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Drug-infused 3-D-printed dentures promise to bite back against infections
Drug-infused 3-D-printed dentures promise to bite back against infections
Thanks to researchers from the University at Buffalo's School of Dental Medicine, dentures might be about to get a whole lot smarter.
Robots help close the gap between design and manufacturing
Robots help close the gap between design and manufacturing
Digitalization, robotics and automation, have produced significant quality and productivity benefits in manufacturing over several decades.
3-D printing gives rise to external organs
3-D printing gives rise to external organs
By taking advantage of 3-D printing technology, doctors are presented with tangible accurate models. This is helping both doctors and students perform better.
In partnership with HP, Jabil introduces additive manufacturing network
In partnership with HP, Jabil introduces additive manufacturing network
Jabil has introduced an additive manufacturing network to drive greater manufacturing speed and agility while helping customers improve how they design, make, and deliver products. This cloud network empowers customers to move manufacturing workloads t...
The gorgeous future of 3-D printing
The gorgeous future of 3-D printing
MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter group has invented a new way to 3-D print any object, regardless of how complex it is, with color and shape as detailed as a photograph.
3-D printing: A look at hype, success, and possibility
3-D printing: A look at hype, success, and possibility
When a new type of technology is developed, it often receives a lot of publicity as people speculate about its potential to become truly disruptive and have wide-reaching impact.
Lubrizol unveils first 3-D printing materials, developing HP Jet Fusion powders
Lubrizol unveils first 3-D printing materials, developing HP Jet Fusion powders
Ohio chemicals company Lubrizol has unveiled its first three 3-D printing materials for FDM 3-D printers under the name "Estane."
Titan Robotics debuts pellet extrusion technology and faster 3-D printer
Titan Robotics debuts pellet extrusion technology and faster 3-D printer
If you were in attendance at the RAPID + TCT keynote sessions in Fort Worth last week, you will have spotted a number of large-scale 3-D printed hexagons on stage in the form of a lectern and backdrop display - if you were not, catch up with our by-the...
A Dutch city is creating the first habitable, 3-D printed houses
A Dutch city is creating the first habitable, 3-D printed houses
As a kid, you probably heard the story of the three little pigs. To recap the tale: Three pigs build homes out of straw, sticks, and bricks respectively. In the end, only the brick house is able to withstand the huffing and puffing of the hungry neighb...
3-D-printed house finished in a day, costs less than $10,000
3-D-printed house finished in a day, costs less than $10,000
In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent demo revealed that building new houses could maybe be as easy printing out a movie ticket.
How 3-D printed prosthetic limbs are helping one hospital treat Syrian war refugees
How 3-D printed prosthetic limbs are helping one hospital treat Syrian war refugees
A hospital in Jordan is trialing the use of 3-D-printed prosthetic limbs to treat refugees injured in the ongoing war in Syria. The technology allows an artificial limb to be designed and built within 24 hours, and at a fraction of the cost of conventi...
3-D printed models to guide TAVR improve outcomes
3-D printed models to guide TAVR improve outcomes
A new study examines the effectiveness of 3-D printing technology and computer modeling to predict paravalvular leak in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. A common risk of TAVR is an ill-fitting valve which can lead to PVL.
3-D printing making mark on NEO healthcare
3-D printing making mark on NEO healthcare
As 3-D printing advances, with lower costs and more material options, the technology is becoming an increasingly attractive tool for Northeast Ohio's healthcare industry. The region has companies working in various applications of 3-D printing in healt...
Additive manufacturing, 3-D printing, rapid prototyping
Additive manufacturing, 3-D printing, rapid prototyping
Is additive manufacturing a process, a technology, or an enabler? To indirectly answer that question: it is all of them. And a very versatile tool when applied properly.
Additive manufacturing capability could generate future efficiencies and cost-savings
Additive manufacturing capability could generate future efficiencies and cost-savings
Additive manufacturing, a process commonly known as three-dimensional printing, describes technologies that build 3-D objects by adding layers.
How 3-D printers became Hollywood's favorite gimmick
How 3-D printers became Hollywood's favorite gimmick
Screenwriters in a jam can hit a new panic button.
Additive manufacturing is transforming how engineers are approaching design
Additive manufacturing is transforming how engineers are approaching design
FLUX is a new series that explores technological innovations in mobility and how they will affect our roads, our cities and our relationship to both. Blurring the lines between science fiction and reality, advances in additive manufacturing are bringin...
Challenges associated with additive manufacturing
Challenges associated with additive manufacturing
In 2017, additive manufacturing continued to push companies in new directions. From aerospace and medical to automotive and energy, additive manufacturing took center stage as companies sought to realize its potential innovation, financial and efficien...