Joshua Pearce

This Week in Science: A Look at Three 3D Printing Material Studies

3D printing is both an art and a science, and science is what we’re looking at today – particularly materials science. Every day we come across countless scientific studies having…

Win a Form 2 3D Printer in Pinshape’s First Mechanical 3D Design Challenge

It’s been a few months since the last Pinshape design contest we talked about, but the wait is over! The popular online marketplace for 3D printable models is announcing a new contest,…

Michigan Tech’s Dr. Joshua Pearce Reveals the High Overall Return on Investment for At-Home 3D Printing Use

What originally began as a school to train mining engineers in the late 1880s has grown into a leading tech university, where 3D printing has been on the curriculum for…

Michigan Tech and America Makes Release Free Open Source 3D Printing Software

Ever since it was established in 2012, America Makes, or the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, has stated that their goal was to work with the business and higher education…

Latest Developments in Solar Powered 3D Printing Released by Michigan Tech

One of the things that has made 3D printing so helpful is its portability. The impact the technology has made in developing countries is largely due to the fact that…

Shots Fired: The 3D Printing Materials IP War Has Begun as Joshua Pearce Releases Algorithm for Obviousness

As 3D printing becomes more successful and dependable, the ability to fabricate just about anything at home without the need of mass production is virtually inevitable. This ability to circumvent…

Researchers Solve Major Issue Surrounding Metal 3D Printing With Reusable Substrates

Not too long ago, metal 3D printing was rather rare. It wasn’t long though before all interested parties had their interests piqued, wondering about the possibilities. As the technology entered…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 25, 2015

This week’s stories move from Europe and South Korea, to the developing world, to North American academics and makers. This news includes: a Dutch company’s new weekly 3D printed lampshade;…

Unchained with Open Source: Michigan Tech 3D Printing Course Teaches Students to Build 3D Printers 

Hats off to Michigan Tech, and Dr. Joshua Pearce, for creating such a unique course that comes full circle in teaching their undergraduate engineering students about the world of 3D…

Openpump – An Open Source Syringe Pump With 3D Printing & Bioprinting Potential

Openpump, an open-source syringe pump made to dispense fluids over a set period of time, is just like the syringe pumps used to administer medication in hospitals and laboratory environments….

DIY Metal 3D Printing Coming to Your Garage Soon With No Warping & Easy Removal From Print Bed

Metal printing in 3D has been, and for the most part still is, the bailiwick of brilliant technicians working with the bleeding edge in technology, devices, and materials. We’re talking…