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nScrypt 3D Printing Electronics for US Air Force in Harsh Military Environments

3D printing is going hardcore for the military, with a team of developers recently testing materials for electronics meant to withstand harsh environments. The details are revealed in “Mechanical and…

Brigham Young University Thesis Student Focuses on Development of New Bioprinter, Ink, Parameter Optimization

Chandler Alan Warr recently submitted a thesis to Brigham Young University, outlining a comprehensive focus on bioprinting in ‘Development of a Novel Bioprinting System: Bioprinter, Bioink, Characterization, and Optimization.’ Warr’s…

The Princess Leia Project: Researchers Use Lasers to Create 3D Image Projections

If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ll remember the iconic scene from the very first movie where R2D2 projects an image of Princess Leia to Luke Skywalker and Ben Kenobi,…

BYU Researchers Create First 3D Printed Microfluidic Device Effective Below 100 Micrometers

It’s possible to use 3D printing to create microfluidic devices, which are tiny ‘lab on a chip’ tools that use microscopic channels to work out small structures like cells and…

Researchers Use Origami to Design Tiny 3D Printed Surgical Instruments

When I was in elementary school, I read a book called Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, which tells the true story of a young Japanese girl who contracted leukemia from…

3D Technology Reveals New Information about Citizens of Pompeii

Despite the fact that the village of Pompeii was wiped off the face of the Earth nearly 2,000 years ago, it continues to hold the popular imagination in thrall. One reason…