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A new way to print electrical circuits – Northwestern Now

Within 15 minutes of meeting Mark Hersam, PhD, a renowned nanotechnology expert and professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University, Ethan Secor knew he wanted to work with him. Secor, a fifth year materials science and engineering PhD candidate, didn’t have a project in mi…

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Contour Crafting Wins NASA Prize For Revolutionary 3D Printed Building Tech

Contour Crafting has won a major design prize for its ability to 3D print large-scale structures directly from architectural computer-aided design (CAD) projects.

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Ekocycle 3D printer uses recycled plastic bottles as component in filament cartridges

Cubify has announced that it will be selling a $1199 printer later this year called the Ekocycle Cube 3D Printer-it will be using recycled PET plastic bottles as one component in its filament cartridges-a single cartridge will hold the equivalent of three 20oz. bottles, making up 25 percent of its content.

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3D Printer Cleared for August Launch to Space Station

A 3D printer has passed its final set of NASA checks, clearing the way for the device to launch toward the International Space Station in August. A series of trials at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama has verified that the 3D printer – developed by California-based startup Made