University of Minnesota researchers create 3D printed bionic eye prototype

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The McAlpine Research Group from the University of Minnesota (UMN) has successfully 3D printed optoelectronic devices using polymer photodetectors on hemispherical surfaces. Zhuang Guo Sung Hyun Park university of minnesota

University of Minnesota researchers create 3D printed implant that restores function in spinal cord

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Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a prototype for a 3D-printed scaffold with living cells that could help restore some function to patients with spinal cord injuries. Research Ann Parr Conquer Paralysis Now Michael McAlpine university of minnesota3D printed scaffolds In a report titled “3D Printed Stem-Cell Derived Neural Progenitors Generate Spinal Cord Scaffolds”, the researchers demonstrate the process and benefits of a bioprinted […].

A Minnesota Couple Uses 3D Printing to Create Incredible Ice Structures

3D Design 3D Printing 3d print molds 3d printed ice molds 3d printed ice structures Ann and Ben Bednarz makerbot replicator 2 McGill University minnesota Pieter Sijpkes sketchup winter The last time it was this cold in the Midwest during February? Ulysses S. Grant was president. The February 2015 average temperature here in my home state, Michigan, was 14.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and according to... View the entire article via our website.

Minnesota Man 3D Prints a Real Castle – On to Printing a Full Size House Next

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Back in April, we broke a story about a Minnesota man, named Andrey Rudenko, who had been working on a 3D printer capable of printing in concrete. His ultimate goal was to 3D print a house in Minnesota.

Minnesota is Home to the World’s Largest Mustache: A 3D Printed, 11.5-Foot-Wide Monument to Men’s Health

3D Design 3D Printing large 3d print minnesota movember stratasys World's Largest MustacheThe World’s Largest Mustache looks like it could have been made by pop artist Claes Oldenburg, famous for his colossal sculptures of everyday objects like hamburgers, shuttlecocks, and pliers. View the entire article via our website.

Rapid Prototyping Services in Minnesota

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Looking for rapid prototyping services in Minnesota to transform an idea in your mind to a real, working product? Minnesota residents can choose from different types of rapid prototyping technologies to bring their vision to life. Minnesota-based rapid prototyping company Intech uses the following three technologies to build your prototypes quickly and cost effectively.

We’ve 3D Printed a Minnesota Wild Logo


3D Printed Minnesota Wild Logo The Minnesota Wild are still hanging on in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After upsetting the Colorado Avalanche, they are giving the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks a run for their money.

Breakthrough Technique 3D Prints Electronics or Cells Directly on Skin

The University of Minnesota is offering a glimpse of that future, though, as. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d bioprinting 3d printed cells 3d printed electronics bioprinting michael mcalpine University of MinnesotaWearable devices have come a long way, but nothing on the market today compares to what we might see in the future. View the entire article via our website.

Seemore the Sea Turtle Gets a 3D Printed Shell Upgrade

3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed animal prosthetic 3D printed animal prosthetics 3d printed turtle shell animal prostheses aquarium carapace Mall of America mall of america aquarium minnesota prosthetics prototyping Sea Life Sea Life Aquarium seemore turtle turtle shell University of Minnesota veterinary prosthetics

Breakthrough 3D Printed Bionic Eye Could Restore or Enhance Sight

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed bionic eye 3d printed electronics 3d printed eye 3d printed semiconductors University of MinnesotaFor a long time, blindness was an irreversible condition, and that’s still true about many forms of it. If a person’s eyes or vision are damaged badly enough, there’s only so much. View the entire article via our website.

3D printing brings researchers closer to bionic skin sensors and the future of wearable tech

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The McAlpine Research Group at the University of Minnesota's Department of Mechanical Engineering have released an article demonstrating a method for 3D printing tiny, multimaterial sensors. McAlpine Shuang-Zhuang Guo silver Sung Hyun Park university of minnesotaThe electronics. Research 3D printed stretchable material Aerotech AGS 1000 conductive Fanben Meng Kaiyan Qiu McAlpine Research Group Michael C.

Sub $400 3D prints electric sensing temporary tattoos for soldiers

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Scientists at the University of Minnesota (UMN) have 3D printed an electronic circuit on to the back of a human hand for the first time. Zhuang Guo Tessa Hirdler UMN university of minnesota wound care Xiaoxiao Fan Zhijie ZhuThough temporary, like lick n stick tattoos, this technology presents great potential for helping to heal wounds, gather advanced intelligence on the battlefield, and promote response in remote locations. “It would […].

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory makes 3D printed glass lenses breakthrough

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LLNL, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota and Oklahoma. 3D Printing 3d printed glass 3D printed silica 3D-Printed Transparent Glass Du Nguyen Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL Luxexcel Oklahoma State University Rebecca Dylla-Spears silica university of minnesotaCalifornian research facility Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has made a breakthrough with 3D printed transparent glass.

