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3DMe Photobooth Uses 3D Imaging Technology for Capturing Instant, Photo-Realistic Facial Image

3DMe Photobooth Uses 3D Imaging Technology for Capturing Instant, Photo-Realistic Facial Image

3D Systems today announced the immediate availability of its new generation of 3DMe® Photobooth, which brings the full 3DMe experience to retail spaces and events. [More]
Innovative Superlattice Structure Exhibits Ferromagnetism and Ferroelectricity Properties at Quantum Scale

Innovative Superlattice Structure Exhibits Ferromagnetism and Ferroelectricity Properties at Quantum Scale

James Rondinelli and his team from Northwestern Engineering have proposed a new design strategy to integrate ferromagnetism and ferroelectricity at room temperature. These properties hardly occur together in any material under ambient conditions. [More]
Researchers Provide Fast, Programmable Snapping Motion to Thin Shells Using Curved Creases

Researchers Provide Fast, Programmable Snapping Motion to Thin Shells Using Curved Creases

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have formulated a new method based on the natural “snapping” systems, such as Venus flytrap leaves and hummingbird beaks, to apply curved creases so that thin curved shells are provided with a quick, programmable snapping motion mimicking the natural “snapping” systems. [More]
Mussel-Inspired Waterproof Medical Adhesives Use Sustainable Soybean Oil as Base Material

Mussel-Inspired Waterproof Medical Adhesives Use Sustainable Soybean Oil as Base Material

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded University of Akron team, $390,000 to design and assess waterproof medical adhesives prepared from soybean oil. [More]
Successful Test Launch of 3D-Printed Aircraft from Royal Navy Warship

Successful Test Launch of 3D-Printed Aircraft from Royal Navy Warship

A 3D printed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), designed and built at the University of Southampton, was successfully test launched from the front of the Royal Navy warship, HMS Mersey, and landed safely on a Dorset beach. [More]
Local Motors Unveils Designs for the World’s First Production Line of 3D-Printed Cars

Local Motors Unveils Designs for the World’s First Production Line of 3D-Printed Cars

Local Motors, a company specializing in design and development of vehicles, has declared the winner of its Project Redacted challenge - a unique competition launched to challenge the co-creation community to design state-of-the-art 3D-printed cars. This competition will also serve as an inspiration for the world’s first 3D-printed car. [More]
UK’s £28 Million National Formulation Centre Gets New Centre Director

UK’s £28 Million National Formulation Centre Gets New Centre Director

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has announced that Graeme Cruickshank has been chosen to lead the UK’s National Formulation Centre, a new world class UK based open access innovation centre for advanced formulated product design and manufacture. [More]
Researchers to Use Additive Manufacturing Techniques for Optical Fibre Fabrication

Researchers to Use Additive Manufacturing Techniques for Optical Fibre Fabrication

A team of researchers from the University of Southampton are working to test the use of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, methods in optical fibre fabrication. [More]
First Ever Kanthal Award 2015 Goes to Arcelor Mittal for Innovative Use of Kanthal APMT™ Rollers

First Ever Kanthal Award 2015 Goes to Arcelor Mittal for Innovative Use of Kanthal APMT™ Rollers

The first ever Kanthal Award 2015 goes to Arcelor Mittal for their innovative use of Kanthal APMT™ rollers. By excluding water cooling in the process Arcelor Mittal has managed to significantly reduce energy consumption, thereby contributing to a sustainable reduction in energy use. The prize was presented at the Thermprocess Exhibition in Dusseldorf. [More]
London's Design Museum Presents Design of the Year 2015 Award to Wyss Institute's Human Organs-on-Chips

London's Design Museum Presents Design of the Year 2015 Award to Wyss Institute's Human Organs-on-Chips

Human organs-on-chips designed by scientists at the Wyss Institute, Harvard University, have received the overall Design of the Year 2015 Award, the most prestigious design award in the UK. The award was presented at the Design of the Year awards ceremony, which was held on June 22, 2015 at the Design Museum of London. This event marks the 8th annual awards and museum expo. [More]