Image credit Nano3D BiosciencesAccording to the American Cancer Society, an estimate of nearly 1.7 million cancer cases will be diagnosed in the US alone in 2017. With many of us having family or friends battling this vicious ailment, new...
The many uses of graphene and other carbon-based structures such as carbon nanotubes have been making rounds in the news for the last decade. Usually, it’s alongside the terms lightest, darkest, strongest, and other -est’s, because carbon is one...
Right now, you can buy 3D printed shoes, 3D printed food, and, yes, even 3D printed fidget spinners. We even have 3D printed body parts.  It’s no surprise that the 3D printing trend is gaining momentum quickly, especially as...
Believe it or not, 3D printing was actually invented in the early 80s, although it didn’t start to pick up steam until the early 90s. In the beginning, 3D printing was used solely for creating prototypes of new inventions...
NASA is experimenting with 3D printed radiation shielding and radiation sensors known as Radiation Environment Sensors (REMs) to determine the effects and levels of radiation in space on the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) that launched on a SpaceX...
Robo 3D is a California based desktop 3D printer manufacturer that has just announced raising $1.37 million in their most recent funding round. Robo 3D has recently announced two new printers on Kickstarter, the C2 and R2 3D. Robo...
Photo by Tour Group/Rice University Graphene has been touted for its potential as a “wonder material” since its initial isolation in 2004 by Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov, two professors who then went on to win the Nobel Prize in...
No matter where we are in the world, no matter our skin color, our gender, height, weight, religion, or any other factor that so commonly separates us, we all have one thing in common--a need for food. Even when...
Robots have recently developed increasing forms of intelligence, gained the ability to see the world around them. In an upcoming publication of Advanced Materials, there is supposed to be a peer-reviewed publication regarding a 3D printed electric “skin” that...
The world of technology is changing at super speed from biotech to artificial intelligence to computing and beyond. Of course, labs are still filled with awe-inspiring innovations that haven’t made it to consumers yet. Some of these include lab-grown...

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