3D printing

Are mini-microscopes and disposable robots conquering the labs of the future?

Are mini-microscopes and disposable robots conquering the labs of the future?

Professor Dr Peter Pott and his team turn to 3D printers to successfully realize his vision of “high end at low cost” medical devices.

Biosensor detects COVID-19 antibodies in seconds

Biosensor detects COVID-19 antibodies in seconds

An advanced nanomaterial-based biosensing platform detects antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 within seconds.

3D printed smart gel changes shape

3D printed smart gel changes shape

Engineers have created a 3D printed smart gel that changes shape when exposed to light and becomes an "artificial muscle".

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Covid-19 gave many of these predictions for 2020 an entirely new spin: while some of the hyped trends turned out to play only bit-parts others became box-office hits in the new normal.

3D printed morphing nozzle control fiber orientation

3D printed morphing nozzle control fiber orientation

Researchers have developed a morphing nozzle for additive manufacturing of fiber‐filled composite materials that hold promise for “4D printing” applications.

A new combined process for 3D printing

A new combined process for 3D printing

Scientists have developed a way to integrate liquids directly into materials during the 3D printing process.

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3D printed ultra-low-cost hearing aid

Using a device that could be built with a dollar's worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can't afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related hearing loss.

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