#3D

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

7 months ago — 3.5 min read

Engeineers at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Bioinspired Engineering are showing off their 'Octobot'. The small autonomous robot is powered by...

Police obtain access to smartphone by 3D printing victims fingerprint

8 months ago — 2 min read

Police in the USA have found a way around past the notoriously hard to crack smartphone fingerprint protection by scanning...

3D printed truck spare parts developed by Mercedes-Benz

8 months ago — 1.5 min read

This September, Mercedes-Benz is promising to make 30 spare plastic parts available to print for its cargo trucks. The innovation...

Arthritis sufferers offered hope by bio-printed cow cartilage

9 months ago — 2 min read

A new 3D printing technique from Penn States Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences has produced cartilage from strands of...

Experimental ‘gecko foot’ 3D printer is being sent to the International Space Station

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

3D printing is coming to space, thanks to a new experimental 3D printer which uses Gecko Gripper technology. The 3D...

Ford installs laser sensors in its driverless cars

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Ford is equipping its self-driving cars with LiDAR sensors, laser scanners which allow cars to create high resolution 3D maps...

Robots being produced cheaply and quickly through 3D printing

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

3D printing technology is beginning to offer ways for new robots to be built with fewer materials and very little...

New collaboration to offer 3D printed implants to UK patients

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

JRI Orthopaedics, a Sheffield healthcare company has partnered with 3D printing services provider Mobelife to provide hip and shoulder implants...

Materialise metal 3D printing tour announced

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2URf89As9s Materialise has announced the launch of a European seminar tour to help engineers and designers learn about how they...

Driverless pods to be tested in scanned simulation of Coventry

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

The Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at Warwick University is to start trials for driverless pods, with help from a high...

Bring your doodles to life

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

In a video for the Telegraph, one of the latest products - the Livescribe 3 Smartpen - is tested by...

New technology can detect suspect luggage

1 year ago — 0 min read

A new system, developed by researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques (FHR), possesses 3D...

US breakthrough in 3D printing

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K15VyqHN11E Engineers from HRL laboratories in California have developed a ceramic processing technique that is being hailed as a “breakthrough”...

New manufacturing training centre to open in Coventry

1 year ago — 0 min read

Business Secretary Sajid Javid is to formally open the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC), located on the campus...

Scientists use 3D-printed building blocks to produce life

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers from the Tsinghau University in Beijing, China and Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA, have developed a new extrusion-based 3D-printing...

3D ears manufactured for surgeons to practice ear surgery

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a 3D-printing technique that creates a cartilage-like model to help surgeons...

Robots help create 3D map of subsea canyon

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

A research project at Whittard Canyon in the Bay of Biscay has used a combination of subsea robots and ship...

3D bar codes developed to fight counterfeits

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Developed by Yorkshire engineers, the first 3D bar code can be embedded into products while being manufactured. It enables over...