3D printing and origami set to improve bone implant outcomes

2 weeks ago — 1 min read

Engineers have pioneered a new low-cost technique for 3D printing that allows structures that fold themselves into different shapes - this advance could improve how surgeons create bone implants.

How Japan’s adorable zero-gravity space drone navigates ISS

4 months ago — 1 min read

There is no denying that Japans Aerospace Exploration Agencies (JAXA) JEM Internal Ball Camera is cute but the tiny space drone is packed full of some interesting engineering. Your browser...

Ground breaking new 3D-Printing technique allows the printing of Transparent Glass

4 months ago — 2.5 min read

A brand new 3D printing technique could allow scientists to print glass which incorporates different 'refractive indices' in a single printed piece of transparent glass. This could make finishing glass...

3D printing a castle on the nib of a pencil

5 months ago — 0.5 min read

A team of Engineers from TU Wien have demonstrated a new 3D printing technique that allows them to print a nano scales. This mind-blowing video shows a castle being printed...

Stanfords new method for recording bird flight in 3D shows how birds deform their wings

7 months ago — 1 min read

Engineers at Standford University have developed a new 3D method for recording the shape of birds’ wings during flight.

Meet Octobot – a 3D-printed robot that uses microfluidics rather than electronics

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Engeineers at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Bioinspired Engineering are showing off their 'Octobot'. The small autonomous robot is powered by chemical reactions controlled by microfluidics. It is 3D-printed and has...