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Stratasys announces new Agilus 30 and Digital ABS Plus compatibility for J750 3D printer

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The Minnesota-based 3D printing company states that it is expanding the compatibility of its machine to provide “additional functionality and versatility” to prototyping and and custom tooling. Materials Agilus 30 Digital ABS Plus Minnesota PolyJet Shore A 30 Stratasys Stratasys J750 Zehavit ReisinStratasys has announced that its full-color J750 printer is now compatible with its recently released PolyJet materials, Agilus 30 and Digital ABS Plus.

Breakthrough 3D Printed Neural Scaffold Could Help Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries Regain Some Functions

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d bioprinting 3d print scaffolds 3d printed guides 3d printed spinal implant 3d printed surgical guide 3d printing silicone bioengineering cell scaffolding journal article research paper spinal surgery stem cells tissue scaffolding University of MinnesotaRight now, 285,000 people in the US suffer from spinal cord injuries, with roughly 17,000 new injuries each year.

Study Confirms Effectiveness of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing in Prevention of Heart Valve Complications

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed cardiac model 3d printed heart models 3d printed medical models 3d printed organ models cardiac health cardiac research paravalvular leak TAVR transcatheter aortic valve implantation transcatheter aortic valve replacement University of MinnesotaFor the millions of people diagnosed with heart valve disease every year, there are a few options for treatment.

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New research shows how a 3D printed digital patch can repair hearts

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Medical & Dental Brenda university of minnesota3D printing may hold the key to beating the primary cause of death in the U.S. heart disease. With almost a quarter of deaths.

Mayo Clinic Researchers Design 3D Printed Bioabsorbable Scaffold to Help Reconstruct ACL Ligaments and Deliver Time-Released Protein

Whenever I hear someone talk about the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, I know the discussion will gear towards extremely innovative medical procedures, research, and surgical tactics. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d print scaffolds 3d printed scaffolding 3d printed scaffolds 3d systems ACL anterior cruciate ligament implant journal article mayo clinic minnesota polypropylene porous scaffold research scaffolding solidworks tissue engineering

3D Printing News Briefs: September 18, 2018

We’re starting with a bit of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then a story about metal 3D printing, and then moving along with examples of some of the amazing and. View the entire article via our website.

U.S. Marine Corps improving squadron self-sufficiency with 3D printing

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Marine Corps university of minnesotaMarines with Combat Logistic Battalion 31 (CLB), part of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are using 3D printing to create spare parts. The 31st MEU deploys with little notice, as the need arises. The nature of their mission means that sending replacement parts around the world is not often feasible, something that leads […]. Transport 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Combat Logistic Battalion 31 Lt. Col Richard Rusnok Michael McAlpine Sgt.

US Military studies invertebrates for 3D printing active materials in robots

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Research 3D printed soft robotics Dr. Ed Habtour Prof Michael McAlpine soft robotics Solider university of minnesota US Army Research Laboratory US MilitaryThe US Military is seeking to harness the flexibility of invertebrate creatures to produce robots that benefit from less structural rigidity than what robotics currently allows for. The results suggest a 3D printed robotic squid may be among the next generation of military robots.

New 3D Printed Organ Models Don't Just Look Like Real Organs, They Feel and React Like Them Too

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed anatomical models 3d printed medical models 3d printed organ models 3d printed prostate 3D printed prostate model 3d printed sensors 3d printed surgical models silicone University of MinnesotaThere is plenty of evidence to show that 3D printed anatomical models greatly improve the outcomes of medical procedures. When surgeons can plan and practice an operation on a perfect 3D printed. View the entire article via our website.

Proto Labs reports record revenues in Q3, share price hits all time high

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Business John Way Minnesota Multi-jet Fusion 3D Proto Labs Stephen Nigro Victoria HoltIn 2017 Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) has been one of the top performing 3D printing investments. The global engineering and 3D printing service bureau has now reported record results and it’s share price is higher than early 2014, when market exuberance drove 3D printing equities to record levels Proto Labs’ Q3 financial returns show a quarterly […].

Researchers Develop Technique to 3D Print Flexible, Electronic Sensory Devices, Bringing Us One Step Closer to Printing on Human Skin

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3D printing news Sliced WAAM, Siemens, KIT, Europac 3D

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Nicolas Paulha Penn State Pictogrpahics Renishaw Siemens Siemens Turbine blades Sojitz Corporation tu delft University of Delaware university of minnesota WAAM wire-arc additive manufacturing Youngstown Business Incubator ZareSliced is 3D Printing Industry’s digest of all the latest additive manufacturing news features from around the world.

