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3D printing helps Better Walk to design and build a better crutch

After Partha Unnava spent a summer on crutches after breaking his ankle playing basketball, he knew that things had to change. While on crutches he experienced severe underarm pain and asked other people he knew on crutches if they experienced the same problems as he did. After hearing nearly e...

3D printed muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command

Cell-based soft robotic devices could help us to design machines and systems that can sense and respond to complex environmental signals. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated on Wednesday a class of 3D printed walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and con...

Australian miner to investigate graphene use in 3D printing

Graphite miner Kibaran Resources has partnered with a 3D printing company to investigate opportunities for the application of graphite and graphene in the fast growing 3D printing market. The 3D printing industry is evolving rapidly. A key development underway is the application of graphene in...