Egypt: Characterizing 3D Printed Microneedles Carrying Anti-Cellulite Treatment

Researchers from Egypt explore a unique area of medicine and 3D printing, releasing findings from their study in the recently published ‘Characterization and Pharmacological Evaluation of Anti-Cellulite Herbal Product(s) Encapsulated…

Embedded Sensors for Monitoring Temperature & Strain of 3D Printed Polymeric Parts  

Researchers from Portugal are examining three issues concerning material extrusion (MEX) additive manufacturing (AM) of thermoplastic composites. Their findings are released in the recently published ‘Embedded Fiber Sensors to Monitor…

FFF 3D Printing at University of Tennessee: Enhancing Macroscopic Properties with Nanoscopic Additives

Dayton Phillip Street recently presented his doctoral dissertation, ‘Enhancing the Macroscopic Properties of Parts Printed via Fused Filament Fabrication by Incorporating Nanoscopic Additives,’ at the University of Tennessee. With a…

3D Printing Polymeric Foam with Better Performance & Longevity for Industrial Applications

In the recently published ‘Age-aware constitutive materials model for a 3D printed polymeric foam,’ authors A. Maiti, W. Small, J.P. Lewicki, S.C. Chinn, T.S. Wilson, and A.P. Saab explore the…

Qrons is Developing 3D Printable Implants to Treat Brain Injuries

Every year traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect an average of 69 million individuals worldwide. Although the number is less than one percent of the total global population, it is large…

3D Printing Awakens Renewed Interest in Polymeric Heart Valves for Patient-Specific Treatment

Authors Charles D. Resor and Deepak L Batte review the recent work of André R. Studart and his co-researchers in creating artificial heart valves via 3D printing. Their findings are…

Comparing the Operational Characteristics of Plastic 3D Printed Spur Gears

Spur gears, which can achieve high transmission ratio and energy efficiency, are comment elements used in the transmission of motion and high intensity power for mechanical power drives, i.e. belt…

Russian Researchers Develop Biocompatible 3D Polymeric Materials for Tissue Repair

Many researchers and scientists have turned to 3D printing for applications in tissue engineering, and a team from the Polymer Materials for Tissue Engineering and Transplantology Laboratory of Peter the Great St….

3D Printed Smart Braces with Flexible Batteries and LEDs Can Improve Efficiency of Orthodontic Alignment

Every time I come across a picture of myself from the tender ages of 14 to 16, I cringe a little – not because of my questionable fashion choices, but…

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