Global climate change is associated with inhospitable aridness and torrential hurricanes alike. As the planet's surface warms, the atmosphere sequesters more moisture and creates drought conditions. Then, when storms do hit, the rainfall and its impacts can be monstrous. Humans need durable shelters at any time, but this need is growing as climate change forces the migration of … [Read more...] about 3D Printing Making the Next Storm-Resistant Home
How Realistic Are 3D-Printed Homes on Mars?
Captain Kirk called space the final frontier on "Star Trek" in the 1960s. Decades later, humans remain fascinated with outer space and have brought up the possibility of living somewhere beyond Earth. Titan, Europa, and other moons have conditions that could support human life. However, the primary target for scientists has been Mars. And, it appears that life on Mars could … [Read more...] about How Realistic Are 3D-Printed Homes on Mars?
Digital Manufacturing Week
Digital Manufacturing Week brings the manufacturing sector together to help businesses at all stages of their digital transformation, arming them with real insights from the industry we've been at the heart of for almost 30 years.' ' Driven by expert content, valuable peer to peer interaction and the best solutions available, every year Digital Manufacturing Week, produced by … [Read more...] about Digital Manufacturing Week
How Technology is Saving Our Planet In A Way We Never Expected
The Earth is the only planet in our solar system that has life on it, and humans are playing a large part in how our planet looks. We use technology to help us do things better and more efficiently to save energy, meaning that even if we live on the best green living planet possible, we still might not make a difference. Pollution is also growing as each year passes by, which … [Read more...] about How Technology is Saving Our Planet In A Way We Never Expected
3D Printing for Ergonomic Design in Manufacturing Facilities
Workplace ergonomics are extremely important, especially for workers in manufacturing facilities. The repetitive motions these workplaces may require can easily lead to stress, strain, and musculoskeletal disorders that may require weeks of rest for a full recovery. With 3D printing, it may be possible to custom-create ergonomic equipment and tools that make working in … [Read more...] about 3D Printing for Ergonomic Design in Manufacturing Facilities