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Towards Sustainable 'Biofriendly' Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 2 of 3)

Equipped with 11 bio-inspired design strategies borrowed from the natural world, the class spent the fall semester developing promising avenues for the development of high performance 3D printing... Read more

How Nature Makes Things: Relevant Bio-Inspired Approaches

Additive manufacturing shows great promise for making things in a way that more closely resembles natural form, but some of the below strategies are worth investigating to reduce or eliminate... Read more

Towards Sustainable ‘Biofriendly’ Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3)

As the additive manufacturing industry grows and extends its reach, it becomes important to ask a number of related health, safety, and environmental questions. Read more