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Wearable 3D Printed Sensors Could Keep You Safe from Sunburn

As a very pale person, the struggle against sunburn is real, and as Clarkson University researchers explain, about 1.7 million new skin cancer cases are diagnosed in the US each…

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Guinness Certifies World’s Longest 3D Printed Concrete Bridge in China

Last year in February, a team at the Tsinghua University School of Architecture built a 26.3 meter long concrete bridge, claimed to be the world’s longest 3D printed bridge. Just…

Montana State University Achieves Low-Cost Microfluidics Sensor with 3D Printing

I had the pleasure of touring Montana State University last year around Thanksgiving, as my son was accepted there. The geography is breathtaking (Montana, not surprising) and so was the…

Researchers 3D Print Sensors onto Moving Lung with Motion Capture Tech

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota has announced some amazing new research that uses “a visual sensing system” (motion capture technology) to print soft, electronic sensors directly…

Brazil: 3D Printing More Affordable Sensor Technology with the Piezoelectric diaphragm

Brazilian researchers outline recent scientific findings in ‘Evaluating Temperature Influence on Low-Cost Piezoelectric Transducer Response for 3D Printing Process Monitoring,’ a paper which was also presented at the 6th International…

3D Printed Sensors Could Be The Key to a Seamless Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been heralded as one of the next big steps in our technological development. The vision is somewhat utopian: the system collects information, relaying it…

Using Casting, Graphene, and SLM 3D Printing to Create Bioinspired Cilia Sensors

  What Mother Nature has already created, we humans are bound to try and recreate; case in point: biological sensors. Thanks to good old biomimicry, researchers have made their own…

Research Group Creates 3D Printed Sensor that Changes Color When Exposed to Wet Conditions

A collaborative group of scientists from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, the Institute for Materials Science in Madrid (ICMM-CSIC), and the…

Virginia Tech DREAMS Lab Wins America Makes Innovation Sprint Smart Structures Challenge

With the goal of working alongside startups and educational institutions to further the capabilities of 3D printing technology since 2012, America Makes, also known as the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation…

Sensors Embedded into 3D Printed Casts and Braces Will Track Patients’ Progress

A team of researchers at Curtin University in Western Australia have devised a low-cost and portable technology which used 3D printing to assist patients with their rehabilitation following joint injuries and…

Graphene 3D Lab Launches BlackMagic3D Filament Brand & New Graphene 3D Printing Material

Graphene and 3D printing; the miracle material, and miracle technology, as some within the tech industry will tell you. It’s the convergence of these two technologies which may just prove…