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How a 3D Printed Robot Can Teach Kids to Code

Applied computing technology has progressed to a level that requires greater programming effort to continue advancing for the benefit of humanity. Many grade school students are showing passion for learning…

Harvard Researchers Create 3D Printed Heart-on-a-Chip, Potentially Eliminating Need for Animal Testing in the Future

I’ve always hated the idea of animal testing. I try to buy products that don’t test on animals, though sometimes it’s hard to find reliable information. When it comes to…

Wyss Institute: Bioprinted Kidney Subunits Offer Future Potential for Testing & Transplants

Although 3D printing has truly earned its title as a revolutionary technology that will indeed change the way we do so many things worldwide—in nearly every industry—many have pointed out…

Harvard Researchers Develop First-Ever Fully Autonomous Soft-Bodied Robot: Meet the 3D Printed Octobot

The common stereotype of robots is that they’re rigid metal creatures that move stiffly and awkwardly. Obviously that hasn’t be the case for a long time – robots come in many,…

Nanoscribe Holds First-Ever User Meeting in US at Harvard University

In an industry where a majority of involved innovators are focused on making 3D printing technology better through making it bigger, the German-based company Nanoscribe GmbH is proving that printing at…

Shapeways Catches Us Up on Recent EDU Grants for Innovative 3D Printing Projects

In an effort to encourage more 3D printing in higher education, twice yearly Shapeways offers five $1,000 grants to college professors and students whose work “push(es) the boundaries of the materials and technology…

3D Printed Arteries Could Help Cardiologists Better Predict and Treat Heart Disease

A clogged artery is bad news. Plaque in the major blood vessels carrying blood away from the heart can lead to heart attack or stroke – but only certain types…

3D Printing Helps Researchers Discover Why the Human Brain Has a Folded Structure

Despite its importance, the human brain still remains a huge mystery to most of medical science. While many researchers believe that the human brain has a folded structure in order…

Plants Offer Inspiration for 3D Printed Porous Material Leading to Modern, Fluid Robotics

Ironically, as robotics may be perceived by some at first glance as suspect, cold and calculating machinery, still futuristic and slightly threatening–its most basic truth is that it’s a technology…

Researchers Create a 3D Printed Robot that Jumps Six Times Its Own Height

Will we one day in the future watch basketball games played by robots? Who needs a Lebron James on their team, when a 3D printed basketball player could jump 42…

Interview with Voxel8 Co-Founder Daniel Oliver – Are 3D Printed Batteries & Sensors Next?

At CES 2015, one company within the 3D printing space really stood out. Their name was Voxel8, and what they had come up with had the international media buzzing. Voxel8,…

Scientists 3D Print Shark Skin: May lead to technologically advanced boat propellers & more

When it comes to innovation, some of the most technologically advanced objects still belong to nature. Over the centuries, many inventions have come about, by observing nature in its finest…