News - 16 Jun 2009
In the clothing industry it's common to mix natural and synthetic fibers. Take cotton and add polyester to make clothing that's soft, breathable and wrinkle free.
Now researchers at the...
News - 23 May 2013
Every day, their baby stopped breathing, his collapsed bronchus blocking the crucial flow of air to his lungs. April and Bryan Gionfriddo watched helplessly, just praying that somehow the dire...
News - 21 Aug 2008
Plastic coatings could someday help neural implants treat conditions as diverse as Parkinson's disease and macular degeneration.
The coatings encourage neurons in the body to grow and connect...
News - 10 Jan 2019
A team of researchers have developed a bio-composite material using date palm fiber biomass. The new material can be used to produce sustainable, lightweight and low-cost applications in the...
News - 5 May 2016
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University report that each year, birth defects, surgery, or trauma have resulted in an estimated number of 200,000 people requiring bone replacement surgery in the...
News - 15 Dec 2014
A 3D-printed scaffold infused with growth factors has been shown to help regenerate knee joint linings in sheep.
Damage to this lining, called the meniscus, can lead to debilitating arthritis....
News - 19 Mar 2014
In his 18 months of life, Garrett Peterson has never gone home, spending his days in hospital beds tethered to ventilators that even at the highest settings couldn't prevent his breathing from...
Article - 13 Mar 2017
The design and printing of 3-dimensional (3D) networks has gained significant interest in recent years, particularly in the area of drug dosage development.
News - 18 May 2019
The Lubrizol Corporation announces a collaboration with Ultimaker, the leader in desktop 3D printing, to enter the Material Alliance Program. Lubrizol is developing a unique and differentiated...
News - 10 Feb 2015
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a bone-shaped plastic tab that turns purple when stretched. The invention is a combination of custom chemistry and 3D printing,...