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3D-Printed Heart-on-a-Chip Could End Animal Testing
The first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing has been built by researchers from Harvard University. The 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be customized to a patient's disease or heart structure to help scientists collect reliable data for short-term and long-term studies.
Latest in 3D Printers NASA Wants 3D-Printed Houses on Mars for Astronauts
By RT Staff · 21 February, 2017 • Habitats for the first astronauts on Mars could be 3D printed, by extracting and refining metals from the soil. A professor from the University of Central Florida is working with NASA on how to do so.Mini 3D-Printed Lens Could Help Robots See Better
By Steve Crowe · 21 February, 2017 • Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have developed a tiny 3D-printed camera lens that allows for speedier image processing. This lens could help drones, robots and self-driving cars see better.Coffee Maker Turns into 3D Printer
By RT Staff · 7 February, 2017 • If you're a tinkerer looking to build yourself a 3D printer, check out what Tropical Labs did with an old coffee maker. The company turned a Norelco 12 coffee maker into a working 3D printer.3D-Printed Heart-on-a-Chip Could End Animal Testing
By RT Staff · 24 October, 2016 • The first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing has been built by researchers from Harvard University. The 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be customized to a patient's disease or heart structure to help scientists collect reliable data for short-term and long-term studies.MIT Wants to Reinvent 3D Printing
By MIT News · 17 May, 2016 • As MIT course challenges students to reinvent 3D printing, professor John Hart aims to share approach with others.MIT 3D Prints Hydraulic Robots
By MIT News · 8 April, 2016 • MIT's method of printing solid and liquid materials simultaneously allows them to create robotic structures that can be hydraulically powered.How to 3D Print a Working Ghostbusters Ghost Trap
By Steve Crowe · 15 March, 2016 • Have you always wanted a Ghostbusters ghost trap of your own? Here's how you can build a working ghost trap with doors, sounds, lights and smoke using a 3D printer.3D Printed Vascular Tissue Lives Up to 6 Weeks
By RT Staff · 10 March, 2016 • The Wyss Institute's new bioprinting technique creates thick 3D tissues composed of human stem cells and embedded vasculature, with potential applications in drug testing and regenerative medicine.MakerGirl 3D Printing Workshops Inspire Future Female STEM Leaders
By Steve Crowe · 4 March, 2016 • MakerGirl introduces young girls to STEM through interactive 3D printing workshops where the girls brainstorm, design and print their own projects.Scientists 3D Print Transplantable Human Bone
By Steve Crowe · 17 February, 2016 • The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has built a 3D printer that makes human-sized muscle, cartilage, and bone that all grew and developed blood vessels after being implanted into mice.3D Printing Plays Major Role in Super Bowl 50
By Steve Crowe · 5 February, 2016 • Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will wear a 3D-printed brace during Super Bowl 50 to protect his broken right forearm.6 Robotics Sights to See at CES 2016
By Steve Crowe · 3 December, 2015 • Robots are getting ready to take over Las Vegas during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are six must-see robotics sights to add to your schedule.3D Printing Helps Cure Woman’s Brain Aneurysm
By RT Staff · 24 November, 2015 • With a 3D-printed replica of a brain aneurysm in front of them, surgeons were able to test several surgical procedures that could have been fatal if performed on Teresa Flint.Some 3D Printed Materials Are Toxic, Study Finds
By Steve Crowe · 6 November, 2015 • Researchers at the University of California, Riverside found zebrafish embryos die at alarming rates when exposed to certain 3D printed materials.This 3D Printed Robot Hand Responds to Human Grips
By Steve Crowe · 27 October, 2015 • A soft robotic hand that is 3D printed uses integrated air chambers that work like bellows, responding to the pressure applied when held by a human hand. The hand was created as part of a project to improve robot-human interactions.
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