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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OSU-Methodology Could Lead to More Sustainable Manufacturing Systems

by David Stauth | Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Ore. – Engineers at Oregon State University have developed a new “sustainable development methodology” to help address a social and regulatory demand for manufacturing processes that more effectively consider their economic, environmental and social impacts. The work Read More »

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UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering-These Microscopic Fish Are 3D – Printed To Do More Than Swim

Researchers demonstrate a novel method to build microscopic robots with complex shapes and functionalities San Diego, Calif., August 25, 2015 — Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology they developed to manufacture multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots — called microfish Read More »

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Penn State Connects Students to the Internet of Things Through Partnership with littleBits

  University Park, PA – To foster student creativity, inventiveness, and the “maker mindset,” Penn State is opening a new exploration lab in partnership with littleBits, a New York-based startup that empowers everyone to create inventions, large and small, with its easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Read More »

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New Frontiers in 3D Printing

By Leah Burrows, Harvard SEAS Communications Novel active mixing and switching printheads enable 3D printing of complex fluids and gels September 21, 2015 (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Three dimensional printing is revolutionizing the production of new devices and structures, including soft robots, flexible electronics and engineered Read More »

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University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering-Energy, power, and propulsion systems researcher Minking Chyu awarded $800,000 cooperative agreement from Department of Energy

  PITTSBURGH (September 14, 2015)…Engineers at the University of Pittsburgh are leading a national research effort to utilize additive manufacturing in developing stronger coatings for materials used in harsh environments, such as the super-heated interior of a gas turbine. Minking Chyu, PhD, Leighton and Mary Read More »

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MIT- Customizing 3-D Printing

by Larry Hardesty | September 3, 2015 | “Customizing 3_D Printing (MIT News) Design tool lets novices do in minutes what would take experts in computer-aided design hours The technology behind 3-D printing is growing more and more common, but the ability to create Read More »

A new Web-based interface for design novices allows a wide range of modifications to a basic design — such as a toy car or a black-and-white "yin-yang" cup — that are guaranteed to be both structurally stable and printable on a 3-D printer. Courtesy of the researchers (edited by MIT News)

Stratasys’ 2016 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge Is Now Accepting Entries

Make a Difference, a new bonus category, invites students to submit designs that impact individuals, communities or the environment in a positive way Minneapolis & Rehovot, Israel – Sept. 2, 2015 – Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), aleading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, is Read More »

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