3D printing medical equipment for COVID-19
3D printing is proving ideal for designing and prototyping medical personal protective equipment during COVID-19 pandemic say University of Melbourne experts.
Five ways 3D printing is changing medicine
3D printing technology is set to revolutionise medicine. Here University of Melbourne researchers and clinicians identify the 5 big changes that are underway
How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a gel that self-heals like living tissue, which could make cracked phone screens a thing of the past.
Robots with a human touch
Prosthetic arms that ‘talk to the brain’ may offer greater dexterity and sense of touch to people who have lost their limbs.
3D printing to save hearts
Researchers are a step closer to 3D printing custom heart stents during cardiac surgery, thanks to advances in imaging and computational modelling.
Why science matters: Five of the best stories
A potential ebola vaccine, water on Mars, record warming, 3D body parts and the cancer risks involved in eating processed meat all made 2015 science headlines.
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 at the University of Melbourne.
Our future lies in the fine print
3D printing will change the way we live, creating everything from plastic objects to body parts to food - everything you need to know is here.
The jaws of life
A mechanical engineer and a surgeon use cutting edge 3D printing technology to create a working body part that will improve the quality of life for thousands.