#3D Printing

How 3D Printing is driving the new space race

11 months ago — Deep Dive

3D-printed rocket engines: the technology driving the private sector space race The volatile nature of space rocket engines means that many early prototypes end up embedded in dirt banks or decorating...

Model life-size human heart 3D-printed out of cardiac tissue-like material

2 years ago — Long Read

Imagine you are a doctor about to perform open-heart surgery on someone. Would it help if you could do a test-run before the operation with a perfect replica of their...

Edinburgh Shield Force – How A Group of Engineers in Edinburgh banded together to build a facility for producing face shields

2 years ago — Long Read

A group of Engineers in Edinburgh have decided to tackle the shortages of PPE for NHS staff head-on by pooling their abilities and resources to quickly create personal protective gear...

3D printed tissues could keep athletes on track

3 years ago — Quick Read

Bio-engineers from Rice University and the University of Maryland have shown off their first success at engineering scaffolds which can act like osteochondral tissue. Problems with osteochondral tissue - the...

Meet the world first 3D-Printed Soft Mesh Robots

4 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers from North Carolina State University have created the tech that could one day to lead to robots that can contract, reshape and grab small objects.

Cosmetic company turns to 3D printing for the perfect face mask

4 years ago — Quick Read

Skincare giant Neutrogena is turning to 3D printing to solidify its position in the tech world for its latest skincare product. The cosmetic company announced at CES 2019 that it...