Engineers 3D-Print a New Lifelike Liver Tissue for Drug Screening

By Liezel Labios | UCSD News Center February 08, 2016 – A team led by engineers at the University of California, San Diego has 3D-printed a tissue that closely mimics the human liver’s sophisticated structure and function. The new model could be used for patient-specific Read More »

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Novel 4D Printing Method Blossoms from Botanical Inspiration

Kat J. McAlpine, Wyss Institute Communications Materials science and mathematics combine to enable the printing of shapeshifting architectures that mimic the natural movements of plants  January 25, 2016 (BOSTON) – A team of scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Read More »

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Ministers Bruton and English Announce €28 Million Science Foundation Ireland Investment in Research Equipment and Facilities

Investment by the Dept of Jobs through Science Foundation Ireland Supports Ireland’s Expanding Collaborations and Partnerships with Industry and Academia Internationally Research Infrastructure for 21 Projects Supports Progression of Exemplary Irish Science in areas including Manufacturing, Big Data, Wireless Technology & Networks, Natural Resources & Read More »

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MIT’s Future Shoe Can Transform Itself

By DJ Pangburn — Nov 2, 2015 It’s mind-bending enough to 3D print shoes and other textiles. But what if these textiles could be made active, capable of self-transforming in response to stimuli like temperature and moisture? This is the challenge that industrial designers Christophe Read More »

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3D Platform and NIU EIGERlab Join Forces to Advance Additive Manufacturing Education

ROCKFORD, IL (December 21, 2015) – 3D Platform is pleased to announce an agreement to join forces with Northern Illinois University EIGERlab, an innovation network, incubator, and business accelerator facility designed to help individuals and businesses develop new skills, mentor, and link qualified resources to Read More »

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Acquires ‘Gemini’ Chaise with Stratasys 3D Printed Acoustic Skin

The purchase follows a series of Stratasys 3D printed art piece acquisitions by landmark museums, including MoMA New York, Centre Pompidou Paris, Science Museum London, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) and MAK Vienna MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratasys, Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and Read More »

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University of Michigan- Life-Saving, 3D Printed Airway Splint Steps Closer to Market

Beata Mostafavi, University of Michigan Dec 07, 2015 ANN ARBOR—A new agreement opens the door for groundbreaking, 3D-printed technology that saved four babies’ lives to help more children. The University of Michigan and the Belgium-based company Materialise, which has a branch in Plymouth, Mich., have Read More »

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Carnegie Mellon Researchers Hack Off-the-Shelf 3-D Printer Towards Rebuilding the Heart

Models of hearts, arteries, bones and brains are 3-D printed out of biological materials PITTSBURGH—As of this month, over 4,000 Americans are on the waiting list to receive a heart transplant. With failing hearts, these patients have no other options; heart tissue, unlike other parts Read More »

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Notre Dame Partners with Industry and America Makes: Focusing on American Innovation and Manufacturing

by Nina Welding | College of Engineering | September 4, 2015 American manufacturing continues to redefine itself, having recorded growth every month since July 2013 and continuing to focus on advanced manufacturing and building upon traditional American strengths in computers, software and automation. Examples of Read More »

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