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Olo – the smartphone 3D printer

When looking at all the apps that help us get organized, loose weight, navigate and connect, it’s easy to think: Smartphones can do anything. But 3D printing? The sophisticated technology that was decades in the making before it became mainstream? Well, as it turns out, yes, even 3D printing.

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Future Links CW 10: Future Technologies Edition

What does the future of printing technologies look like? With our future links we provide exciting insights covering topics such as liquid nano printing, silver nanowires for printed electronics, stretchable circuits made by inkjet printers, curved displays for iPhone 8 and the scalable production of conductive graphene inks.

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Printed electronics keep shirts cool – literally

Cranking up the heat or the air conditioner have been common responses to changes in temperature for decades. But what if the microclimate could be controlled at the individual level? What if clothing had the capacity to become automatically thinner or thicker if the surroundings heated up or cooled down? Researchers at UC San Diego are exploring how printed electronics could help achieve this.

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