3D Printing News Sliced: Disney Research, Pier 9, Mitsubishi, Robo 3D

News that has made it through today's slicer features: Disney Research, University Rey Juan Carlos, Autodesk's Pier 9, the Traveling Museum of the Paranormal & Occult, the Odd [...]

Lawrence Livermore creates 4D printed silicone with direct ink writing and shape memory polymers

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has published research into 4D printed silicones. LLNL combines its direct ink writing method with shape memory polymers to create sil [...]

Lessons learned making premium 3D printer material at A1 Filament

As previously reported on 3D Printing Industry, A1 Filament has launched a Kickstarter to provide premium feedstock for FDM/FFF 3D printers around the globe. Material consistency i [...]

ETH Zurich uses 3D printing to create “first entirely soft artificial heart”

Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a silicone artificial heart using a 3D printer. According to the Swiss group, the silicone structure is "the first entirely soft artificial h [...]

Linglong Tire working on China’s first 3D printed tire project

Chinese tire manufacturer Linglong Tire is developing the country's first 3D printed tire along with Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT). The Chinese company has appro [...]

Natural History Museum’s Hope the Whale has 3D printing in its bones

Hope, the skeleton of a 20 year old blue whale, has replaced "Dippy" the diplodocus at the grand entrance of London's Natural History Museum (NHM). To prepare Hope for her pride of [...]

Goodbye shattered smartphone screens hello 3D printed, self-healing gels

A team at the University of Melbourne, Australia, are developing 3D printable gels that could be used to make self-healing smartphone and computer screens. Demonstrated by 3D print [...]

3D printed sonic devices could transform disposable blood tests

Disposable devices used to detect pregnancies, or harmful viruses like HIV, have developed to the point where results are almost 100% accurate. To push the capabilities of these de [...]

British National Health Service appoints its first-ever biomedical 3D technician

The British National Health Service (NHS) has appointed its first ever biomedical 3D technician to create 3D printed models for facial reconstruction surgery. With a background in [...]

3D printed maze developed as filter for drinking water

A hobby 3D printing project from a multidisciplinary team at the University of Bath, UK, has turned into product development that could help provide clean drinking water to communi [...]