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3D Printing Bacteria to Create Living Material

Posted on December 6th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

T-800 Model 101

Publicity Image (crop from original) by TriStar Pictures (fair use) via Wikipedia

Researchers and engineers at ETH Zürich and University College Dublin create “Flink” a functional living ink getting one step closer to creating the living tissue over the metal endoskeleton necessary for the T-800 Model 101 Terminator. Continue reading “3D Printing Bacteria to Create Living Material” »

Membrane Offers Promise for Greening Planet and Wallets

Posted on November 29th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

nanotube membrane

Image by U.S. Department of Energy [U.S. Government Works] via flickr

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new system potentially offering electrical power plants a way to simultaneously green their emission while delivering an additional revenue stream. Continue reading “Membrane Offers Promise for Greening Planet and Wallets” »

Self-driving Vehicles Master Floors Before Roads

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Volvoe Self-driving Vehicle

Image [crop from original] by VolvoAutoItalia [Content on Youtube] via YouTube

If the thought of a 2000 pound driverless vehicle barreling down the road at highway speeds gives you pause, perhaps proving the technology at 2.5 mph scrubbing floors overnight is a more palpable approach? Continue reading “Self-driving Vehicles Master Floors Before Roads” »

Fast, Cheap, Molten Metal 3D Printing

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

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Image [crop from original] by University at Buffalo [Content on Youtube] via YouTube

If the logistics and cost hurdles of powdered metals has kept you in the evaluation phase of additive manufacturing technology, newly available liquid metal 3D printing could get you in the flow. Continue reading “Fast, Cheap, Molten Metal 3D Printing” »

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