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Painting complex 3D-printed objects entirely new way

Scientists at Rutgers University have created a new way to paint complex 3D-printed objects. This new way is effective as well as...

3D printed bionic corals capable of growing microalgae

Corals have evolved as optimized photon augmentation systems, prompting space-efficient microalgal growth and outstanding photosynthetic quantum efficiencies. Scientists at...

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.

New technology to embed data into printed objects

Embed information with a 3D printer and retrieve with a commercial scanner.

Using 3D printing technique to produce glass objects

A 3D printing process to produce complex and highly porous glass objects.

3D printing customized silicon heart valves

Scientists at ETH Zurich and the South African company Strait Access Technologies are using 3D printing to produce customized silicon heart valves.

Imitating wood’s ultrastructure with 3D printing for green products

The way by which wood develops is constrained by its genetic code, which gives it novel properties such as porosity, toughness, and torsional strength....

A shocking materials technology breakthrough

The Air Force Research Laboratory in collaboration with research partners at Los Alamos National Laboratory has devised a 3-D printed polymer-based foam structure that...

3D bioprinter revolutionises skin research

Another bit of innovation at the University of Plymouth is helping analysts to build up a working skin substitute – which can emulate functional...

The ‘shine’ in gold particles has a new use in finding defects

The shine in gold has always attracted us. Now, it has a new use in finding defects in 3D printing, new research suggests. This is...