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September 9, 2017

Surgeons at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane have performed world-first surgery by implanting a 3D printed shinbone scaffold into the leg of Reuben Lichter, a patient suffering from a severe bone infection. Read more about this ground breaking work at: 

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September 9, 2017

 Really interesting video demonstrating some of the emerging technologies in observing material behavior during 3D printing. By developing predictive models based on this research, manufacturers will one day be able to reproduce parts with fewer defects and consistent...

June 12, 2017

Neat article describing some cutting edge 3d printing research using gold nano-particles. To read the full article, click on the link below:

http://www.3ders.org//articles/20170609-bioprinting-3d-cell-structures-in-space-could-advance-cancer-research.html

May 9, 2017

Ahead of next week's FUSE Conference at MIT, I wanted to share some thoughts on the potential ramifications of the following video. Bioprinting complex structures has suffered from numerous challenges, most notably print size restrictions due to gravity. Rapid Liquid P...

November 11, 2016

A heating power plant near Berlin, Germany is pioneering the use of 3D printed parts in its operations and has so far demonstrated promising results.

Just over a year ago, the Berlin Mitte power plant, operated by Swedish power company Vattenfall, began integrating 3D p...

November 8, 2016

Though 3D printed medical devices often play a very important medical role and can greatly improve the lives of patients of all ages, they usually also have an additional role in young patients: to restore some of their confidence and help them live a life that is as n...

November 8, 2016

Trimble, developer of popular 3D modeling program SketchUp, has just released SketchUp Viewer, a new app that can be used with Microsoft’s HoloLens that allows users to not only visualize their 3D models, but to see them within a real-world context and in full scale. T...

February 4, 2015

What could be cooler than safe, usable, LED pool noodle swords? How about Solar Powered ones?
Using inexpensive off the shelf LED keyfobs, I prototyped a simple 12V DC power cell using rechargable LiPO batteries and polycrystaline solar cells. Imagine playing your favo...

January 23, 2015

Just got around to posting the FCTS story detailing my presentation there in December. Check it out!

 

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January 18, 2015

...so here's a concept that was introduced Friday during a High School AP Accounting Course. A group of students when tasked with writing a business plan chose to open a Candy Store as their project. While examining their plan, I suggested 3D printed candy as a possibl...