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  • New Robot 3D Prints Sand Structures

    Students from Spain print sand castles, and other architectural formations, including load-bearing sand walls and bottom-bearing sand stools.

  • A Round-Up of Cloud-Based Software for Architects and Designers

    Going to the cloud is becoming more viable for practitioners as the array of modeling programs and tools expands.

  • Energy Savings for Rent

    A new flat-plate solar system available for lease allows green-minded homeowners to cash in on energy savings without the cost of a traditional long-term commitment.

  • Taking Client, Talent Sourcing Technology to Market

    A new online platform bypasses the visuals to match building contractors and architects with project bids or extra talent. But the bootstrapped venture is running against a crowded market and an industry lukewarm to extra tech.

  • Robotic Jellyfish Made from Plastic and Rat Muscle

    Biology, engineering, materials science, and design come together to make a rat-muscle-based, synthetic, swimming jellyfish, Blaine Brownell reports.

  • Researchers Confirm Existence of Dark Matter

    Scientists at the University of Michigan discovered a filament of dark matter that connects two galaxies, Blaine Brownell reports, giving evidence to the previously undetectable skeleton that imparts structure to the universe.

  • Gehry Technologies Launches GTeam for the AEC Industry

    This cloud-based collaboration program allows anyone with a Web browser to view 2D and 3D files without the native software.

  • 3D-Printing Vasculature with Sugar

    Inspired by the "Body Worlds" exhibit, University of Pennsylvania postdoctoral fellow Jordan Miller thought of the idea to 3D print freestanding vascular networks separately from other tissues, Blaine Brownell reports.

  • Sleeper House Revamped for the Digital Age

    The home where Woody Allen shot his sci-fi comedy has once again been brought into the future.

  • When Our Technology Senses Us

    Zoomimicry, or the emulation of animal behaviors, is making our technology more lifelike than ever, Blaine Brownell writes. It’s a powerful concept that will help bridge humans and our tools, but will we be able to overcome our fears and embrace it?