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Hod Lipson Steps Down From ‘3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing’ Journal, Skylar Tibbits Takes Over Role

If you run a business or are a researcher within the 3D printing space, or are simply interested in staying up to date on the latest research and trends within…

BMW Concept Car Draws from 3D & 4D, Redesigning Luxury Seats & Safety Mechanisms

So many 3D printed innovations still leave us shaking our heads in amazement. We are continually wowed not only by the resourcefulness of engineers and makers around the world, but…

Duke University Churns Out Thousands of 3D Prints per Month with Help from 3DPrinterOS

Duke University has produced some amazing things using 3D printing technology. In 2017 alone, the university has developed a new 3D printable, cartilage-mimicking hydrogel, a technique for flexible digital storage,…

Custom Furniture Built in Minutes: MIT Self-Assembly Lab Teams Up With Furniture Manufacturer to Develop New 3D Printing Process

From knit chairs, concrete furniture, and beer bottle furniture joints to miniature furniture, foldable furniture, and custom furniture manufactured for customers in a pop-up shop, 3D printing has sure made an impact…

MIT Self-Assembly Lab: Might Your 4D Smartphone One Day Build Itself?

One must wonder what Alexander Graham Bell would think today. While he was credited with the invention of the telephone, it’s hard to decide who to give credit to first…

Researchers Are Able to Dissolve Support Structures in Metal 3D Printing, Offering Great Potential for Future

Dissolvable supports in 3D printing. It’s music to the ears of anyone who works with this technology in any capacity, well aware of the headaches that using supports can involve—and…

The Jamming Phenomenon: 3D Printing with String & Rocks May Change the Face of Architecture

Just pull the string and the whole thing comes down. While that’s some highly engineered string, the concept may simplify the world of architecture and construction in terms of materials…

3D and 4D Printing Will Allow Clothing and Consumer Products to Think For Us

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is widely considered the epicenter of the world’s technological innovation, and nothing is more on the forefront of the future than the MIT Media Lab. At…

MIT’s New 3D Printed Future Shoe Concept Will Assemble Itself

Growing up my mother always gave me a simple bit of advice that has not only stuck with me, but has never failed to be accurate. That advice? Never buy…

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