Altair – The Implant Boom: It’s Now Hip to Replace Your Hip

  By Drew Burkhalter | Technical Manager at Altair The number of joint replacement surgeries in the US is skyrocketing amongst the baby boomer population. Not only are joints being replaced due to fractures and severe pain, but also to facilitate the continuation of an Read More »

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Purdue-Affiliated Startup Plans to Use 3-D Printers to Create Tomorrow’s Rocket Engines

By Curt Slyder | Purdue University Research Foundation News January 18, 2017 – WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.  – A startup with Purdue ties plans to use 3-D printers as well as other additive manufacturing processes to make future rocket engines that show promise in being faster Read More »

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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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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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Wyss Institute at Harvard University- A Jump for Soft–Bodied Robots

By seamlessly blending soft and rigid body parts– a structural innovation used by animals and insects – a team of Harvard scientists has created a new kind of durable, soft–bodied jumping robot July 9, 2015 (BOSTON) — Traditional robots are made of components and rigid Read More »

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