Manufacturing

Nanoparticles for 3-D printing in water open door to advanced biomedical materials

(EurekAlert, 8/1/17) Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology have developed a new type of photoinitiator for three-dimensional (3D) printing in water. These novel nanoparticles could allow for the creation of bio-friendly 3D printed structures, further the development of biomedical accessories, and drive progress in…

Researchers Are Using 3D Printing and Robots To Design, Plan, and Build A House

Researchers Are Using 3D Printing and Robots To Design, Plan, and Build A House

(Digital Trends, 7/12/17) Eight scientists from Switzerland’s ETH Zurich University have embarked on a bold plan to build the next generation of construction robots, and their proof-of-concept is a first-generation robot that is actively building a 200-square-foot home on the school’s campus. The project is bringing together a suite of cutting-edge technologies including 3D…