Category: Research


The First 3D Printed Electric Vehicle

Designer and architect Michael Curry of Kansas City, Missouri has created a fully 3D printed electric vehicle, which he claims is the country’s first. Weighing in at 70 pounds, the electric vehicle is essentially a…


Cotton-Based 3D Printer Challenge

InnoCentive, an innovation and crowdsourcing company, has posted a challenge from an investor who is looking for a way to create a 3D printer that prints using cotton. InnoCentive connects seekers such as commercial enterprises,…


New Heat-Resistant Bioplastic Material for 3D Printing

Taiwan-based Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has created a heat-resistant, food-grade bioplastic material. For the past eight years, the researchers at ITRI have worked to produce a material that can hold up to higher temperatures,…