Elizabeth Montalbano has been a professional journalist covering the telecommunications, technology and business sectors since 1998. Prior to her work at Design News, she has previously written news, features and opinion articles for Phone+, CRN (now ChannelWeb), the IDG News Service, Informationweek and CNNMoney, among other publications. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she also has lived and worked in Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco and New York City. She currently resides in Lagos, Portugal. Elizabeth has a bachelor's degree in English/Communications from De Sales University and a master's degree from Arizona State University in creative writing.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have successfully 3D-printed aerospace-grade carbon fiber composites, which one researcher called the “ultimate material” for its combination of being both lightweight and strong as well as its wide potential for use
An unlikely pairing between construction machine manufacturing Caterpillar and OSF Healthcare in Illinois is helping doctors perform complex heart surgeries by modeling a patient’s heart using 3D printing.