Category Archives: UC San Diego

3D Printing news Sliced, Shining 3D, Autodesk, Sharebot and Mini

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced asks the following questions: How is 3D printing being used in post cancer surgery for dogs? How are rats and 3D bioprinting being used to repair damaged human diaphragms? How is 3D printing changing automotive design? All this and more from Dassault Systèmes, atum3D, The American Institute of […]

3D printing news Sliced New Balance, Thingiverse, UC San Diego

In a week full of CES 2018 announcements and patents, a number of 3D printing applications in education, business, research and medicine have flown under the radar. For today’s 3D printing news digest, we slice all the latest stories from companies including Renishaw, New Balance and Thingiverse, and research institutions such as Gerogia Tech and ETH Zurich. […]

3D printing news Sliced MIT, Kratzer, Rocket Lab, Nanoscribe, Relativity Space and Horizon Zero Dawn

Read on for an update on all the latest 3D printing news in design, research, applications and business news including Relativity Space’s test firing and detailed models from Horizon Zero Dawn. Also featured in this edition of Sliced: the University of California San Diego, Oxford Performance Materials, the 2nd World 3D Printing Olympiad, Fan Bingbing, Kitronik, America’s top […]

UC San Diego 3D prints world’s first sea turtle brace for rescued reptile

An injured Loggerhead sea turtle has been given a new lease of life thanks to a 3D printed brace manufactured by the Geisel Library Digital Media Lab at UC San Diego and fitted by staff at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. The brace, apparently the first of its kind in the […]

Robotic gripper made with 3D printing can hold, twist, and sense objects

3D printing and soft robotics have come together once again. This time it is in the form os a soft robotic gripper that can discern, grip and manipulate objects without being pre-programmed to do so. The device, developed by engineers and roboticists at the University of California, San Diego, utilizes a non-optical method of detection […]

UC San Diego presents 3D printed soft-robotic legs for all-terrain robot explorer

Engineers at UC San Diego’s Bioinspired Robotics and Design Lab have presented a paper demonstrating the use of 3D printing to make a robot capable …