education

First Test Runs of the OpenRC Formula 1 Car

February 10, 2016

A few days ago I published an article about Fitting the Electrics to my Open RC F1 Car. Fitting the electrics so the car was fully functional wasn’t too difficult, but finding a place to put all the components and wires so it was neat and tidy was tricky. My temporary solution to this little problem […]

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Fitting the Electronics to the OpenRC F1 Car Build

February 6, 2016

At the end of my Last Blog Post about this OpenRC F1 car build, I mentioned that I was about to pick up some of the electronics for the car. I’d sourced them from two UK distributors and the first parcel was waiting for me at the Post Office. Well, it turns out that the second parcel […]

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Building the OpenRC Formula 1 Car Rolling Chassis

January 27, 2016

If you’ve read my Last F1 Project Article you’ll know that up to this point I’ve already 3D printed some of the front steering and suspension parts. I’ve also taken delivery of the nuts, bolts and screws I ordered, along with lots of new PLA plastic from colorFabb. The natural next step for me now is to […]

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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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Introduction to 3D Modeling with OpenSCAD

November 20, 2015

Purchasing a 3D printer can be quite a big financial commitment and for many people it’s not going to happen any time soon. Should this stop you from becoming involved in 3D printing? Certainly not, because while you’re saving for your first printer you can still design and invent your own products and you can […]

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Boy Arrested for Hoax Bomb Gets 3D Printer from Microsoft

October 20, 2015

It’s not every day that a 9th grade student gets escorted out of school in cuffs with an Alpha police team standing on guard right? Well, Ahmed Mohamed has a whole different story to tell. Ahmed, who lives in Irving Texas with his family, recently appeared at MacArthur High School on a Monday morning rather […]

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