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Joined at the Hip: Where the 3-D Printed Jet Engine Meets the Human Body

Todd Rockstroh has spent the last decade on manufacturing’s vanguard, using lasers to “print” nozzles and other complex jet engine parts from bits of …

3-D Printed Synthetic Bone Displays Future For Composite Materials

Scientists looking to nature for inspiration have long known that the whole of a structure is often greater than the parts. In bones, for instance, …

ATLAS Unveiled

Meet ATLAS, one of the most advanced humanoid robots ever built. The 6-foot-2-inch, 330-pound machine, developed by Boston Dynamics, is the testbed …

Robotics

Supersize Me: GE Takes 3D Printing to Massive Gas Turbines

Over the last decade, engineers at GE Aviation have been experimenting with a new way to make jet engine parts. Rather than cutting, milling and …

GE is challenging the Maker community to use 3D...

GE is challenging the Maker community to use 3D printing to manufacture complex parts for medical equipment, and to redesign a bracket used for …

3-D-printed rocket parts excel again in NASA hot-fire tests

Science News<p>Key rocket parts built using 3-D-printing technology have passed another round of NASA firing tests, inspiring further confidence among space agency officials in this emerging manufacturing technique.<p>Two rocket engine injectors made with a 3-D printer performed as well as traditionally …

Study Finds Major Savings Through Household 3-D Printing

Though 3-D printing may still be a long way from the Star Trek replicator that can create any object on demand, a new study has found that a …

3-D Printed Robot Promises Cheaper Power Line Inspection

Engineers have invented a cheap prototype robot that can propel itself down power and telecommunications lines in search of damage or other …