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Research team uses 3-D printer to create synthetic nerve and organ tissues

By Faye Oney / May 9, 2017

Scientists at George Washington University are using 3-D printers to create substitute tissues to support damaged bone, cartilage, and neural tissue during the healing process. Their research could eventually help patients with damaged tissues heal more quickly.

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Video: 3-D-printed dreams—Additive manufacturing creates custom concrete castle

By April Gocha / December 21, 2016

Minnesota-based company Total Kustom has built a 3-D printer that can custom-print concrete into whole houses—even castles.

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Video: Ceramic materials gain momentum at international additive manufacturing exhibition

By April Gocha / November 30, 2016

At Formnext, a recent international exhibition in Germany all about additive manufacturing, ceramic materials had a strong presence on the show floor. TCT Magazine talked to some of the companies advancing additive manufacturing of ceramics at this year’s exhibition.

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Video: Oak Ridge Lab additively manufactures Guinness world record-breaking largest 3-D-printed object

By April Gocha / September 28, 2016

Oak Ridge National Lab (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) recently used its Big Additive Manufacturing Machine to shatter the Guinness world record for the largest 3-D-printed solid object.

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Patient stories inspire at Innovations in Biomedical Materials meeting

By April Gocha / August 2, 2016

Last weekend’s Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference in Chicago, Ill., brought together around 100 scientists, medical professionals, and biomedical technology manufacturers and marketers to discuss the latest findings on new materials for biomedical applications, with a focus on cross-pollination to develop emerging technologies into marketable biomedical products.

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Video: Improving 3-D printed ceramics with ‘fluid dosing and deposition’ technology

By Stephanie Liverani / July 13, 2016

Unfold, a design studio based in Antwerp, Belgium, is using fluid dosing and deposition 3-D printing technology to print highly detailed, evenly printed ceramic sculptures.

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Innovation on the ground—3-D printed shoes offer custom fit, perfect cushion

By April Gocha / March 11, 2016

Sportswear manufacturer adidas recently unveiled its concept for the most personalized pair of shoes yet—custom fitted, 3-D printed running shoe midsoles.

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Video: Solid Vibrations project 3-D-prints sound waves in ceramic pottery

By April Gocha / February 10, 2016

Artist Olivier van Herpt is harnessing the scientific power of audio in a new project experimenting with how sound intersects with a different medium: 3-D printed ceramics.

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Tethon 3D moves toward additive manufacturing stronger, harder ceramics with compression-enhanced 3-D printer

By April Gocha / January 4, 2016

Ceramic 3-D printing company Tethon 3D has filed a U.S. patent application for a new ceramic printer design that seeks to optimize additive manufacturing of ceramics.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 10, 2015

Logan Clay celebrates 125 years, Molycorp restructures to deal with debt, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 10, 2015.

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