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3D-printed nuclear reactor promises faster, more economical path to nuclear energy

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are refining their design of a 3D-printed nuclear reactor core, scaling up the additive...

Quantum Hall effect ‘reincarnated’ in 3D topological materials

U.S. and German physicists have found surprising evidence that one of the most famous phenomena in modern physics — the quantum Hall effect —...

A new method allows anyone to print interactive 3D objects

Slowly but surely, pretty much everything is being printed on 3-D printers. Eyeglasses, buildings, hearing aids – even new hip bones – can now...

Researchers built a high-resolution 3D map of the whole mouse brain

After three years of intensive data-gathering and careful drawing, the mapmakers’ work was complete. The complex terrain they charted, with all its peaks, valleys and...

3D-printable medical mask inspired by the nasal structures of animals

A multi-institution team, including a Cornell researcher, has received a National Science Foundation grant to design an open-source, 3D-printable medical mask inspired by the...

Unprecedented 3D images of live cells plus details of molecules inside

The insides of living cells can be seen in their natural state in greater detail than ever before using a new technique developed by...

Novel 3D imaging technology to make fluorescence microscopy more efficient

Scientists have been using fluorescence microscopy to study the inner workings of biological cells and organisms for decades. However, many of these platforms are...

Researchers 3D-print minerals in order to better predict fracture formation

Cracks are everywhere, and they often mean trouble. In the foundation of your house, in your windshield, in the tectonic plates below your feet....

Researchers design 3D-printed diffuser to treat COVID-19 patients

Texas A&M University, through its unique Engineering Medicine (EnMed) partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital, is stepping up to help the health care system keep...

Smartphone videos produce highly realistic 3D face reconstructions

Normally, it takes pricey equipment and expertise to create an accurate 3D reconstruction of someone’s face that’s realistic and doesn’t look creepy. Now, Carnegie...

Capturing 3D microstructures in real time

Modern scientific research on materials relies heavily on exploring their behavior at the atomic and molecular scales. For that reason, scientists are constantly on...

A 3-D-printed brain could make it easier to find cancer treatments

Glioblastoma is the deadliest form of brain tumor—less than 10 percent of people who are diagnosed with it will survive more than five years. A...

Engineers 3D print soft, rubbery brain implants

The brain is one of our most vulnerable organs, as soft as the softest tofu. Brain implants, on the other hand, are typically made...

Researchers use 3D printing, sensors to create models for hydropower testing

Hydropower developers must consider many factors when it comes time to license a new project or renew an existing one: How can environmental impacts...

Engineers has boosted the performance of 3D inductor technology

Engineers has boosted the performance of 3D inductor technology, Smaller is better in terms of microchips, the researchers said, and with 3D components from...

Reversible conversion of 3D lipid vesicles into 2D ultra-thin nanosheets

Reversible conversion of 3D lipid vesicles into 2D ultra-thin nanosheets, The astonishing amount of the latest technology and new technical applications goes hand in...

New method records the movement of millions of molecules in 3D...

A new method records the movement of millions of molecules in 3D in real-time, The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, wages war in our...

3D-Printed Plastics With High Performance Electrical Circuits

Rutgers engineers have embedded high performance electrical circuits inside 3D-printed plastics.

Scientists create brain-mimicking environment to grow 3D tissue models of brain...

A team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models of pediatric and adult brain cancers in a brain-mimicking microenvironment,...

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