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Markus Kayser - Sun Cutter Project. 3D printing & 3Ders sur Twitter : "Designers mix #3Dprinting and sci-fi to create 2-string violin & futuristic sonic experiences. MONAD Studio mixes 3D printing and sci-fi to create 2-string violin and futuristic sonic experiences. Mar. 3, 2015 | By Simon.

MONAD Studio mixes 3D printing and sci-fi to create 2-string violin and futuristic sonic experiences

Most Read Articles from Last Week – December 7. Has MakerBot Crossed The Line? For Some, Yes. Controversy this week regarding MakerBot’s aggressive patent filings.

Has MakerBot Crossed The Line? For Some, Yes

Why the controversy? Because the concepts were originally donated by supporters in good faith to further the cause of 3D printing. And now MakerBot has patented them. Two examples of this pattern exist. STRETCHEDWIENER — Deeli is a jerky little tooth-grinder. The top... Design of the Week: 3D Printed Tape Measure. It is indeed a fully functional tape measure, printed in a single operation.

Design of the Week: 3D Printed Tape Measure

The tape measure is approximately four feet long, with the “tape” composed of inch-long sections. The tape can be pulled out, wound back inside and even locked, just like a normal tape measure you’d find at the hardware store. Why do this? Angrymonk55 says: I don't have a good answer as to why other than I think this is cool. We agree. Alas, if only it were metric, too. Via YouTube. Lego Considers 3D Printing as a Way to Connect With Customers. As 3D printing continues to pick up steam, affecting various sectors across the manufacturing industry, many big-name companies are looking to expand their business by taking advantage of this technology.

Lego Considers 3D Printing as a Way to Connect With Customers

Lego, the world’s second largest toymaker, happens to be one of those companies that are considering adopting 3D printing technology to help further their brand. Like any company that hopes to keep ahead of the trends, Lego has continually adapted over the years to keep up with the changing times. For Lego, 3D printing may be the latest step forward, towards reaching customers in the digital age. Home » Technically Brooklyn. Blog: The third industrial revolution. The third industrial revolution is in full swing.

Blog: The third industrial revolution

At Inventables it is our mission to simplify the process of going from idea to finished product. We believe this will further ignite this revolution. We believe this movement will be the primary driver of growth in our economy in the next decade. To understand this third industrial revolution it is important to understand the first two industrial revolutions. Excerpts from the Economist article indicate: The first industrial revolution: "THE first industrial revolution began in Britain in the late 18th century, with the mechanisation of the textile industry.

Markus kayser: solar sinter 3D printer. Jun 28, 2011 markus kayser: solar sinter 3D printer ‘solar sinter’, a solar-powered 3D printer by markus kayser, utilizes the abundant desert resources of sun and sand to manufacture products london-based markus kayser, a masters candidate in design products at the royal college of art, converts the raw resources of sunlight and sand into glass products with his fully automated, solar-powered ‘solar sinter‘ 3D printer.

markus kayser: solar sinter 3D printer

OpenFab. 3d printing with metal, titanium & aluminum demo by EOS @ MDM 2013. Shapeways: 3D Printing Glass. 3D printing of liquid metals at room temperature. Jul.9, 2013 Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed 3D printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature. 3D Printers can use a wide range of materials, including plastics, resins, metals, ceramics and more.

3D printing of liquid metals at room temperature

However the most dramatic and challenging has been printing with metal. The common method of metal printing is the direct metal laser sintering process that uses a laser beam to melt 20-40 micron layers of metal powder on top of each other to create metal parts. Collin Ladd, Ju-Hee So, John Muth, and Michael D. Image: Michael Dickey "It's difficult to create structures out of liquids, because liquids want to bead up. The researchers focus on the binary eutectic alloy of gallium and indium (EGaIn, 75% Ga 25% In by weight), but any alloy of gallium will also work, says the team. They developed multiple techniques for writing metals in 3D. Watch the demo video below. 3D printed prosthetic foot saves duck's life.

Jun 27, 2013.

3D printed prosthetic foot saves duck's life

Sketch Furniture by FRONT. 3D Printing: Make anything you want. Home MakerBot. 7 TED Talks on the wonder of 3D printing. From ordering movie tickets to booking a dentist appointment, mobile and web apps have made the tasks of daily life easier.

7 TED Talks on the wonder of 3D printing

But there are some things that an app can’t do. Standing in line at the pharmacy is one of them. Lee Cronin: Print your own medicineIn today’s talk, Lee Cronin asks: “Could we make a really cool universal chemistry set? In essence, could we app chemistry?” 3D printing may put global supply chains out of business: report. Will 3D printing make global supply chains unnecessary?

3D printing may put global supply chains out of business: report

That's a real possibility, states a recent report from Transport Intelligence. 3D printing (or "additive manufacturing," as it's called in industrial circles) takes offshore manufacturing and brings it back close to the consumer. It has enormous potential to shift the trade balance. First Person: A Frank Discussion on 3D Printing's Evolution and Future. AD:Who are the major players in the industry? David Cox: Today, there are two major players in the 3D printing market – Stratasys and 3D Systems, which have contributed to a lot of the consolidation that has taken place over the past few years. Bioprinting. The Skin Gun. Lab-grown functioning kidney successfully transplanted in rats. An engineered kidney transplanted into a living rat has been shown to successfully filter blood and urine -- though at a fraction of a normal kidney's functionality.

The groundbreaking study, published in the journal Nature Medicine, provides some distant hope for the 51,000 people in the UK in need of dialysis or an organ transplant. Receiving an organ from a living donor, often a relative, gives patients the greatest chance of success with survival rates about ten percent better on average. However, according to NHS statistics just 1,009 living donor kidney transplants took place in the year preceding March 2012, with under 3,000 transplants taking place in total.

As donor shortages persist and those in need of dialysis or transplant increase (up 20 percent since 2006) Kidney Research UK made the announcement this year that kidney disease threatens to become a public health crisis in the near future. Nevertheless the technology will be a game changer. Can 3D printed organs live up to the hype? For illustration purposes only. No one can desktop 3D print a heart, yet. Far too many media blogs, general bloggers, and articles tout the impending emergence of a 3D printing organ industry that will alleviate our organ transplant crisis.

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney. Doctors want to put 3D printers on the surgeon's table. Scientists at Cornell University, led by Dr. Lawrence J. Bonasser, are pioneering a spinal surgery that sounds like something straight out of science fiction. Utilizing 3D printing techniques loaded with stem cell-infused bio-ink, they aim to repair the degenerative spinal discs of 30 million ailing Americans.

Dr. Bonasser himself was on hand at the New York Inside 3D printing expo to tell us about his fascinating studies. Dr. Imagine an operating room that looks something like a printing bay. This imagined reality is not so far off. In more extreme cases of spinal degeneration, Dr. National Geographic Known Universe S03E06 Print Tools. Behokh Khoshnevis Wants To 3D Print Your Next House. Giant 3D Printer Creates A Home In 20 Hours [Video]