LLNL – Volumetric 3D Printing Builds on Need for Speed

By Jeremy Thomas | LLNL | thomas244@llnl.gov   While additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3D printing, is enabling engineers and scientists to build parts in configurations and designs never before possible, the impact of the technology has been limited by layer-based printing methods, which Read More »

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MIT – Researchers Design One of the Strongest, Lightest Materials Known

By David L. Chandler | MIT News Porous, 3-D forms of graphene developed at MIT can be 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter January 6, 2017 — A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, 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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