NASA is looking for its newest crew to live inside a 3D-printed Mars

Volunteers will live in a 1,700-square-foot module, 3D printed by ICON, called Mars Dune Alpha. The habitat will simulate the “challenges of a mission on Mars,” as the crew will have to handle resource limitations, equipment failure, communiticate delays, and other environmental stressors, NASA said. (August 2021)


3D Printing Gel

The exciting new fields of both 3-dimensional printing and gelation/thermogelation allow for new opportunities in biomedical research—including the capacity to generate custom cell scaffolds, and potentially fabricate tissues, by placing cells where they are desired in a medium that supports their growth.

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The affordable 3D-printed home that could transform African urbanization

A joint venture involving CDC Group and the European building materials multinational LafargeHolcim, is 3D-printing house Called 14Trees, it has operations in Malawi and Kenya, and is able to build a 3D-printed house in just 12 hours at a cost of under $10,000.