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Beau Jackson
Beau Jackson
Writer based in London, originally from Yorkshire. Fan of lab-on-a-chip technology, microfluidics, scanning, tech-inspired art and 3D Benchy.

The UAE's second largest airline Etihad Airways, has displayed what is tipped to be the region's "first 3D printed aircraft interior part". 3D printed plastic frames used to house monitors installed in the back of passenger seats [...]

Researchers in the departments of Mechanical, and Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield in the UK, have demonstrated an alternative technique for 3D printing metal. Termed ‘Diode Area Melting’, the [...]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GE Additive (NYSE:GE) headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut. The collaboration between the two companies focuses on developing tech [...]

Russian construction company Renca, has developed an eco-friendly cement for 3D printing. According to the manufacturers, production of the material, known as géobéton (geoconcrete or geocement), reduces carbon dioxide emissions b [...]

Researching ways to make smart materials capable of autonomous, and often sensory, behaviour The Ke Functional Materials Group at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, has 3D printed a polymer capable of lifting up to 15 ti [...]

Aerospace manufacturer BAE Systems (LON:BA) headquartered in London, UK, has released research into the future of aircraft "safety, aerodynamics and fuel efficiency." Conducted with City University of London, the research looks in [...]

Innovative engineering company Renishaw (LON:RSW) with expertise in metal additive manufacturing, is an avid supporter of education. At the beginning of March 2017, the UK based company expanded its Gloucestershire base with 45 en [...]

On 22nd March 2017, the US Supreme Court judged on a case of copyright law that may have implications for the law over 3D printed objects. The court case is a disagreement between two companies that make cheerleader uniforms, and [...]

Are 3D printed pills the future? We visited a London laboratory to find out. Established by academics from University College London (UCL) in 2014, FabRx is a company seeking commercialize 3D printed medicines and devices. On the [...]

Scan the World is a project founded by Jonathan Beck in 2014. In his own words, Jonathan explains it as "a community built initiative archiving objects of cultural significance from across the globe." All objects are created using [...]