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Virginia Tech Lab Builds an All-in-One 3D Printing Work Cell

What if there was a machine that could print any vehicle from scratch? Not just the chassis, but also the batteries, motors, and circuit boards in one go? Would a…

Virginia Tech DREAMS Lab Wins America Makes Innovation Sprint Smart Structures Challenge

With the goal of working alongside startups and educational institutions to further the capabilities of 3D printing technology since 2012, America Makes, also known as the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation…

VA Tech Students 3D Print ‘Ant Vehicle’ for Use in Disaster Relief

There is an old joke about engineers that goes like this: Q: How can you tell which engineers are the extroverts? A: They are the ones staring at other people’s shoes….

DreamVendor 2.0: 3D printing kiosks coming to a corner near you

From chess pieces and trinkets to hard-to-find hardware parts — If you could go down to your neighborhood grocery store and have your 3D object printed right before your eyes….