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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