3D Printing

Engineers have found a way to 3D print more realistic bones for medical use

Why it matters to you<p>New 3D-printable design could result in stronger and more effective bone replacements.<p>For medical researchers, the long-term …

Found a Way

Meet The First-Ever 3D Printer That Can Do Construction in The Vacuum of Space

This will change how we explore space.<p>One manufacturing company just made history by successfully using a special 3D printer in extreme, space-like …

Exploration

Architecture firm Lorax Design Group uses 3D printed scale models for high-end landscape and pool design

Aug 18, 2017 | By David<p>Architecture and landscaping are fields where 3D printing has the potential to make a major impact, as they are flexible …

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August 18, 2017

For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering what the technology is capable of in terms of education and business, …

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BASF Group acquires Dutch 3D printing filament producer Innofil3D

Aug 18, 2017 | By David<p>Regular mergers and acquisitions are signs of a burgeoning industry becoming more mature, as large companies start to emerge …

Innovation

3D printing adds another dimension as tool for production, not just prototypes

Advancing technology and lower costs have some local companies looking to 3D printing for faster, cheaper product tweaks and for full-fledged …

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Safe Eclipse Viewing

If you are anything like me, then you have been waiting your entire life for another solar eclipse on your home turf. And also if you are anything like me, you of course procrastinated until the last minute on a safe way to view it. Luckily for the both of us, I remembered this week that it’s …

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Future Of Manufacturing

Advancements in materials have potentially life-changing (or saving) implications for customers in healthcare sectors.<p>Automobile & Aerospace parts …

Business

Biomedical Research Team in Spain Working on 3D Printed Corneas to Make Up for Lack of Donors

While there have been some companies researching how to 3D print viable human corneas, it’s not something we hear about often…as least not as much as …

Breakthroughs

You have to check out these post-apocalyptic aerocars

People’s view of the future in the Swinging Sixties is very different to the one that has panned out.<p>Back then everyone was positive – drunk on …

Blade Runner

Misplaced gold nanoparticles could reveal if your 3D printer was hacked

Why it matters to you<p>Malicious 3D-printer hacks are real. Smart sensors could help fight them.<p>3D printing is still such a new technology that most of …

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The world's first 3D printed satellite has been launched into space

Nanosatellite casing and battery packs created on 3D printer launched from International Space Station<p>Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world's …

NASA

Why Attend

<b>The</b> <b>Conference</b><p>Through The Engineer’s 2017 Collaborate to Innovate awards our panel of top UK engineers identified some of the UK’s most successful and …

Engineering

Horseplay Takes on a New Meaning - Life at Vet U

Melanie’s path to Penn Vet didn’t come right away. It wasn’t until she was 28-years-old that she decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.WWW<p>…

Animals

Exclusive Interview with Executive Director Rob Gorham

by | | Featured Stories |<p>Established in 2012, America Makes is the United States’ national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing, …

Innovation

3D printing could help North Korea develop WMDs, says Asia Times

Aug 17, 2017 | By Benedict<p>A report in the <i>Asia Times</i>, a Hong Kong-based publication, says North Korea could use 3D printing to make weapons of mass …

North Korea

4D printing on the rise, says Gartner's 2017 'Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies' report

Aug 17, 2017 | By Benedict<p>As part of its 2017 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, technology research firm Gartner has identified three …

Innovation

Design Tips to Follow and Mistakes to Avoid When 3D Printing Metal

Although heavily embraced by the automotive, aerospace, and medical sectors, metal 3D printing has yet to fully reach a mainstream audience of makers, product designers, and engineers. However, it is starting to find its place in smaller niche markets, such as jewelry making. It may not be too long …

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3 ways to know if a 3D printer got hacked - Futurity

3D printers may be vulnerable to cyberattacks that can cause faults in printed designs. Now, researchers are coming up with new ways to protect them.

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JJ Churchill cuts costs by half with 3D-printed fixtures

<b>JJ Churchill has reduced the time to prepare fixtures by 70 per cent in its CMM quality inspection process, and reduced costs by half by 3D printing</b> …

Engineering

This system can tell if a 3D printer has been hacked

Like pretty much any other computer-controlled device, 3D printers can be maliciously hacked. Given that they're now creating items such as aircraft …

International acclaim for 3D printing pioneer

In a coup for the School of Engineering, a Deakin expert in additive manufacturing has been recognised on the world stage.<p>Deakin University Professor …

Australian Universities

Markforged introduces two new industrial 3D printers, the X3 and X5, for local manufacturing

Aug 16, 2017 | By David<p>Leading 3D printing company Markforge today announced a couple of new additions to its line of 3D printers, which should …

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3 Methods for Defending Against Cyber Attacks on 3D Printers

Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Georgia Tech engineers have devised three ways to combat cyberattacks on 3-D printers: monitoring printer motion …

Cybersecurity

Adaptive 3D printed facade system Spong3D could hugely improve thermal performance of offices and homes

Aug 17, 2017 | By David<p>Recent research by a team of students in the Netherlands made use of 3D printing technology to potentially change the way …

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3D printing mineral fillers can reduce shrinkage & warping in parts, says HPF The Mineral Engineers

Aug 16, 2017 | By Tess<p>HPF The Mineral Engineers, a division of German minerals company Quarzwerke Group, is reportedly working on developing …

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3D Printing’s Even More Affordable Now Thanks to SparkMaker

Currently being dubbed as the world’s most affordable desktop SLA 3D printer, SparkMaker has certainly caused a stir on Kickstarter already. After …

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Scientists develop new technique for 3D printing of living tissues

Scientists at the University of Oxford and the University of Bristol have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory- grown cells to form living …

Medicine

One big step for 3D printing tech in space

Made in Space, an extra-terrestrially focused 3D printing company, successfully completed its first extended test of its printing capabilities in a …

Space

Injecting Gold Nanoparticles Into 3D Printed Materials Will Protect Them From Hackers, Study Says

3D printing has been slowly finding its home in industries that require lots of specialization. In medicine, for example, 3D printing—also called additive manufacturing—has been used to create artificial organs that actually bleed when they're cut (implanting these into human patients is still a …

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