3d printing research

Engineers Study Mechanical Load in Mollusks, Use 3D Printing to Replicate Unique Biostructure

You don’t have to be a scientist to understand how much miraculous information we can glean from nature, and especially sea life, which has always been quite the enigma to…

Researchers 3D Print an Amazing Compact Broadband Antenna

The advent of 3D printing techniques in the modern era has created a surging wave of interest within many manufacturing industries across the country and the world. And the rate…

MIT Researchers 3D Print Spider Webs to Explore the Mechanical Traits of Silk

The science of materials is one that often walks in tandem with the technology of 3D printing. Researchers in many areas work continually to not only accentuate the many uses of the 3D…

Michigan Tech is Pioneering The 3D Printing of Nerve Tissue in NSF Biomaterials Program

3D bioprinting is already being used in a number of bioprinting applications that are quite stunning to the general public just becoming educated on the subject; and no matter your…

China Begins Construction on Its First National 3D Printing Lab

While there were plenty of varying factors in play, for the most part it wasn’t until President Obama began mentioning 3D printing technology and actually funding research that the it…

Putting Together the Pieces: Tissue Engineering Research & 3D Printing Possibilities

Not to be confused with the types of activities engaged in by scientists working for the Kleenex® company, people who are tissue engineers closely study the cells, scaffolding, and processes…

A Plano-Convex Lens 3D Printed in Resin Could Revolutionise, Well, Everything

Terahertz Radiation (THz) is a range of radiation wavelengths that occupy a series of frequencies between microwaves and infrared light. This is called the terahertz gap, and while research into…

3D Printed Light Trap Arrays Enhance Solar Cell Performance

Most of the “technologies of the future” that we’ve been seeing become highly studied and incredibly in-demand are those intended to enhance efficiencies and improve upon the availability and usage…

3DMatter Researches Effects of Infill Percentages, Patterns, and Layer Height on 3D Printed Structures

As 3D printing continues to thrive and progress as a technology, innovators and makers seem to be on an infinite path for changing the world and manufacturing as we know…