nanotechnology

Brazil’s First Congress on Bioengineering: From Bioprinting in Agriculture to New Startups

3D bioprinting is achieving wide acceptance around the world. Scientists, medical researchers, and bioengineers are not only employing high-end bioprinting systems to artificially fabricate biological products, but many are developing…

Copper3D Antimicrobial Filament Device Attempts To Reduce HIV Transmission From Breastfeeding

3D printing startup Copper3D, based in Chile and the US, uses nano-copper additives, and adds antimicrobial properties to polymers like PLA and TPU to create antibacterial 3D printed objects. Last…

Aether Partners with Two UK Universities to Democratize 3D Printed Nanotechnology

Aether, manufacturer of the Aether 1 bioprinter, announced in 2016 that it would be collaborating with multiple universities on a massive, multifaceted research project utilizing the bioprinter. The project has…

imec Saves Time and Money with New 3D Printed Chip Cooling Solution

One of the world’s top research and innovation hubs in nanoelectronics and digital technologies is imec, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium with additional offices in Japan and India and distributed R&D groups in…

Hamburg Invests in 3D Printing and Nanotechnology

3D printing and nanotechnology are frequently found together, and the city of Hamburg has made a commitment to focus on them both over the next five years. This week, Katharina…

Metal 3D Printing in the Aerospace Industry — A Few Questions For: Formalloy

Last month, the agenda was announced for next week’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego event, hosted by global events producer Rising Media. It will be held at the San Diego…

Partnership Developing Joint Nanoimprint Lithography Solution for Producing 3D Optical Structures

While it’s possible to 3D print micro-optics at the nanoscale, startup company SwissLitho AG, which manufactures novel nanolithography tools, wants to revolutionize nanofabrication. Thanks to a new partnership with EV Group…

Biomedical Research Team in Spain Working on 3D Printed Corneas to Make Up for Lack of Donors

While there have been some companies researching how to 3D print viable human corneas, it’s not something we hear about often…as least not as much as we hear about other…

Cytosurge Develops Nanoscale FluidFM into Consumer-Friendly 3D Printing Process

FluidFM is a technology that has been around for quite a while, but it’s also constantly developing and changing – much like 3D printing in general. The technology was originally…

World’s Thinnest 3D Hologram Created by RMIT University and Beijing Institute of Technology

I never thought I’d see the day in which holograms moved from the realm of science fiction into everyday reality, but here we are. Computer-generated holography has actually been around…

3D Printed Smart Bandage Will Keep Patients and Doctors Apprised of the Healing Process

While the only bone I’ve ever broken was one of my my pinky toes, and I’ve never suffered some other serious injury (knock on wood!), I have certainly had to use bandages…

Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials First to Successfully 3D Print BNNT Titanium Composite

Carbon nanotubes were created in the 1990s, and thanks to their strength and ability to conduct electricity, have a multimillion dollar market. About a year ago, the National Research Council…

Researchers at Tsinghua University Describe How Nanodroplets Deform Upon Surface Strike, Potential to Improve 3D Printing

The demand for, and interest in, nanotechnology is growing, which means that a reliance on nanoscale (one billionth of a meter) printing is not going away. Researchers at ORNL developed…

EU Establishes ELENA Network for Study of Nanotechnology Processes, Including FEBID Additive Manufacturing Technique

Nanotechnology proves that bigger isn’t always better. The technology is engineering, science, and technology at the nanoscale, which operates at one billionth of a meter. Think of it this way:…

UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage Works on Conserving 3D Printed Artwork

I think we can all agree that 3D printed art is a marvel, even if you’re still not sure you can technically call it art. In my personal opinion, 3D printing…

Step Inside Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory With Virtual Tours of Facility’s 3D Printing Labs and the World’s Biggest Laser

Some of the most interesting work being done with technology today takes place at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Located in Livermore, California, the researchers at LLNL have been responsible for…

ORNL Researchers Improve 3D Printing at the Nanoscale with Simulation Guided Process

You may have noticed that 3D printing seems to be getting bigger and bigger by many accounts, from 3D printed cars to buildings, and even entire villages. As the skill and…

3D Printing a Lab-on-a-Chip

Lab-on-a-chip. No, it’s not the latest in the viscous app-off between Chili’s and TGIFriday’s. Instead, it’s a miniature laboratory printed onto a microchip, integrating several lab functions into a single…

The Bioprinted Cyber Patch: Saving Cardiac Patients & Offering Modern Take on Both Treatment & House Calls

As 3D printing continues to pave a new future for the medical industry—and those receiving care—personalized medicine is highlighted as one of the major benefits. Due to the customizations allowed…

World Economic Forum Report: Existing Workforce Must Prepare, Re-Skill & Up-Skill for Impending Fourth Industrial Revolution

“If every tool, when ordered, or even of its own accord, could do the work that befits it… then there would be no need either of apprentices for the master…

ETH Zurich and Cytosurge Introduce FluidFM: Metal 3D Printing on a Nano Level

Two of the fastest-growing segments of the additive manufacturing industry are metal 3D printing and micro 3D printing. It makes sense, then, that a combination of the two would be…

Nanodrip 3D Printing Technology May Soon Enable Lightning Fast Touchscreen Devices

I was having a lot of trouble with my smartphone the other night. I just got the thing about six months ago, and it’s already acting up. It keeps freezing,…

Nanoshaping — It’s Additive Manufacturing, But With Tiny Forces And Not Materials

It’s an entirely new method of “additive manufacturing” where the only thing added is 1 or 2 gigapascals of force.  In case you’re wondering, one square inch of water results…

Are 3D Printed Brains & Artificial Intelligence On The Horizon?

There are so many vast secrets that we humans work tirelessly, desperately to unlock. We want to know the secrets of the universe. We want to go to the moon,…