Printed electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost

The demand for flexible wearable electronics has spiked with the dramatic growth of smart devices that can exchange data with other devices over the internet with embedded sensors, software, and Read more about Printed electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost[…]

E-textiles embedded with energy storage devices

The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics will be laser printed and made in minutes. That’s the future imagined by the researchers behind new e-textile technology. Scientists from RMIT University Read more about E-textiles embedded with energy storage devices[…]

A new 3D printing technique makes bone implants to be precisely fitting

Cancerous tumors, infections or bad fractures can make it necessary to surgically remove bones and insert implants in their place. In collaboration with European partners, Fraunhofer researchers have now developed Read more about A new 3D printing technique makes bone implants to be precisely fitting[…]

3D Nanoprinting Facilitates Communication with Light

At Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), researchers have developed a flexible and efficient concept to combine optical components in compact systems. They use a high-resolution 3D printing process to produce Read more about 3D Nanoprinting Facilitates Communication with Light[…]

Self-folding materials are quicker and cheaper to produce than solid 3-D objects

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used an inexpensive 3-D printer to produce flat plastic items that, when heated, fold themselves into predetermined shapes, such as a rose, a boat Read more about Self-folding materials are quicker and cheaper to produce than solid 3-D objects[…]