3d printed structures

US Military 3D Prints Buildings for Hiding Military Vehicles in 36 Hours

Numerous developers within the construction industry have begun to embrace 3D printing, extolling on the vast benefits, and showing off a range of projects from small structures to residential housing,…

Chinese Researchers Sustain Bioprinted Brain Cells for Four Weeks

In the recently published ‘Engineering of brain-like tissue constructs via 3D Cell-printing technology,’ researchers  use 3D models to glean information about neurology on numerous levels, from learning more about neural…

Mexico: Researchers Test 3D Printed Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels

Alginate, often used in research as it can be molded into stable structures, now plays a part in a study performed by scientists in Mexico, creating porous networks with hydrogels…

Sinterit’s SLS 3D Printing and Flexible Materials Used to Make Strong Textiles for Opera Costumes

Engineering, textiles, and additive manufacturing are different industries with different growth patterns, but they are connected by an important point: structures. Additionally, each of these industries have to struggle with…

NTU Singapore Researchers Develop Mobile 3D Printing Concrete Collaborative Robots

There’s been a lot of talk about 3D printing construction robots recently, and while we’ve seen some of these robots receive help with their task from drones, we don’t often…

AM.NUS’ New Construction 3D Printing Programme Starts Out in the Toilet

3D printing has enabled the construction industry to lower costs and ramp up production speeds, along with using better building materials and designs to make improved, eco-friendly structures. The Centre for Additive…

New Caltech Technique Makes It Possible to 3D Print Complex Metal Structures on the Nanoscale

Nanoscale 3D printing is a small-scale technique that many researchers are working to further develop, and 3D printing on the nanoscale with metal is one of the major challenges. But…

Cryogenics and 3D Printing Used to Create Super-Soft Replicas of Biological Structures for Tissue Regeneration

Researchers with Imperial College London (ICL) have developed a new 3D printing technique for creating replicas of biological structures, which could potentially be used for tissue regeneration, and even replica…

Researchers Turn to 3D Printing to Turn Mathematical Theory into Strong, Lightweight Materials

We’ve seen math and 3D printing technology combined before, whether it’s designing and 3D printing a math-inspired dress or high-tech sculpture, helping young students understand fundamental and complex mathematics, creating three-dimensional…

Conch’s Strength Inspires MIT Researchers to 3D Print Stronger Protective Gear

As a kid growing up in Florida, I was always thrilled to find a conch shell intact, washed up on the shore. My grandmother had an enormous collection of them on her sunny…

InViewR: Researchers Dive into Data with Virtual Reality from ZEISS & arivis, Allows for Inspection of 3D Printed Parts

While initially famous as a niche technology embedded in the gaming and surreal sci-fi worlds, virtual reality is showing itself to be a much more expansive realm today. And helpful too. From…

Tokyo University Students Use Custom 3D Printing Pen to “Draw” Large 3D Structures

While there are several large-scale construction 3D printers being developed, none of them could really be called elegant or graceful. Mostly these huge machines print utilitarian shapes out in concrete…

Move Off the Grid with AMIE: 3D Printed Solar Home & Car Concept Debut at International Builders’ Show 

For as long as most of us can probably remember, keeping up with the Joneses has been a cultural pastime–and the ultimate stressor, keeping many running on that hamster wheel…

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Successfully BioPrinting Blood Vessels

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been known to appreciate the technology of 3D printing often, whether for projects in developing open source 3D printing software or creating lightweight 3D…

America Makes Grants Another $1.7 Million to University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering Faculty for 3D Printing R&D

All the many different levels of 3D printing technology can be an immersive, multi-faceted study–and researchers at University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering are about to experience it further…

Plants Offer Inspiration for 3D Printed Porous Material Leading to Modern, Fluid Robotics

Ironically, as robotics may be perceived by some at first glance as suspect, cold and calculating machinery, still futuristic and slightly threatening–its most basic truth is that it’s a technology…

Nervous System Envisions a Future of 4D Printed Structures Which Adapt to the Environment

You may have read the title of this story and thought to yourself, “4D Printing? I’m only just starting to understand what 3D printing is all about.” Well, if you…

ChoroGenesis to 3D Print an Entire Resort Using Their 6D Digital Fabrication Platform

Besides the 3D printing of human organs and living tissue, the most popular stories we have covered within the 3D printing space have all revolved around the 3D printing of structures such…