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This is a guest post by Victor Babbitt - thank you Victor for sharing your work with us. Light is much harder to handle than electricity. How do we transfer large amounts of light over distances and around many corners? ...

liquid core light guides :: piping light around corners

Ceramics & Glass, Research, Techniques

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Update: see Joe's comment below with information about an open source filament extruder/recycler. Thanks Joe! If you haven't yet, check out this great blog post on recycling of 3D printing materials by i.materialise's ...

recycling 3D printing materials

Research

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Researchers at Europe’s Atomic Energy Commission, in France, have shown that vibrations from raindrops can generate enough energy to operate certain low power wireless sensors. The findings could help improve networks ...

power from raindrops

Research

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UK based company Polymertronics are developing band aids incorporating light-emitting diodes that can be used to treat skin cancer in combination with light-sensitive drugs. The band aids contain organic light-emitting ...

photodynamic therapy

Research