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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Giant Leap Technologies Receive Grant to Develop 3D Printed Microfluidic Solar Power Collectors

Alternative energy is a controversial topic, and it’s just one piece of the larger climate change debate that’s been raging for years. As the scientific evidence for climate change becomes…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 16, 2016

As we approach the midway point of July, this summer has proven to be a fruitful one for the 3D printing industry thus far. This week, the Metropolitan Museum of…

Transcend Robotics Signs Partnership Agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Develop Robotic Mobility Tech

Over the years science fiction television and movies promised us all sorts of robots and robotic companions. From neurotic house cleaning maid robots to robotic soldiers who would fight our…

DOE Chooses GE Hitachi to Complete Massive Research Project Studying Use of 3D Printing in Nuclear Power Plants

The power of GE is so far-reaching and encompasses so many different divisions and entities that indeed it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all their often wondrous activities worldwide…

New 3D Printed Rotor Blade May Help Us More Effectively Harness the Wind

Whenever I drive past the Great Lakes Science Center on my way into Cleveland, I pass the giant wind turbine installed outside the museum. I’ve seen it so many times that…

U.S. DOE Partners With Tenn. College System to Train Veterans For 3D Printing & Manufacturing Jobs

The U.S. Department of Energy and Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Tennessee are working together to prepare active duty U.S. military and veterans for advanced manufacturing jobs in industries such…