Power Wheels are lots of fun, but if you want to get serious about e-racing, it’s time to check out Formula E. Now entering its second season, the racing...
In the Product Design & Development Brainstorm we talk with industry leaders to get their perspective on issues critical to the design engineering...
The 3D printer market is rapidly transforming, and nowhere is this more evident than in the metal 3D printing segment. Competition among the largest market...
Smart machines provide a number of benefits including increased fuel efficiency, better performance, and greater productivity. However, they can also present...
Creating a robot that perfectly mimics the natural hand gestures of humans has perplexed researchers for years. Now, a new project at MIT’s Computer Science...
Like most Hackerspaces, the Fair Use Building and Research (FUBAR) Labs is a sort of community center with tools. Established in 2009, it was formed as a non-...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re creating bendable, stretchable robotic fingers and exploring the top 11 challenges machine designers face. Also, in this month...
The media often portrays the present world as a war-torn planet on its way to self-destruction. Images of poverty, disease, violence, and civil unrest often...
With the addition of 3D printing to a designer’s arsenal, prototyping becomes quicker and easier. Current 3D printers can quickly create models from multiple...
While electronic capabilities double on an annual basis, battery energy density grows at only 12 percent. This divergence in capabilities creates a widening...
Each year, Ray Products releases an annual plastics manufacturing survey. More than 4,000 professionals at companies using plastics manufacturing across the U....
NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is a spacecraft planned to take astronauts farther than any human has ever gone before. The agency launched the...
It only took a quick tour of the show floor of the MD&M West conference to find signs that the nascent on-shoring/re-shoring movement is alive and...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re designing NASA’s next generation spacecraft and finding the right prototyping technique for you. Also, in this month’s...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re teaching robots to learn from humans and 3D printing an automated suturing device. Also, in this month’s Brainstorm we ask:...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re developing a multimodal drone and creating a tiny wearable that turns your thumbnail into a trackpad. Also, in this month’s...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re designing a marsupial robot for extreme environments and 3D printing a functional metal bridge. Also, in this month’s...
In this issue of PD&D, we're re-designing a luxury yacht and turning the human hand into a user interface with ...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re visualizing future passenger airplanes and enabling hands-free, eyes-free engine maintenance and inspection. Also, in this...
In this issue of PD&D, we’re developing intelligent underwater robots and validating designs on the living heart. Also, in this month’s Brainstorm we ask:...
In this issue of PD&D we're replacing the Humvee and unveiling a small robot for compact spaces. Also, in this month’s Brainstorm we ask: How does the...
In this edition of PD&D we are designing a firefighting robot and screening infants for hearing loss with a BPA-free hearing screener. Also, in this month’...
In this edition of PD&D we are launching the world’s first all-electric satellite and rolling mobility into the future with the Me-Mover. Also, in this...
In this edition of PD...
In this issue: Not in My House: Many people have expressed concerns about robots taking our jobs, and it has been a topic that has garnered heated conversation...
In this issue: The World’s Second Printed Car: The Strati only has 49 total components, but the chassis was printed as a single piece in 44 hours ...