3D Printing

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Health & Medicine

3D printing medical equipment for COVID-19

The 3D printing space thrives on open source collaboration, and is proving ideal for designing and prototyping customised solutions for medical personal protective equipment

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Health & Medicine

Five ways 3D printing is changing medicine

3D printing technology is set to revolutionise medicine from prosthetics and tissue engineering, to customised medicines that are manufactured on demand

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Sciences & Technology

How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves

A new 3D printed gel that can heal like living tissue, and change form in response to environments, has myriad applications from fixing cracked phone screens to adaptive camouflage

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Sciences & Technology

Made Possible By Melbourne

Restoring movement – and the sensations of everyday life

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Health & Medicine

3D printing to save hearts

New advances in medicine and engineering are letting surgeons print arteries in 3D to personalise treatment for heart disease

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Sciences & Technology

Why science matters: Five of the best stories

A potential Ebola vaccine, water on Mars, record warming, 3D body parts and the cancer risks of processed meats all made headlines during the past 12 months

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Health & Medicine

How a thirst for knowledge led to a career among bones

Dr Rita Hardiman started her journey when she was given a chemistry set aged 9, but she has found her passion studying anatomy

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Sciences & Technology

Our future lies in the fine print

3D printing will change the way we live, from creating plastic objects to body parts to food

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Sciences & Technology

The jaws of life

How a mechanical engineer and a surgeon used cutting edge 3D printing technology to create a working body part that will improve the quality of life for thousands

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