3D Printing

NASA Gives ICON $57 Million To Build A 3D Printer For Structures On The Moon

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 18th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

The contract runs through 2028 and includes a demonstration on the moon's surface in 2026.

3D printed human corneas created at Newcastle University

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2018
by Alex Muller

Using a 3D printer, this bio-ink was extruded into concentric circles to form an artificial cornea, according to a paper published in Experimental Eye Research.

Breakthrough new method for 3D-printing living tissues

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Printing high-resolution living tissues is currently difficult because the cells often move within printed structures and can collapse on themselves.

Mars colony could 3D-print stuff from Red Planet dust

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

A technique could allow the first humans on Mars to 3D print everything from tools to temporary housing out of a tough rubber-like material using only Martian dust.

Biofabrication Institute announced for Australia

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

A biofabrication institute will image, model and manufacture 3D patient-specific tissues under the one roof.