Researchers Use 3D Printing for Precise Control in Programmable Release Drug Delivery Capsules

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print drug delivery 3d printed biomedical technology 3d printed capsules 3d printed drugs michael mcalpine princeton research University of Minnesota Washington University in St. Science, research, and the technologies of the future go hand in hand–and lately we’ve seen their reach expanding and extending in ways none of us ever would have dreamed of. Nanotechnology is responsible for... View the entire article via our website.

Military Investigates Invertebrates as Model for 3D Printed Active Materials for Robots

3D Printers 3D Printing Robotics Science & Technology 3d printing in the military 3d printing materials science Army Research Laboratory extreme mechanics letters flexible robots freeform fabrication platform invertebrate invertebrates military military 3d printing next-generation 3d printer octopus robotics soft actuators soft DEA soft robotics soft robots Solider the Solider University of MinnesotaThe octopus is an amazing creature.

3D Printing Helps Create Patch that Reduces Heart Failure

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed cardiac patch 3d printed scaffold 3d printed scaffolds cardiomyocytes Circulation Research endothelial cells heart heart attack heart failure modulated raster scanning stem cells tissue scaffold tissue-engineered scaffold UAB University of Alabama Birmingham University of MinnesotaHeart failure affects approximately 6 million adults in the United States and is a contributing cause in one of every nine deaths.

ORNL's Project AME, First Fully Functional 3D Printed Excavator, Unveiled at Las Vegas Expo

There’s 3D printed Lego construction equipment…and then there’s Project AME, the first fully functional, full-size 3D printed excavator in the world. We have been following Project. View the entire article via our website.

According to Doctors, The Future May Include 3D Printed Parts for Hearts

3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d print heart disease 3d printed cardiac models 3d printed heart 3d printed heart models Adam Feinberg cardiac research cardiology cardiovascular disease Carnegie Mellon University Feroze Mahmood Harvard Medical School Paul Iaizzo University of MinnesotaLife expectancy for the average American is at an all-time high right now. Currently, that’s around 79 years, but many, many people are living longer than that. The oldest person alive today is.

World’s First 3D Printed Excavator to Debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017

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Proto Labs – Ready for Take Off

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At the same time, the University of Minnesota aerospace engineering student is well grounded about the challenges he and the student rocketry group he established face in achieving their goal of flying a rocket. By Proto Labs | Case Studies.

World’s First 3-D Printed Excavator on Display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE

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The group is working with research teams from Georgia Tech and The University of Minnesota to convert the current excavator design to one that is conducive to and takes full advantage of 3D manufacturing.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Lab breakthrough in 3D printing of glass

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A team of LLNL researchers, along with scientists from the University of Minnesota and Oklahoma State University , report the creation of 3D-printed transparent glass components in the latest issue of Advanced Materials , published online April 28. By Jeremy Thomas | | LLNL.

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Student Engineering Team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wins Excavator Cab of the Future Design Contest

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CCEFP is working with research teams from Georgia Tech and The University of Minnesota to convert the current excavator design to one that is conducive to and takes full advantage of 3D manufacturing.

3D Printed Silicone Nerve Repair Guide

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This research was led by University of Minnesota mechanical engineering professor Michael McAlpine. Scientists developed a new 3d printing technology where they use printed silicone guides to regrow damaged nerves. It could help large number of disabled people.

Mayo Clinic Finds 3D Printing Essential Moving Medicine Forward for Complex Surgeries

It began in 1863 as the medical practice of William Worral Mayo in Rochester, Minnesota and under the direction of. The Mayo Clinic is probably the single most famous medical facility in the world. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed medical models materialise mayo clinic medical models medical practice preplanning surgical prep surgical preplanning

Proto Labs reports record revenue for first quarter of 2017

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NYSE:PRLB), a manufacturing bureau headquartered in Minnesota has reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017 ending March 31st. Proto Labs Inc. Highlights of. 3D Printing Proto Labs

Tooling Systems Manufacturer Wilson Tool International Introduces New 3D Printing Division

Minnesota-based Wilson Tool International, the largest independent manufacturer in the world of. More and more these days, we’re seeing applications for 3D printing in the tooling sector. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3d print tooling 3d printed tooling 3d printing business news additive manufacturing tooling Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) grown plastic Wilson Tool Additive

Protolabs Sees That "3D Printing Has Evolved" as Part of Manufacturing Suite

Minnesota-based Protolabs traces its history back to 1999, when the company was founded with a vision to provide a solution to slash the time needed for injection molded plastic prototypes, thus. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Exclusive Interviews 3d printing interview 3d printing interviews acquisitions exclusive interview Peter Douglass proto labs Protolabs SOLIDWORKS World 2018