North Carolina: 3D Printed Models Used as Tactile Teaching Tools in Introductory Biology Courses

North Carolina researchers worked together recently to create tactile teaching tools (TTT), outlining their work in the recently published ‘Building the lac operon: A guided-inquiry activity using 3D-printed models.’ By…

Understanding Two-Photon Polymerization for Biomedical Applications

Specialized methods, like two-photon polymerization (2PP), are a powerful technology to fabricate 3D micro and nanostructures, with applications in quantum technology innovation, 3D printed micro-optics, microfluidic devices, biomedicine, electronics, communications…

Researchers from NCSU and UNC Create a 3D Biomedical Fiber Printer

It’s been 10 weeks since the NFL 2019 season began and already dozens of players have suffered soft tissue injuries. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk is recovering from an…

3D Printed Robotic Mesh Structures Controlled by Magnetic Fields

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a new kind of robot – one that floats on water and can be controlled with applied magnetic fields. These 3D printed flexible…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 13, 2018

Reading our 3D Printing News Briefs won’t bring you any bad luck this Friday the 13th – just the latest goings-on in the 3D printing industry. We’ve got news on…

NC State Researchers Successfully 3D Print Metallic Glass Alloys in Bulk

Amorphous metal, or metallic glass, is a solid metal material with a disordered atomic-scale structure, not dissimilar to conventional glass. The material is not like the glass you see in…

Program Easily Converts Molecules to 3D Models for 3D Printing, Virtual and Augmented Reality

At North Carolina State University, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Denis Fourches uses technology to research the effectiveness of new drugs. He uses computer programs to model interactions between chemical compounds…

Carbon Co-Founder and CEO Recognized with Heinz Award for Contributions to Technology, the Economy, Employment

The Heinz Awards were established in 1993 to honor US Senator John Heinz, and every year extraordinary individuals are recognized for their creativity, determination, contributions, and accomplishments in finding real…

Metal 3D Printing Keeps Cyrano the Cat Landing on All Four Feet

Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is an industrial 3D printing process, increasingly put to use in applications such as the manufacture of car parts. But EOS recently used its DMLS technology…

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