MIT has discovered something interesting about concrete that could affect construction 3D printing.
MIT Develops MechSense to Integrate Sensors into 3D Printed Devices
MIT has developed “MechSense”, a new way to integrate sensors into certain 3D prints.
Investigating a Unique 3D Printing Technique on the International Space Station
An obscure experiment on board the International Space Station could be a path for a very unusual 3D printing technique.
New Steel Alloy Could Be Used in Tesla’s GigaPress
Automaker Tesla could use a new 3D printable steel alloy to build electric vehicles in the future.
Recent 3D Printed Glass Innovations and Advances in 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Mindy Zhu look at various projects attempting to create 3D printed glass objects.
MIT Develops Simulation System to Explore New 3D Print Materials
MIT might have substantially shortened the development cycle for new 3D printer materials.
miSHERLOCK: A 3D Printed SARS-CoV-2 Tester
Researchers at Harvard and MIT have developed a 3D printed test device to detect the virus that causes COVID-19.
Book of the Week:Things Fall Together
This week’s selection is “Things Fall Together” by Skylar Tibbits.
The Latest on Glass 3D Printing From Lios Design
There’s a design studio that focuses on use of 3D printed molten glass.
MIT’s LaserFactory: One Step To Produce Functional Objects
MIT has developed a device that can literally produce a fully functional object in one step, with no human intervention.
3D Printing And Solar Panels
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata look at how the solar panel industry could make use of 3D printing technology.
RepRap Ltd Developing New Assembly Robot
RepRap Ltd is working on a very interesting idea to produce a kind of universal assembly robot, capable of building arbitrary structures.
National Manufacturing Day 2019: Expert Roundtable On “Additive Manufacturing: The Next Frontier”
It’s National Manufacturing Day, perfect for a meeting of the minds to discuss additive manufacturing.
Recent Trends in 3D Printing Glass
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss innovations in 3D printing with glass.
MIT Robot 3D Scans By Gel-Based Touch Sensors
MIT’s new robotic 3D scanning system uses a unique gel touch sensor to capture extreme surface detail. The robot’s scan results are fantastic!
Origami-Inspired Robot Gripper from MIT Adapts To Whatever It Holds
While humankind has made great strides in creating Terminator-like robotic appendages, we’re still a ways from an artificial arm that moves and acts precisely like a flesh-and-blood appendage.
MIT’s Hairy Metamaterial
Researchers at MIT have developed yet another unusual metamaterial, and this one is simply hair.
The 21st Century Cures Act Funds 3D Printing Innovations
Charles Goulding and Rafaella July look into 3D printing as part of the 21st Century Cares Act.
MIT Developing Cellulose-Based 3D Printing Material
Researchers at MIT have been working on a practical method of 3D printing cellulose.
ADAPT to Define the Times: A Chat with MIT on the Future of Additive Manufacturing
A new industry-facing consortium is focused on a collaborative approach to invent the future of additive manufacturing.
Towards Self-Repairing 3D Prints?
New research from MIT shows a potential approach for producing self-repairing 3D prints.
The Unusual Science of 3D Printed Motion
Researchers at MIT have come up with an ingenious new approach for motion studies using 3D printing.
BMW’s Inflatable 3D Prints
A story on designboom talks about some very intriguing ideas from automaker BMW.
MIT and BMW Just Developed 3D Printed Liquid Inflatables
Fans of inflatable bouncy castles and comfy car seats have reason to rejoice because 3D-printed inflatables are now a thing!
About That Color Changing Technology
There seems to be lot of news surrounding MIT’s announcement of a color changing 3D printing technology, but how could you use it?
MIT’s Laser Powered 3D Printer: Is This The Speed We’ve Been Waiting For?
Researchers at MIT have devised a method of dramatically speeding up plastic extrusion 3D printing, but is it enough to make a difference?
Efficiently Leveraging 3D Printer Resolution for Highly Complex Object Designs
Researchers from MIT have developed what appears to be a revolutionary 3D design system that could enable far more effective leveraging of 3D printing technology.
Is There Something To The “3D Printed Buildings” Concept After All?
Recently I’ve seen several new “3D printed construction” projects emerge, and I’m wondering if there really is something to them.
Two 3Dwox Updates
The increasing popularity of the amazing 3Dwox desktop 3D printer from Sindoh tells me readers may be interested in two subtle updates about the device.
MIT Team 3D Prints Functioning Robot in a Single Step
Though the field of robotics is evolving at a rapid pace, there is a good deal of progress to be made on almost every front.
MIT’s Fab Forms Pre-Tests 3D Model Variations
Researchers at MIT have developed “Fab Forms”, a system that pre-tests thousands of variations of a 3D model to simplify end user design.
MIT’s MultiFab 3D Printer Prints in 10 Materials and Embeds Components
MIT recently reported that they’ve created a 3D printer that fabricates objects from 10 different materials at the same time, using a combination of “machine vision” and 3D scanning.
MIT’s 3D Glass Printer Raises Questions
Researchers at MIT unveiled an incredible new 3D printing process that uses glass as the print material. We’re asking some questions about its capabilities.
Smooth or Bumpy? New 3D-Printed Surfaces Change on Demand
An MIT team has been working on a way to make soft materials using a 3D printer.
3D Design By Example
Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have developed a new twist on 3D design by creating “Fab By Example”.
MIT Offers 3D Printing Overview
MIT’s Professional Education division now offers a course specifically on Additive Manufacturing.
MIT Creates Lens for Radio Waves
Metamaterials are, by their very definition, awesome. The first sentence of the Metamaterials entry on Wikipedia reads: Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties that may not be found in nature. And as should be expected of materials that are supernatural, they can endow objects with properties that seem uncanny. In recent years, researchers have used… Continue reading MIT Creates Lens for Radio Waves
Next-Make at CPW
CPW is MIT‘s “Campus Preview Weekend”, which occurs 16-19 April this week. According to MIT’s tagline: So here’s the experiment: Pour into one MIT campus 1,000 highly charged members of the Class of 2013. Immerse in a saturated solution of classes, special lectures, hands-on activities, campus explorations and faculty encounters. Add several days and nights… Continue reading Next-Make at CPW