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Columbia University Researchers Invent Way to Simultaneously 3D Print and Cook Food

3D printed food has been around for a while, but compared to other areas of 3D printing, it’s still relatively undeveloped. For the most part, 3D printed food consists of…

Researchers 3D Print “Digital Wood” with Complex Internal Textures Using Polyjet

In a paper entitled “Digital Wood: 3D Internal Color Texture Mapping,” a group of Columbia University researchers discusses how they used a voxel printing technique to replicate both the surface…

3D Printing of Cheese and R&D Tax Credits

The present-day consumer looks for convenience, flavor, authenticity and freshness of foods. Consumers are more in control of their shopping experience since they have the ability to explore, research and…

BIOLIFE4D Hopes to Raise $50M to Develop 3D Printed Transplantable Hearts

In 1967, in Cape Town, South Africa, a surgeon named Dr. Christiaan Barnard successfully transplanted the heart of a 25-year-old woman who had died in a car accident into the…

Obtaining R&D Tax Credits for 3D Printing Pasta

Want to share an al dente meal of pasta with someone in a different state? Simply 3D print your meals from your kitchen and video chat with your friend as…

3D Printed Reflector Improves WiFi Signal and Security in Interior Spaces

Have you ever been stuck waiting somewhere, like a doctor’s office, and really just wanted to check your email while you were sitting there, but the WiFi signal was just…

“3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay” – Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant…

Tiny 3D Printed Hydrogel Geneva Drive Internally Delivers Precise Doses of Medicine on Command

A Geneva drive is a two-geared mechanism which turns a continuous rotation into an intermittent rotary motion, thus producing very precise ticks forward. It was developed by Swiss watchmakers, and…

Rising Media Announces Inside 3D Printing San Diego Schedule, Partners with Uformia for The Nature Game

Rising Media has announced the full program for next month’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego Conference and Expo, the largest professional 3D printing event worldwide, and it sounds like there…

From Food to Vehicles, Robots Will Be Everywhere — A Few Questions For: Hod Lipson

No matter where you turn in the tech industry these days, certain names always rise to the top of any conversation. Among these individuals is the inimitable Hod Lipson, whose…

Columbia Professor Hod Lipson Leads the Food 3D Printing Revolution with New Printer Prototype

There are numerous types of 3D printing technologies that are sure to make your eyes wide and mind wonder, but none of them will get your stomach rumbling like food 3D printing….

Set the Table & Let’s Eat! Researchers Investigate Viability of 3D Printing in the Hospitality Industry  

Ding, ding, it’s time to eat–says your 3D printer of the future! How would you like your food, as well as the shape of your fork and bowl, prepared? It…

Making New Music with 3D Printed Metallophone Instruments

I am a university professor, and I have been guilty of this myself. Taking a subject which is actually a great deal of fun to explore and then, in the…

New Software Turns Any 3D Printable Model into a Rubik’s Cube Style Twisty Puzzle

The Rubik’s Cube was the first in a very long line of complicated 3D puzzles of varying geometries and complexities popularized in the 1980s. But the development of the specialized…

Precision Hydrographic Printing: A Fascinating New Way to Precisely Add Color to 3D Prints

I have to admit that it took me a moment to get past the GIF to the right, which shows what appears to be a cat in an advanced state of…

Look Mom! No Batteries: Columbia University Team Creates 3D Printed Self-Powered Video Camera

Remember, not long ago at all, how much of your paycheck you put into that very special 35mm camera, complete with elaborate, important lenses and a comfy neck strap? How…