunky, layer-based processes of today. The approach, volumetric bioprinting, forms tissue by projecting a laser down a spinning tube containing hydrogel Read more about Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds[…]

3D-printed heart made using a human patient’s cells – CNN

The process of printing the heart involved a biopsy of the fatty tissue that surrounds abdominal organs. Researchers separated the cells in the tissue from the rest of the contents, namely the extracellular matrix linking the cells. The cells were reprogrammed to become stem cells with the ability to differentiate into heart cells; the matrix Read more about 3D-printed heart made using a human patient’s cells – CNN[…]

AI technology addresses parts accuracy, a major manufacturing challenge in 3-D printing

Imagine using machine learning to ensure that the pieces of an aircraft fit together more precisely, and can be assembled with less testing and time. That is one of the uses behind new technology being developed by researchers at Purdue University and the University of Southern California. “We’re really taking a giant leap and working Read more about AI technology addresses parts accuracy, a major manufacturing challenge in 3-D printing[…]

This 3D Printing Technique Is 100 Times Faster Than Standard 3D Printers

A new 3D-printing technique could render a three-dimensional object in minutes instead of hours—at up to 100 times current speeds. The experimental approach uses a vat of resin and some clever tricks with UV and blue LED lights (no lasers needed) to accelerate the printing process. The technique looks almost like a time-reverse film loop of an object Read more about This 3D Printing Technique Is 100 Times Faster Than Standard 3D Printers[…]

MINI cars personalised with 3D printed parts – powered by Twikit

Advanced car personalization running on Twikbot® Car personalization has been popular ever since. In which level it was applied depended on many factors like the availability of options from the car manufacturer itself or the artistic skills of some of its customers. Today, car manufacturers already offer a wide range of pre-defined options. In the Read more about MINI cars personalised with 3D printed parts – powered by Twikit[…]

3D printers have ‘fingerprints,’ a discovery that could help trace 3D-printed guns

Like fingerprints, no 3D printer is exactly the same. That’s the takeaway from a new study that describes what’s believed to be the first accurate method for tracing a 3D-printed object to the machine it came from. The advancement could help law enforcement and intelligence agencies track the origin of 3D-printed guns, counterfeit products and Read more about 3D printers have ‘fingerprints,’ a discovery that could help trace 3D-printed guns[…]

These New Photos of the World’s First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Are Stunning

The creators of the world’s first 3D-printed steel bridge, a 40-foot stainless steel structure titled simply “The Bridge” that looks tantalizingly otherworldly thanks to its unique construction methods, say it is now ready for installation in Amsterdam following its ongoing week on show at the Dutch Design Week from Oct. 20-28. Photo: MX3D (Joris Laarman Read more about These New Photos of the World’s First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Are Stunning[…]

This Sand Printer Seems Perfect for Beach Wedding Proposals

Wedding proposals are just one of the many minefields you have to navigate on social media platforms, and Ivan Miranda isn’t making things any easier. He’s designed and built an autonomous printer that can draw messages in sand, so now’s probably a good time to brace yourself for an endless barrage of “will you marry Read more about This Sand Printer Seems Perfect for Beach Wedding Proposals[…]

The first 3D printed houses will be built in the Netherlands this year

The city of Eindhoven soon hopes to boast the world’s first commercially-developed 3D-printed homes, an endeavor known as Project Milestone. Artist’s rendering of 3D printed home neighborhood. (3dprintedhouse.nl) Construction on the first home begins this year and five houses will be on the rental market by 2019, project organizers say. Within a week of releasing Read more about The first 3D printed houses will be built in the Netherlands this year[…]

Berkeley Lab Scientists Print All-Liquid 3-D Structures

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to print 3-D structures composed entirely of liquids. Using a modified 3-D printer, they injected threads of water into silicone oil — sculpting tubes made of one liquid within another liquid. They envision their all-liquid material could be used Read more about Berkeley Lab Scientists Print All-Liquid 3-D Structures[…]

India: Yeah, we would like to 3D-print igloos on the Moon

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to build igloos on the Moon with a view to creating an Antarctica-like outpost. Dr Jitendra Singh of the Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space gave the response to a question (PDF) asked in the Indian Parliament by Shri Suman Balka last week, a member Read more about India: Yeah, we would like to 3D-print igloos on the Moon[…]

It Took Almost 10 Days to 3D-Print This Giant Millennium Falcon Model

Typically, when we see 3D-printed replicas as large as this 2.3-foot long Millennium Falcon, they’re assembled from hundreds of smaller 3D-printed parts. But YouTube’s stonefx83 didn’t want to go to all that trouble, so he simply scaled up Andrew Askedall’s 3D model of the Falcon, and then let his printer run for over nine days Read more about It Took Almost 10 Days to 3D-Print This Giant Millennium Falcon Model[…]

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You could soon be manufacturing your own drugs—thanks to 3D printing

Forget those long lines at the pharmacy: Someday soon, you might be making your own medicines at home. That’s because researchers have tailored a 3D printer to synthesize pharmaceuticals and other chemicals from simple, widely available starting compounds fed into a series of water bottle–size reactors. The work, they say, could digitize chemistry, allowing users Read more about You could soon be manufacturing your own drugs—thanks to 3D printing[…]