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Sustainable Cabin Built on 3D-Printed Concrete Stilts from Infested Ash Wood

Our house had several ash trees in the front and back yard while I was growing up, and we lost three of them due to various acts of nature. Ash…

New Method: Immersion Bioprinting of Tumor Organoids Will Increase the Throughput of 3D Drug Screening

Drug testing and screening for cancer drug discovery can take years and the 2D cell cultures and animal models used to estimate their efficacy before reaching human trials are often…

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…

Cornell University Prepares Two 3D Printed CubeSats for Launch as Part of NASA Initiative

There have been many great inventions over the last 50 years, and it’s hard to say what the greatest has been, but one invention that is at least up there…

RoMA: Robotic 3D Printing and Augmented Reality Combine in Interactive Fabrication Platform

We often see robotics and 3D printing combined, as well as 3D printing and augmented reality (AR). But Cornell University researcher Huaishu Peng, whose 3D printing work has made headlines multiple times, has…

Realistic 3D Printed Small Intestine Model and Bioreactor Helps Understand the Gut

We’ve seen 3D printed stomach models, as well as tongues and livers, and even a 3D printed pancreas, but as far as I can tell, the technology has not been…

Enjoy This Dead Fly Encased in a 3D Print: Is it Art, a Valuable Fossil, or Evidence of the Anthropocene Era?

Are you one of those people who swats flies to their death with wild abandon, wielding the fly swatter as a lethal weapon? Many of us are serious about ridding…

Using 3D Printing, Lithography & Soft Robotics: New Prosthetic Hands Made for $50 at Cornell

What’s so incredible about the soft robotic hand created by a team at Cornell? It can grip, sort, and sense what it is touching. But what’s truly astounding is the…

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…

On-the-Fly System from Cornell Puts the 3D Print Preview in Your Hand

Despite the seemingly infinite amount of delight 3D printing already offers to the creative world, the technology and accompanying features just keep getting better and better. And there are a number…

ANSYS Aims for Academic Innovation with Student Versions of SpaceClaim and ANSYS Aim Software

As time passes and innovation continues to ensue, more and more companies and educational institutions are working together to groom the next generation of engineers and design-savvy professionals. Both 3D…

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…

Cornell Student Wins Fashion Industry Scholarship for Sustainable 3D Printed Clothing Line

Many industries have directly benefited from the inspiring design ideas that seem to spring forth from the minds of people exposed to 3D printing technology. 3D printed clothing remains in…

Researchers Create a Fully Articulated 3D Printed Soft Robot Octopus Tentacle

I’ll be the first to admit that there is a lot of humor to be had in the fact that scientists 3D printed an articulated tentacle, and trust me the…

Felix the Sheep Fitted With a 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

It’s back to Woodstock, and today we aren’t headed down to Yasgur’s farm, but rather to Jenny Brown and Doug Abel’s Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. These are some lucky farm animals…

Cornell University Research Team Devises a Miniscule 3D Printed Spider Harness

3D printing just became the natural ally of every arachnophobe who shivered at the prospect of jumping spiders — as though the ones that scurry out from beneath beds and…

Wired for Speed and Savings: WirePrint Reduces 3D Print Times by 90%

One of today’s common mottos is to  ‘work smarter–not harder.”  WirePrint is operating on this premise fully, offering 3D printing enthusiasts a way to be much more efficient and produce…