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Biomedical engineer develops techniques to help preserve, improve eyesight

An early fascination with the eye, born partly out of a desire to learn why her own eyesight was poor, has helped Noel Ziebarth conduct successful research into the most valued of the senses. The odd-looking devices made 7-year-old Noel Ziebarth a bit nervous.  . They...

Space Force Eyes Orbiting 3D Printers, Satellite Tow Trucks

The hardest thing about space is getting there.  . A 2016 estimate, using the SpaceX Dragon capsule on a Falcon 9 rocket, put the cost at $9,100 per pound. So the Pentagon is looking at ways to reduce the bill, including putting 3D printers into orbit to repair...

Greek Man Building 3D Printed House in Germany

Giorgos Staikos, who grew up in a family of builders and woodworkers in the area around the Greek city of Drama, plans to build an entirely 3D-printed home in the German city of Beckum.  . If successful, the 38-year-old claims it would be the first inhabitable...

Behind the smile: 3D technologies used in arts practice-led research into facial nerve paralysis

Facial nerve paralysis “I guess there was a feeling of inadequacy, I always felt inadequate as a person. I think that’s very human, just very, unashamedly human. Where I used to see something wrong with that, I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that anymore.”  ....

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