medical

Facial Security Cracked by 3D Printing and Facebook Pics

August 31, 2016

In the past few years, facial security systems have been universally viewed as the ideal solution to boost digital security by effectively verifying the authentication of users on digital platforms. As a result, many sectors have been embracing biometric technology and incorporating the same into their various security systems. This has been especially true for […]

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BMW Uses 3D Printing to Improve Olympic Swimmers

August 17, 2016

BMW make cars – that makes sense right? However, there appears to be more to the famous luxury auto company than just cars. BMW is now using 3D printing to improve USA swimmers. How cool! While it’s not the only brand that is using some form of 3D printing technology to enhance the performance of […]

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Tiny 3D Printed Lens is Smaller Than a Grain of Salt

July 20, 2016

3D printing keeps on making history over and over. This time the technology has led to the debut of the world’s smallest lens. And yes – I’m talking about a grain of salt kind of small. German scientists have just recently created what is now considered the world’s tiniest lens using 3D printing. The lens […]

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MIT Convert MRI Scans into 3D Printed Models in Hours

January 4, 2016

Surgery on sensitive organs like the heart and brain carry immense risk; one mistake on the part of the surgeon can mean death for his patient. That is why modern imaging techniques like MRI and CT Scans are so important in planning for surgery as they inform surgeons about what they’re going to find in the […]

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Melbourne Researchers 3D Print Brain Tissue

December 20, 2015

One of the most remarkable applications of 3D printing is tissue bioprinting. The ability to 3D print living human tissues from stem cells not only opens doors for direct experimentation on human tissue but also provides hope to transplant patients. We’ve already told you how several large companies like Organovo and Advanced Solutions are working hard to […]

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What is 4D printing?

August 19, 2015

Over the course of the 30 years since its invention, 3D printing has earned the reputation of being an unpredictable technology. It surprises us every other day with novel prospects we couldn’t previously imagine. Indeed, who could possibly predict things like 3D Printed Food and Additive Manufactured Houses a decade ago? Yet, today, thanks to 3D printing, they’re a […]

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