• 3D Printed Open Source Automated Feeding System

    Katrina Nguyen is currently a Biomedical Engineering graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University studying motor neuroscience research. Katrina designed an open source automated feeding system that aims to help researchers better monitor the daily intake of laboratory...

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  • 3D Printed Composite Keyboard Switch Prototype

    Researchers Alec Peery and Dušan Sorma at Ohio University have been exploring a mechanical keyboard concept with a 3D-printed dampener built in, to avoid typing injuries. In fact the average computer user applies two to seven times...

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  • InfiniTouch is the First Fully Touch Sensitive Smartphone

    German researchers from Universtiy of Stuttgart and Regensburg have recently created InfiniTouch, a prototype device which allows you to interact with both sides of the smartphone. InfiniTouch takes two LG Nexus 5 phones, and morphs them into one...

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  • Shedding Light: when Open Source serves the research in biology and bioengineering

    The open source movement has facilitated the development of low cost and easy-to-use technologies for scientific settings. A study published in PLOS ONE describes the creation of a novel multi-fluorescence imaging system from readily available, low cost components. “Fluorescence...

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  • Microsoft’s AirSim Now Includes Car Simulation

    Earlier this year, Microsoft open-sourced “AirSim” (Aerial Informatics and Robotics), a high-fidelity system, for testing the safety of artificial intelligence systems. Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence-based research project now includes car simulation which will further help advance the research...

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  • Come and Visit Maker Faire Rome 2017 on December 1st-3rd

    Maker Faire Rome 2017 is coming, only a few weeks before the start of the 5th Edition of this amazing event. Maker Faire Rome is the fair where you can see with your own eyes the digital...

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  • FlyPi: 3D Printed, Low Cost and Open Source Lab Equipment

    The pursuit of neuroscience can be costly, particularly when it comes to lab equipment. Costs of commercially-available solutions can easily run into the tens or even hundreds of thousands; as a result, top-level research and training often...

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  • Maker Faire Rome: You’re all invited to the Europe’s biggest Innovation event!

    Organized by the Rome Chamber of Commerce, through its special concern Innova Camera, MFR aims to refocus the debate on innovation. It is the fair where business, education, and consumers mix to create a magic alchemy: a...

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  • 3D printed microscope for waterborne diseases prevention!

    Scientists from Cambridge University have developed a 3D printable microscope that can be used to test water. The device uses a Raspberry Pi and a tiny camera, and is currently being tested by British charity Oxfam, which...

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  • Disney Research is 3d Printing Teddy Bears

    Super cool development thanks to Disney Research: 3d printing soft fibers: This paper considers the design, construction, and example use of a new type of 3D printer which fabricates three-dimensional objects from soft fibers (wool and wool...

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  • Swiss invests Millions in a new digital fabrication Research Centre

    The success of Digital Fabrication techniques The centre will be hosted at ETH Zurich, which will contribute an additional CHF15 million as the lead institution; EPFL, EMPA, and the Bern University of Applied Sciences will also partner on the project....

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  • 3-D printing a Fully functional loudspeaker at Cornell University

    From the team that previusly printed a replica of the Vail Register telegraph: Cornell researchers have 3-D printed a working loudspeaker, seamlessly integrating the plastic, conductive and magnetic parts, and ready for use almost as soon as it comes...

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  • Advanced experiments in 4-D Printing in Boulder

    Researchers led by H. Jerry Qi, an associate professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, is using heat and mechanical pressure to transform flat objects into three-dimensional structures. They printed an unfolded box with glassy polymer fibers...

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  • Ambient backscatter promises battery-free communications

    University of Washington created a wireless communication system that allows devices to interact by harvesting power from the environment.. See the complete paper here: http://www.theengineer.co.uk/Journals/2013/08/14/u/g/g/comm153-liu.pdf Using so-called ambient backscatter, these devices can reportedly interact with users and communicate with...

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  • ReUSE a 90% Recyclable Printed Circuit Assembly

    ReUSE Project: Development of a 90% Recyclable Printed Circuit Assembly via ReUSE – YouTube.

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  • Survey on the Maker movement and Fablabs

    Help research on the Maker movement and Fablabs Because you attend fab labs we are inviting you to participate in this research study by completing the attached surveys. Thank you for taking the time to assist us...

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