News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en Unique “Green” Approach Reinvents Auto-Manufacturing Methodology http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology <div class="node-body article-body">Would you believe that this car with a 3D-printed chassis outperforms other traditionally-manufactured cars?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology#comments 3D Printing Manufacturing Equipment News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:55:00 +0000 50051 at http://machinedesign.com Placenta-on-a-Chip lets Researchers Better Understand Pregnancy http://machinedesign.com/medical/placenta-chip-lets-researchers-better-understand-pregnancy <div class="node-body article-body">A placenta-on-a chip mimics the structure and function of the placenta on a microscopic scale, including the transfer of nutrients from the mother to the fetus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/placenta-chip-lets-researchers-better-understand-pregnancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/placenta-chip-lets-researchers-better-understand-pregnancy#comments Medical News Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:06:00 +0000 49811 at http://machinedesign.com RAPID 2015’s 3D Art Gallery http://machinedesign.com/news/rapid-2015-s-3d-art-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body">Images from RAPID’s 2015 art gallery</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/rapid-2015-s-3d-art-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/rapid-2015-s-3d-art-gallery#comments News Gallery Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:12:00 +0000 49761 at http://machinedesign.com A View from the RAPID Prototyping Show Floor http://machinedesign.com/gallery/view-rapid-prototyping-show-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In May, Machine Design attended the 2015 RAPID Prototyping Show in Long Beach, Calif., where companies from around the world demonstrated 3D printed cars, rockets, medical devices, and even a 14-foot, 2,000-pound, fully animated monster.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/gallery/view-rapid-prototyping-show-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/gallery/view-rapid-prototyping-show-floor#comments News Gallery Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:54:00 +0000 49591 at http://machinedesign.com Diving Robots Coordinate to Explore Ocean Depths http://machinedesign.com/robotics/diving-robots-coordinate-explore-ocean-depths <div class="node-body article-body">By replacing divers with robots that can coordinate to conduct specific tasks, future expeditions will experience reduced cost, effort, time, and resources for detailed ocean exploration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/diving-robots-coordinate-explore-ocean-depths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/diving-robots-coordinate-explore-ocean-depths#comments Technologies Robotics News Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:19:00 +0000 49511 at http://machinedesign.com <p>&nbsp;A team member launches an Iver&nbsp;autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). On the rear is the transceiver, fins, and thruster.&nbsp;</p> Photo courtesy of Schmidt Ocean Institute/Logan Mock Bunting Enclosure Cooler Packs More Cooling in Compact Package http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/enclosure-cooler-packs-more-cooling-compact-package <div class="node-body article-body">TECA Crop.’s AHP-690- thermoelectric cooler keeps equipment and instruments at peak operating temperatures inside enclosures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/enclosure-cooler-packs-more-cooling-compact-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/enclosure-cooler-packs-more-cooling-compact-package#comments What's Inside? Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:01:00 +0000 49421 at http://machinedesign.com Course Offers Hands-On Learning for Rapid-Prototyping Methods http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/course-offers-hands-learning-rapid-prototyping-methods <div class="node-body article-body"><p>MIT Professional Education is offering a short program for <a href="http://web.mit.edu/professional/short-programs/courses/rapid_prototyping_technology.html" target="_blank">Rapid Prototyping Technology</a> that teaches students the benefits and limitations of rapid-prototyping fabrication methods.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/course-offers-hands-learning-rapid-prototyping-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/course-offers-hands-learning-rapid-prototyping-methods#comments 3D Printing News Wed, 27 May 2015 21:15:00 +0000 49151 at http://machinedesign.com Spinning Ahead on a Lubrication-Free Ball Bearing http://machinedesign.com/bearings/spinning-ahead-lubrication-free-ball-bearing <div class="node-body article-body">This new ball bearing design uses a simple trick to eliminate cages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/spinning-ahead-lubrication-free-ball-bearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/spinning-ahead-lubrication-free-ball-bearing#comments Bearings News Tue, 26 May 2015 15:16:00 +0000 49101 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Coo Space&#39;s ball bearing (on right) spins 10 times longer without lubrication than a traditional ball bearing (on left).</p> 6 CAD Apps Every Mobile User Should Know http://machinedesign.com/cad/6-cad-apps-every-mobile-user-should-know <div class="node-body article-body">For the engineer on the go, here is a must-have list of mobile CAD apps, what each can do, and a glimpse at the future of this segment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/6-cad-apps-every-mobile-user-should-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/6-cad-apps-every-mobile-user-should-know#comments CAD News Thu, 21 May 2015 19:39:00 +0000 49051 at http://machinedesign.com An Unlikely Patient Undergoes da Vinci Surgery http://machinedesign.com/medical/unlikely-patient-undergoes-da-vinci-surgery <div class="node-body article-body">Poor little guy</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/unlikely-patient-undergoes-da-vinci-surgery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/unlikely-patient-undergoes-da-vinci-surgery#comments Technologies Medical News Wed, 20 May 2015 21:15:00 +0000 49011 at http://machinedesign.com